top achievers

Top Achievers: February 2018

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Congratulations to the top students listed below for achieving 90% and higher in your February ICB exams! In order of highest result achieved are the following ICB Top Achievers: Samantha Hastie Bookkeeping to Trial Balance SACOB - South…
First Impressions

How to make a great first impression

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If first impressions are made within less than twenty seconds of meeting, our written words create the same impression in our physical absence. We know that a badly written introductory letter or CV can jeopardise one’s interview and job…
plagiarism

Plagiarism: What is it, and are you guilty?

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In this article we discuss the most common forms of plagiarism. The student’s attention is particularly drawn to plagiarism in the context of group work, this form of plagiarism is referred to as collusion. Plagiarism may be described as…
Fasset Qualification Certificates

DHET Registrations

The ICB wishes to once again remind its accredited training providers that as Skills Development Providers (SDPs) you are required to register as private colleges with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). The due date for…
Exam Paper Format

Expiring Qualifications

As many of you may already be aware, the QCTO is currently considering historically registered qualifications on the OQSF for replacement by occupational qualifications. This refers to qualifications that have an expiry date 31 March 2018 and…

We are introducing Seating Plans!

Seating plans are just one of the effective tools of exam management, to ensure the smooth running of exams. Seating plans also provide crucial information to Assessors when there is reported suspicion of copying.  Although many providers are…
Freelance Accountant

Get into freelance accounting with these 8 tips

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Everyone’s freelancing these days – accountants and bookkeepers included. And why not? You can now deliver high-end services at a fraction of the cost, from your home. The margins can be solid, and it’s a good way to start your own accounting…
financial accountant salary

Financial Accountant Salary

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A Financial Accountant earns an average salary of R319,107 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Tax Preparation is associated with high pay for this job. Financial accountability is…