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Top Achievers: October 2018

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Congratulations to the top students listed below for achieving 90% and higher in your October ICB exams! In order of highest result achieved are the following ICB Top Achievers: Londiwe Zwane Cost and Management Accounting Hillcross Business…

How To Become An Entrepreneur

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Working for yourself or starting a business can be a terrifying idea. The risks, commitment, sacrifices and sheer determination involved could be enough to turn away even the strongest of Entrepreneurs.   Out of the top ten people…

10 Quick Checks Before Applying For A Job

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Applying for a  job online can be daunting.  Here are 10 quick checks to do before applying for one.   1. Is your CV fully up-to-date? The CV you complete is what employers will ultimately see, so make sure it is comprehensive…

HOW TO MARKET YOUR SKILLS AS A FREELANCE ACCOUNTANT

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Are you currently freelancing as an accountant or thinking of working for yourself? Navigating a freelance career can be stressful and can leave you feeling uncertain, particularly if you don’t know how to market your services and build on…

Why you can’t afford NOT to have an ICB Qualification

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Thinking of studying a financial programme? Fascinated by economics, business or bookkeeping? While rewarding career paths, the financial world is in its nature very competitive. Finding a good job – never mind a job you’re passionate about…

How to Become a Bookkeeper

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Bookkeeping is a continuously growing profession and provides fantastic career opportunities for those who have a mind for numbers. If you are planning on working in bookkeeping, there are a wide range of attributes and professional skills you…

WILL GOING TO COLLEGE MAKE YOU A BETTER ENTREPRENEUR?

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If you’re an entrepreneur with a foolproof idea and all the resources you need to start your business, then there’s no need for you to go to college, right? You can definitely be successful without a college qualification, just ask Bill…
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Top Achievers: September 2018

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Congratulations to the top students listed below for achieving 90% and higher in your September ICB exams! In order of highest result achieved are the following ICB Top Achievers:   Gertruida Nassif Fin Accountant: Management…

THE TOP 4 REASONS WHY PUBLIC SECTOR ACCOUNTING IS A GOOD CAREER CHOICE

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So it’s time to start thinking about your study plans for next year. Your friends have already announced their career, study, and gap year plans on Facebook, but you are still undecided. You’ve done some research and found that you’re…

THE 6 BIGGEST MISTAKES ACCOUNTING STUDENTS MAKE – AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

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The ability to crunch numbers is a valuable skill. As a result, individuals with accounting skills are highly sought after by employers. However, it is not easy to get through an accounting course, as it requires a lot of discipline and hard…
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Why does the annual registration fee have to be paid every year and why is it not valid for 12 months from payment date?

Annual registration fees are used by the ICB to cover the student costs that do not relate specifically to exams i.e. administration costs and student support services.  ICB management looked at various ways of covering these costs and after…