Disaster Management and Financial Planning – How accountants can assist in times of crises

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5 August, 2021



Course Category:

Practice Management



How accountants can assist in times of crises. August 2021

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After attending the event you will be able to:

  • Assist your clients in mitigating the effects of a disaster.
  • Understand how to best avoid and prepare for a disaster in advance.
  • Identify the impact of a disaster and avoid an increased impact because of fear.
  • Understand the importance of community and the support of community during a crisis.
  • Make informed decisions about your family and business present and future financial activities.


The webinar is presented for accountants to enable them to proactively engage with their clients and assist them with preparing or recovering from a disaster.

South Africans are struggling in unprecedented ways with the recent Covid 19 infection surge and rioting of businesses in Gauteng and KwaZulu Natal. Businesses have to react in agile and decisive ways.  The webinar includes mitigation actions that any business should take to prepare for unexpected challenges. This will include a brief consideration of commercial legal procedures, policy responses as well as steps that may be taken to be proactive in protecting your business and to practice financial prudence.


Type: Live online event
Date: 5 August 2021, Thursday
Time: 10:00 am to 13:30 pm
Presenters: Various (TBA)
Cost: Free of charge
To book: Select REGISTER NOW. Upon registration a unique webinar link will be emailed to your SAIBA Academy email from Zoom (no-reply@zoom).
Contact: academy@saiba.org.za


This event is free for SAIBA members.  Are you not a member? Become an Associate member at R 1 360 per year. Click here.


10:00 – 10:15  Opening by SAIBA CEO, Nicolaas Van Wyk
10:15 – 10:45  Introduction to SAIBA’s Disaster Management Guide, by Marina Pretorius
10:45 – 11:15  Security & Protection – personal, business and records
11:15 – 11:45  Emergency services and support
11:45 – 12:15  Insurance
12:15 – 12:45  About debt management and Liquidating your business due to a disaster
12:45 – 13:15  Q & A Session
13:15 – 13:30  Closing


The successful completion of an assessment contributes to 3 hours CPD.


Select the REGISTER NOW button.
After successful registration, an email with a unique registration link will be emailed to your SAIBA Academy username from Zoom (no-reply@zoom).
To access the information of the event after registration, LOGIN, select MY DASHBOARD and then MY COURSES and search for DISASTER. Click on START.


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There are no preconditions for this course.
Moderate level.
Recorded webinar made available on a specified date


Marina Pretorius
Associate Director: Tax Services, Kreston Advisory Pretoria (Pty) Ltd. Marina joined Kreston Advisory Pretoria in March 2021 after specialising in
tax at KPMG for the last 13 years. She is an experienced tax advisor who holds an H. Dip (Tax) Degree. She completed her articles at Deloitte where
she also passed the CA(SA) qualifying examination. She worked in the UK on large, listed clients for 2 years and joined the KPMG tax department in
2007. As Associate Director and head of KPMG’s Global Compliance Managed Services business unit, she is highly experienced in tax and accounting
reporting requirements for large multinationals.

Other Presenters
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By attending this webinar, you will be provided with a summarised slide presentation.

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