Business

December 4, 2016

Millions owed in reversed debit orders put jobs, the indebted at risk

Despite repeated requests by debt counsellors and payment distribution agencies for the department of trade and industry and the National Credit Regulator to intervene, the entire debt counselling industry could collapse.
December 6, 2016

Umhlanga, playground of the rich

Billions are being invested to convert the quaint seaside village into an exclusive tourist hub.
December 4, 2016

What the #FIC is going on?

Objections to an anti-money laundering bill puts SA at risk of being booted out of global banking systems, writes Ferial Haffajee
December 4, 2016

Now Nene’s into the finance of farming

December 9 marks exactly a year since Nhlanhla Nene was fired from his post as finance minister.
December 4, 2016

The universal pension

With less than a year given to reform the pension industry, the proposed social security fund is set to benefit asset managers.
December 4, 2016

Petroleum sector brings hope to province

Saldanha is poised for an energy boost as its petroleum gas station nears completion, writes Mondli Makhanya.
December 4, 2016

Schooling tomorrow's innovators

Africa Teen Geeks is teaching children how to code to prep them for a digital future and to fill the skills gap in the job market, writes Christina Kennedy.
December 4, 2016

Abil's BEE partners get their day in court

The battle between the former empowerment partners of African Bank Investments Limited (Abil) and the failed bank’s former directors and auditor Deloitte & Touche is set to go to court next year.
December 4, 2016

A love for code

Lucinda Coetzee is a mere eight years old and has only had a few coding lessons, but this go-getting mini geek from Belfast in Mpumalanga has already come up with her own Android app that informs users about road hazards and closures in real time.
December 4, 2016

Ice cream lovers get guzzling

A premium product with a low entry-level price is how Grand Parade Investments (GPI) hopes to melt the hearts of South African ice cream lovers when it introduces the mind-boggling array of Baskin-Robbins ice cream flavours in South Africa.
December 4, 2016

Friends & Friction: Capitalism’s debts accrue to the poor

‘Low fuel,” a bright yellow light signals on the dashboard. I am on my way to the airport for a flight taking me from Mexico City to Guadalajara that leaves in an hour and a half.
November 11, 2016

Interactive: Ease of doing business worldwide

South Africa ranks 74 among 190 countries where the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm. Click here to explore which country is the best to start and operate a business in.
December 2, 2016

Youth wage: Does the subsidy work?

Economists find that the Employment Tax Incentive mostly has a positive effect on small companies.
December 2, 2016

Inside Labour: R3 440 is too little, too late

For many in the labour movement this wage announcement was expected to be a watershed moment, such expectations were naive, writes Terry Bell
November 27, 2016

66 000 South Africans in top 1% of wealthiest

Global Wealth report finds that the UK is the biggest loser as a result of currency depreciation and that economic inequality has increased
November 27, 2016

Durban eyes billions in investment

Charged with the responsibility of developing the province’s biggest infrastructural project, Dube TradePort Corporation is getting it right
November 27, 2016

The real power of R20

The new national minimum wage amount of R3 500 is a hypothetical outcome and focusing on it would be unwise
November 27, 2016

CSIR fracking report shows the downside

If exploration for shale gas goes ahead in the Karoo, only 60 to 900 jobs will be created, and it is not going to add much value to the economy, this according to CSIR
November 27, 2016

Winning Women: Wisdom in youth

Nakedi Ramaphakela (29) is probably one of the youngest finance directors of a South African multibillion-rand company, yet her self-assurance and quiet wisdom belie her youth, writes Sue Grant-Marshall
December 4, 2016

The universal pension

December 4, 2016

A love for code

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