Since the promulgation of the CPA on 1 April 2011 there has been debate as to whether the voetstoots clause is permitted by the CPA...
By Chantelle Gladwin 20 Nov 2014 06:35
FNB Business has seen an increase in the number of female-owned businesses and female entrepreneurs over the past two years. The bank says the average growth rate in women-owned businesses within the its business customer base is approximately 11%, generally fluctuating with the economic cycle.
19 Nov 2014 09:26
Amendments to the Auditing Profession Act are proposed which will give the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (Irba) a greater role in the training of prospective auditors...
By Linda Ensor 14 Nov 2014 06:16
Headlines about mobile malware dominate the media. If you were to believe all of them, you'd never turn on your phone. But whose responsibility it is really to educate digital and mobile citizens of fraud risks?
By Leigh Andrews 13 Nov 2014 08:00
According to recent figures by the South African Police Service (SAPS), business robberies overall increased by 13.7% in the 2013/2014 financial year, whilst the Consumer Goods Council reported that retail robberies were up 30%...
11 Nov 2014 10:49
TransUnion released the third quarter Consumer Credit Index (CCI) yesterday, 5 November 2014, which shows that credit health deteriorated at a slightly slower pace in Q3 than during Q2 2014. The CCI increased from 48.9 in Q2 2014 to 49.3 in Q3.
6 Nov 2014 13:37
People often assume that starting a business with a friend is a great idea. However, the reality is that getting into business with a friend is often an emotional rather than a business decision...
By Sanjeev Orie 5 Nov 2014 14:36
Government says it has taken note of the decision by Japanese based credit rating agency Ratings and Investment Information Inc (R&I) to downgrade South Africa's foreign and domestic currency ratings to "BBB+" and "A-" respectively.
31 Oct 2014 07:36
The Road Accident Fund (RAF) paid a record R22.2bn to people who survived vehicle accidents in the 2013/14 financial year.
30 Oct 2014 10:20
While consumers tighten their belts as living costs steadily rise, personal debts remain high and jobs are in short supply, Shoprite's turnover rose by 12.3% in the quarter to September.
29 Oct 2014 09:48
Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Mzwandile Masina has invited Chinese business to invest in South Africa, but when doing so to embrace the country's Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) policy.
29 Oct 2014 07:38
There has been a rising trend in fingerprint biometric technology in the latest wave of smartphones.
23 Oct 2014 14:20
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has tabled the 2014 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), which signals a shift in the country's fiscal policy through measures aimed at reducing the country's budget deficit and stabilising public debt.
23 Oct 2014 09:19