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More turn to formal banking services
More turn to formal banking services

Research: When choosing to open bank accounts, 41% of Media24 local titles readers say their newspaper influenced them...

12 Dec 2014 08:57

'Bad lending book' to remain with Abil
'Bad lending book' to remain with Abil

African Bank Investments Limited (ABL‚ Abil) said on Wednesday, 10 December 2014, that its curator has decided that the "bad lending book" will remain with Abil after the purchase of core lending assets by the "good bank"...

11 Dec 2014 09:23

Forecast indicates a fiscally fierce festive season for SA consumers
Forecast indicates a fiscally fierce festive season for SA consumers

National retail real estate owner Pareto Limited, which has extensive interests in shopping malls around the country, forecasts a tough festive season for consumers...

5 Dec 2014 12:52

Don't forget to factor in fuel this festive season
Don't forget to factor in fuel this festive season

The drop in the retail price of petrol of 69 cents a litre will bring only temporary relief to consumers, who should rather look at reducing their debt load instead of going on a spending spree this holiday season...

4 Dec 2014 12:40

Integrated wholesale business by Nedbank is on the cards
Integrated wholesale business by Nedbank is on the cards

Nedbank Group recently announced that Nedbank Capital and Corporate will be integrated into a single client-facing, wholesale business cluster...

27 Nov 2014 14:48

CPA not applicable to majority of residential property sales
CPA not applicable to majority of residential property sales

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

Women to lead the future of entrepreneurship
Women to lead the future of entrepreneurship

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

Auditing Act amendments propose board plays greater role in training
Auditing Act amendments propose board plays greater role in training

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

[Mobile360] Beware mobile carriers, the media's watching you...
[Mobile360] Beware mobile carriers, the media's watching you...

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

Cashless payments - one less thing to worry about this festive season
Cashless payments - one less thing to worry about this festive season

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

Consumer Credit Index indicates upward movement in third quarter
Consumer Credit Index indicates upward movement in third quarter

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

Keeping friends with business benefits is not as easy as people think
Keeping friends with business benefits is not as easy as people think

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

SA government 'notes' ratings downgrade by Japan
SA government 'notes' ratings downgrade by Japan

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

Crash survivors get R22.2bn from RAF
Crash survivors get R22.2bn from RAF

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

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