Credit lenders should rather look for new ways of deriving consumer information on which to base their lending decisions, and not complain about the new credit amnesty which was implemented on 1 April 2014.
17 Apr 2014 11:11
Public audit performs a crucial role in both preventing ongoing waste of taxpayers' money and boosting society's trust and confidence about how governments spend public money. This is according to a recent report by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
14 Apr 2014 13:00
The public protector's office has met the National Consumer Commission to discuss motorists' complaints about Sanral's e-tolls billing system.
14 Apr 2014 10:27
While the North West province struggles to provide services for its residents, provincial premier, Thandi Modise has confirmed that the provincial government has increased funding by almost threefold for traditional leaders from R9.9m to R27m for the 2014/15 financial year.
14 Apr 2014 08:29
Human Settlements Minister Connie September has urged communities to report illegal activities in the development of housing.
14 Apr 2014 08:16
The question often arises why a spouse can't claim from an annuity in the case of a divorce. The answer lies in the applicable legislation, specifically the Pension Fund Act and the Divorce Act. The aim of Section 37A of the Pension Funds Act is to protect a member's pension benefits from his/her creditors, and it expressly limits a fund's ability to deduct amounts from a member's pension benefit.
By Lize de la Harpe 10 Apr 2014 12:59
Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says despite the fact that South Africa has come a long way in the past 20 years of democracy, more needs to be done to change attitudes to end discrimination in the workplace.
10 Apr 2014 08:33
The long-term insurance ombudsman office has put R103m back into the hands of consumers who received poor service from their insurance companies last year.
10 Apr 2014 05:14
With most companies growing in complexity every year, critical internal policies, processes and reporting requirements need to be put into place as potential pitfalls or discrepancies can quickly magnify into major problems. This is according to Tertia Barrett, head of sales and marketing at CQS Technologies Holdings South Africa.
8 Apr 2014 07:32
PRETORIA: Taxpayers' legitimate complaints, which are unable to be resolved through the South African Revenue Service (SARS) internal mechanisms, will now be reviewed and addressed by the newly launched South African Tax Ombud's Office.
8 Apr 2014 06:53
The National Credit Act 34 of 2005 has been slightly lacking in regard to its ability to protect consumers. The purpose of the Act is to protect consumers and promote a fair yet competitive credit industry.
By Megan Gedye 7 Apr 2014 08:28
The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has said it will look into President Jacob Zuma's tax affairs following renovations to his Nkandla homestead.
4 Apr 2014 10:25
Almost 80% of South African business leaders who participated in the latest International Business Report survey conducted by Grant Thornton saw South Africa's tax system as one that encourages tax compliance.
By Amanda Visser 4 Apr 2014 10:10
Cable thieves have darkened Gauteng's R20bn freeway network as streetlights along the route have ceased to function.
4 Apr 2014 08:40
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