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'Natural step' for Heriot to join AltX
'Natural step' for Heriot to join AltX

Diversified property group Heriot Reit listed on the AltX on Monday, 24 July, making it one of the few real estate companies to list in SA in 2017...

By Alistair Anderson 12 hours ago

#Newsmaker: Laura du Preez Moneytizes Tiso Blackstar Group's publishing game
#Newsmaker: Laura du Preez Moneytizes Tiso Blackstar Group's publishing game

The Sunday Times recently launched Money - a new personal finance section which appears every weekend in the Business Times - which is edited by Laura du Preez, who joined the Tiso Blackstar Group in May this year...

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Andreas Berger, AGCS chief regions & markets officer; Delphine Traoré Maïdou, Allianz Africa COO; Oliver Bäte and Coenraad Vrolijk Allianz Africa CEO.
African insurance market ripe for digitalisation

Insurance customers have new expectations, thanks to digitalisation.

1 day ago

Richard Rattue, managing director, Compli-Serve SA
Market conduct and treating the customer right

Market conduct regulations are coming to a place near you soon. Do you know how the changes could impact your advisory business?

By Richard Rattue 1 day ago

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Merged stock of Rockcastle and Nepi flat

New Europe Property Investments (Nepi) and Rockcastle Global Real Estate have merged to become the largest property stock on the JSE with a market capitalisation of R95bn, but new investors have not yet embraced the stock...

By Alistair Anderson 1 day ago

Nefrids Africa wins Seedstars Tanzania round
Nefrids Africa wins Seedstars Tanzania round

Nefrids Africa has won the Tanzania round of Seedstars World and will represent Tanzania at the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland to compete for up to $1m in equity investments and other prizes...

1 day ago

Call to enter the 2017 Tax Thesis Competition
Call to enter the 2017 Tax Thesis Competition

South African universities are invited to enter tax thesis/dissertations that have been submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for 2016/2017 Honours, Master's or Doctoral degrees into this year's Tax Thesis competition...

2 days ago

Hulisani bets on wind tower firm
Hulisani bets on wind tower firm

Hulisani has made its third acquisition in three months by injecting R82.5m into wind tower manufacturer GRI Wind Steel SA...

2 days ago

Tertius Troost, tax consultant at Mazars
Entrepreneurs could feel the pinch of new trust laws

Entrepreneurs advancing interest-free funds to a company, held by a trust of which he/she is a beneficiary, will be affected by the tax law changes...

2 days ago

Expats to be affected by new tax laws
Expats to be affected by new tax laws

The National Treasury has published draft tax law amendments for 2017, which contains details on tax treatment of South Africans performing their employment abroad...

By Jerry Botha 21 Jul 2017

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IMF calls for Mozambique to come clean on debts

MAPUTO - Mozambique must fill in "critical information gaps" over $2bn of secret government loans, the International Monetary Fund said...

21 Jul 2017

Tarryn Atkinson, Saica chairperson: employees tax and expatriate sub-committees.
Twin tax bills and their impact on other Acts

There are several amendments in the new tax bills that will impact on other labour-related legislation...

By Tarryn Atkinson 21 Jul 2017

FMF questions NHI financing model
FMF questions NHI financing model

The latest iteration of the NHI is no closer to defining what the scheme will cost ...

20 Jul 2017

Kemp Munnik
What the new bills mean to corporate taxpayers

Two pieces of tax legislation have been published and are currently open for public comment before the final legislation is passed by parliament...

By Kemp Munnik 20 Jul 2017

Executives show faith in Accelerate
Executives show faith in Accelerate

Accelerate Property Fund's executives are backing themselves to turn the Fourways precinct-focused group around...

By Alistair Anderson 20 Jul 2017

Redefine ups stake in International Hotel Properties
Redefine ups stake in International Hotel Properties

Redefine International said on Wednesday, 19 July, it would increase its interest in the UK-based International Hotel Properties (IHL) from 17.24% to 50%...

By Alistair Anderson 20 Jul 2017

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Moody's hands Barclays Africa a foreign-currency junk rating

Moody's said that it had assigned a first-time rating to Barclays Africa Group's long-term and short-term foreign currency debt at one notch below investment grade...

By Hanna Ziady 19 Jul 2017

Pre-NHI forum to take on medical aid graft
Pre-NHI forum to take on medical aid graft

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has partnered with the private healthcare industry to create a forum to help prevent corruption for NHI...

19 Jul 2017

#StartupStory: Abe AI
#StartupStory: Abe AI

We interview Rob Guilfoyle, founder of Abe AI which designs artificial intelligence solutions for the banking industry...

By Ilse van den Berg 19 Jul 2017

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Will robots narrow the financial advice gap?

It is almost impossible to ignore robo-advice in the financial services space and FSPs should be looking to ways to keep up with the times...

By Richard Rattue 19 Jul 2017

Heriot to bring R4.1bn assets to listing on AltX
Heriot to bring R4.1bn assets to listing on AltX

Heriot Properties is listing as a real estate investment trust on the JSE Alternative Exchange after two decades of trading as a private entrepreneurial group...

19 Jul 2017

Meet the CFO of tomorrow
Meet the CFO of tomorrow

As enterprises attempt to navigate these turbulent times, they are increasingly turning to an unexpected source - their CFO...

By Derek Bose 18 Jul 2017

Millennial spending and saving habits
Millennial spending and saving habits

Millennials, born between 1980 and the end of 1994, make up the fastest growing segment of the workforce...

18 Jul 2017

2017 Startupbootcamp InsurTech fast-track tour mid-August
2017 Startupbootcamp InsurTech fast-track tour mid-August

Startupbootcamp will be giving young InsurTech startups the opportunity to engage with industry experts at the InsurTech fast-track days...

18 Jul 2017

Banks the main recipients of tax-free savings
Banks the main recipients of tax-free savings

Banks held the bulk of cash in tax-free savings accounts - 41% of the R5.2bn in these facilities - as at the end of February...

17 Jul 2017

#CSIMonth: Nedbank takes holistic approach to building and supporting effective schools
#CSIMonth: Nedbank takes holistic approach to building and supporting effective schools

Nedbank recently launched a new Schools Healthy Lifestyle Programme, offered in partnership with Colgate, Futurelife, the ICRD Group Foundation and KwaZulu-Natal Departments of Education and Health...

By Sindy Peters 17 Jul 2017

Brian Joffe's Long4Life acquires Sorbet beauty chain
Brian Joffe's Long4Life acquires Sorbet beauty chain

Long4Life, the investment holding company owned by businessman Brian Joffe, has concluded a Share Purchase Agreement for the acquisition of the Sorbet Group...

17 Jul 2017

Echo buys shopping centre in Poland
Echo buys shopping centre in Poland

JSE- and Luxembourg-listed Echo Polska Properties (EPP), a Polish property player, has acquired another retail asset, Galeria Solna in Inowroclaw, Poland...

By Alistair Anderson 17 Jul 2017

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AHIF of significant economic benefit to host countries

Grant Thornton has quantified the significant economic benefits of the Africa Hotel Investment Forum to host countries. Hosting an AHIF event is of direct benefit to the local economy, with an estimated worth of over $4bn...

14 Jul 2017

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