Oosthuizen and King.
#LoeriesBrandRankings: How Sanlam took the top spot - again

The Sanlam marketing team has had an exceptionally good year, coming out as top brand in the latest Loeries Rankings. Alistair King, CCO of agency King James Group and Mariska Oosthuizen, head of brand for Sanlam, explain how they got to that top spot for the second time in four years...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Business rescue or liquidation - when to choose which
Business rescue or liquidation - when to choose which

A recent trend that has emerged in South African businesses shutting their doors is to opt for the path of business rescue, as opposed to liquidation...

By Faith Ngwenya 13 Nov 2018

South Africans are open to automated financial advice, says Deloitte
South Africans are open to automated financial advice, says Deloitte

Regardless of their income, most South Africans experience some level of financial stress. It's therefore not surpirising that they are open to assistance on how to minimise their bills and create budget plans...

12 Nov 2018

Leading accounting firm SekelaXabiso implements Deltek's accounting practice management solution
Leading accounting firm SekelaXabiso implements Deltek's accounting practice management solution

Silversoft, a leading provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms, has announced that leading South African Accounting & Audit Firm, SekelaXabiso (SkX), has implemented Deltek Maconomy to manage its practice...

Issued by Silversoft 9 Nov 2018

Guy Fletcher
X,Y or Z: Each generation has its own investment habits

Whether its X, Y or Z, each generation exhibits different idiosyncracies, even when it comes to their finances...

5 Nov 2018

Roland Gräbe
ESG should be part of a financial advisor's fiduciary duty

Incorporating non-financial indicators such as environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investment decisions should play an increasingly important role in a financial advisor's fiduciary duty to mitigate risks...

1 Nov 2018

Ithala appoints group chief executive steeped in strategic public sector management
Ithala appoints group chief executive steeped in strategic public sector management

The Ithala Board of Directors has appointed Pearl Sizeka Bengu as new group chief executive Ithala Development Finance Corporation (IDFC) with effect from 1 November 2018...

By Sibusiso Goba, Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 1 Nov 2018

Standardbank team announced as the country’s most valuable brand at the inaugural BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable South African Brands.
Local banks shine at inaugural BrandZ Top 30 Awards

Standard Bank was crowned the country's most valuable brand at the inaugural BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable South African Brands when it launched at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange on Wednesday morning...

By Danette Breitenbach 1 Nov 2018

FNB clients can now sell their homes via the FNB app
FNB clients can now sell their homes via the FNB app

NEWSWATCH: No trick, just a treat for FNB clients - as of Wednesday, 31 October, the bank's clients are able to list and sell their homes to other FNB clients via the mobile app...

1 Nov 2018

Felix Antonysamy, business development manager, financial services at Wipro Limited
Partnering up: The only way forward for banks and fintechs

Local fintech players are carving out a sizeable chunk of the financial space with mobile money, social lending, bitcoin wallets, mobile card acquiring...

By Felix Antonysamy 31 Oct 2018

Will 'climate change' keep SA's short-term insurance industry in the doldrums in 2018?
Will 'climate change' keep SA's short-term insurance industry in the doldrums in 2018?

Insight Survey's latest SA-Short-Term Insurance Industry Landscape Report 2018 carefully unfolds the short-term insurance landscape in South Africa based on the latest information and research...

Issued by Insight Survey 30 Oct 2018

Momentum launches e-wallet app for cashback rewards
Momentum launches e-wallet app for cashback rewards

Insurance provider Momentum has launched Multiply Money, a new functionality of its Multiply by Momentum platform that enables members to earn cash by doing everyday activities...

26 Oct 2018

Know your debit orders: The game is changing and so should your strategy!
Know your debit orders: The game is changing and so should your strategy!

Recently PASA was mandated to develop a new debit system to replace EDO. We discuss how the collections game is about to change and the impact on your collections strategy...

Issued by Principa 25 Oct 2018

#TopBrands2018: Celebrating iconic brands
#TopBrands2018: Celebrating iconic brands

The 20th Sunday Times Top Brands Awards saw iconic South African brand, Koo, awarded the Consumer Overall Favourite Brand Grand Prix. In the business category, another local brand, Discovery Health, was awarded the Business Overall Favourite Brand Grand Prix...

By Danette Breitenbach 25 Oct 2018

New blockchain savings platform to launch in SA
New blockchain savings platform to launch in SA

Fintech company Stackr and blockchain-focused software developer NONA are set to release to market the first saving solution for the blockchain community in South Africa...

Issued by NONA Digital 25 Oct 2018

2018 Robyn Putter winners, Ogilvy SA. Image: © Ogilvy CT on
#TopBrands2018: Ogilvy, Koo, Discovery Health excel in Sunday Times Top Brands survey 2018

The results of the annual Sunday Times Top Brands survey were announced at an awards ceremony hosted at The Empire venue in Parktown, Johannesburg on Wednesday...

24 Oct 2018

Finance landscape remains favourable for residential buyers
Finance landscape remains favourable for residential buyers

According to the Rawson Property Group, the finance landscape remains very favourable for residential buyers, regardless of the political and economic hiccups...

24 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

The evolution of payments
The evolution of payments

New open banking ecosystem could render card payments obsolete...

Issued by Luxury Brands 22 Oct 2018

Simon Colman, executive head: digital distribution at SHA.
What SMEs should know before paying a cyber ransom

Increasingly, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are becoming the target of cyberattacks, yet most are still completely unprotected...

18 Oct 2018

Yellowwoods invests in insurtech player Simply Financial Services
Yellowwoods invests in insurtech player Simply Financial Services

Insurtech player Simply Financial Services has secured a significant multi-year funding commitment from Yellowwoods...

Issued by Simply 17 Oct 2018

EasyBiz QuickBooks rebrands for more tech-focused future
EasyBiz QuickBooks rebrands for more tech-focused future

EasyBiz QuickBooks has rebranded and changed it name to align its identity with its vision for the future

16 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!
The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

Omar Abdisalan/Amisom/Flickr
Mobile money transfers have taken off in Somalia. But there are risks

A recent World Bank report showed that Somalia has one of the most active mobile money markets in the world, outpacing most other countries in Africa...

By Victor Odundo Owuor 15 Oct 2018

Regulations keep IFAs awake at night
Regulations keep IFAs awake at night

Independent financial advisers (IFAs) believe one of their greatest challenges now and over the next five years is regulations related to the industry...

By Nicci Botha 15 Oct 2018

AICPA & CIMA Finance Transformation Johannesburg
AICPA & CIMA Finance Transformation Johannesburg

Discover the strategies and advice you need to move your finance function forward. This conference will help you to prepare for the future demands of a business you haven't even seen yet...

Issued by KNect365 8 Oct 2018

#FairnessFirst: SA's Standard Bank commits to global #HeForShe movement
#FairnessFirst: SA's Standard Bank commits to global #HeForShe movement

Standard Bank has firmed up South Africa's commitment to UN Women's #HeForShe movement. Here's why it's so impactful, especially in Africa, and how you can go beyond clicktivism and get involved, too...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Oct 2018

Brett van Aswegen, Wonga CEO
Finding the balance: The role of mashonisas in the lending sector

Since the National Credit Act was tightened up a few years ago to lessen the level of over indebtedness in the country, the number of unsecured credit agreements opened per annum has reduced...

By Brett van Aswegen 5 Oct 2018

Colin Coleman to join keynote speakers at The National Business Awards 2018
Colin Coleman to join keynote speakers at The National Business Awards 2018

Colin Coleman, a renowned South African banker and public figure will be talking at the Prestigious 16th Annual National Business Awards 2018...

Issued by Topco Media 1 Oct 2018

2018 Q2 data shows new mortgage lending growth fading
2018 Q2 data shows new mortgage lending growth fading

Second quarter 2018 SARB New Mortgage Lending data showed slower year-on-year growth in the value of new mortgage loans granted compared to the previous quarter...

By John Loos 28 Sep 2018

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