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Crazy Black Friday at QuickBooks
Crazy Black Friday at QuickBooks

EasyBiz QuickBooks is proud to offer its customers their Black Friday Crazy Special, which actually starts at 8am on Thursday, 23 November, and finishes on Friday, 24 November, at 4pm. Now isn't that crazy!..

Issued by QuickBooks 1 day ago

Iemas members to receive R109m in member benefits
Iemas members to receive R109m in member benefits

With a rich history spanning over 80 years, Iemas Financial Services (Co-operative) Ltd. offers a comprehensive range of competitive financial products and services to over 160,000 members across South Africa...

Issued by Iemas Financial Services 2 days ago

WeChat Pay arrives in Paris department stores
WeChat Pay arrives in Paris department stores

PARIS - Chinese tourists visiting Paris are now able to pay for their purchases in two of the city's famous department stores with their smartphones, thanks the adoption of the payment app of the popular Chinese social media network, WeChat...

9 Nov 2017

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New debt funding model a first in agricultural finance

Standard Bank has partnered with agribusiness TWK and Land Bank to create a new debt funding model for the agricultural sector, paving a way for the corporisation of agribusinesses to accelerate their growth...

7 Nov 2017

Muvhango Lukhaimane, the pension funds adjudicator. Photo: Corruption Watch
FSB urged to act against fund for failing to provide information

The conduct of a pension fund, its chairperson and its administrator have been forwarded to the FSB by the Pension Funds Adjudicator for remedial action...

6 Nov 2017

How to get an unsecured loan for your small business
How to get an unsecured loan for your small business

Running a small business efficiently comes with a lot of risk, especially the financial aspect. Funds are needed to buy company equipment, pay the staff members and the likes...

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 3 Nov 2017

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Visa Foundation launched with up to $20m commitment to Women's World Banking

Established as part of its larger social impact strategy, Visa recently announced the launch of its newly incorporated foundation, which aims to prioritise the growth of micro and small enterprises around the world...

2 Nov 2017

KZN businesswomen making strides in key economic sectors
KZN businesswomen making strides in key economic sectors

The integration of women in the formal economy across a variety of sectors without hindrance will have far reaching effects for the overall economy of the country, says Ithala Development Finance Corporation...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 30 Oct 2017

Providing professional business advice to SMEs, all under one umbrella
Providing professional business advice to SMEs, all under one umbrella

The newly launched First Business Wellness Association aims to make life for SMEs a little easier by offering access to a network of necessary business services they may not otherwise be able to afford...

By Neil Smith, Issued by First Business Wellness 25 Oct 2017

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Can index insurance make African farmers climate-resilient?

Index insurance is being promoted as a solution to protect climate affected smallholder farmers in Africa. This type of microinsurance is slowly gaining ground as a way of compensating farmers for...

By Wambi Michael 25 Oct 2017

The dangers that lurk in land expropriation without compensation
The dangers that lurk in land expropriation without compensation

If expropriation without compensation is allowed, it could endanger the faith banks place in the land as security and set into motion a chain-reaction that eventually leads to the ordinary consumer losing out...

23 Oct 2017

Top 50 EMEA cloud innovators announced
Top 50 EMEA cloud innovators announced

The Top 50 EMEA Cloud Climbers Report, which recognises the top fifty EMEA businesses innovating in the cloud, is the first study of its kind explicitly dedicated to cloud computing's transformational business impact...

20 Oct 2017

Discovery's new global HQ certified green
Discovery's new global HQ certified green

Discovery's new 112,000m2 global head office in Sandton Central has received a five-star Green Star rating by the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA)...

19 Oct 2017

Retailer slams bank charges
Retailer slams bank charges

Pick n Pay chairman Gareth Ackerman has slammed South African bank charges, which he describes as excessive and in many cases, more than double European benchmarks...

By Ann Crotty 18 Oct 2017

Discovery gets bank licence
Discovery gets bank licence

Discovery Bank has become the second new bank to obtain a licence from SA's banking regulators as the market is opened to new competitors for the first time in almost two decades...

By Hilary Joffe 17 Oct 2017

Gigaba worried about pension fund mismanagement
Gigaba worried about pension fund mismanagement

Finance minister, Malusi Gigaba, is concerned that pension funds are being mismanaged and not adhering to the strict rules laid down by the regulator...

17 Oct 2017

Shyft crowned MTN Business App of the Year
Shyft crowned MTN Business App of the Year

At the 2017 MTN Business App of the Year Awards, which took place on Thursday, 12 October 2017, Shyft was named the overall winner...

13 Oct 2017

Andrew Darfoor, CEO: Alexander Forbes. Photo: Businesslive
Alexander Forbes to lure independents

Alexander Forbes is betting on IFAs, a select few of whom will get access to 1-million clients who have proved hard to reach in company pension funds it administers...

13 Oct 2017

Clicks Clubcard takes the lead in loyalty
Clicks Clubcard takes the lead in loyalty

Clicks Clubcard has moved into the top spot as South Africa's most used loyalty programme at 67%, just beating last year's loyalty leader, Pick n Pay Smart Shopper...

13 Oct 2017

New index offers a snapshot of SA's debt-stressed consumers
New index offers a snapshot of SA's debt-stressed consumers

Credit data company Experian launched a consumer default index on Tuesday, 10 October, to help pinpoint where South Africans are experiencing financial stress...

By Sunita Menon 11 Oct 2017

BMW's bogus fee bumped
BMW's bogus fee bumped

In a move likely to send shock waves through the country's motor dealership networks, BMW Financial Services - the car maker's vehicle finance subsidiary - has been ordered by the National Credit Regulator to refund...

10 Oct 2017

Business of Design speaker Q&A: Yehuda Raff
Business of Design speaker Q&A: Yehuda Raff

Business of Design (BoD) is back with a speaker lineup of note. The two-day seminar is held annually in Cape Town and Johannesburg during October and doesn't just focus on design in itself but has a much broader vision for the field in all areas of business...

By Jessica Tennant 6 Oct 2017

Take a trip down memory lane with us!
Take a trip down memory lane with us!

Iemas, celebrating 80 years in the financial services industry, looks back at their humble beginning of providing discounts to Iscor employees to the Co-operative they have become today...

Issued by Iemas Financial Services 26 Sep 2017

Business models and books to abandon
Business models and books to abandon

Times of great change and uncertainty offer the opportunity to reassess practices, business models and theories that have traditionally guided thinking across industries...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 26 Sep 2017

Consumer spending leads economic recovery
Consumer spending leads economic recovery

The recent launch of the Mastercard SpendingPulse Report is a first for South Africa. The Report is an early indicator of consumer spending trends...

By Danette Breitenbach 21 Sep 2017

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A potential market force, SA women face lending discrimination

Unlocking women's earning potential in SA, and in neighboring African countries, could entirely transform the economic and political landscape of the nation, but it won't be easy...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 21 Sep 2017

SA approves cross-border mobile money transfers
SA approves cross-border mobile money transfers

TerraPay secures regulatory approval from Sarb to launch cross-border money transfers...

7 Sep 2017

Iemas turns 80!
Iemas turns 80!

Iemas is celebrating its 80th birthday this September. 80 years is a significant time and surely justifies a trip down memory lane...

Issued by Iemas Financial Services 6 Sep 2017

Afribiz Invest recognises its women-owned entities
Afribiz Invest recognises its women-owned entities

In 2016, McKinsey estimated that only 5% of CEOs in Africa were female, highlighting just how much work is required globally to achieve gender parity in the corporate sector.

1 Sep 2017

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