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Mentorship programme gears rural women for business
Mentorship programme gears rural women for business

A mentorship programme to capacitate KwaZulu-Natal rural and township women with business skills to realise their dreams of becoming entrepreneurs and enjoying a better quality of life has been made possible...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 4 Aug 2017

The case for upskilling senior management during a recession
The case for upskilling senior management during a recession

When times are tough, training often takes a hit - particularly the development of senior executives. But lessons from the 2008 economic downturn indicate this may not be the best path towards long-term resilience...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 28 Jul 2017

#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 25 Jul 2017

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...

24 Jul 2017

South African executives asked for input into new business models research
South African executives asked for input into new business models research

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants is inviting business leaders, finance executives and academics across the region to share their thoughts and give feedback as part of its project to clarify the concept of business models...

Issued by CIMA 20 Jul 2017

Stand out from the crowd - upskill at Wits Business School
Stand out from the crowd - upskill at Wits Business School

Set yourself apart from your peers by adding a competitive edge to your career. Wits business school's executive education division offers a range of short course that enhance your skills, whichever level of the corporate ladder you are in...

Issued by Wits Business School 10 Jul 2017

Access to markets critical for SMME survival
Access to markets critical for SMME survival

Hundreds of small, medium and micro-sized enterprises who battle daily to gain access to markets to ensure their profitability and sustainability have been thrown a lifeline, thanks to Ithala Development Finance Corporation...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 7 Jul 2017

Board members can be held accountable for company losses
Board members can be held accountable for company losses

The recent resignation of Eskom board chairperson and non-executive director, Ben Ngubane, has once again shone a spotlight, not only on governance at the embattled power utility, but also on the role board members and directors play in their respective positions...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 3 Jul 2017

Marketing to millennials - engage, earn trust, increase business
Marketing to millennials - engage, earn trust, increase business

How to engage with this digitally connected, diverse and demanding generation? Get fresh insight and answers at this must-attend seminar and learn how to deliver authentic, action-driven messages to the millennial consumer...

Issued by Knowledge Resources 27 Jun 2017

FAIS Fit & Proper e-learning now available with a shopping cart
FAIS Fit & Proper e-learning now available with a shopping cart

The challenges facing the financial services sector and related insurance business unit is ensuring they have suitably qualified FAIS Fit & Proper employees with qualifications aligned to the specific categories of insurance...

Issued by Intelligo Solutions 5 Jun 2017

Young Investor Programme offers UWC students practical training
Young Investor Programme offers UWC students practical training

The launch of the recent Young Investor Programme (YIP) at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) offers enterprising young finance students the opportunity to learn by doing and putting their theoretical investment knowledge to good, practical use...

5 Jun 2017

Mayor cllr. Mzwandile Masina
Vision 2030 Summit to address national development plan issues

The Vision 2030 Summit will address all issues relating to the national development plan and aims to build the community of South Africans joining the country's leaders, both in government and the private sector...

5 Jun 2017

Ka-­ching! SA's latest salary trends revealed for 2017
Ka-­ching! SA's latest salary trends revealed for 2017

CareerJunction has released a review on the latest salary trends in South Africa, revealing salaries currently on offer in South Africa...

Issued by CareerJunction 11 May 2017

New learnership incentive tax calculation app from KPMG
New learnership incentive tax calculation app from KPMG

KPMG has launched the Learnership Incentive Tax Tool, an app that calculates learnership tax allowances and generates tax schedules for registered learnerships at the press of a button...

8 May 2017

My Business Indaba roadshow to empower youth, women, SMMEs
My Business Indaba roadshow to empower youth, women, SMMEs

The call by government to develop township enterprises, co-operatives and SMMEs to revitalise township economies is fully supported at the highest levels by Ithala Development Finance Corporation...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 26 Apr 2017

Junk status brings new challenges for SA businesses
Junk status brings new challenges for SA businesses

Business owners, senior managers and company executives need to prepare themselves for a bumpy second quarter in 2017, with the only certainty being that nobody really knows how much the downgrades by rating agencies and the weaker rand will impact on the economy...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 24 Apr 2017

What happens when you build a business solution, but your customers find other uses for it
What happens when you build a business solution, but your customers find other uses for it

Whilst ADDaBIT was formed on the principle of a bit for now and a bit for later, it has grown to serve more purposes than to drive crowd-saving - and its fans have found applications that the founder, Michael Griffin, never considered...

Issued by ADDaBIT 21 Apr 2017

SMME skills development workshop empowers rural women
SMME skills development workshop empowers rural women

The top 20 nominees in the “Imbokodo Iyazenzela” Women in SMMEs Awards 2016 were hosted at a business skills development workshop in Durban...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 13 Apr 2017

A bit for now and a bit for education - Simple. Social. Schooling
A bit for now and a bit for education - Simple. Social. Schooling

Yolinda Koesnel is an educator and visionary in her small community of Rowallan Park, a previously disadvantaged area in Port Elizabeth. ADDaBIT had a chat to Yolinda about her school and her vision for impacting her community through creating a fund...

Issued by ADDaBIT 12 Apr 2017

SA students compete in KPMG International Case Competition
SA students compete in KPMG International Case Competition

A team of four top students from Witwatersrand (WITS) and University of Pretoria (UP) have headed to Lisbon to compete in the annual KPMG International Case Competition (KICC)...

11 Apr 2017

The regulatory risks inherent in fintech innovation and how to manage them
The regulatory risks inherent in fintech innovation and how to manage them

Facebook's WhatsApp recent move into digital payments in India reinforces the view of many, that the biggest competition to existing legacy banks could well come from the so-called GAFA (Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple)...

Issued by CiTi 10 Apr 2017

CDAO Africa brings together the emerging South African data and analytics community
CDAO Africa brings together the emerging South African data and analytics community

The South African data analytics environment is gaining momentum but companies are still faced with a number of challenges to truly weave data analytics into the fabric of their organisations...

Issued by Corinium 7 Apr 2017

Ithala celebrates top business achievers at gala dinner
Ithala celebrates top business achievers at gala dinner

In recognition of their contribution towards developing KwaZulu-Natal as an entrepreneurial province, several enterprising business leaders were feted at an awards ceremony in Durban...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 3 Apr 2017

New post-grad diploma for public sector financial management
New post-grad diploma for public sector financial management

A post-graduate qualification in public sector financial management has been launched by SAIPA and UWC's School of Government...

3 Apr 2017

How to day trade
How to day trade

Day trading is hard work. It has the reputation of a get-rich-quick scheme, a fun and web-friendly way to make a living without sitting in some boring, old cube and reporting to a boss you don't like...

Issued by Warrior Trading 20 Mar 2017

Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas - ethical leadership and inclusive growth
Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas - ethical leadership and inclusive growth

Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas believes South Africa is at a critical juncture in its history and is in dire need of “remarkable leadership” to lead the country forward...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 16 Mar 2017

The 2017 Stokvel Exhibition Bokone Bophirima seeks to grow stokvels within the VTSD areas
The 2017 Stokvel Exhibition Bokone Bophirima seeks to grow stokvels within the VTSD areas

The Department of Finance, Economy and Enterprise Development (FEED) presents the annual 2017 Stokvel Exhibition as from 10-11 March at the Brazil Stadium, in Jouberton, Matlosana Local Municipality under the theme “The People's economy”...

Issued by Seven Colors Communications 7 Mar 2017

BDO Durban's trainees achieve 100% pass rate
BDO Durban's trainees achieve 100% pass rate

BDO South Africa has announced that all 16 of its accountancy trainees who wrote the SAICA APC Exam in November 2016 have passed, with Kelton Bingham being placed on the honours roll...

6 Mar 2017

Havas Prosumer Report: SA likes to borrow money but not pay it back!
Havas Prosumer Report: SA likes to borrow money but not pay it back!

86% of South African consumers believe their lives would be better if they had less debt; yet only 24% would sell most things they own to get rid of debt. This, according to the latest Havas Prosumer Report entitled “Money, Money, Money: Attitudes Towards Credit, Consumption and Cryptocurrency”...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 3 Mar 2017

Budget 2017/2018: what will this do to my pocket?
Budget 2017/2018: what will this do to my pocket?

Given that South Africa, as a country, is still struggling financially, we can be confident that there will be more innovative taxes included in what is tabled...

By Cathie Webb 13 Feb 2017

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