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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 23 Nov 2017

UCT GSB case study wins African Governance Showcase competition
UCT GSB case study wins African Governance Showcase competition

A case study on the governance failure at African Bank written by a UCT GSB professor and an MBA student was awarded first place in the annual African Governance Showcase competition...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 22 Nov 2017

Township and rural economies to change the development narrative
Township and rural economies to change the development narrative

The face of township and rural economies where unemployment, poverty and inequality are still rampant is fast changing, thanks to a successful public-private partnership which recognises the potential for emerging enterprises to contribute towards job creation and the mainstream economy.

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 15 Nov 2017

Blockchain becoming the rage at US business schools
Blockchain becoming the rage at US business schools

US business schools are beefing up training in the software that underlies digital currency bitcoin...

6 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

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Taxi operators need financial management skills to compete

The University of the Western Cape's School of Business and Finance has produced research assessing the financial management skills of taxi operators in Cape Town...

30 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

Winners of SAIPA Tax Thesis Competition
Winners of SAIPA Tax Thesis Competition

From a record number of 36 entries received, the winners of the 2017 South African Institute of Professional Accountants' (SAIPA's) 2017 Tax Thesis Competition, sponsored by EY, were announced on 19 October...

24 Oct 2017

Girls4Tech looks to empower the next generation of problem-solvers
Girls4Tech looks to empower the next generation of problem-solvers

Coinciding with International Day of the Girl Child, Mastercard recently launched the African leg of its Girls4Tech programme...

19 Oct 2017

How parents can raise children who love maths
How parents can raise children who love maths

Parents can help their children develop key mathematical skills by playing simple games with them, and by maintaining enthusiasm for the subject...

Issued by Coronation 3 Oct 2017

Next Generation Leadership to steer Ithala on a positive growth trajectory
Next Generation Leadership to steer Ithala on a positive growth trajectory

Ithala's new leadership team and fortified strategy to maximise development opportunities in line with its mandate to promote development in KwaZulu-Natal have been unveiled...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 27 Sep 2017

Rural KZN school gets a lesson on money management
Rural KZN school gets a lesson on money management

Prospect Farm School in Stanger, north of Durban, has become the latest recipient of a programme on money management skills to foster a culture of savings among youth...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 27 Sep 2017

UCT GSB case study on African Bank collapse wins international accolade
UCT GSB case study on African Bank collapse wins international accolade

A case study on the governance failure at African Bank written by UCT GSB Associate Professor Stephanie Giamporcaro and MBA student Matthew Marrian has been recognised as one of the top 10 business case studies of the year...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 27 Sep 2017

Pocket money dilemma
Pocket money dilemma

Global trends show a decrease in savings cultures around the world. Here are some interesting statistics and a parent's guide to pocket money in South Africa...

Issued by ADDaBIT 27 Sep 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
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

Start your future with South Africa's first and only Bachelor of Paralegal Studies
Start your future with South Africa's first and only Bachelor of Paralegal Studies

Do you want to make justice accessible to everyone? With this course you will become equipped to meet the primary legal needs of individuals and communities, while training toward your possible future in LLB studies...

Issued by CPUT 18 Sep 2017

Pocket money - It boosts money management skills in adulthood
Pocket money - It boosts money management skills in adulthood

ING International Survey shows: Children that receive pocket money are less likely to go into debt...

By Bianca Dias, Issued by ADDaBIT 7 Sep 2017

If SA is serious about growth it must be urban-led and private sector-driven
If SA is serious about growth it must be urban-led and private sector-driven

South Africa is taking the low road of stagnating growth, policy confusion and gridlock, rising social tension and uncertainty about the future, says leading development think tank...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 4 Sep 2017

Coronation to sponsor SAICA Business Development Games
Coronation to sponsor SAICA Business Development Games

Now in its 16th year, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Business Development Games has received sponsorship from Coronation Fund Managers...

29 Aug 2017

Call for school to teach coding and robotics
Call for school to teach coding and robotics

Former FirstRand CEO Sizwe Nxasana has issued a warning on SA's basic education: "Disrupt or be disrupted"...

25 Aug 2017

Ithala supports ever-growing female talent pool
Ithala supports ever-growing female talent pool

Ithala Development Finance Corporation believes equal opportunities for women in the workplace will result in greater economic growth - and is leading by example...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 21 Aug 2017

Disruptive fintech degree launches at UCT
Disruptive fintech degree launches at UCT

A new degree, Master of Data Science with a specialisation in Financial Technology (fintech), which combines finance, technology and entrepreneurship is set to disrupt the financial services industry...

18 Aug 2017

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

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