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However you word it, Uber is a taxi company... UK judgement says
However you word it, Uber is a taxi company... UK judgement says

New technology has been disrupting traditional models of doing business for many years and legislation has struggled to keep up...

By Sharon Snell 18 hours ago

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Social media sentiment shows why customer expectations matter

Brands that fail to meet customers' high expectations may see their market share slide. Marketing is a multi-billion rand exercise in setting expectations...

By JP Kloppers 21 hours ago

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SA drops in Paying Taxes Report ranking

South Africa has fallen 31 places from 20 out of 189 in the World Bank's Paying Taxes study...

By Danette Breitenbach 2 days ago

#AgriIndaba: Facilitating investment in African agriculture
#AgriIndaba: Facilitating investment in African agriculture

Foreign direct investment into Africa is indeed fraught with legal red tape, but there are platforms that help potential investors navigate their way through...

By Nicci Botha 30 Nov 2016

#AgriIndaba: Investing in Africa is not for sissies
#AgriIndaba: Investing in Africa is not for sissies

A policy and legal environment that is conducive to doing business in Africa is critical to attract foreign direct investment...

By Nicci Botha 30 Nov 2016

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Finding solutions to the growing chargeback challenge

Increasing sophistication in card fraud is reason for concern. Not only for banks, but most especially for online merchants, who are at risk of losing their ability to trade should they be implicated in repeat fraud attempts and excessive customer disputes...

By Kyle Rozendo 25 Nov 2016

Four strategies to manage excess cash in your business
Four strategies to manage excess cash in your business

Most SMEs fall out of business due to liquidity problems. However, on the rare occasions when your business happens to have excess cash, the situation can be as depressing as the time when you are cash-strapped...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 23 Nov 2016

#AfricaCom: Africa's tech startup funding landscape in numbers
#AfricaCom: Africa's tech startup funding landscape in numbers

Disrupt Africa, an independent news portal with a keen eye on the African tech startup scene, released its first industry funding report...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Nov 2016

Cybersecurity and the CFO
Cybersecurity and the CFO

In the past, investing in security against a cyberattacks was something fairly low down the CFO's priority list...

By Nicci Botha 15 Nov 2016

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#CFO2016: Global reality - 2017 and beyond

The world is changing, and we just have to look at Brexit, Trump's victory and Planet Zuma to verify this as fact...

By Nicci Botha 10 Nov 2016

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Mobile payment security for a globetrotting generation

Thanks to advances in technology, the travel experience - compared to only a few years ago - is faster, simpler and more convenient. We book airline tickets, hotel stays, and call an Uber quickly and easily with a simple click on websites or in apps, paying with credit or debit cards. And, once on the road, we use our mobiles to check-in, access boarding passes, and receive updates on any changes to our plans...

By Ajay Bhalla 9 Nov 2016

FedGroup CEO, Grant Field
FedGroup disrupts wealth creation model

With the launch of its direct ownership network, the FedGroup has, in a world first, harnessed tech innovation for wealth creation...

By Danette Breitenbach 9 Nov 2016

Innovation in transport calls for equally innovative change in vehicle insurance
Innovation in transport calls for equally innovative change in vehicle insurance

We spoke to Rudolf Britz about how market changes, new technology, and innovative companies in the transport industry are disrupting the insurance industry...

By Cari Van Wyk 8 Nov 2016

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Business invoice factoring - Turning your unpaid invoices into fast cash

One of the biggest frustrations in a business is waiting to get paid. Companies with sluggish cash flow, seasonal transactions or extended payment cycles can relate to this problem...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 7 Nov 2016

SA banks and the new G7 cybersecurity guidelines
SA banks and the new G7 cybersecurity guidelines

The G7 finance ministers and central bank governors have endorsed a plan to improve cybersecurity in the financial sector...

By Sharon Snell 7 Nov 2016

Why long-range cash flow forecasts are so important for businesses
Why long-range cash flow forecasts are so important for businesses

It's fantastic that you know creatively where you want to take your company, but a cash flow forecast will make sure you've always got the funds to get you there...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 3 Nov 2016

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Three reasons why course reviews matter

CPE Advisory is the site business professionals go to find reviews on CPE courses before they choose the right course to meet their specific needs...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 2 Nov 2016

Branson launches Virgin's revamped insurance offering
Branson launches Virgin's revamped insurance offering

Not exactly known for his shy and retiring demeanour, Sir Richard Branson made an entrance for the launch of Virgin Money's new insurance product...

By Nicci Botha 2 Nov 2016

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SA auditing and reporting standards - where are we and where are we going?

The Greek philosopher Heraclitus once famously said that "the only thing that is constant is change". In an economic environment of increasing uncertainty and change this rings especially true...

By Hanno le Roux, Issued by Meredith Harington 28 Oct 2016

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Why business insurance must be reviewed every year

You've read all the articles, you've reviewed all the available policies, and you've done the smart thing and acquired business insurance. You're good to go, right? Not so fast...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 27 Oct 2016

Exploring Africa's fintech frontiers
Exploring Africa's fintech frontiers

Entrepreneur Nicole Anderson returns to her African roots to explore the fintech potential on the continent...

By Nicci Botha 24 Oct 2016

#FeesMustFall: Business calls for a good, hard look at the skills the country really needs
#FeesMustFall: Business calls for a good, hard look at the skills the country really needs

Can we justify free tertiary education, when there's a greater need for a robust social security system? Does SA need more poets and politicians, when artisans are what will grow the economy?...

By Ryan Ravens 21 Oct 2016

How South African insurers are missing the Facebook boat
How South African insurers are missing the Facebook boat

In the digital world, the insurance industry enjoys some of the most expensive marketing costs, particularly when it comes to SEM channels like Adwords...

By Nick Paul 20 Oct 2016

How soon to blockchain technology going mainstream?
How soon to blockchain technology going mainstream?

New products are coming in every day, but key among them is the introduction of blockchain technology as an alternative way of conducting financial transactions, hence replacing the current global financial system...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Oct 2016

Clem Sunter chats to host, Bruce Whitfield at the Deloitte State of the Nation forum. Photo: Terry Levin
Raising the flag on threats and opportunities

During his keynote address at Deloitte's State of the Nation forum, Clem Sunter used flags as indicators for global game-changing opportunities and threats...

By Terry Levin 18 Oct 2016

Counting the cost of #FeesMustFall and other protests
Counting the cost of #FeesMustFall and other protests

The 39% increase in the severity of insurance claims is directly attributable to increases in service delivery and student unrest...

By Sharon Snell 17 Oct 2016

Bruce Whitfield, Justice Malala and Clem Sunter at Deloitte's State of the Nation breakfast. Photo: Terry Levin
Going, going Gordhan

Amid a cliffhanger of a week of political manoeuvring and social unrest, Justice Malala focused on reasons to be cheerful...

By Terry Levin 17 Oct 2016

Investing in cultural transformation and innovation
Investing in cultural transformation and innovation

Running integrated partnerships can drive collaboration, skills development and innovation at all levels...

By Peter Alkema 11 Oct 2016

FNB implements online FICA system after complaints
FNB implements online FICA system after complaints

Following complaints about bungled FICA procedures, FNB has introduced an online document loading system to smooth the process...

By Nicci Botha 10 Oct 2016

#SOGA16: DBSA's multi-billion rand investments in renewables
#SOGA16: DBSA's multi-billion rand investments in renewables

The DBSA has provided R2,167bn to community participation in various renewable energy projects...

By Nicci Botha 6 Oct 2016

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