Peter Alkema
Prioritising self-disruption

Prioritising self-disruption
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[Peter Alkema] The success of Facebook as an organisation has often left people pondering how it constantly inspires its employees to reinvent the social networking site...

Posted 13 days ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
Three tips for getting business debt under control - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Part of building a financially successful business requires going into debt. It's important for small businesses to take out loans so they can have access to the startup capital they need...

Posted 29 days ago | Like
Hanno le Roux
'Junk' status - Weathering the storm - Meredith Harington

Hanno le Roux[Hanno le Roux] Some of the main areas where South Africans and South African businesses can expect to feel the impact of the sovereign credit rating downgrade and some helpful suggestions for you and your business' finances...

Posted 1 month ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
Need a loan for your new business? Seven things to keep in mind - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] There are many ways to gather additional capital. Many business owners eventually settle on seeking a small business loan, but there are multiple considerations you'll need to bear in mind before going that route...

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Peter Alkema
New imperatives for leadership and innovation

New imperatives for leadership and innovation
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[Peter Alkema] Over the top (OTT) services such as WhatsApp have harnessed the network effect very well to drive message growth through their groups feature...

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Nicci Botha
Cabinet reshuffle triggers junk status

Cabinet reshuffle triggers junk status
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[Nicci Botha] With the dash of a pen, President Jacob Zuma has undone all the hard work of government and business last year to avoid junk status...

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Nicci Botha
Cancer still tops insurance claims list

Henk Meintjes, head of risk product development, Liberty
Henk Meintjes, head of risk product development, Liberty
[Nicci Botha] An increase in cancer-related insurance claims might not necessarily be a bad thing...

Posted 1 month ago | Like
Nicci Botha
Gordhan's out

Pravin Gordhan
Pravin Gordhan
[Nicci Botha] South Africans woke up to find President Jacob Zuma had achieved his endgame and ousted Pravin Gordhan...

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Boris Dzhingarov
How to become better at trading in the forex market - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Using trading as a financial instrument is not an easy task, it requires a strong foundation in the financial industry. Here's how to become a better trader in the financial world...

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Danette Breitenbach
Blockchain is coming, it's just a matter of time

Andreas Antonopoulos
Andreas Antonopoulos
[Danette Breitenbach] At this point, blockchain protagonists are not regarded as early adopters, but rather the lunatic fringe...

Posted 2 months ago | Like
Struan Robertson
Donations and tax - Meredith Harington

Struan Robertson[Struan Robertson] The aim of this article is to alert individuals to donations tax considerations over and above the utilisation of the full R100,000 annual exemption which will inevitably be used to a great degree now that section 7C has been introduced...

Posted 2 months ago | Like
Nicci Botha
How Africa's mobile revolution is reaching the unbanked

Andrew Torre, Visa president for sub-Saharan Africa. Source:
Andrew Torre, Visa president for sub-Saharan Africa. Source: [[www.tass.com Tass]]
[Nicci Botha] The continent's mobile banking revolution is only just beginning, and although payment systems are becoming more seamless, cash is still king in Africa...

Posted 2 months ago | Like
Nicci Botha
The race for the payments space

The race for the payments space
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[Nicci Botha] Long the bastion of institutionalism and trust, and therefore fairly resilient to disruption, banks are now in a war of adapt or die...

Posted 2 months ago | Like
Peter Alkema
Building business around the customer

Source: Africa Business Communities
Source: Africa Business Communities
[Peter Alkema] In an era of rapidly emerging new technologies customers' preferences are deeply interlocked with the use of new digital innovations...

Posted 2 months ago | Like
Danette Breitenbach
Will Big Business step up to the plate to push growth?

Known as the "Weekend Special", Des van Rooyen held the post of finance minister for all of four days. He is seen here with President Jacob Zuma. Source: Municipal Focus
Known as the "Weekend Special", Des van Rooyen held the post of finance minister for all of four days. He is seen here with President Jacob Zuma. Source: Municipal Focus
[Danette Breitenbach] The country's private sector doesn't usually flex its muscles when it comes to political matters, although it certainly showed its influence following the appointment of Des van Rooyen as finance minister...

Posted 2 months ago | Like
Bronwyn Williams
How far are we from a cashless society in South Africa?

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[Bronwyn Williams] Globally, cash, as a means of transaction, has been on the decline for decades...

Posted 3 months ago | Like
Danette Breitenbach
Personal income tax hike predicted

Personal income tax hike predicted
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[Danette Breitenbach] PwC predicts a 1% increase for all personal income tax brackets except the lowest...

Posted 3 months ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
Three ways leaders overcome a bad economy - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] A bad economy is often a self-fulfilling prophecy, but there are steps that business leaders can take to overcome the conditions and sustain their interests...

Posted 3 months ago | Like
Desiree Goodwin
Financial year end approaches - What you should be doing to save tax - Meredith Harington

Desiree Goodwin[Desiree Goodwin] As we approach the year end on 28 February and have a good idea of our overall income and tax position for the year, now is the time to take some critical decisions...

Posted 3 months ago | Like
Lesley Svenson
Lesley Svenson
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