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

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Lesley Svenson
Lesley Svenson
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Nicci Botha
The changing face of Africa's energy projects

Source: Tanesco
Source: Tanesco
[Nicci Botha] African energy programmes in the face of global political and economic headwinds...

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Ryan Ravens
Redressing inequality in SA through skills development and entrepreneurship

Redressing inequality in SA through skills development and entrepreneurship
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[Ryan Ravens] Inequality emerged as a major theme at the 47th World Economic Forum in Davos, and remains a pressing concern globally and in South Africa...

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Danette Breitenbach
#BizTrends2017: Technology and a lack of trust are disrupting the financial sector

#BizTrends2017: Technology and a lack of trust are disrupting the financial sector[Danette Breitenbach] Once upon a time, banks were entrusted to look after your money, but technology and a lack of trust has changed all that...

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Peter Alkema
#BizTrends2017: Where tech is taking us

#BizTrends2017: Where tech is taking us[Peter Alkema] Technology touches just about every aspect of our lives. Here are some of what FNB's chief information officer, Peter Alkema predicts for 2017.

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Boris Dzhingarov
What you should know before buying life insurance online - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] The idea of life insurance has been around for decades, but thanks to the Internet, it's taken on a new look that has changed the way that we compare and purchase life insurance...

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Peter Alkema
No more bricks and mortar as banks move into the virtual space

No more bricks and mortar as banks move into the virtual space
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[Peter Alkema] Mobile devices have simplified routine banking interactions and enabled customers to address their own needs anywhere and anytime, making banking processes almost ubiquitous...

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

However you word it, Uber is a taxi company... UK ruling says[Sharon Snell] New technology has been disrupting traditional models of doing business for many years and legislation has struggled to keep up...

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Danette Breitenbach
SA drops in Paying Taxes Report ranking

Source: Business Live
Source: Business Live
[Danette Breitenbach] South Africa has fallen 31 places from 20 out of 189 in the World Bank's Paying Taxes study...

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Nicci Botha
#AgriIndaba: Facilitating investment in African agriculture

#AgriIndaba: Facilitating investment in African agriculture[Nicci Botha] Foreign direct investment into Africa is indeed fraught with legal red tape, but there are platforms that help potential investors navigate their way through...

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