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Research investment needed for small businesses
Research investment needed for small businesses

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has called for investment in research for the small business sector.

22 Oct 2014 07:14

SA needs to build its research and development capacity
SA needs to build its research and development capacity

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has illustrated how there is an urgent need to accelerate focused investment in research in Africa.

21 Oct 2014 09:35

Careful management can deliver significant returns
Careful management can deliver significant returns

There are approximately 49,000 South Africans who have net assets of more than $1m. However, if the often flamboyant appearances, flashy cars and grandiose spending habits are anything to go by, you would think that this number is much higher, says JSE-listed financial services firm and sponsor of the upcoming Investment & Retirement Expo, Efficient Group.

21 Oct 2014 09:30

Climate change report shows continued improvement
Climate change report shows continued improvement

The 8th edition of the South African CDP climate change report has revealed that nine companies are making the Climate Performance Leadership Index (CDLI).

21 Oct 2014 08:12

State to examine problems in foster care provision
State to examine problems in foster care provision

The Department of Social Development has appointed a Ministerial Committee to assist it to deal with the challenges facing foster care facilities in South Africa.

21 Oct 2014 08:03

Subrogation entitles insurer to certain rights
Subrogation entitles insurer to certain rights

After your insurer indemnifies you in terms of your policy of insurance, your insurer has certain rights. One of those rights is the right of subrogation, either by common law or in terms of the insurance policy.

By Jayne Cross 21 Oct 2014 07:16

Standard Bank to implement IBM's Watson technology
Standard Bank to implement IBM's Watson technology

Standard Bank has signed an agreement to implement IBM's new Watson technology which breaks traditional barriers in computing by embracing artificial intelligence, natural language processing and dynamic learning when assisting customers and businesses with the interpretation of data.

21 Oct 2014 06:09

Cops 'crippled' by detective shortage
Cops 'crippled' by detective shortage

In the past financial year 1,200 detectives resigned from the police, leaving a hole, that is going to have a big impact on the fight against crime, say experts.

21 Oct 2014 05:54

2014 Female Nation Survey results revealed
2014 Female Nation Survey results revealed

Women24.com recently released the findings of their annual Female Nation Survey, which called on women across the country to participate.

20 Oct 2014 14:15

Cashbuild's revenue up 10%
Cashbuild's revenue up 10%

Buildings and material group Cashbuild said total revenue for the company rose by 10% for the first quarter of its 2015 financial year with higher sales and the opening of new stores.

20 Oct 2014 11:52

Zuma will maintain Parliamentary obligations
Zuma will maintain Parliamentary obligations

The Office of the President says a media report that President Jacob Zuma will no longer attend to his Parliamentary responsibilities is both incorrect and grossly misleading.

20 Oct 2014 09:02

Oasis Crescent's distribution of 50.2c a unit
Oasis Crescent's distribution of 50.2c a unit

Oasis Crescent Property Fund says its interim distribution per unit increased by 13.8% to 50.2c in the six months to September from 44.1c a year ago.

17 Oct 2014 12:34

Cosatu plans 'funeral march' for e-tolls
Cosatu plans 'funeral march' for e-tolls

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) plans to hold a symbolic "funeral march" for Gauteng's e-toll system over the weekend.

17 Oct 2014 12:04