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Three key activities will ensure sustainable businesses
Three key activities will ensure sustainable businesses

Good management and business practices will remain the key disciplines for South African businesses that are currently facing challenges presented by labour issues and reduced activity and productivity in key sectors of the economy.

28 Aug 2014 07:52

AAT(SA) uplifts accounting standards
AAT(SA) uplifts accounting standards

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has partnered with the international AAT body to develop AAT(SA), a new locally-based professional body aimed an vastly improving the standards of accounting where the rubber hits the road - at the mid- and junior-tiers of both government and private enterprise.

27 Aug 2014 10:50

Title deed handover will open formal housing market
Title deed handover will open formal housing market

The expected handover of more than a million title deeds to owners of subsidised houses during the next five years could speed up the opening of the formal property market in areas like Soweto.

By Fifi Peters and Sikonathi Mantshantsha 27 Aug 2014 10:25

Solidarity asks MTN to find alternative to layoffs
Solidarity asks MTN to find alternative to layoffs

MTN has defended its retrenchment plans‚ which has been criticised by the trade union Solidarity and says the process was partly to review the cost structure of operations in South Africa‚ and allow the company to deliver on strategic investments and product innovation.

By Samuel Mungadze 27 Aug 2014 10:01

Gauteng's e-tolls consultation gets underway
Gauteng's e-tolls consultation gets underway

The Gauteng Advisory Panel on the Socio-economic Impact of E-tolls will kick off its month-long consultation process on Wednesday (27 August), starting with organised labour representatives.

27 Aug 2014 08:32

GDP creeps up narrowly avoiding recession
GDP creeps up narrowly avoiding recession

South Africa's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by 0.6% in the second quarter of this year according to figures released by Statistics South Africa.

27 Aug 2014 07:29

Tertiary education changes successful says Advtech
Tertiary education changes successful says Advtech

Private education group Advtech said the turnaround in its tertiary education division had been successful and a sound pattern of enrolment growth was evident throughout its businesses.

26 Aug 2014 13:08

Distell sets R500m aside for Africa expansion
Distell sets R500m aside for Africa expansion

Distell Group has set aside more than R500m for investments in various African countries and it will fund the investment through a cost saving and supply chain efficiency programmes‚ the liquor group claims.

By Nick Hedley 26 Aug 2014 12:50

Texton distribution up to 85.47c a share
Texton distribution up to 85.47c a share

Texton Property Fund grew its distribution by 10.6% to 85.47c per share in the year to June.

By Alistair Anderson 26 Aug 2014 11:16

Cape Town says Sanral is misleading the public
Cape Town says Sanral is misleading the public

The City of Cape Town has accused the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) of "peddling fallacies" about the proposed tolling of the N1-N2 Winelands highway, deepening their public spat.

26 Aug 2014 10:50

Expats may cut ties with UK due to tax changes
Expats may cut ties with UK due to tax changes

Reports that Chancellor George Osborne is preparing to prevent non-residents from offsetting income generated in the UK against their £10,000 personal allowance, may lead British expats to sever financial ties with the UK. This is according to Nigel Green, founder and chief executive of deVere Group.

25 Aug 2014 10:03

Attempt to bridge racial divisions at tertiary institutions
Attempt to bridge racial divisions at tertiary institutions

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has released a new policy framework, which aims to end racism and promote integration at tertiary institutions.

22 Aug 2014 09:51

Sanral rejects Cape Town's bid to halt toll roads
Sanral rejects Cape Town's bid to halt toll roads

The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) believes its jurisdiction over the proclaimed national road network trumps the Cape Town city council's wish that the Winelands toll road project on the N1 and N2 be halted.

By Linda Ensor 21 Aug 2014 10:07