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Competitiveness depends on innovation and technology
Competitiveness depends on innovation and technology

Innovation and technology are game changers in the mining sector. Minimising risks means maintaining production and reducing lost-time incidents.

29 Jul 2015 15:41

Liezel Visser
7 Investment terms defined for the novice investor

So, you got your first promotion at work and with it comes a decent pay increase. And because you have now developed into a somewhat responsible young adult, you don't spend it on all the things you don't really need. Instead you decide to invest that extra income, but first you would have to learn more about investing. A smart move on your side as investing can be overwhelming if you are not sure where to start.

By Liezel Visser 29 Jul 2015 14:17



African ICT Infrastructure Fund closes at $200 million
African ICT Infrastructure Fund closes at $200 million

Convergence Partners announced the successful close of its Convergence Partners Communication Infrastructure Fund (CPCIF), with capital of over $200 million, making it one of the largest funds dedicated solely to ICT infrastructure in Africa...

29 Jul 2015 14:00

Promotion, Protection of Investment Bill tabled in Parly
Promotion, Protection of Investment Bill tabled in Parly

PRETORIA: The Promotion and Protection of the Investment Bill has been tabled in Parliament, says the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).

29 Jul 2015 12:18

Annuity purchasing: a safe investment around the world
Annuity purchasing: a safe investment around the world

When looking for a great place to invest your money, look no further than purchasing annuities.

By Eva Graham 29 Jul 2015 11:11

Commercial enterprises need to embrace PPPs for long-term benefits
Commercial enterprises need to embrace PPPs for long-term benefits

It is becoming increasingly clear that public-private partnerships not only benefit commercial enterprises, but also boost the economies in which they operate.

By Craig Polkinghorne 29 Jul 2015 08:07

The Davis Tax Committee proposes radical overhaul of trust taxation
The Davis Tax Committee proposes radical overhaul of trust taxation

The Davis Tax Committee (DTC) released its First Report on Estate Duty. The DTC decided in favour of a modified estate duty and against the introduction of a Capital Transfer Tax.

By David Warneke 29 Jul 2015 06:59

Seed Academy launches e-book on fund-raising for start-ups
Seed Academy launches e-book on fund-raising for start-ups

Seed Academy's free e-book, The Essential Guide to Funding in South Africa, was developed in response to a survey of almost 1,000 South African start-up entrepreneurs earlier this year.

28 Jul 2015 14:54

Fully integrated holistic planning solution available in SA
Fully integrated holistic planning solution available in SA

Figlo, the multi-channel financial planning solution has broadened its suite of products through the launch of Goal Gauge.

28 Jul 2015 13:20

Struan Robertson
Creating order in the office

In the auditing profession we have the privilege of experiencing a broad range of working environments, being our own (when at the office), and that of a broad range of clients. Spanning across a number of years we really get to see what works and what does not.

By Struan Robertson, Issued by Meredith Harington 28 Jul 2015 11:41

Cancer and heart disease: leading causes of insurance claims
Cancer and heart disease: leading causes of insurance claims

It's no secret that our modern day lifestyles are bad for our health and statistics released by Hollard Life seem to confirm this.

28 Jul 2015 07:55

Mistakes that could leave consumers underinsured
Mistakes that could leave consumers underinsured

One of the biggest insurance mistakes that consumers often make is not understanding the critical difference between market and insurance replacement values of their insured possessions. In not understanding this difference, consumers are left with an increased risk of underinsurance that could lead to huge financial losses in the event of an insurance claim.

28 Jul 2015 07:46

Davis Tax Committee opens door for higher VAT rate
Davis Tax Committee opens door for higher VAT rate

South Africans can be justifiably proud of the fact that our country is deemed to have one of the most efficient VAT systems in the world.

By Ferdie Schneider 28 Jul 2015 06:41