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Insured has a duty to mitigate property damages
Insured has a duty to mitigate property damages

This article seeks to explore when and if an insured person is bound to a term placing an obligation on the insured to mitigate his/her covered losses. This duty is not always an explicit term of an insurance contract and can often be a tacit term.

By Adam Civin and Alec Veitch 15 Sep 2014 07:46

Beneficiation needs favourable environment
Beneficiation needs favourable environment

The best way to promote beneficiation is to create a generally favourable environment for investment in manufacturing, Chamber of Mines Chief Operating Officer Roger Baxter said.

12 Sep 2014 06:02

Corrupt officials - 100 convictions sought
Corrupt officials - 100 convictions sought

Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Performance, Monitoring, Evaluation and Administration, Jeff Radebe, says government aims to achieve at least 100 convictions against people fingered for corruption in the public service.

11 Sep 2014 09:09

Family-owned businesses struggle to find financing
Family-owned businesses struggle to find financing

Although family businesses are responsible for 70% of global GDP, 58% of these businesses say they are currently seeking external financing to fund their investment plans, but their fundraising options are limited.

11 Sep 2014 09:01

Gauteng residents able to speak out over e-tolls
Gauteng residents able to speak out over e-tolls

Gauteng residents will today, 11 September, get a chance to air their views on how e-tolls affect them, during representations to the Gauteng Advisory Panel on the socio-economic impact of e-tolls.

11 Sep 2014 08:54

Confidence in public financial literacy very low
Confidence in public financial literacy very low

A PPS survey, conducted among approximately 3,000 of South Africa's graduate professionals, recorded a confidence level of just 38% when respondents were asked how confident they were that the general public in South Africa have a good understanding of financial matters such as budgeting, saving, retirement and insurance.

11 Sep 2014 08:19

Understanding cyber-criminals is key to prevent attacks
Understanding cyber-criminals is key to prevent attacks

Understanding how cyber-criminals operate and the techniques they use is key to preventing attacks. But how do we do that when cyber-crime evolves seemingly by the minute and new threats emerge daily?

By William Lawrence 11 Sep 2014 08:14

Mechanisation brings profits and jobs says Coka
Mechanisation brings profits and jobs says Coka

South Africa should embrace technology and mechanisation instead of dreading it, given mechanisation's long-term benefits of job creation and higher productivity, Productivity SA's chief Executive Bongani Coka says

10 Sep 2014 13:15

Tolls take toll on car dealerships
Tolls take toll on car dealerships

Car dealerships in Gauteng have been forced to fork out up to R200m more to administer the costs of the province's new e-tolling system.

10 Sep 2014 12:22

African countries are tightening up tax policies
African countries are tightening up tax policies

With many African governments tightening up on their labour, tax and immigration policies, companies employing expatriates increasingly need to up their game.

By Jeff Blackbeard and David White 10 Sep 2014 10:32

Disability levels rise to 7.5% of the population
Disability levels rise to 7.5% of the population

According to Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), 7.5% of South Africans have a disability.

10 Sep 2014 08:40

Cele wants stock theft to have same priority as cash heists
Cele wants stock theft to have same priority as cash heists

Stock theft should be given the same level of priority and attention as cash heists in the fight against crime, says Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Deputy Minister General Bheki Cele.

9 Sep 2014 09:14

Vehicle theft costs insurance industry billions
Vehicle theft costs insurance industry billions

The majority of the R8.5bn worth of vehicles annually stolen and hijacked in South Africa are taken across the border to neighbouring countries.

8 Sep 2014 13:48