Tyre-recycling businesses protect environment
Tyre-recycling businesses protect environment

A five-year initiative to create a sustainable industry to recycle millions of scrapped tyres every year, is making progress and attracting international interest.

By David Furlonger 18 Aug 2014

Denel making sustainable profits again
Denel making sustainable profits again

The annual financial results released by state-owned arms manufacturer Denel show that the company has returned to profitability on a sustainable basis‚ group Chief Executive Riaz Saloojee says.

By Linda Ensor 18 Aug 2014

Resilient gives shareholders 20,9% more in payouts
Resilient gives shareholders 20,9% more in payouts

Des de Beer and his team's ability to make money for Resilient shareholders is underscored by the 20,9% increase in income payouts achieved for the year to June.

By Joan Muller 18 Aug 2014

King III code must be complemented by fraud risk governance
King III code must be complemented by fraud risk governance

Business leaders are becoming increasingly aware of the need to create policies, programmes, and controls to address fraud and misconduct. This is according to Peter Goss, head of Forensics and Public Sector Leader at SizweNtsalubaGobodo.

18 Aug 2014

Interest rates expected to rise slowly
Interest rates expected to rise slowly

Tom Elliott, an international investment strategist at deVere Group, has urged investors to keep calm and carry on.

18 Aug 2014

Rural cooperative wins NW entrepreneur award
Rural cooperative wins NW entrepreneur award

A rural agricultural cooperative, which uses animal fat to make bars of soap won the 2014 North West Female Entrepreneur Award.

18 Aug 2014

Government to 'create' 100 black industrialists
Government to 'create' 100 black industrialists

Government has set itself the goal of 'creating' 100 black industrialists in the next three years to contribute to the economy and create jobs, Deputy Trade and Industry Minister Mzwandile Masina said.

By Nosihle Shelembe 15 Aug 2014

Insight for the insurance industry
Insight for the insurance industry

A tidal wave of data is drowning the enterprise. A terabyte, maybe two a few years ago, has grown to several petabytes for the larger entities and most cannot cope with the speed and velocity at which this data is coming at them. Moreover, the vast majority of the data is unstructured, meaning that some 80% of data isn't stored in manageable and easy-to-use databases.

14 Aug 2014

Surveys shows a decline in Africa's business confidence
Surveys shows a decline in Africa's business confidence

The latest findings of the Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) show that the second quarter of 2014 was a particularly difficult time for many African economies.

14 Aug 2014

Mining lekgotla underway at Gallagher Estate
Mining lekgotla underway at Gallagher Estate

The Mining Lekgotla has officially kicked off at Gallagher Estate, with the gathering set to see many robust discussions on issues around transformation and the industry's role in growing the country's economy.

14 Aug 2014

No truth in rumours over nationalisation of pension funds
No truth in rumours over nationalisation of pension funds

Government has no intention of nationaliseing people's pension (or provident) funds, or preventing them from accessing their money, says the Department of Basic Education.

By More Matshediso 14 Aug 2014

Eastern Cape needs funds for Argentinian soya joint venture
Eastern Cape needs funds for Argentinian soya joint venture

The Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) is talking to government and private companies to help fund a multimillion-rand agricultural venture to farm soya beans that is expected to create thousands of jobs.

14 Aug 2014

Bonnie Ramaila
TV series sponsorship: Think out of the box

I have often wondered why TV airtime sales raised sponsorship for the duration of the series' season, and why companies buy into it. At the same time, I have never understood why companies should have those closing and opening billboards before, during and after the programme, until I saw 1st for Women sponsoring the M-Net series 'Revenge'. Yes, I have DStv now and I am progressing within LSM, moving from LSM 4 to LSM 5 - that's when my education on the use of such sponsorships started.

By Bonnie Ramaila 8 May 2013

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