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Old Mutual says its culture 'one of inclusion'
Old Mutual says its culture 'one of inclusion'

International long-term savings, protection and investment group Old Mutual plc (OML) said on Monday (12 September 2011) that it aimed to recruit and retain staff, at all levels of the organisation, from as wide and diverse a background as possible.

13 Sep 2011

Gore to address conference in South Africa

Some of the world's most intelligent minds will share their leadership strategies and insights into global financial, economic and management issues at this year's Discovery Invest Leadership Summit, taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre on 21 September 2011.

13 Sep 2011

Santam, Discovery growth paths cross
Santam, Discovery growth paths cross

Even in quite rotten trading conditions, some businesses remain able to grow. Santam and Discovery, which reported results last week, are often mentioned in surveys as the most admired financial services companies in SA, even though Santam, started in 1918, is very much an incumbent company, Discovery an upstart born in 1992.

12 Sep 2011

Sanlam now eyeing South-East Asia

Apart from substantially increasing its exposure in the Indian market, South African financial services group Sanlam (SLM) is also looking at expanding into South-East Asia while at the same time expanding its African footprint.

By Ray Faure 12 Sep 2011

Extra VAT threat to fund health scheme

The government might raise value-added tax to fund its national health insurance scheme.

12 Sep 2011

CFOs eye growth, albeit cautiously: Deloitte

South African CFOs indicate that they are looking to further growth in their strategies going forward, according to the 2011 Deloitte CFO Survey, yet they remain cautious in the midst of an uncertain economic environment.

12 Sep 2011

Standard Bank forecasts higher sugar output for Africa
Standard Bank forecasts higher sugar output for Africa

Standard Bank expects sugar production in Africa to rise sharply on the back of firmer prices on world markets and a surge in demand. Business Report says that Africa represents innovative and attractive investment opportunities for the agricultural sector.

12 Sep 2011

More bad news for business confidence

The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) has released its latest Business Confidence Index, which shows that confidence levels have fallen from 99 points in July to 98,6 points in August according to Business Live.

9 Sep 2011

100 largest UK companies contribute 12% of all government tax receipts
100 largest UK companies contribute 12% of all government tax receipts

LONDON, UK: In a challenging environment, The Hundred Group continues to make substantial tax contribution (£56.8 billion)* to the UK public finances and employment.

3 Mar 2011

Nothing for a rainy day - a fifth of Brits have no savings
Nothing for a rainy day - a fifth of Brits have no savings

LONDON, UK: While the financial crisis and economic downturn have focused attention on the need for consumers to shore up their finances, worrying new research from Mintel, finds more than a third (35%) of adults admit to having less than £500 (about R5500) reserved for a rainy day - and as many as one in 5 (19%) Brits have no savings at all.

1 Mar 2011

Fees could alienate online bill pay users
Fees could alienate online bill pay users

CHICAGO, US: Online banking continues to grow in popularity, and according to Mintel, 79% of consumers visit their banks' online website on a daily or weekly basis. However, it seems that loyalty to online banking would vanish if the service wasn't complimentary, as just less than 80% of consumers would stop using their banks online bill pay services if their financial institutions charged a monthly fee.

24 Feb 2011

Anti-malaria bed nets delivered to Zambia
Anti-malaria bed nets delivered to Zambia

By yesterday, 22 February 2011, more than 800 000 anti-malaria bed nets had arrived and been distributed in Zambia three months ahead of schedule and before the peak of the deadly rainy season. This is thanks to a deal reached by the government of Zambia, the World Bank, UNICEF, Stanbic Bank Zambia, part of the Standard Bank Group and the United Nations Foundation, supported by the African Leaders Malaria Alliance and the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Malaria.

23 Feb 2011

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