Tax is sweet news for boosting revenue
Tax is sweet news for boosting revenue

SA's new sugar tax could add 20% to the price of a Coca-Cola, but would exempt Liquifruit and other 100% fruit juices, along with unsweetened milk and bottled water.

By Hilary Joffe 12 Jul 2016

Flipping disruption - fintech company acquires banks
Flipping disruption - fintech company acquires banks

In a bold move that is contrary to the current trend worldwide, a partnership marks the first time a fintech company has acquired banks to bridge the gap between the virtual and traditional worlds of banking.

11 Jul 2016

Pride Chorum
Innovative risk management can aid service delivery

How does the public sector balance its risk management framework with massive investment in infrastructural development required to reignite economic growth on the one side, and increasing damage from service delivery protests on the other?

By Pride Choruma 11 Jul 2016

How to speak startup
How to speak startup

Venture capital in South Africa is starting to take hold. With a host of venture funds, section 12J companies, incubators and startup clubs being launched, startups are becoming more popular and investors are encouraged to consider these new opportunities.

5 Jul 2016

Twelve must-haves for a financially free 2012

Our easy-to-execute 12-step plan gives you one task a month. Execute each of these according to your circumstances and priorities, and you are well on your way to financial freedom.

By Michelle Human 8 Nov 2011

Blue Financial back to black
Blue Financial back to black

Blue Financial Services' planned prudent lending has reduced bad quality loans even though this led to slow growth in its loan book according to Blue's chief executive Johan Meiring.

3 Nov 2011

Nedbank's income reaches R13,3 billion
Nedbank's income reaches R13,3 billion

Nedbank increased its advances by 3,3% to R487 billion and its net interest income grew by 8,9% to R13,3 billion according to Mike Brown, the bank's chief executive.

3 Nov 2011

Gertenbach appointed managing partner of PKF Durban

Kevin Gertenbach has been appointed managing partner of PKF chartered accountants and business advisers, Durban, and is to adopt a hands-on approach.

3 Nov 2011

Ovations, Misys sign partnership deal

Business solutions provider, Ovations Group has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Misys International Financial Systems, a member of the Misys Group of companies. The partnership brings to the local market a key end-to-end solution that leverages the expertise of Ovations as a niche business transformation solutions provider and Misys' ability to deliver mission critical solutions and services to the financial services sector.

2 Nov 2011

Salary gap between genders is widening - WEF survey
Salary gap between genders is widening - WEF survey

Women earn less than men for similar work and, despite the growing focus on reducing gender inequality in recent years, the pay gap is widening. "Women in developing economies in particular are worse off today than they were last year, giving credence to the impression that women bear the brunt of economic downturns," says Sandra Burmeister, CEO of the Landelahni Recruitment Group.

2 Nov 2011

Capitec wants to raise R850 million
Capitec wants to raise R850 million

Capitec aims to fund its expansion plans and create additional capital by issuing shares that will provide the fledgling banking group with an additional R850 million according to Business Report

2 Nov 2011

How to deter investors - Massmart/Walmart
How to deter investors - Massmart/Walmart

At times in the competition appeal court in Cape Town last week, the proceedings seemed like an exercise in futility.

31 Oct 2011

Top tax students in SA announced
Top tax students in SA announced

Three talented university students were honoured at a gala dinner on 25 October for their exceptional, prize-winning thesis submissions in leading legal practice, Norton Rose South Africa's fifth annual Tax Thesis Competition 2011. Submissions this year focused on dividends, the environment, trusts and the concept of permanent establishment, among others.

31 Oct 2011

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