#WomensMonth is not important
#WomensMonth is not important

“Women's Month is not important if it means we only pay attention to women's issues for 31 days of the year." - Moyin Oloruntoba

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 day ago

No seat belts - expect a hefty fine
No seat belts - expect a hefty fine

A national clamp down is in the way aimed at ensuring all people in vehicles use safety belts, Transport Minister Ben Martins said on Monday (7 April).

9 Apr 2013

Disappointing growth in retail sales
Disappointing growth in retail sales

Trading conditions continued to deteriorate and the growth in retail sales volumes slowed during the first quarter of 2013‚ the Ernst & Young/Bureau for Economic Research (BER) retail survey revealed on Monday, 8 April 2013.

9 Apr 2013

Kirsh wants to cut off FoneWork directors
Kirsh wants to cut off FoneWork directors

Signalling a vote of no confidence in the non-executive directors of FoneWorx, William and Issie Kirsh - who through their family trusts are majority shareholders in the telecommunications and information technology solutions provider - are rallying other shareholders to remove them from the company.

By Monde Maoto 9 Apr 2013

Full story behind Absa, Net1 still not told
Full story behind Absa, Net1 still not told

It's gratifying to see that when the SA Revenue Service comes knocking the money it collects doesn't just go to buying piles of The New Age newspaper for security guards at the SABC and Eskom to prop their coffee on.

8 Apr 2013

Venter flying high as court battle looms
Venter flying high as court battle looms

Some days Erik Venter must wonder what he's got himself into. After 17 years in one of the toughest businesses there is, he still gets up every morning and drives to Comair's head office at OR Tambo International Airport for another day of oil prices that cruise as high as any airline, a major competitor on a permanent drip-feed from the state, and the drag of a prolonged global recession.

8 Apr 2013

Judgment says accidents must be reported
Judgment says accidents must be reported

Treasury is seeking an urgent meeting with the South African Insurance Association to ensure that insured motorists are not adversely affected by a court judgment which has been interpreted to mean that those who do not report every minor incident or scratch on their cars to their insurers risk having their later claims rejected.

By Linda Ensor 8 Apr 2013

Cutifani faces tough challenges
Cutifani faces tough challenges

It has been said that even a turkey can fly in a gale. Anglo American is no gale at the moment, but thankfully its new chief executive Mark Cutifani is no turkey. Even so, a credit rating downgrade the day after taking the top job has got to be tough to swallow, even for such a well-seasoned miner.

8 Apr 2013

Worn tyre recycling levy criticised
Worn tyre recycling levy criticised

Government's plan to hit tyre-makers with a recycling levy, to remove the blight of dumped tyres has been vigorously opposed by tyre manufacturers who will have to pay hundreds of millions of rand each year.

By Moyagabo Maake 8 Apr 2013

SA banks urged to take precautions with clients' personal information
SA banks urged to take precautions with clients' personal information

With the Protection of Personal Information Bill (POPI) expected to be promulgated this year, the focus on protection of consumers' personal information is becoming increasingly important for the local banking sector, which handles and stores thousands of clients' personal information on a daily basis.

By Gianmarco Lorenzi 8 Apr 2013

Gautrain gobbles government money
Gautrain gobbles government money

In a short space of time the Gautrain has changed Gauteng's public transport landscape. But, despite rising passenger numbers, the project still relies heavily on government subsidies - getting R800m this year alone.

8 Apr 2013

The 'art' of investing in paintings
The 'art' of investing in paintings

For the first time, a South African auction house will be putting a work by Russian-Jewish artist Marc Chagall on the block.

8 Apr 2013

Tax matters get even more complex
Tax matters get even more complex

The introduction of International Financial Reporting Standards into the Income Tax Act is setting a dangerous precedent, according to tax and legal experts.

By Amanda Visser 5 Apr 2013

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