A new R20 billion tax incentive to encourage investment in new manufacturing assets and employee training was formally launched by Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.
Linda Ensor 9 Nov 2010
Initiatives are underway to commercialise a domestically developed electric car.
9 Nov 2010
Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions announces the publication of its Monthly Malware Statistics for October 2010.
8 Nov 2010
The Cape Craft and Design Institute (CCDI) has launched a Creative Enterprise Training Unit for Western Cape craft producers and designer makers in the East City District, a Cape Town precinct that is attracting increasing numbers of creative industries.
4 Nov 2010
Carousel fraud, estimated to have cost the EU €5bn in lost tax revenues, will be eliminated from UK trading after changes to VAT regulations came into force this week.
3 Nov 2010
NEWSWATCH: The government, in the form of GCIS head Themba Maseko, has emphatically denied any plan to shift government advertising to so-called 'patriotic' media, reports Mail & Guardian. Meanwhile, it seems The New Age has decided to muzzle its staff somewhat, reports Moneyweb
2 Nov 2010
The makers and exporters of some of the best-known SA products derived from indigenous plants and organisms have laid themselves open to criminal prosecution by failing to acquire the necessary permits. Rooibos tea and SA's best-selling liqueur, Amarula Cream, are among many such products apparently being produced and exported without the required permits from the environmental affairs department.
Shannon Sherry 1 Nov 2010
Figures released by Transnet on Tuesday 26 October 2010 for the six months to 30 September 2010, show a 7.6% growth in revenue to R18.7 billion. Profit for the period is up 35% to R1.7 billion, reflecting the ongoing productivity improvements throughout the business, which had a positive impact on the return on assets. Cash generated from operations increased by 13.5% to R8.7 billion, demonstrating the company's ability to generate strong and sustainable cash flows.
28 Oct 2010
Manufacturers are losing out, but vehicle dealers say a strong currency is right up their street
26 Oct 2010
The South African Business Coalition On HIV/AIDS (SABCOHA) this week unveiled two important elements of the Business Sector HCT strategy. A specially-designed web-based HCT reporting tool and the SABCOHA Community Fund are important building blocks for the implementation of an effective business sector response to support the achievement of Government's HCT targets.
20 Oct 2010
A research report released this week by Econometrix shows the ANC's proposed budget for a National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme requires exceptionally high economic growth of 7% per annum and, if implemented in its current form, could squeeze out other forms of spending such as education, housing and productive infrastructure.
20 Oct 2010
NEW YORK, US: The United States continues to lead the world in global image, according to GfK Roper Public Affairs & Corporate Communications, a division of GfK Custom Research North America and Simon Anholt, the leading policy advisor.
15 Oct 2010
LONDON, UK: PwC research finds that industries such as the outsourcing market could help alleviate potential combined public and private sector job losses due to public sector spending cuts and that public sector spending cuts could reduce private sector gross output by around £46 billion (about R500 billion) per annum by 2014/15.
15 Oct 2010