Tourvest acquires Travelex's South African assets
Tourvest acquires Travelex's South African assets

The financial services division of integrated tourism group Tourvest has acquired the South African assets of global forex provider, Travelex...

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Listen up! Why Mastercard is becoming a sonic brand

Get ready to recognise the Mastercard brand not only with your eyes but also your ears. That's right, the latest phase of its brand evolution involves sonic melody that's set to form part of your Mastercard brand experience in the future...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Feb 2019

SingularityU South Africa aims to future-proof Africa through the finance sector
SingularityU South Africa aims to future-proof Africa through the finance sector

"Africa needs to come to grips with owning her future. If there is no plan for the future, then it is quite likely that there is no hope for the future." - Dr. Geci Karuri-Sebina...

Issued by Mann Made 7 Feb 2019

Richard Rattue, managing director of Compli-Serve SA
9 top tips for better financial compliance

Here are my top tips for compliance in 2019...

By Richard Rattue 5 Feb 2019

Andrew Harding
Finance professionals must tech up or ship out

Most finance teams and professionals are not evolving their skills fast enough to account for the impact of artificial intelligence, robotic process automation and other technologies...

4 Feb 2019

Did you hear the Accounting & Finance Show's free registration is open?
Did you hear the Accounting & Finance Show's free registration is open?

Be inspired by the latest technological solutions in accountancy and finance. Hear how theatre themes are changing the finance function forever...

Issued by Terrapinn 28 Jan 2019

Traditional financial institutions have one choice: transform or die
Traditional financial institutions have one choice: transform or die

With fintechs, big-techs and startups already eating into traditional financial institutions' market share, banking and insurance company chief executives need to identify their organisations' strengths and build on them...

By Richard van Wageningen 24 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: The digitalisation of payment providers in 2019
#BizTrends2019: The digitalisation of payment providers in 2019

Corrie Bakker, head of strategy and business development for Africa at PayU talks about what we can expect in the payment provider front in 2019...

By Evan-Lee Courie 21 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Private equity's African story
#BizTrends2019: Private equity's African story

What are the key issues and trends related to doing business in Africa in the private equity space?

18 Jan 2019

Is South Africa ready for a state-owned bank?
Is South Africa ready for a state-owned bank?

The proposed amendments to the South African Banks Act will pave the way for a state-owned bank to be established on equal footing with privately owned banks...

By Chantel van Zyl and Rui Lopes 17 Jan 2019

Dominique Collett, head of AlphaCode
#BizTrends2019: It's all about fintech

Innovations in the fintech space is showing no signs of slowing down. Here's what we can expect in 2019...

By Dominique Collett 14 Jan 2019

Mastercard drops name from logo to become symbol brand
Mastercard drops name from logo to become symbol brand

Mastercard has announced that it will be dropping its name from its iconic logo in select contexts...

9 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Social credit scores three ways: The good, the bad and the ugly
#BizTrends2019: Social credit scores three ways: The good, the bad and the ugly

Social credit scores are set to be one of the trending terms for 2019. However, not all credit scores are created equal (or with equally good intentions)...

By Bronwyn Williams 7 Jan 2019

Ernest North, co-founder at Naked
#BizTrends2019: Purpose first, profit later

South African business headlines were dominated by corporate disgrace in 2018...

By Ernest North 7 Jan 2019

Pierre Durand, Momentum Consult chief operating officer
#BizTrends2019: Getting back to basics

The hype surrounding the next big thing in the financial services industry is taking attention away from what is truly of importance...

By Pierre Durand 7 Jan 2019

Jacques Coetzer , general manager at Sanlam Personal Finance: Broker Distribution
#BizTrends2019: Are financial advisors the new life coaches?

There's a natural alignment between money and life-oriented challenges and concerns...

By Jacques Coetzer 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Banking and finance law - big changes on the cards
#BizTrends2019: Banking and finance law - big changes on the cards

The Financial Sector Laws Amendment Bill of 2018 will most likely be promulgated during the course of next year, alongside sweeping amendments to the Banks Act, 1990. Together, these will provide some of the biggest amendments to South Africa's banking and financial industry sectors in recent years...

By Bridgett Majola and Rui Lopes 7 Jan 2019

7 money-saving tips for 2019
7 money-saving tips for 2019

The New Year represents the perfect opportunity to whip your finances back into shape, beginning by implementing these seven simple money-saving tips from Citadel Advisory Partner Daryl Coker...

2 Jan 2019

#BestofBiz 2018: Finance
#BestofBiz 2018: Finance

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Finance & Insurance site over the past year below.

18 Dec 2018

Have your say on Financial Institutions Bill
Have your say on Financial Institutions Bill

National Treasury has invited the public to provide comments on the draft Conduct of Financial Institutions (COFI) Bill 2018, which was published today, together with an explanatory policy paper that sets out the policy rationale for the bill...

11 Dec 2018

Rob Davies, minister of trade and industry
Dti welcomes judgment on interest rate regulations

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has welcomed the Supreme Court of Appeal's decision to dismiss the application of MFSA challenging the regulations reducing the interest rate on short-term loans...

10 Dec 2018

Alfred Ramosedi, chairman of the board for the Accounting Technicians South Africa AT(SA),
Building a balanced board

The King IV report makes this clear: It is crucial for an organisation to get the right mix and balance of people to sit on its board...

10 Dec 2018

Court orders SASSA to pay grants into accounts chosen by beneficiaries
Court orders SASSA to pay grants into accounts chosen by beneficiaries

The Pretoria High Court on Wednesday, 28 November 2018, handed down an interim order requiring the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) to pay social grants into accounts chosen by grant beneficiaries...

29 Nov 2018

Visa and Vivo Energy partner to enhance digital payments
Visa and Vivo Energy partner to enhance digital payments

Visa and Vivo Energy have announced a pan-African agreement to provide digital payment services to consumers across 15 African countries, where both companies operate...

28 Nov 2018

Oosthuizen and King.
#LoeriesBrandRankings: How Sanlam took the top spot - again

The Sanlam marketing team has had an exceptionally good year, coming out as top brand in the latest Loeries Rankings. Alistair King, CCO of agency King James Group and Mariska Oosthuizen, head of brand for Sanlam, explain how they got to that top spot for the second time in four years...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Nov 2018

Business rescue or liquidation - which to choose when
Business rescue or liquidation - which to choose when

A recent trend that has emerged in South African businesses shutting their doors is to opt for the path of business rescue, as opposed to liquidation...

By Faith Ngwenya 13 Nov 2018

South Africans are open to automated financial advice, says Deloitte
South Africans are open to automated financial advice, says Deloitte

Regardless of their income, most South Africans experience some level of financial stress. It's therefore not surpirising that they are open to assistance on how to minimise their bills and create budget plans...

12 Nov 2018

Leading accounting firm SekelaXabiso implements Deltek's accounting practice management solution
Leading accounting firm SekelaXabiso implements Deltek's accounting practice management solution

Silversoft, a leading provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms, has announced that leading South African Accounting & Audit Firm, SekelaXabiso (SkX), has implemented Deltek Maconomy to manage its practice...

Issued by Silversoft 9 Nov 2018

Guy Fletcher
X,Y or Z: Each generation has its own investment habits

Whether its X, Y or Z, each generation exhibits different idiosyncracies, even when it comes to their finances...

5 Nov 2018

Roland Gräbe
ESG should be part of a financial advisor's fiduciary duty

Incorporating non-financial indicators such as environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investment decisions should play an increasingly important role in a financial advisor's fiduciary duty to mitigate risks...

1 Nov 2018

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