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Why entrepreneurs are the key to unlocking SA's growth potential
Why entrepreneurs are the key to unlocking SA's growth potential

With an overall unemployment rate of 27.2% and over half of all eligible youth struggling to find work, there is certainly cause for alarm and a need for sustainable solutions...

Issued by Vega School 15 May 2019

First UWC student to win ESSA medal
First UWC student to win ESSA medal

UWC's Tina Fransman has won the 2018 Economic Society of South Africa (ESSA) Founder's Medal for Best Economics Master's Thesis in South Africa...

7 May 2019

Small business innovation and growth
Small business innovation and growth

Despite the small to medium enterprise (SME) sector's contributing commitment to growing and supporting the country's SMEs, these firms continue to face an extremely hostile business environment...

Issued by Eskilz College 7 May 2019

New speakers added to Inaugural Exponential Finance Summit programme
New speakers added to Inaugural Exponential Finance Summit programme

SingularityU South Africa brings together over 20 global thought leaders in technology, finance, and investment...

Issued by Mann Made 24 Apr 2019

Thuthuka bursary applications for aspiring accountants are now open
Thuthuka bursary applications for aspiring accountants are now open

The Thuthuka Bursary Fund could be your chance of making your dream of becoming a CA(SA) a reality. Applications for the 2020 university intake are now open...

18 Apr 2019

Business advice that should be life advice too
Business advice that should be life advice too

CMS Africa is a conference with the intent to bring together likeminded people to talk about ideas, technology, business and open source softwares...

By Mia Mainprize, Issued by AFDA 16 Apr 2019

Launch of the Graduate Institute of Financial Sciences a game-changer for the financial services industry
Launch of the Graduate Institute of Financial Sciences a game-changer for the financial services industry

The institute is a re-brand of Masifunde Training Centre (MTC), a multiple award-winning boutique, financial services education provider that has served the insurance and banking industry with distinction over the past 14 years...

Issued by Graduate Institute of Financial Sciences 15 Apr 2019

Updated titles provide useful start for 2019 financial planning decisions
Updated titles provide useful start for 2019 financial planning decisions

The new year brings new opportunities for success, but sound financial decisions require a big picture view and understanding of the South African financial planning and regulatory environment...

Issued by LexisNexis 1 Apr 2019

Politics and firms to shape Africa in 2019 and beyond
Politics and firms to shape Africa in 2019 and beyond

Does democracy work for business in Africa? The outlook for 2019...

Issued by Johannesburg Business School 25 Mar 2019

Make an impact on SA's financial landscape with Damelin Correspondence College
Make an impact on SA's financial landscape with Damelin Correspondence College

One of the most prominent upcoming sectors that will aid economic improvement, is finance. It is widely recognised as the driving force behind a successful economy...

Issued by Damelin Correspondence College 19 Mar 2019

First-of-its-kind short course in Protection of Foreign Investment in Africa to be launched in May 2019
First-of-its-kind short course in Protection of Foreign Investment in Africa to be launched in May 2019

The Protection of Foreign Investment in Africa - a first-of-its-kind short course in foreign investment law on the continent - could help investors make the most of increasingly attractive opportunities in Africa...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 14 Mar 2019

Innovative finance for development impact a key focus at The Trialogue Business in Society Conference 2019
Innovative finance for development impact a key focus at The Trialogue Business in Society Conference 2019

The annual Trialogue Business in Society Conference brings together development stakeholders from the corporate, non-profit, government, academic and media sectors to share lessons and innovations for enhanced and lasting impact in development...

Issued by Trialogue 5 Mar 2019

Response to the 2019 Budget Speech
Response to the 2019 Budget Speech

Similar to the 2018 Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) this budget was very closely watched with many hoping for clarity on the future direction...

By Nico Esterhuizen (FCCA), Issued by ACCA 21 Feb 2019

Finance professionals have to tech-up within the next three years or it's game over - new report
Finance professionals have to tech-up within the next three years or it's game over - new report

CIMA's updated Professional Qualification and CGMA Competency Framework addresses emerging digital skills gaps...

Issued by CIMA 13 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

Gugu Mjadu, spokesperson for the 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year
5 investment dos and don'ts for young entrepreneurs

The government recognises entrepreneurship as a key driver of future economic growth in South Africa...

7 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

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

#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

Helping SA companies to get serious about innovation
Helping SA companies to get serious about innovation

South Africa fares poorly when it comes to innovation in part because many organisations have no clear guidelines on what innovation actually entails...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 12 Nov 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

IT and the green economy identified as future-orientated businesses in South Africa
IT and the green economy identified as future-orientated businesses in South Africa

Leading global financial services firm J.P. Morgan has been supporting a number of companies to conduct in-depth research into the SME sector...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 15 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!
The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

How to future-proof a career in finance
How to future-proof a career in finance

Managing up will be more important than ever in the loose-limbed gig economy, says Dr Tim London, UCT Graduate School of Business - who will be speaking at African Finance Indaba this week...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 2 Oct 2018

What do mindfulness and finance have in common?
What do mindfulness and finance have in common?

At first glance, absolutely nothing. The former is all about consciousness and 'being in the moment', while the latter is all about cold, hard data. But in reality, they are inextricably linked...

Issued by Red & Yellow 27 Sep 2018

Alfred Ramosedi
Getting the balance right: Board members, skills and influence

The importance of influential board members, with a diversity of skills and experience, cannot be underestimated. They have the power to determine the rise and fall of companies through their influence and leadership...

20 Sep 2018

Standard Bank turns #GoodFollowsGood into stationery
Standard Bank turns #GoodFollowsGood into stationery

Standard Bank has launched a social campaign on Twitter to turn tweets into tangible educational tools...

6 Sep 2018

Kathryn Main, founder of Money Savvy Kids and Mainmultimedia.
#WomensMonth: Be brave, be bold, don't let anyone push you around

Kathryn Main is a single mom of three boys, former sales manager of Sawubona magazine, and founder of Mainmultimedia and Money Savvy Kids (MSK). She explains why working for herself was not an option but a necessity, her personal financial education journey and why she doesn't want the next generation to go through what she went through...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Aug 2018

Sibonile Dube
#WomensMonth: Confidence and support networks are the keys to empowerment

Women's empowerment, career development and mentorship programmes a compelling narrative for companies...

17 Aug 2018

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