Struan Robertson
Income tax: Preparing for the inevitable IT14SD - Meredith Harington

Struan Robertson[Struan Robertson] We have seen a substantial increase in SARS compliance monitoring through their audit department and a requirement to submit an IT14SD...

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Danette Breitenbach
Downgrades, elections and surviving the Zuma era. There's still hope

Image source: Gallo/Getty
Image source: Gallo/Getty
[Danette Breitenbach] The latest Budget comes at a difficult time with the elections around the corner, a downgrade hanging in the balance and trying to mop up after nine years of corruption and maladministration...

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Nicci Botha
What will the budget hold in store for us?

Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni. Photo:IFP
Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni. Photo:IFP
[Nicci Botha] As always, the annual Budget Speech carries trepidation and optimism for taxpayers in equal quantities...

Posted 2 months ago | Like
Kate Mollett
Hyper-availability is the key to success for fintechs

Kate Mollett, regional manager, Veeam
Kate Mollett, regional manager, Veeam
[Kate Mollett] African fintech startups have enjoyed a massive wave of investment in the last two years. But if they don't deliver on shareholder expectations, they may well go the way of the Dot.Com bubble...

Posted 3 months ago | Like
Bronwyn Williams
#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[Bronwyn Williams] 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)...

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#BizTrends2019: Bitcoin - changing money since '09

Nasreen Saunders, CEO & founder of Umphakathi weAfrika
Nasreen Saunders, CEO & founder of Umphakathi weAfrika
[Nasreen Saunders] On 9th January, Bitcoin - that mystically cryptic medium of exchange of invisible money (cryptocurrency) directly to another person (peer-to-peer) - turns 10...

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Chris Ogden
Booming sector needs African solutions

Booming sector needs African solutions[Chris Ogden] A decade ago, Africa's financial services landscape was virtually dormant, but there's been some staggering growth...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Nicci Botha
What will Mboweni talk about in the MTBPS?

What will Mboweni talk about in the MTBPS?
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[Nicci Botha] Just a few weeks into his tenure Minister, Tito Mboweni, will deliver his first Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) on 24 October...

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Nicci Botha
Regulations keep IFAs awake at night

Regulations keep IFAs awake at night
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[Nicci Botha] Independent financial advisers (IFAs) believe one of their greatest challenges now and over the next five years is regulations related to the industry...

Posted 6 months ago | Like
Marcus ‘The Maltese Falcon’ Brewster
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Who wants to be a millionaire?

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Who wants to be a millionaire?
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[Marcus ‘The Maltese Falcon’ Brewster] If you already have a yacht and two airplanes, guess what the latest status symbol is? Russian oligarchs already know the punchline - a Maltese passport - but it's no laughing matter (and it's certainly not cheap either)...

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Nicci Botha
Amid the chaos, Vuca is the new normal in SA

Policy specialist, Theo Venter
Policy specialist, Theo Venter
[Nicci Botha] Vuca - the acronym for volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity - is the new normal within the South African political context, said policy specialist, Theo Venter...

Posted 7 months ago | Like
Nicci Botha
Recession? What recession? Now let's talk land reform

Dr Roelof Botha
Dr Roelof Botha
[Nicci Botha] Economist, Dr Roelof Botha is quite adamant that South Africa is not in a recession despite what Stats SA said...

Posted 7 months ago | Like (1)
Nicci Botha
#WomensMonth: Magda Wierzycka talks passion and business

Magda Wierzycka, CEO: Sygnia
Magda Wierzycka, CEO: Sygnia
[Nicci Botha] When state capture and corporate wrong doing started oozing out in the media, Magda Wierzycka was a lone voice brave enough to speak out against corruption...

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Ilanie Brits
The struggle of saving - Meredith Harington

Ilanie Brits[Ilanie Brits] It is becoming more and more difficult to save, and for some people it often feels like an accomplishment just surviving from payday to payday. This struggle from month to month makes it easy to forget the importance of saving for our future...

Posted 8 months ago | Like
Nicci Botha
Nav(igating) your way to financial health

Nav(igating) your way to financial health[Nicci Botha] We've all had those moments of looking at our bank balance and wonder where all your money has gone, well FNB has launched a new app that keeps track of your spending at any time or place...

Posted 10 months ago | Like
Nicci Botha
#YouthMonth: The curious case of millennials and their money

Elize Botha, managing director, Old Mutual Unit Trusts
Elize Botha, managing director, Old Mutual Unit Trusts
[Nicci Botha] To the older generations, millennials are an enigma. They are the first true digital natives, and in South Africa they are also the first generation to bear the fruits of democracy and empowerment...

Posted 10 months ago | Like
Glen Bresler
Corporate governance in owner-managed business - Meredith Harington

Glen Bresler[Glen Bresler] The recent corporate scandals that have rocked South Africa, and in particular the role that auditors have played in not preventing these scandals, is a cause for concern for all business in South Africa...

Posted 10 months ago | Like (1)
Hanno le Roux
SARS wants their bit of your bitcoin - Meredith Harington

Hanno le Roux[Hanno le Roux] A look into what guidance SARS has provided on how cryptocurrencies should be treated for tax purposes, as well as some key questions which still remain...

Posted 11 months ago | Like
Danette Breitenbach
Exploring the evolution of blockchain

Adrian Hope-Bailie, chief standards officer: Ripple
Adrian Hope-Bailie, chief standards officer: Ripple
[Danette Breitenbach] When Bitcoin and cryptocurrency first hit the scene, people really jumped on the bandwagon, thinking they were part of a revolution...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Danette Breitenbach
Taking blockchain mainstream

Aatish Ramkaran, digital architect, Nedbank
Aatish Ramkaran, digital architect, Nedbank
[Danette Breitenbach] It is difficult to believe that in 1992 the internet was little understood; yet today people can't live without it. This is where blockchain has to get to, if it is to be successful...

Posted 1 year ago | Like