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Harkrishan Singh, director of application development, AlphaCodes
The new reality for financial servicesArticle

Now more than ever, the customer is king, and financial services organisations need to be able to cater to changing demand...

Harkrishan Singh 21 Apr 2021

Kennedy Bungane, incoming CEO, Africa Bank
Kennedy Bungane appointed CEO of Africa BankArticle

Kennedy Bungane has been appointed chief executive officer (CEO) and an executive director of Africa Bank. His appointment, effective 14 April 2021, follows approval from the Prudential Authority...

15 Apr 2021

Greg Gatherer, account manager, Liferay Africa
5 reasons financial services must go digital firstArticle

Although the topic of digital transformation has been discussed extensively over the past year, the fact is that it is a critical one that has a significant impact on almost all industries...

Greg Gatherer 14 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Thobile Tshabalala, head of Brand at Old Mutual
#BehindtheBrandManager: Thobile Tshabalala, head of Brand at Old MutualArticle

Thobile Tshabalala, head of Brand at Old Mutual is responsible for implementing the overall brand strategies and marketing-related plans to build and grow the Old Mutual brand...

Jessica Tennant 9 Apr 2021

Cybersecurity is key during digital transformation in the financial services sector
Cybersecurity is key during digital transformation in the financial services sectorArticle

The financial services landscape is changing quickly as banks face increasing competition from technology-based financial services...

Sarthak Rohal 31 Mar 2021

Christine Rodrigues, partner, Bowmans
Insurers brace for fresh wave of regulatory reforms in 2021Article

Non-life insurers will have to stay on their toes throughout 2021. Hard on the heels of the Covid-19 business interruption judgements that caught some insurers off guard in 2020...

9 Mar 2021

The newest addition to the Gordon Institute of Business Science, plans on making a big difference across Africa
The newest addition to the Gordon Institute of Business Science, plans on making a big difference across AfricaArticle

With the eruption of the pandemic, the fault lines in our economic system have become all too apparent. A new collaborative model would need to be fostered between the public, private and civic sectors across Africa to deploy capital directly towards primary markets, thereby re-establishing the primary function of linking capital to means of production, labour and technology...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 1 Mar 2021

Brent Haumann, managing director, Striata Africa
Financial services and digital transformation. Is it happening fast enough?Article

The financial services industry is no exception to the pandemic-driven need to transform to high-quality digital experiences to customers, employees, and partners almost overnight...

Brent Haumann 17 Feb 2021

What is IT decentralisation and how is it changing the way we live?
What is IT decentralisation and how is it changing the way we live?Article

Competing in the digital world has become paramount for large organisations. Companies are constantly seeking ways to remain relevant while still maintaining good business practices and their bottom line...

Michelle Slabbert 5 Feb 2021

Old Mutual appoints Avatar and Mortimer Harvey
Old Mutual appoints Avatar and Mortimer HarveyArticle

Old Mutual has appointed Mortimer Harvey and Avatar to provide below-the-line services...

15 Dec 2020

Anthony Govender, founder and CEO, ASI Financial Services
SA's financial services sector isn't close to transformation. Here's how to fix itArticle

The South African financial services industry, and in particular the asset management sector, is not even close to being transformed enough to reflect the country's population...

Anthony Govender 8 Dec 2020

Why real-time, always-on consumer data is a necessity
Why real-time, always-on consumer data is a necessityArticle

We explore the benefits of having access to a continuous flow of consumer data in a changed world...

Jenni Pennacchini, Issued by KLA 25 Nov 2020

How connectivity, tech is disrupting the maritime sector
How connectivity, tech is disrupting the maritime sectorArticle

While the maritime sector is beginning to reap the benefits of integrating smart solutions in its operations, there are barriers that it needs to overcome to ensure that it optimally leverages the adoption of technology...

Khaya Mbanga 12 Nov 2020

TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris 'In it with you' Liberty repositioning places humanity at the heart of financial services
TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris 'In it with you' Liberty repositioning places humanity at the heart of financial servicesArticle

The year 2020 will go down as the time that changed peoples' way of life and their outlooks, and focused thoughts on personal welfare and financial survival...

Issued by TBWA 3 Nov 2020

Technology & TCF in uncertain times. Top 5 trends during the Covid-19 pandemic
Technology & TCF in uncertain times. Top 5 trends during the Covid-19 pandemicArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has had far-reaching and irrevocable consequences for countless industries in South Africa. The financial services sector - and the way it is regulated - is no exception...

Caroline da Silva, Brandon Topham & Lyndwill Clarke 1 Oct 2020

Public comment sought on draft Cofi Bill
Public comment sought on draft Cofi BillArticle

National Treasury is soliciting public comments on the second draft of the Conduct of Financial Institutions (Cofi) Bill, which was published on Monday...

29 Sep 2020

Treasury advisors body launched
Treasury advisors body launchedArticle

A voluntary organisation, the South African Association of Treasury Advisors (SAATA), was recently launched to represent both big and small treasury advisors...

14 Sep 2020

Will digital integration kill traditional banks?
Will digital integration kill traditional banks?Article

From online shopping to financial transactions to e-learning - just about all aspects of life are feeling the march of technology advances...

Kobus Badenhorst, 31 Aug 2020

Kelello Nkadimeng
The struggle for the RDR to find its regulatory footingArticle

The Twin Peaks regulatory model (Twins Peaks) was implemented in April of 2018, fundamentally changing the South African financial regulatory system into two regulatory streams...

Kelello Nkadimeng 28 Aug 2020

Digital transformation in the financial services sector
Digital transformation in the financial services sectorArticle

Data protection and cybercrime are becoming more pressing issues for financial services companies to address from a legal perspective, as Covid-19 accelerates digital transformation...

Carla Collett et al. 7 Aug 2020

Ferdie Pieterse appointed CEO of Experian Africa
Ferdie Pieterse appointed CEO of Experian AfricaArticle

Ferdie Pieterse has been appointed as the new chief executive officer for Experian Africa, effective immediately...

24 Jul 2020

Nurturing the CA(SA) pipeline during a pandemic
Nurturing the CA(SA) pipeline during a pandemicArticle

As the South African economy flails under Covid-19 and a downgrade to junk status, The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (Saica) talks to chartered accountants [CA(SA)] Ignatius Sehoole about the importance of ensuring we continue to bring top-quality CAs(SA) into the system...

Roberta Coci, Issued by SAICA 30 Jun 2020

Gary Palmer, CEO, Paragon Lending Solutions
Strong economic headwinds allow alternate finance to test its mettleArticle

In a severely depressed market, banks are retreating, traditional lending has all but dried up, and the the Sarb is cautioning against extraordinary shocks. Alternate finance may hold the key to keep the economy ticking over.

12 Jun 2020

Payments innovation in the face of adversity
Payments innovation in the face of adversityArticle

The more extreme the situation, the more likely it is to fast-track new developments, says Craig Duggan...

12 Jun 2020

Life insurance - demonstrating value in a post-pandemic economy
Life insurance - demonstrating value in a post-pandemic economyArticle

Covid-19 and 10 years of declining growth put the South African economy into freefall. Insurers are heading into an environment where consumers will be under tremendous financial pressure and questioning the value proposition of all their financial planning solutions...

9 Jun 2020

Sindiswa Makhubalo, head: bank and payment providers, FSCA
Exploring the new frontier: open bankingArticle

The concept of open banking is forcing banks to rethink financial services as it's understood today. Realising that this is the new frontier, the FSCA is far advanced in its research into open banking...

Sindiswa Makhubalo 3 Jun 2020

Financial services sector prepped to tackle Covid-19 black swan
Financial services sector prepped to tackle Covid-19 black swanArticle

Covid-19 is a black swan event disrupting social and business activities across the world with unknown consequences and duration...

29 May 2020

Brian Wieser, global president, Business Intelligence, WPP.
The impact of Covid-19 on global advertising investment [report]Article

Brands cut $50bn from global adspend in wake of Covid-19, according to Warc's new report; Global Advertising Trends: The impact of Covid-19 on ad investment...

28 May 2020

Continental virtual summit to discuss support for small business in wake of Covid-19
Continental virtual summit to discuss support for small business in wake of Covid-19Article

Business leaders to debate challenges, opportunities and requirements of further relief efforts...

Issued by Shift Impact Africa 26 May 2020

Understanding rewards-based marketing
Understanding rewards-based marketingArticle

TLC Marketing Worldwide, a rewards-based company established in 1954, is premised on two core principles, namely that brands should add value rather than discounting and that added value should reward everyone...

Issued by TLC Marketing Worldwide 18 May 2020

Carla Collett
Big data and the South African financial services sectorArticle

Changes in the way customers expect to engage with the financial services sector and increasing pressure from regulators is compelling financial services companies to come up with innovative ways to manage their data...

Carla Collett 15 May 2020

Fasset hands repeat candidates an invaluable opportunity
Fasset hands repeat candidates an invaluable opportunityArticle

Saica has secured funding from the Financial and Accounting Services Sector Education and Training Authority (Fasset) to run its Thuthuka ITC Repeat Programme...

Issued by SAICA 16 Apr 2020

Align your home loan to a Covid-19 payment relief programme
Align your home loan to a Covid-19 payment relief programmeArticle

If your personal or business financial plan is in disarray as a result of SA's lockdown measures, this could be your solution....

Issued by Private Property South Africa 3 Apr 2020

What does life after lockdown look like for business?
What does life after lockdown look like for business?Article

The global Covid-19 pandemic has made its presence felt in South African retail and consumer-focused businesses...

3 Apr 2020

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The effect of the coronavirus outbreak on the sports and entertainment industry and thus sponsorshipArticle

Judith Mugeni from Ganizani Consulting shares her thoughts on the effect of the Covid-19/coronavirus outbreak on the sports and entertainment industry and how this affects sponsorship...

Judith Mugeni 13 Mar 2020

Embracing hyper-automation for business growth
Embracing hyper-automation for business growthArticle

Hyper-automation is considered to be one of the most important trends in the ICT sector today...

Rousseau Kluever 5 Mar 2020

#BlockchainAfrica: The impact of blockchain on the global economy
#BlockchainAfrica: The impact of blockchain on the global economyArticle

In 2020, many of the world's most influential business executives and policymakers are aware of blockchain's potential to turn the global economy around...

Ilija Acimovic 4 Mar 2020

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Global advertising spend set to rise by 7.1% to $660bn in 2020 [report]Article

The Alphabet and Facebook 'duopoly' is now worth more to advertisers than TV...

27 Feb 2020

There has been a slide in the levels of foreign direct investment in Africa. Wikimedia Commons
African countries aren't getting as much as they should from foreign direct investmentArticle

Economic growth is driven by a number of factors. These include foreign direct investment, national savings, household spending, fiscal and monetary policies...

Muazu Ibrahim 25 Feb 2020

More companies embrace new ways of working
More companies embrace new ways of workingArticle

Companies are increasingly softening to the ideas of remote working and flexitime as the understanding of the importance of employee wellness on productivity starts gaining ground...

6 Feb 2020

Sports sponsorship market to record strongest growth [report]
Sports sponsorship market to record strongest growth [report]Article

Global sports sponsorship market to record strongest growth in a decade, with spend reaching $48bn in 2020...

28 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Cybersecurity trends predictions
#BizTrends2020: Cybersecurity trends predictionsArticle

The realities of the negative impact of modern cyber threats arguably hit home for South Africans in 2019 - more than any other year...

Brian Pinnock 9 Jan 2020

Matt Putman, CEO of iKhokha.
SMEs can now also sell prepaid products and services digitallyArticle

Until recently, only larger retailers could sell consumers airtime, data and prepaid utility services digitally but now small business owners across South Africa have been empowered to start selling these products without any cash outlay...

24 Dec 2019

#BestofBiz 2019: Finance & Insurance
#BestofBiz 2019: Finance & InsuranceArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

16 Dec 2019

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