• Man stares over railing
    By MAGNA CARTA
    Standard Bank has been named leading Investment Bank in Africa by EMEA Finance for the seventh consecutive year. The 2014 African Banking Awards reaffirm Standard Bank’s leading position in capital markets  on the continent with the group earning the title of Best Investment Bank in Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. The awards […]
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  • Change
    By PE&R Business Solutions
    Youth unemployment in SA – estimated at over 50% – as elsewhere (eg Italy’s youth unemployment is estimated to be a whopping 44%) poses a serious challenge. In an effort to ameliorate it, government implemented an employee tax incentive programme that kicked off in October 2013. Officially the programme started in January 2014, but employers […]
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  • Map and magnifiying glass
    By Africa Re
    The African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) has established a Corporate Social Responsibility Fund and the African Insurance Awards as part of its mission to foster the development of insurance and reinsurance in Africa. The African Insurance Awards reward the most innovative and sustainable development in the African insurance market, as well as the best corporate management, leadership and governance. […]
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    By Assupol
    Assupol is proud to announce the return of The Hugh Masekela Heritage Festival to the soils of Soweto for the second year running. This not-to-be-missed festival, presented by Assupol and Kaya FM, takes place on Saturday 29 November. The musical offering is hand-picked by bra Hugh himself to celebrate South Africa’s rich cultural heritage. He […]
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    By Brent Munnik
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    By Brent Munnik
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  • Two roads diverged
    By Linda Eedes, Senior Analyst at RECM
    The long-term effects of new laws can be very different to what regulators initially intend.  While increased regulation tends to reduce competition, which is bad for consumers, it can actually benefit established businesses by making it harder for competitors to enter their industry. South African businesses face an array of regulations and compliance requirements that […]
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  • Cloud security
    By Oliver Potgieter, Director, Alto Africa
    On the back of recent research conducted by Alto Africa, a fascinating glimpse has been taken into the data backup habits of some of the most regulated industries in the country: the legal and accounting professions. What we found is that while most practitioners have some measures in place, information isn’t universally well protected – […]
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By The Hospital Association of South Africa
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Risk Management
Risk
By Annelie Smith
The on-going riots and labour disruptions in the platinum industry is causing South African businesses to continually feel the impacts of strikes, which is damaging economic growth, and in turn negatively impacting local businesses within the mining sector, as well as those inadvertently involved.
September 18, 2014 Read More
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By Rothko
The 15th Annual Women in Business Conference organised by students at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business to celebrate women’s month, demonstrated the power of what can happen when women support other women.
August 25, 2014 Read More