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Property investment - to sell or not to sell
Property investment - to sell or not to sellArticle

Every investor will at some point be confronted with making a decision on whether or not to sell a long-term asset such as a property, says Praven Subbramoney, CEO of Private Bank Lending at FNB...

2 days ago

Meet the best cpo iphone 7 certified supplier Gorilla Phones SA in South Africa
Meet the best cpo iphone 7 certified supplier Gorilla Phones SA in South AfricaArticle

Would you buy a phone that was in near-original condition at a very low cost and with a warranty? At Gorilla Phones SA you will find the widest variety of models, both from previous years and the most recent ones launched to the market...

Issued by Monetary Library 3 days ago

5 questions to gauge level of governance and ensure business survival
5 questions to gauge level of governance and ensure business survivalArticle

Brian Mhlanga poses five vital questions that board members and the executive team need to ask themselves to ensure that the organisation gets the best possible chance at survival...

Brian Mhlanga 31 Jul 2020

Alvaro Pereira, OECD Economics Department Country Studies director
Covid-19 pandemic raises the urgency of structural reformsArticle

South Africa responded swiftly to the Covid-19 pandemic, but the sharp drop in activity adds to long-standing challenges and raises the urgency of structural reforms, according to a new report...

31 Jul 2020

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Medical practices struggle to recover from lockdownArticle

Hundreds of medical practices are on the verge of collapse because of a fall in the number of visits due to the Covid-19 pandemic...

Coenie Smith 30 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Get rewarded for daily Covid-19 symptom checks
#StartupStory: Get rewarded for daily Covid-19 symptom checksArticle

Vollar, an online platform that allows organisations to incentivise and reward members of a community for doing volunteer work to help others in their area. But when the Covid-19 pandemic hit, the team then had to go back to the drawing board...

Evan-Lee Courie 30 Jul 2020

V&A's R63m food emporium and incubator space set to launch in December
V&A's R63m food emporium and incubator space set to launch in DecemberArticle

The V&A Waterfront is pushing ahead with its plan to develop Makers Landing, a local food destination comprising a food emporium and business incubator...

30 Jul 2020

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Impacting lives through sustainable tourism and transformationArticle

With the gradual easing of border restrictions around the world and as countries slowly start welcoming tourists back, it goes without saying that Covid-19 has been particularly devastating on the tourism sector...

Sisa Ntshona 29 Jul 2020

Appealing to the youth market: Why younger travellers will lead SA's tourism recovery
Appealing to the youth market: Why younger travellers will lead SA's tourism recoveryArticle

As South Africa's travel and tourism sector contemplates the future, it's clear that the country will need to appeal to intrepid, adventurous and more socially- and environmentally-conscious travellers - with the 18-34 category at the heart of its post-Covid recovery...

Tim Louw 28 Jul 2020

Pandemic highlights the importance of dietetics
Pandemic highlights the importance of dieteticsArticle

As diabetes emerges, worldwide, as a top co-morbidity of Covid-19, there's an increasing focus for many of us on our family eating habits and how we can make smart, sustainable improvements to support immunity and overall health through food...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 28 Jul 2020

Hyundai launches Limited Edition of the Venue
Hyundai launches Limited Edition of the VenueArticle

The Hyundai brand is well entrenched in the South African market to the extent that it is a well-respected name in the industry...

Naresh Maharaj 28 Jul 2020

SME Recruitment: A guide to employment contracts
SME Recruitment: A guide to employment contractsArticle

The employment contract is a critical document that regulates the terms and conditions of employment between the employer and the employee...

Siobhan Zurnamer 27 Jul 2020

East Asian countries have looked up to Japan as a model of success.
What drove Asia's economic success stories, and what should Africa emulate?Article

The remarkable economic transformation of Asia in recent decades has attracted global attention. It has ignited scholarly and policy debates about the region's development models and strategies...

Mills Soko 27 Jul 2020

Deductions available for commission earners
Deductions available for commission earnersArticle

Commission earners could make an argument to Sars that they should be allowed to deduct their normal range of business expenses, even if commission is no longer more than 50% of their total remuneration under the exceptional circumstances of the Covid-19 pandemic...

Joon Chong 22 Jul 2020

Tourism recovery plan to be submitted to cabinet next month
Tourism recovery plan to be submitted to cabinet next monthArticle

"Working together with various stakeholders we have put together the tourism recovery plan and we are in the final stages of consultation and we will within the month of August submit the plan for cabinet for approval."

22 Jul 2020

Distressed M&A: You do not have to sell cheaply, but you must move quickly - Part 2
Distressed M&A: You do not have to sell cheaply, but you must move quickly - Part 2Article

In Part 1 of this article, we looked at the difference between traditional and distressed mergers and acquisitions, and how to overcome some of the challenges involved in the buying and selling of a distressed asset...

Tony Lee and Justin Balkin 20 Jul 2020

Buying an inverter - here's what you need to know
Buying an inverter - here's what you need to knowArticle

With load shedding being reintroduced this winter, many individuals and small businesses are considering investing in an inverter that will kick in when the electricity goes off...

16 Jul 2020

Top management tips from Africa's oldest Employer of Record
Top management tips from Africa's oldest Employer of RecordArticle

As one of the longest established organisations on the African continent to offer Employer of Record services, Africa HR Solutions shares the top management benefits a company gains by using an Employer of Record...

Issued by Africa HR Solutions 14 Jul 2020

The Banking Conduct Standard explained
The Banking Conduct Standard explainedArticle

When the Financial Sector Regulation Act was introduced in 2018, the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) was given the explicit mandate of regulating and supervising the way banking institutions conduct themselves in relation to the provision of financial products and services to customers...

10 Jul 2020

ConCourt clarifies nature of the legislative time-bar in collusion case
ConCourt clarifies nature of the legislative time-bar in collusion caseArticle

The Constitutional Court recently delivered a judgment invalidating the commonly applied legislative interpretation that anti-competitive conduct that ceased more than three years ago would not be vulnerable to prosecution...

Lerisha Naidu and Ryan McKerrow 9 Jul 2020

Pick n Pay enables cash deposits at tills
Pick n Pay enables cash deposits at tillsArticle

Customers can now make cash deposits directly into their own bank account at any Pick n Pay till point, anywhere in South Africa.

8 Jul 2020

Consumer protection: Why online contracts need to be regulated
Consumer protection: Why online contracts need to be regulatedArticle

Almost every time you browse a website, click the "accept" icon or download software, you are concluding an online contract ? a non-negotiated contract such as the terms and conditions regulating the use of websites or the privacy policies of online suppliers...

Dr Alec Basson 6 Jul 2020

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Rwanda's Covid-19 pool testing: a savvy option where there's low viral prevalenceArticle

Many countries in East Africa have turned to contact tracing and carrying out Covid-19 tests on thousands of individuals as a way of monitoring and trying to limit transmissions of the new coronavirus. In Rwanda, they have been investigating how they can scale up testing significantly...

Leon Mutesa 3 Jul 2020

Nedbank unveils 'tap-on-phone' functionality
Nedbank unveils 'tap-on-phone' functionalityArticle

Nedbank has unveiled its new tap-on-phone functionality that allows all merchants and business owners to convert their mobile phones into payment acceptance devices...

1 Jul 2020

What do you do with your homestay property?
What do you do with your homestay property?Article

In light of the uncertainty around when borders will reopen and continued restraint even once travel for tourism is permitted, many owners of homestay accommodation (such as Airbnb listings) are considering securing longer leases for their properties....

Chelsea Viljoen 30 Jun 2020

Post-Covid-19: Delivering sustainable energy across Africa
Post-Covid-19: Delivering sustainable energy across AfricaArticle

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the operating environment for both the public and private sectors as a result of the unprecedented lockdowns and restrictions put in place by countries to curb infections...

Siyabonga Mbanjwa 30 Jun 2020

#LockdownLessons: Digital transformation isn't a nice-to-have, it's a basic need
#LockdownLessons: Digital transformation isn't a nice-to-have, it's a basic needArticle

Sylvester Ratlabala, OneConnect CEO, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Shan Radcliffe 29 Jun 2020

Technology will help protect travel bubbles from popping
Technology will help protect travel bubbles from poppingArticle

In 2020 new vocabulary has seeped into global consciousness. From 'new normal' to the more practical yet equally disliked 'social distancing', the additions to this year's dictionary paint a bleak, dystopian picture...

Jeremy Springall 26 Jun 2020

High Court rules SRD grant should be available to asylum seekers, special permit holders
High Court rules SRD grant should be available to asylum seekers, special permit holdersArticle

On 18 June 2020, the Gauteng High Court gave judgment declaring that eligible special permit holders, and asylum seekers with visas valid on 15 March 2020 can access the Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress grant...

Dibuseng Motlokoa and Laura Macfarlane 24 Jun 2020

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How Covid-19 is fast-tracking progress in air freight supply chainsArticle

Few - if any - air freight supply chain stakeholders envisaged a global pandemic and air-traffic shutdown in their business continuity plans, and all had to react quickly, collaboratively and innovatively to cope with the disruption...

23 Jun 2020

How 2020 may equip students to make an impact beyond expectations
How 2020 may equip students to make an impact beyond expectationsArticle

In our annual gathering to mark Youth Month, Coronation hosted an interactive webcast with more than 60 finance and business students to discuss issues they are currently facing...

Issued by Coronation 23 Jun 2020

#BehindtheMask with... Bonga Mpungose, new business director at Fresh AF
#BehindtheMask with... Bonga Mpungose, new business director at Fresh AFArticle

This week, as part of our #YouthMonth feature, we go behind the mask with Bonga Mpungose, new business director at Fresh AF...

Jessica Tennant 17 Jun 2020

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V&A Waterfront partners with Pargo, a click and collect drive-thru serviceArticle

The V&A Waterfront is partnering with Pargo, a click and collect service provider, to offer an alternative for shoppers who want to avoid possible exposure to Covid-19 by queuing in shops, but who still want to collect their own goods...

15 Jun 2020

Financial Sector Laws Amendment Bill to be tabled in Parliament
Financial Sector Laws Amendment Bill to be tabled in ParliamentArticle

Cabinet has approved the tabling of the Financial Sector Laws Amendment Bill, 2020, in Parliament, National Treasury has announced...

12 Jun 2020

How to re-launch your post-Covid-19 career in the hospitality sector
How to re-launch your post-Covid-19 career in the hospitality sectorArticle

In strategic partnership with Visa Solutions and New Leaf Hospitality, a full-service hospitality management and development company located in North Dakota in the USA, the Induku Group is actively recruiting seasoned professionals in the hospitality industry to join the 'Live Your Dream' programme...

Issued by Induku Consulting Group 12 Jun 2020

Back to work for the construction industry, but not business as usual
Back to work for the construction industry, but not business as usualArticle

Global studies show that Covid-19 is probably not going to go away any time soon, and as South Africa slowly starts to emerge...

Morag Evans 11 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Access new youth audiences through gamification, esports
#YouthMonth: Access new youth audiences through gamification, esportsArticle

Arena Events has been hosting various online events catering to different issues affecting the media, marketing and advertising industries and as part of our #YouthMonth content feature, we're covering their Sunday Times Gen Next series...

Jessica Tennant 10 Jun 2020

"We are not doing any business" says street vendor
"We are not doing any business" says street vendorArticle

Report finds 70% of households in poor neighbourhoods source food from informal sector...

Zoë Postman 10 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: Putting a Sparkle in Nigeria's digital ecosystem
#StartupStory: Putting a Sparkle in Nigeria's digital ecosystemArticle

Sparkle, a digital ecosystem providing financial, lifestyle and business support services to Nigerians across the globe, has officially launched by Uzoma Dozie, the former chief executive officer of Diamond Bank...

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Jun 2020

Hair stylist Onele Cembi twists his dreadlocks into the words “Covid-19”. Photo: Thamsanqa Mbovane
Covid-19 report: What does herd immunity mean for South Africa?Article

The latest quality Covid-19 science on schools and children, evidence that physical distancing, masks and eye protection work, herd immunity and what it means for South Africa and more...

GroundUp and Spotlight staff 5 Jun 2020

SA tourism industry lobbies for earlier reopening of inbound tourism
SA tourism industry lobbies for earlier reopening of inbound tourismArticle

The Tourism Business Council of South Africa is advocating for the earlier phased reopening of international tourism to South Africa this year to as soon as September 2020...

5 Jun 2020

What does the future of hotel design look like?
What does the future of hotel design look like?Article

Guy Stehlik, CEO and founder of BON Hotels chats to the hotels interior design building and procurement partner, Grant Gillis as he delves deeper into how the hotel industry can be expected to change, specifically from a design point of view...

Guy Stehlik 2 Jun 2020

#LockdownLessons: Every challenge presents parallel opportunities
#LockdownLessons: Every challenge presents parallel opportunitiesArticle

Professor Mandla Makhanya, Vice Chancellor of Unisa, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the higher education institution is navigating these unusual times...

Shan Radcliffe 28 May 2020

Car maintenance tips
Car maintenance tipsArticle

Safety is a primary benefit of knowing how to look after your car, and a few basic car maintenance tips can keep someone safe, and help extend the life of your car...

26 May 2020

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The case for turning South Africa's coal fields into a renewable energy hubArticle

South Africa is currently one of the world's largest carbon emitters. And it's increasingly being viewed as a pariah that isn't contributing as much as it could to the international fight against global warming and climate change...

Hartmut Winkler 26 May 2020

Africa's CFOs focus on workplace safety - PwC Covid-19 CFO Pulse Survey
Africa's CFOs focus on workplace safety - PwC Covid-19 CFO Pulse SurveyArticle

As governments in Africa start to ease lockdown restrictions and reopen local economies, CFOs are focusing on plans to provide a safe working environment for their employees...

21 May 2020

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