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The consequences of flexible working hours

The consequences of flexible working hours

Suggesting flexible working hours to alleviate traffic congestion as suggested by City Officials could have a serious impact on employees and company productivity.

Business - By Staff Writer | 27 May, 2017
Spur is making a mistake by not listening to boycotters: Solidarity head

Spur is making a mistake by not listening to boycotters: Solidarity head

Solidarity head, Dirk Hermann has tried to set the record straight regarding reports that the union was endorsing or leading a boycott against Spur restaurants, saying that he was simply voicing the ‘unheard’ views of Spur customers.

Business - By Staff Writer | 26 May, 2017
What will happen if South Africa is hit with more downgrades

What will happen if South Africa is hit with more downgrades

Helen Suzman Foundation provides a summary of the most recent decisions taken by the credit ratings agencies on South Africa’s credit rating following the cabinet reshuffle in March this year.

Business, Columns - By Staff Writer | 25 May, 2017
Edcon appoints former Massmart chief as new CEO

Edcon appoints former Massmart chief as new CEO

Struggling retailer Edcon has appointed former Massmart chief, Grant Pattison, as its Group CEO, starting February 2018.

Business - By Staff Writer | 25 May, 2017
Spur boycott affecting a minority of our branches – CEO

Spur boycott affecting a minority of our branches – CEO

The calls for boycotting certain Spur franchises will hit the owners and employees of those branches the hardest, the corporation’s CEO says.

Business - By News24Wire | 25 May, 2017
Net1 CEO to retire after state grant controversy

Net1 CEO to retire after state grant controversy

Net1 have announced that company founder, Serge Belamant, will retire from his position of CEO and a director of the company.

Business - By Staff Writer | 25 May, 2017
5 important things happening in South Africa today

5 important things happening in South Africa today

ANC insiders insist that talk of Zuma’s removal will happen at the NEC meeting this weekend; Denel says it hasn’t been captured by the Guptas – but MPs want proof; Eskom is investigating claims that documents are being destroyed; and Spur’s CEO hits back at Solidarity for supporting a boycott that impacts its own members.

Business, Finance, Government - By Staff Writer | 25 May, 2017
City of Tshwane suspends dodgy R35 million contract

City of Tshwane suspends dodgy R35 million contract

The City of Tshwane has suspended a dodgy contract worth R35 million in the municipality, after whistle blowers approached civil action group, Outa, with a bounty of data around the company involved.

Business, Government - By Staff Writer | 24 May, 2017
The biggest companies in South Africa in 2017

The biggest companies in South Africa in 2017

Forbes has released its annual Global 2000 list, ranking the biggest companies across the world – including those from South Africa.

Business - By Staff Writer | 24 May, 2017
Rand eyes R13 to the dollar ahead of CPI data

Rand eyes R13 to the dollar ahead of CPI data

The rand moved tentatively towards its next resistance level against the US dollar on Wednesday, as the market reacted to speculation around the ANC considering an early recall for president Jacob Zuma.

Business - By Staff Writer | 24 May, 2017
Molefe says he never resigned as Eskom boss

Molefe says he never resigned as Eskom boss

Eskom’s resigned, retired and reinstated chief executive Brian Molefe has flipped the script on his exit once again, now saying that he never resigned from the company, and his leaving the company was a misunderstanding.

Business, Government - By Staff Writer | 23 May, 2017
14,000 government officials caught doing business with the state: report

14,000 government officials caught doing business with the state: report

An investigation by National Treasury has revealed that as many as 14,000 government officials are listed as directors of companies who have contracts with the state, in direct contravention of government regulations.

Business, Government - By Staff Writer | 23 May, 2017
5 important things happening in South Africa today

5 important things happening in South Africa today

Resigned, retired, now Eskom boss Brian Molefe said he was on unpaid leave; Zuma has been barred from addressing Cosatu meetings, with the federation preferring Ramaphosa; Treasury finds 14,000 government officials doing business with the state; and the Black Business Council and Busa split.

Business, Finance, Government - By Staff Writer | 23 May, 2017
Hotel and guest house occupancy rates in South Africa

Hotel and guest house occupancy rates in South Africa

New data from StatsSA shows the average amount spent by tourists in South Africa during its busiest summer months.

Business - By Staff Writer | 22 May, 2017
What we get right – and very wrong – in creating wealth in South Africa

What we get right – and very wrong – in creating wealth in South Africa

Global wealth advisory group, New World Wealth, has scored South Africa when it comes to what it believes are the main factors that encourage wealth growth in a country.

Business - By Staff Writer | 22 May, 2017
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