How to help employees with debt

2015-07-19 15:12

Big companies have played a significant role in reducing the indebtedness of their employees and, by doing so, have improved the quality of life of the country’s citizens, writes Frank Magwegwe

Nene: Business, govt must work together

2014-06-24 19:40

The private sector and government must work together to stimulate the economy, which needed to be more competitive, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

South Africa enters economic deep freeze

2014-06-11 06:00

Winter's arrival in SA is a fittingly chill metaphor for an economy beset by labour unrest, flat-lining output, rising inflation and waning external confidence.

Gordhan: Better living conditions for miners

2014-02-18 11:45

Better living conditions are needed in the mining sector, which plays an important role in the economy, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Zuma: Business must woo investors at Davos

2014-01-16 16:30

President Jacob Zuma has encouraged a business delegation to market South Africa at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

More jobs, but less work

2013-11-03 16:23

Unemployment figures have dropped sharply in the third quarter of this year, but this is only part of the truth, according to a report.

Budget too good to be true - opposition parties

2013-10-23 19:15

Mixed reaction greeted the country's mini budget, with opposition parties saying they were discouraged and the ruling party expressing satisfaction.

Gordhan cans state credit cards, puts lid on bling cars

2013-10-23 15:02

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has put a lid on state spending, canning official credit cards, million rand cars, luxury hotels and expensive home upgrades.

Curb fiscal, budget deficits, urges DA

2013-10-21 14:54

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan must rein in both budget and fiscal deficits and stand firm against pressure from the left in his mini budget, says the DA.

Zuma set to launch Saldanha Bay zone

2013-10-08 18:30

After many years of planning and research, President Jacob Zuma will launch the Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone soon.


Cracks in oversight should be a concern - Madonsela

2014-08-21 05:00

Cracks and weaknesses in public oversight should be of concern to Parliament, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's office says.

R179m for small firms in the Cape

2014-06-20 20:31

R179m will be used to assist and develop small and medium-sized businesses, says Western Cape Premier Helen Zille.

Too late to avert 44% debt - Treasury

2014-02-27 20:16

It is too late for South Africa to prevent national debt reaching 44% of GDP within the next two years, finance director general Lungisa Fuzile says.

Will Gordhan stick to sound principles?

2014-02-17 16:56

The National Budget speech may have more of a political ring to it than usual with elections only about three months away.

Cosatu cheers ANC manifesto despite doubts

2014-01-15 13:17

The Congress of SA Trade Unions says the ANC's election manifesto has taken on board many working class demands, but the youth wage subsidy remains a concern.

Busa welcomes commitment to NDP

2013-10-23 19:38

Business Unity SA has welcomed the mini budget's re-affirmation of the government's commitment to the National Development Plan.

Budget in a nutshell

2013-10-23 15:17

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has tabled a mini budget loaded with cost cutting measures, starting in parliament.

Fedusa calls for tax on super rich

2013-10-22 18:37

The mini budget needs to focus on education, limited tax base erosion and tax the super rich, says the Federation of Unions of SA.

Numsa still flustered by NDP, Marikana

2013-10-18 15:15

As Numsa prepares for its special national congress, it remains shocked by the adoption of the National Development Plan and the Marikana massacre, the union says.

Youth subsidy a mega jobspinner - expert

2013-10-01 22:36

The proposed youth wage subsidy is a winning concept which could create up to 800 000 jobs within just 18 months, says an economist.

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