Business must step up to plate as dti dithers on BEE

2015-06-29 10:40

While the Department of Trade and Industry dithers on empowerment codes, the onus remains on big business to transform its supply chains, says an expert.

Allan Greenblo: Opposite approaches – so which BEE “policy” is the ANC’s real one?

2015-06-24 15:43

ANC policy on pension funds seems confusing and contradictory - but only one approach deserves support, says a retirement industry analyst.

Gold Fields may be safe from US action over BEE deal

2015-06-22 11:12

The US Securities Exchange Commission has recommended not taking action against Gold Fields over a 2010 black economic empowerment deal.

Motsepe says he backs meaningful BEE in SA

2015-06-05 09:56

While there should be more focus on entrepreneurship and business competitiveness in SA, billionaire businessman Patrice Motsepe says he still ultimately supports BEE.

Tim Modise with City Press Editor Ferial Haffajee

2015-05-25 16:46

BEE beneficiary Ferial Haffajee is a praise singer of transformation and argues that economic marginalisation of the youth is the big issue SA must confront.

Mining companies on the warpath over BEE

2015-05-17 15:00

Dewald van Rensburg looks at government’s change of heart on black ownership of mines.

Old Mutual unlocks value for BEE shareholders

2015-05-07 19:23

Old Mutual has announced the maturity of its broad-based black economic empowerment transactions that, to date, have created a net value of over R7.9bn.

Court approach on mining compliance delayed

2015-05-06 15:57

The mines ministry has yet to ask a court whether operators may claim to meet black-ownership rules even after shareholders have sold their stake in assets.

Proposed ammendments to BEE legislation: what you need to know

Amended broad-based black economic empowerment (BEE) codes are set to come into effect on May 1 this year. We speak to an expert about the implications. Watch.

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Eskom: Insisting on 50% BEE will send coal suppliers abroad

2015-03-16 15:26

A conflict has been revealed between the Mining Charter’s requirement for 26% BEE ownership and Eskom's insistence on 50%+ for coal suppliers.


The true value of SA's BEE deals revealed

2015-06-29 07:48

A massive R317bn generated shows that recent statements that BEE deals do not create substantial value are false, according to research by Intellidex.

Xolani Qubeka: new BEE codes will compel private sector to transform faster

2015-06-23 16:36

A small business analyst warns entrepreneurs that they shouldn't wait for hand-outs but instead focus on the sectors they intend to grow in.

Slow paced JSE transformation a ticking time bomb

2015-06-19 13:20

Fatima Vawda, founder and CEO of 274 investment managers, says blacks own or have direct influence of 3% of the R12trn invested on the Stock Exchange.

Herman Mashaba on BEE, labour laws and the state of education

2015-05-26 15:48

Herman Mashaba, founder of Black Like Me Limited, believes race-based economic transformation policies will undermine economic growth and polarise society.

Davies withdraws BEE change after company backlash

2015-05-19 15:53

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has scrapped a plan to change BEE rules that threatened to put new investment deals in the country on hold for months.

‘Broad-based’ gets dumped from BEE codes

2015-05-10 15:42

This may end incentives to include workers and community groups in empowerment deals, writes Dewald van Rensburg.

BEE compliance rule may hurt top companies

2015-05-07 13:00

Some of the biggest companies in SA could fall foul of regulations and lose business after the government changed how it scores their BEE compliance.

Water department berated over slow BEE

2015-04-30 10:45

ANC MP Mlungisi Johnson has lashed out at officials of the water and sanitation department for being too slow in encouraging black business with government.

Courts to decide on mines ownership compliance

2015-03-31 14:51

Mines minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi says there has been 'no consensus' with industry over a mandated target of 26% black ownership.

Bridging the BEE gap

2015-03-12 07:17

When you build a house you start with the foundations, not the roof, says Leopold Scholtz.

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