French still chary of UK business trends

2014-04-09 10:08

Things are changing in France's business world, where the state influence doesn't always trump business interest.

Turning risk into opportunity

2014-03-26 17:12

Starting a business in SA is not for the faint-hearted.

Global firms on Russian sanctions alert

2014-03-23 11:59

A deepening economic standoff between Russia and the West over Ukraine has sent exporters scrambling to protect revenues and some global firms halting services.

Businesses fear effects from Russian sanctions

2014-03-21 16:33

US and European sanctions against Russia are already having a ripple effect beyond their immediate targets.

Zuma: Don't favour youth over older workers

2014-03-20 10:39

Youth employment must be encouraged, but this does not mean older workers must be neglected, says President Jacob Zuma.

Eskom outages to take higher toll on business

2014-03-04 10:23

Power outages are a leading cause of business interruption in SA and the economic impact is likely to increase even more, warns an expert.

A helping hand for SA’s young men

2014-02-25 16:43

Corporate South Africa is joining hands to tackle the lack of direction for many young men in SA.

Upswing in owner-occupied commercial property

2014-02-11 17:15

Businesses have been looking to purchase buildings for their own use rather than opting to rent their business premises, says an expert.

Africa's business graduates celebrated

2014-02-03 15:19

Edinburgh Business School has been offering executive education in Africa since 1990 and is hosting a graduation ceremony to honour its graduates.

City of Joburg reaches out to tourism's private sector

2013-10-15 09:55

The City of Johannesburg has launched a tourism sub-committee to fast-track tourism's economic potential in the city.

Sarb sentiment indicator falls in June

2013-08-20 10:31

The South African Reserve Bank's monthly leading business cycle indicator decreased by 0.6%, mainly because of less residential business plans passed in the period.

Running the race

2013-07-07 10:10

Ian Mann on lessons to be learned from tackling the Comrades Marathon.

Ministry says it is not bad for business

2013-03-06 19:57

The communication department has denied being bad for business, claiming that no business people have ever raised concerns about uncertainty.

Business responds to Gordhan's budget

2013-02-27 20:23

Business groups had a mixed response to the Budget Speech with Sacci saying it failed to outline plans to reduce the inflated public wages bill.

SA-Kenya seeking closer business ties

2013-01-25 20:07

An SA trade delegation has visited Kenya in a bid to strengthen business engagement between the two countries and explore each other's markets.

Council to help US compete in SA

2012-12-11 07:57

A leading US business group is creating a new body as part of a broader effort to respond to increased competition in SA, from China, Europe and others.

Zuma meets business, labour

2012-10-17 12:43

President Jacob Zuma has convened a follow-up summit with leaders of organised labour and business to discuss problems facing the South African economy.

Eskom supplier R83m in debt

2012-09-04 11:28

A specialist electrical services supplier which helped Eskom erect power lines throughout SA has debts amounting to R83m, a report says.

It's not about MBAs

2012-08-16 12:37

Marilize van Niekerk tells how sheer determination helped her move from being a humble clerk to owning her own business.

Home-based businesses: Can it work?

2012-07-12 12:00

Making money from the ‘comfort’ of your own home sounds great. But, is it a smart move?

Red tape chases firms from SA

2012-07-10 09:42

More relaxed rules and regulations in other African countries are drawing SA engineering firms, says an industry player.

De Lille: Cape Town equipping business

2012-05-15 16:20

Cape Town recognises the important role of business and is introducing plans to support it, says mayor Patricia de Lille.


Mbeki talks big business

2014-03-30 16:33

Former president Thabo Mbeki talks to Carien du Plessis of City Press about the role of the private sector and its relationship with the government.

EU business still on the upswing - index

2014-03-24 15:39

Business activity in the eurozone expanded in March for the ninth month in a row, adding to hopes that the currency bloc is on the road to economic recovery.

Opportunity lies on the other side of risk

2014-03-21 18:21

Challenges such as strikes, load shedding and e-tolls reinforce the statement that starting and running a business in South Africa is not for the faint-hearted.

Russia will not bail out company owners

2014-03-20 12:19

The Russian government will not bail out company owners who may face financial difficulties as it did during the 2008-2009 crisis.

SA must step up business tourism competition

2014-03-17 15:13

South Africa needs to grow business travel if it wants to stay ahead of other African countries, warns an expert.

Gordhan: Black, white must work together

2014-02-27 14:50

It is time for black and white businesses to find each other and work together to establish partnerships, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

The budget and your business

2014-02-25 10:44

PricewaterhouseCoopers take a look at changes that could be in store for business owners in Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's budget speech.

Strengths and pitfalls of family businesses

2014-02-07 11:57

Over a complete business cycle family businesses outperform other types of businesses, but they do need to avoid some potential pitfalls, says an expert.

Reserve Bank indicator down 0.2%

2014-01-21 10:25

The Reserve Bank's monthly leading business cycle indicator edged down 0.2% month-on-month in November, partly on a drop in residential building plans passed.

More difficult to do business in SA

2013-10-29 18:36

South Africa's ranking on the World Bank's annual survey on the ease of doing business has worsened.

CEOs: Africa is on the rise

2013-10-13 13:06

Africa’s CEOs are optimistic about the prospects for growth over the next 12 months, according to the PWC Africa Business Agenda 2013.

Scams net big profits from big business

2013-07-17 12:10

Sophisticated new scams doing the rounds of big business have left many executives with red faces and dented company coffers, according to a report.

Business welcomes new mediation rules

2013-05-09 14:01

New mediation rules take business and individuals a step closer towards access to swift and efficient outcomes to disputes, the Cape Chamber of Commerce says.

Business chamber lashes out at Pule

2013-03-05 18:49

Business is becoming frustrated by the department of communications and Minister Dina Pule's poor performance, warns the Cape Chamber of Commerce.

Record year for Toyota, Nissan

2013-01-29 09:51

Toyota and Nissan posted record sales for 2012 as they benefited from increased demand and Toyota recaptured the World's Most Prolific Automaker crown from General Motors.

London black taxis need rescue

2012-10-31 09:29

The company that builds London's famous black taxis has appointed accountants to look at options, among them the sale of the company, if funding cannot be arranged to save it.

Bespoke Bufori under sales siege

2012-10-11 14:39

The global economic doldrums may have weighed on businesses around the world, but in Malaysia carmaker Bufori struggles to keep up with demand as orders pour in from China and the Middle East.

Go with the flow

2012-08-30 16:09

Harness your natural leadership traits, says Glenda Noemdoe.

Union: Joint effort needed in bad times

2012-07-25 17:15

The government, business and labour leaders need to work together for South Africa to survive the current turbulent economic times, says trade union Uasa.

Home-based businesses: Can it work?

2012-07-10 12:00

Making money from the ‘comfort’ of your own home sounds great. But, is it a smart move?

'Counter EU risk by trusting business'

2012-06-29 16:02

SA can safeguard against the fallout of a potential credit freeze if the government adopts a more trusting attitude towards business‚ says Investec economist Annabel Bishop.

Gordhan: Business needs one voice

2011-11-14 15:43

A key problem for business is finding a way to speak with one voice, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

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