Corruption could cost Africa dearly

2015-08-27 21:15

A Dutch staffing agency's withdrawal from Nigeria may indicate a larger trend as firms find it not worth the trouble to continue investing in corrupt countries.

Everyone's blaming the Chinese, but that's incorrect - Dawie Roodt on economic slump

Economist Dawie Roodt says, while China plays a significant role in the current economic downturn, the country is not solely responsible.

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SA businessman designs board game that helps entrepreneurs fine-tune their businesses

Superpreneur is an experiential learning board game that aims to assist new and established entrepreneurs the essentials of running a sustainable business. WATCH.

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Former chamber president passes away

2015-08-17 15:06

Yusuf (Joe) Emeran, who was president of the Cape Chamber of Commerce during the Fifa World Cup year of 2010, has passed away at the age of 76.

Donald Trump calls breastfeeding lawyer ‘disgusting’

2015-07-30 10:41

Real estate magnate ‘ran out of meeting’ as attorney attempts to pump breast milk.

Men still dominate company executive positions - report

2015-07-09 21:15

Only 16% of executive board members at JSE-listed companies are women, according to a new report.

White collar crime wave

2015-07-08 09:40

FORMER electronics shop tycoon Kay Makan, whose businesses have shut down after being robbed by a finance clerk, ironically sits on a special team tasked with fighting business crime in Pietermaritzburg.

Markets blip and go on

2015-07-07 10:10

JOHANNESBURG Stock Exchange shares traded sharply lower yesterday as the Greek contagion hit emerging market stocks.

Businessman repairs ‘shoddy’ pavement

2015-07-02 08:07

A LOCAL businessman has taken it upon himself to fix the wrongs left behind by shoddy workers.

Running a startup in South Africa is not a 'glamorous' business, according to a survey.

Running a startup in South Africa is not a 'glamorous' business, according to a survey.

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It's unavoidable: global economic downturn will impact our cost of living in SA - Dawie Roodt

Economist Dawie Roodt cautions South Africans who believe the global intentional downturn will not affect their pocket.

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3 ways to grow your business in today’s tough economic climate

2015-08-25 16:14

Tips for business owners in an economy which is putting direct and indirect pressure on them as well as consumers who are careful about spending money.

Higher prices concern as rand drops to record low

2015-08-25 10:10

The rand’s slump to a record low against the dollar yesterday after a 15% depreciation this year may force ­interest rates higher and lead to food price increases.

Facebook switches on private messaging for businesses

2015-08-06 07:15

Businesses can now privately communicate with customers through as part of the social networking company's push to make its Messenger app a stand-alone platform.

Men’s dreams of a job are no longer a pie in the sky

2015-07-18 07:38

A PIETERMARITZBURG woman has taken on the task of helping the jobless find jobs from her business on Greyling Street. Sharon Lamport-Muskett, owner of The Pie Lady, said she wanted to help those she saw standing day in and day out along Greyling S...

Power trial looks good

2015-07-08 10:32

THE top 40 users of electricity in ­Pietermaritzburg will soon be notified how successful they were in cutting their power usage during the recent trial project to prevent load shedding in the city.

Businessman’s other staff are all the victims

2015-07-08 09:34

FORMER Pietermaritzburg electronics businessman Kay Makan says Delene Singh, the woman partially responsible for the collapse of his electronics empire, “made a mistake”.

ADVERTORIAL: The importance of business interruption cover for SME’s

2015-07-02 12:32

Business insurance can provide protection that will ensure your business will survive, and even thrive, through the ups and downs.

Mutual benefit possible for Govt, business - dti

2015-06-26 19:05

The relationship between government and private companies should be nurtured as this will assist to re-industrialise the economy, says a dti official.

Tap 'return on involvement' for competitive edge

2015-05-28 19:29

Building competitive advantage needs creative leadership and great creativity comes from the edge, explains Kevin Roberts, Worldwide executive chair of Saatchi & Saatchi.

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