ARTICLES RELATING TO BUSINESS

SA must join forces to lift economy, says Zuma

2016-02-11 21:10

President Jacob Zuma has appealed to South Africans to come together and sort out its economic differences in-house before they escalate.

Six challenges facing the franchising sector

2016-02-11 13:31

No franchise is immune to economic conditions. Morné Cronjé, head of franchising for FNB Business, looks at the challenges facing entrepreneurs, providing tips on how to overcome them.

Accounting for success

2016-02-09 14:04

Business services company Ariston Global grew 250% last year and was named the 2015 National Small Business Champion by National Small Business Chamber. What is its recipe for success?

Advertorial: PayPal makes payments simpler and more secure

2016-02-08 13:48

PayPal is an essential payments partner for businesses. This is how the payment service is powering e-commerce globally.

SA's private sector activity still negative - PMI

2016-02-03 12:03

Activity in SA’s private sector has remained in decline at the start of 2016, a survey shows.

Brand SA's belief in the country

2016-02-01 11:00

A lot has happened in SA that could leave South Africans despondent, but Linda Sangaret of Brand SA believes in our resilience and ability to move forward.

Choosing a company to back

2016-01-28 10:37

Despite the bleak outlook for 2016, there are still companies that will make good investments. But how do you determine which stocks to invest in?

SA franchising outlook is positive for 2016

2016-01-20 12:10

South Africa has opened its doors to international brands such as Krispy Krème, Burger King and Roco Mamas among others. Will this trend increase during 2016?

Bank confidence falls, with banks tightening lending criteria further

2016-01-19 13:00

A survey released by EY indicates that banking confidence fell in the fourth quarter of 2015, indicating weak business conditions.

Stor-Age builds on market leadership after listing

2016-01-14 10:56

CEO Gavin Lucas, one of the founders of SA's largest self-storage company, shares how he identified the gap in the market and what the company’s future plans are.

 

Business leaders urge Zuma to sell state assets

2016-02-11 16:28

The heads of SA’s biggest companies have urged President Jacob Zuma to sell state firms, hike taxes and review labour laws as part of plan to try and avoid a junk rating.

Ann Bernstein: How cowardly SA business leadership chose road to impotence

2016-02-10 21:43

A pliant business community that retreats from public debate and shows a fear of the government is bad for the country, says Ann Bernstein.

Gordhan, CEOs agree status quo in SA can’t continue

2016-02-08 16:16

A meeting between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and business leaders on how to avoid a junk rating resolved the current situation in the economy can’t continue.

How to start freelancing: A beginner’s guide

2016-02-03 15:52

With the markets decreasing and the possibility of retrenchments soaring, freelancing is starting to look like a stable career choice. Here’s how to make it a stable career for yourself.

Events industry could boost SA growth

2016-02-02 06:39

Growing the Africa events industry by encouraging meetings of local associations to rotate on the continent, could offer a huge opportunity, says an industry leader.

Ton Vosloo on choices, success and how M-Net was started with R50 000

2016-01-29 11:21

To build a successful business one needs a good business plan, a great business team and the support of the board, says former Naspers chair Ton Vosloo.

Cost saving tips for businesses in 2016

2016-01-20 13:30

The unpredictable economy makes for a tough year ahead. Businesses may consider restructuring and letting people go to cut costs. However, there are other ways cut costs.

Ignore corporate governance at your own peril

2016-01-20 07:19

Directors, managers and shareholders would do well to heed some lessons from the past, says a trio of academics.

WATCH: Nigeria's Dangote to start multi-million operations in Zimbabwe

2016-01-15 13:28

Nigeria's Dangote Group is set to begin operations in Zimbabwe soon. This was said by the chief strategist of the multi-billion dollar company, Abdu Mukhtar, who is currently in Harare.

Nenegate drives business confidence to pre-democracy low

2016-01-07 12:39

South Africa's average business confidence in 2015 hit the lowest annual average since 1993, according to the latest index by the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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