Economist trashes cash pile claims

2013-04-24 12:22

Suggestions that local companies are sitting on piles of cash, but are unwilling to invest in the economy are not true, says a leading Old Mutual economist.

Budget exposes SA's fundamental conundrum

2013-03-01 18:48

The Budget Speech was like a snapshot of a car on a hill with its handbrake off - seemingly still, yet at great risk, writes Peter Attard Montalto.

Fin24 answers your tax queries

2013-03-01 10:21

An expert addresses users' budget-related concerns.

How the budget affects consumers

2013-02-28 13:01

What Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said and what it means for consumers.

The budget and small business

2013-02-28 11:02

An industry expert highlights some tax proposals that will have an impact on business owners.

Rand eases as growth concerns linger

2013-02-28 09:05

The rand weakened against the dollar as investors worried about the government's ability to finance a wide budget deficit in the face of poor economic growth.

Budget is a boost for inclusive growth

2013-02-27 21:44

Pravin Gordhan's Budget Speech is consistent with government's commitment to address historical inequities, an analyst says.

Nehawu mixed on Budget Speech

2013-02-27 21:27

Nehawu expressed mixed reaction to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's Budget.

Minister welcomes R6.2bn for small farms

2013-02-27 20:56

Support measures for smallholder farmers and fisheries projects announced in the budget were welcomed by Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson.

Gordhan faced balancing act: Agri SA

2013-02-27 20:28

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan faced a problem in balancing limited income with the needs of South Africans in the 2013 Budget, Agri SA says.


Keep track of company vehicle usage

2013-03-06 15:27

Petrol costs more than ever before, so it makes sense for business owners big and small to monitor employees' mileage.

How consumers benefit from budget relief

2013-03-01 16:12

There were some sweeties for SA's hard-pressed taxpayers in Pravin Gordhan's Budget Speech.

Only for the fat cats

2013-03-01 07:59

The budget failed SA's suffering majority, says Mzwandile Jacks.

On a slippery slope

2013-02-28 11:10

Peter Attard Montalto sees potholes ahead after the Budget Speech.

Keep investing, Gordhan urges business

2013-02-28 09:08

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says businesses should invest in innovation instead of hoarding cash reserves to help South Africa grow faster.

Gordhan: Govt made the right choices

2013-02-28 07:55

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says South Africans are pleased with the budget and he was happy that government had taken many of the right decisions.

FF Plus welcomes tax increase

2013-02-27 21:41

The Freedom Front Plus welcomed the absence of drastic tax increases to supplement a deficit in the national Budget Speech.

Walking the tightrope

2013-02-27 21:21

Shrewd Pravin pulled some rabbits from his sleeve, says Jaco Leuvennink.

'Citizens have no say in govt spending'

2013-02-27 20:32

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's budget means South Africans will not have a say in putting their money to more effective use, trade union Solidarity says.

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.

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