UK finance chief floats 15% business tax to boost post-Brexit economy

2016-07-04 07:37

George Osborne has set a goal of lowering the corporate tax rate to 15% in an effort to keep businesses investing in the UK as it prepares to leave the EU.

Brexit impact will be worse than the 2008 crash

2016-06-28 07:12

George Osborne has sought to reassure markets, but the referendum result has sparked a chain of painful events at a time when Britain has no means to protect itself.

British passport loses its shine after Brexit

2016-06-24 16:36

There is now a possibility where South Africans with a UK passport could lose out on the privileges of living and working in Europe without applying for visas.

What now? Brexit win sets stage for two years of bitter talks

2016-06-24 07:07

It’s clear that British voters have opted to walk out on the European Union, setting up at least two years of bitter talks. Here’s a road map of what’s to come.

Brexit vote finally arrives after months of division

2016-06-23 12:15

Britain has begun voting on whether to remain a member of the EU or split from the 28-nation bloc, a once-in-a-generation decision that will determine the UK's future.

Rand on front foot on surprise CPI, 'Bremain'

2016-06-23 07:54

The rand has been on the front foot, trading below R14.60/$ on better than expected inflation data and as markets price in a "Bremain" vote.

Brexit would complicate life in SA - Gordhan

2016-06-20 07:32

As Britons count down the days to a referendum on whether to remain a part of the EU, countries like South Africa are weighing up the cost of either scenario.

Brexit could hurt SA's already ailing GDP growth

2016-06-17 07:48

A Brexit could shave about 0.1 percentage point off SA's economic growth due to its strong trade ties with the UK and EU, say researchers from North-West University.

UK's Miliband says Labour suffered very disappointing election

2015-05-08 07:58

Labour leader Ed Miliband says that his party had suffered a 'very disappointing' night after election results showed it was on track to lose seats and lag far behind Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives.

Waterslide as new transport system?

2014-03-14 13:06

How about some waterslide fun on your way to work?!!


Five scenarios how Brexit can impact SA

2016-06-29 12:40

There are five scenarios the UK and the EU are facing post Brexit that could either boost or hamper SA's trade relations, an SA economist and trade consultant has revealed.

Pound slump deepens amid Brexit turmoil as gold gains with yen

2016-06-27 07:08

The aftershocks of the UK's Brexit vote has continued to reverberate across financial markets, with the pound extending its selloff near a 31-year low.

SA's financial institutions can withstand Brexit shock - Zuma

2016-06-24 13:00

President Jacob Zuma has said government will “advise the South African public” about unfolding developments where necessary around the outcome of the Brexit referendum.

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan speaks out on Brexit vote

2016-06-23 23:24

Listen to an audio clip of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan speaking out on the Brexit vote and what it means for SA.

The Dummies Guide to Brexit - and why there's no one to trust

2016-06-23 11:42

Clive Crook explains why UK voters face a momentous choice when they vote on whether to remain in the European Union on Thursday.

WATCH: Brexit will be financial disaster – Richard Branson

2016-06-21 14:21

Britons will cause 'irreparable damage' both to Great Britain and to Europe if it votes “Leave” in Thursday’s referendum, says entrepreneur Richard Branson.

Brexit campaign on hold after Labour MP murder

2016-06-17 07:58

Both sides of the acrimonious Brexit debate suspended campaigning for a second day after the murder of Labour lawmaker Jo Cox, an advocate for voting to stay in the EU.

UK will lose R2.3trn by 2020 if Brexit occurs

2016-06-16 14:39

Leaving the EU would trigger a recession and set economic growth back by 6% by 2020, a report from the Economist Intelligence Unit has revealed.

'Murderous mom' under psychiatric treatment in UK

2014-06-23 14:38

Tania Clarence, the South African woman accused of murdering her three disabled children, is considering a plea of 'diminished responsibility'.

UK to register cases of female genital mutilation

2014-02-10 14:24

Doctors and nurses in Britain will be required to register cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) as part of efforts to combat the practice.

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