17 district municipalities in 'financial distress' - Treasury

2018-05-22 13:40

Treasury’s state of local government and financial management report for 2016/17 revealed that 17 district municipalities were identified as being in financial distress.

Mkhize slams municipal debt to Eskom as unacceptable

2018-05-16 10:05

In December, municipalities owed Eskom and water boards over R23bn. Scopa met Eskom, CoGTA, SALGA and National Treasury to discuss the problem.

UK set to avoid contraction as services defy Brexit gloom

2016-10-05 13:16

Britain’s powerhouse services industry has grown more than forecast as the economy continued to display resilience following the vote to leave the European Union.

CSG aims for bigger cleaning, security presence

2016-02-16 11:18

CSG Holdings, an AltX-listed contract services company with PSG Private Equity as major shareholder, are aiming for a bigger presence in the cleaning industry.

China’s economy remains resilient, GDP up 6.9%

2015-10-19 07:34

China’s economy expanded quicker than economists forecast in the third quarter as the services sector propped up the world’s second-largest economy.

INFOGRAPHIC: SA's big 5 priorities for inclusive growth

2015-09-01 06:32

They key to accelerating growth in SA can be found in advanced manufacturing, infrastructure, natural gas, service exports and agriculture, says McKinsey.

UK services sector expands faster than expected

2015-02-04 12:30

Britain's service sector has expanded faster than expected in January after growing at the slowest pace in over a year and a half in December.

UK services growth wanes unexpectedly

2015-01-06 13:00

Growth across British services companies has slowed sharply in December and was its weakest since mid-2013.

Irish services sector posts strong growth again

2014-11-05 10:24

Irish services sector activity has expanded rapidly again in October, suggesting that the economy is still posting solid growth.

US services sector growth surges in May

2014-06-04 17:21

Activity in the US services sector, the driver of the world's largest economy, surged in May, a positive sign for growth in the second quarter.


Municipal debt to Eskom worsens significantly, execs tell Parliament

2018-05-16 10:55

The outstanding debt municipalities owe Eskom has grown to R13.88bn, reflecting a worsening situation, Parliament has heard.

UK services pickup keeps economy on track

2016-12-05 13:46

The UK services sector has grown at the fastest pace in 10 months in November, keeping the economy on track to maintain its pace of expansion this quarter.

UK services index posts record jump

2016-09-05 11:15

A gauge of UK services has jumped the most on record in August, adding to evidence of an economic rebound following the shock inflicted by the Brexit vote.

5 things to do before settling on a wedding vendor

2015-11-24 10:17

Make sure you have the best deal you can get.

Services export could be SA's new gold - report

2015-09-02 06:46

Despite a thriving domestic services sector, SA’s share of exports of services remains small, even within its geographic region, cautions a new McKinsey report.

UK services slow sharply in May

2015-06-03 14:45

Growth in Britain's service sector has suffered its sharpest slowdown in nearly four years in May, according to a survey.

More stimulus seen in China services sector

2015-01-06 13:30

China's services sector has grown at its fastest pace in three months in December as new orders have remained strong, a private survey shows.

UK services growth slows sharply

2014-11-05 13:10

Mounting economic uncertainty in Britain has hit growth in its services sector much more than expected, according to a survey.

Irish services sector grows

2014-09-03 11:00

Irish services activity has grown in August at a rate just shy of the seven-year high hit in June, shows a survey.

UK service sector expands steadily

2014-04-03 11:15

Britain's dominant services sector expanded steadily in March, pointing to solid economic growth in the first quarter.

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