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ETI needs revision to ease the admin burden

Although the motives are good, the negative impact of the ETI is that it places an administrative burden on payroll departments

By Lavine Haripersad 1 day ago

Getting loans with or without credit checks

Many businesses see loans as a cash advance, and to an extent that's what they are; but the interest that comes with them can't be ignored

Issued by Monetary Library 1 day ago

Billions held in impact investments in Africa

The 2016 African Investing for Impact Barometer shows that investments that seek to combine financial returns with positive social, environmental and/or governance outcomes are flourishing on the African continent

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 1 day ago

South African Customer Satisfaction Index shows fondness for fast foods

The Consulta 2016 National South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi) reflects that South Africans are fond of fast food

2 days ago

From funders to partners: The changing face of commercial agri-finance in South Africa

Over the past three decades, the South African agriculture financing landscape has undergone some significant shifts, the two most apparent of which have been

By Zhann Meyer 2 days ago

Treasury rejects claims of calamitous job losses from sugar tax

Treasury has rejected claims of calamitous job losses resulting from the imposition of a health promotion levy

By Linda Ensor 2 days ago

Tabech wins Seedstars Mozambique round

Mobile insurance startup Tabech has been selected as the winner of the Mozambique round of Seedstars World for its Móvelcare product. It was also announced that the annual Seedstars Africa Regional Summit will take place in Mozambique

2 days ago

Seven ways PE managers can ride the current tough wave

The current muted growth environment in Africa presents a unique opportunity for private equity (PE) managers to demonstrate their expertise

By Debbie O'Hanlon 2 days ago

Finding known solutions for loan consolidation prior to business

If you're not familiar with loan consolidation, it basically means what it sounds like: where there are multiple loans or families of debt, there is the possibility of combining them for simplification of expense payoff

Issued by Monetary Library 2 days ago

Increase marketing capital through debt consolidation

It makes sense to decrease your expenses wherever possible. Since you're likely going to have debt starting out, a wise way to do this is through consolidation of that debt

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 2 days ago

King James the Second wins Allan Gray account

Allan Gray today announced its appointment of King James the Second (II) shortly after leaving its current agency, Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

Retailers set to lose billions as card-not-present fraud rises

Retailers stand to lose $71 billion globally from fraudulent CNP (Card-Not-Present) transactions over the next five years

3 days ago

Stalled PPAs are hurting investors and govt's growth objectives

The DoE and Eskom again did not provide any clarity to investors in the renewable energy sector as to when the power utility will sign PPAs

21 Jun 2017

The Mining Charter vindicates the downgrade, says Fitch

Credit rating agency Fitch says the new Mining Charter showed that its decision to cut SA's sovereign credit rating to junk in April was correct

By Robert Laing 3 days ago

New law crimps hospital cash-back plans

The demarcation regulations clearly distinguish between medical insurance products and medical aid schemes

By Roland Buys 20 Jun 2017

Government allowed to recover R1.125bn from Absa

Government is allowed to recover R1.125 billion in misappropriated public funds from Absa Bank and its predecessor Bankorp

20 Jun 2017

Hollard partners with Cigna

Insurer Hollard planned "significant acquisitions" on the continent in the next few years

20 Jun 2017

Reserve Bank to challenge Public Protector's remedial action

The Reserve Bank has been advised to bring urgent review proceedings to court to have the remedial action announced by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane set aside

20 Jun 2017

Financial Planning Institute gets RCB status

The Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa (FPI) has recently been approved by the South Africa Revenue Services (Sars) as a recognised controlling body (RCB)

20 Jun 2017

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International

Three tips for applying for a personal loan

If you need to get money for an important purchase quickly, applying for a personal loan is usually the fastest way to make this possible. You can use these loans for a number of different reasons, but ultimately they are there to help meet your financial needs.

Issued by Monetary Library 1 day ago

Understanding what increases and decreases your credit

Surprising things can affect your credit

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 20 Jun 2017

How to raise cash quickly

Have a cash deficit you need to fill? Bill collectors are infamous for their lack of patience, so it's best to have a game plan in place when you find yourself short before payday.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Jun 2017

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