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Anton van Zyl, co-founder of BizList
#EntrepreneurMonth: Life after rugby

After 10 years of professional rugby playing for the Lions, Stormers and Stade Francais in Paris, Anton van Zyl hung up his boots

By Nicci Botha 6 hours ago

A cabinet reshuffle equals a nuclear deal
A cabinet reshuffle equals a nuclear deal

President Jacob Zuma's latest cabinet reshuffle is nothing more that a thinly-veiled smokescreen to get his crony, David Mahlobo into the energy portfolio

By Nicci Botha 18 Oct 2017

Alan Knott-Craig
#EntrepreneurMonth: If you can sell your first startup, sell it

Us humans have a heuristic bias to sell our winners and hold onto our losers. That's not the way to build wealth. Better to hang onto your winners and cut your losers loose

By Alan Knott-Craig 18 Oct 2017

#MeetTheInvestor: Duncan Goldie-Scot
#MeetTheInvestor: Duncan Goldie-Scot

Duncan Goldie-Scot does not have the profile of a typical investor in African tech startups

By Tom Jackson 17 Oct 2017

Enhancing cross-channel communication in financial services
Enhancing cross-channel communication in financial services

Financial institutions, like any other businesses, have customers whose preferences have shifted to digital channels

By Wynand Smit 16 Oct 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
The brokerage world is changing: The evolution of the trading platform

The brokerage community has evolved dramatically. This reflects the increasingly complex nature of the financial markets

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 Oct 2017

Yolisa Nocanda, Kwanda Mkalipi and Lerato Rabotapi - Fingertips
#EntrepreneurMonth: Student buying power at your Fingertips

The spending power of students is R2,702 per month, while the average South African spends about R2,503, debunking the myth of the perpetually broke student

By Nicci Botha 12 Oct 2017

Five SA startups finalists in Accenture Innovation Awards
Five SA startups finalists in Accenture Innovation Awards

Five South African startups have been named finalists in this year's edition of the Accenture Innovation Awards, which rewards forward-thinking businesses that are disrupting industries

By Tom Jackson 10 Oct 2017

Leveraging cloud as a disruption enabler
Leveraging cloud as a disruption enabler

A technology innovation that offers disruptive tendencies is the cloud

By Peter Alkema 6 Oct 2017

Business of Design speaker Q&A: Yehuda Raff
Business of Design speaker Q&A: Yehuda Raff

Business of Design (BoD) is back with a speaker lineup of note. The two-day seminar is held annually in Cape Town and Johannesburg during October and doesn't just focus on design in itself but has a much broader vision for the field in all areas of business

By Jessica Tennant 6 Oct 2017

Things are looking up for commodities revenues, or are they?
Things are looking up for commodities revenues, or are they?

Commodities revenues have remained fairly consistent, with a bit of an increase here and there, but no substantial increase

By Danette Breitenbach 5 Oct 2017

Mariné Erasmus, head of the health economics practice at Econex
#HASA2017: UHC funding - the great distraction

Quality care, not funding, is the real issue when it comes NHI

By Nicci Botha 2 Oct 2017

Hanno le Roux
Taxing of income earned from foreign employment

In this article we will examine what the current income tax legislation stipulates, how this is likely to change in the near future and what proactive steps expats can take to prepare their affairs

By Hanno le Roux, Issued by Meredith Harington 29 Sep 2017

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Parliament ditches KPMG

KPMG South Africa's pariah status continues, with Parliament being the latest to terminate its relationship with the audit firm

By Nicci Botha 28 Sep 2017

Which business start-up costs are tax deductible?
Which business start-up costs are tax deductible?

SARS has provided further guidance on when pre-trade expenditure may be deducted for the purpose of determining taxable income

By Graeme Palmer 27 Sep 2017

John Veihmeyer, chairman of KPMG International. Photo: YouTube
Can KPMG fix what's broken?

KPMG International is scrambling to salvage the tattered remains of its South African operation

By Nicci Botha 26 Sep 2017

Consumer spending leads economic recovery
Consumer spending leads economic recovery

The recent launch of the Mastercard SpendingPulse Report is a first for South Africa. The Report is an early indicator of consumer spending trends

By Danette Breitenbach 21 Sep 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
A potential market force, SA women face lending discrimination

Unlocking women's earning potential in SA, and in neighboring African countries, could entirely transform the economic and political landscape of the nation, but it won't be easy

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 21 Sep 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Expert traders weigh in on SA's investability

South African president Jacob Zuma recently addressed a business forum in China at the Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Centre

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 18 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: Hit the 'sweet spot' and you'll get your investors
#InnovationMonth: Hit the 'sweet spot' and you'll get your investors

The SA Innovation Summit was an explosion of, well, ideas and innovation. One talk that particularly intrigued me was one by Tmara (Target Market Adoption Risk Assessment)

By Ilse van den Berg 14 Sep 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Improving the customer experience in the commercial insurance industry

In many ways, the idea of improving the customer experience is something of a holy grail in the commercial insurance industry

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 7 Sep 2017

Growing resistance to long-term audit tenure
Growing resistance to long-term audit tenure

Media reports on KPMG's professional with Gupta-owned companies could not have come at a better time for Irba

By Nicci Botha 7 Sep 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
On time is late - preparing for late payments

No one wants to get paid late. But sadly, late payments are a fact of life for most entrepreneurs, and an accepted aspect of doing business today

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 Sep 2017

Whoppercoin: Burger King launches its own cryptocurrency
Whoppercoin: Burger King launches its own cryptocurrency

Ever wanted to eat fast food and invest in cryptocurrency at one place? No? What's wrong with you? Anyway, Burger King has announced the formation of a new cryptocurrency

By Hadlee Simons 30 Aug 2017

Is South Africa on board with Bitcoin trading?
Is South Africa on board with Bitcoin trading?

South African investor interest in Bitcoin trading has surged in recent weeks, following a clearer direction of Bitcoin after the fork

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 23 Aug 2017

How to trade currency pairs on economic data releases
How to trade currency pairs on economic data releases

South Africans looking to invest their funds abroad will be able to purchase less per unit ZAR over time. But what determines how a currency pair is going to move?

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 22 Aug 2017

Sneha Shah, MD of Thomson Reuters Africa
#GIL2017: How global volatility can benefit Africa

Not so long ago, people would have scoffed at the notion that the UK would be pulling out of the EU or that Donald Trump would be sitting in the Oval Office

By Nicci Botha 21 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Women need to stand together in driving the gender equality agenda
#WomensMonth: Women need to stand together in driving the gender equality agenda

Meet Nana Madikane, a qualified chartered accountant with over 15 years' experience and a partner at PwC South Africa

By Sindy Peters 17 Aug 2017

Mervyn King
Long live the King

Despite the King code, many firms are having their ethics questioned as the Gupta email saga unfolds

By Nicci Botha 16 Aug 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Five facts every business owner should know about credit cards

When choosing the right business credit card for your company, there are a few things to know beforehand. Understanding how it works and what its inherent limits are might help you use it more efficiently

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 10 Aug 2017

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