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Royal London invests in SA insurtech product to cover diabetics

UK insurer, Royal London, will be adopting a South African designed insurtech platform to extend cover to clients living with diabetes

1 day ago

UK advertising passes £21bn in 2016

UK has a seventh consecutive year of market growth, as adspend grew 3.7% to reach £21.4bn

1 day ago

Davis committee to mull wealth tax

The Davis tax committee has begun its investigations into a possible wealth tax

By Linda Ensor 1 day ago

2016 investment growth is highest seen in five years - JLL report

JLL SSA's 2016 Investment Review of the South African property market reports a R28.8bn increase in investment (from R18.5bn in 2015)

1 day ago

Insuring infrastructure projects from concept to completion

Infrastructure projects are complex, often large and long-term undertaking, and the inherent risk can have far-reaching consequences for every stakeholder throughout their lifecycle

1 day ago

My Business Indaba roadshow to empower youth, women, SMMEs

The call by government to develop township enterprises, co-operatives and SMMEs to revitalise township economies is fully supported at the highest levels by Ithala Development Finance Corporation

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 1 day ago

'Junk' status - Weathering the storm

Some of the main areas where South Africans and South African businesses can expect to feel the impact of the sovereign credit rating downgrade and some helpful suggestions for you and your business' finances

By Hanno le Roux, Issued by Meredith Harington 1 day ago

Building on success: The 2017 FIA Awards survey is underway

The 2016-17 Global Competitiveness Report ranks South Africa 11th out of 138 countries for our financial market development

Issued by Financial Intermediaries Association 1 day ago

Powering Africa through blockchain crowdfunding

Africa is on the cusp of an energy revolution. We are seeing exceptional and pioneering solutions to how we generate, use, and pay for energy

By Abraham Cambridge 2 days ago

Art in transit. Ensure it's insured

If you own an Irma Stern, there is no doubt that you forked out a great deal of money. So the last thing you want is for it to be damaged in transit

2 days ago

Startupbootcamp Cape Town calls for applications

Startupbootcamp (SBC) will be launching its new accelerator programme in Cape Town. Startups from around the world are invited to apply now

3 days ago

Desperately seeking: A viable healthcare payment system

South Africa's private healthcare sector is under severe pressure, particularly with rampant inflation tracking at rates higher than CPI

By Nicci Botha 3 days ago

How to keep your business cash cycle in good balance

To meet all financial obligations, you need to strike a good balance on your cash conversion cycle in order to ensure that at any given point in time you have free cash flows to fund your business operations

Issued by Monetary Library 3 days ago

MediFin launches affordable travel insurance products

After noticing an increase in foreigners visiting South Africa, MediFin, a leader in cosmetic medical finance, has launched its very own online travel insurance products, MediFin Travel Insurance

Issued by Medifin Financial Services 3 days ago

Junk status brings new challenges for SA businesses

Business owners, senior managers and company executives need to prepare themselves for a bumpy second quarter in 2017, with the only certainty being that nobody really knows how much the downgrades by rating agencies and the weaker rand will impact on the economy

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 3 days ago

Munich Re sees Asia driving growth for insurers

FRANKFURT - Growth in Asian emerging economies will boost global insurance markets into next year

3 days ago

Mastercard introduces biometric shopping card

Mastercard has launched a biometric card that uses fingerprints to enable purchases, revealing that it had been piloting the card, a global first for the company, in SA

21 Apr 2017

FSB fines Assupol for contravention of insurance act

The Financial Services Board (FSB) has fined insurers Assupol R500,000 for breaches of the Long-Term Insurance Act: Policyholder Protection Rules

21 Apr 2017

What happens when you build a business solution, but your customers find other uses for it

Whilst ADDaBIT was formed on the principle of a bit for now and a bit for later, it has grown to serve more purposes than to drive crowd-saving - and its fans have found applications that the founder, Michael Griffin, never considered

Issued by ADDaBIT 21 Apr 2017

Living in La La Land

Is South Africa still an investors' dream or are we living in La La Land?

By Danette Breitenbach 21 Apr 2017

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International

Tesco dives into red on accounting scandal

LONDON - Supermarket giant Tesco revealed on Wednesday that it fell into an annual net loss of 40 million due to a costly accounting scandal at Britain's biggest retailer.

13 Apr 2017

India's Flipkart raises US$1.4bn from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent

MUMBAI, India: India's top e-commerce company Flipkart announced on Monday it had raised $1.4 billion in a record funding round that shores up the online retail giant in its fight against Amazon.

11 Apr 2017

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