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Five reasons why you should move your business to Dubai
Five reasons why you should move your business to Dubai

Dubai not only offers great weather and many opportunities for families to grow, but it also offers many businesses from around the world plenty of benefits. If you own a business and your dream is to take it to Dubai just because you have heard of the vast number of opportunities available to you, have a look at some of the other benefits that will help your new business grow when you first arrive in the popular city.

Issued by Monetary Library 17 hours ago

Nigeria: the next chapter?
Nigeria: the next chapter?

Nigeria presents an interesting tale of seemingly opposites in the African growth agenda. Simultaneously taking pole position as the largest economy in Africa in 2016 and yet suffering from its worst recession in 25 years is indicative of both the ups and downs that the country's economy has been through.

By Charles Weller, Issued by Mindshare World 1 day ago

Sars issues rulings on non-executive directors' fees
Sars issues rulings on non-executive directors' fees

The South African Revenue Service (Sars) has issued Binding General Rulings 40 and 41, which clarify whether non-executive directors' (NED) fees are subject to employees' tax (PAYE) or VAT. The rulings come into effect on 1 June 2017.

By Graeme Palmer 1 day ago

Investigation to throw light on tax refunds
Investigation to throw light on tax refunds

The investigation by the tax ombud into tax refunds will determine whether the South African Revenue Service (Sars) has been withholding refunds to boost tax revenue artificially.

1 day ago

Demarcation regulations: In whose best interests?
Demarcation regulations: In whose best interests?

Are the demarcation regulations a means for the department of health to erode the private healthcare system in preparation for NHI, or is opposition to its implementation merely an attempt by insurance companies to protect their bottom line?

1 day ago

The perks of buying QuickBooks
The perks of buying QuickBooks

EasyBiz QuickBooks, the world's number one accounting package has officially launched QuickPerks, their revolutionised annual subscription service. In keeping with its quick to learn, quick to use philosophy, QuickPerks will make life easier for QuickBooks users and bring new benefits and an enhanced offering.

Issued by QuickBooks 1 day ago

Coal's Makhado site. Source: Coal of Africa
Coal of Africa exec fined, suspended for insider trader

A member of Coal of Africa's (Coal) top management has been fined R350,000 for insider trading by the Financial Services Board (FSB) and was subsequently suspended by the company pending an internal investigation.

3 days ago

How to day trade
How to day trade

Day trading is hard work. It has the reputation of a get-rich-quick scheme, a fun and web-friendly way to make a living without sitting in some boring, old cube and reporting to a boss you don't like.

Issued by Warrior Trading 3 days ago

One stop shop to make doing business easier
One stop shop to make doing business easier

Investors have lauded the launch of the Invest South Africa One Stop Shop (InvestSA OSS), saying it will go a long way in easing the way business is done in South Africa.

3 days ago

Andrew Torre, Visa president for sub-Saharan Africa. Source:
How Africa's mobile revolution is reaching the unbanked

The continent's mobile banking revolution is only just beginning, and although payment systems are becoming more seamless, cash is still king in Africa.

By Nicci Botha 20 Mar 2017

Audit firms unhappy with MAFR decision
Audit firms unhappy with MAFR decision

Further work was needed to understand the effect and consequences of mandatory audit firm rotation that the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) has decided on, EY Africa CEO Ajen Sita and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) CEO Dion Shango said.

By Linda Ensor 20 Mar 2017

Dube Tshidi, FSB executive officer
FSB's transition to FSCA shifts focus to customers and efficiency

It has been said many times that that the only constant is change. This rings true for the Financial Services Board (FSB) and its transition to the Financial Services Conduct Authority (FSCA). This is not merely a switch to a new entity but it is the establishment of a completely new organisation which requires a different mind-set and approach both within and out of the FSB.

By Dube Tshidi 17 Mar 2017

The race for the payments space
The race for the payments space

Long the bastion of institutionalism and trust, and therefore fairly resilient to disruption, banks are now confronted by the ascendance of fintech and social and economic influences in a war of adapt or die.

By Nicci Botha 17 Mar 2017