Showing posts with category "business opinion"

Mediclinic accepts £3.7 billion bid from billionaire Rupert

Mediclinic International agreed to the latest in a series of offers from a consortium led by billionaire Johann Rupert, valuing the South African hospital operator at 3.7 billion pounds ($4.5 billi...

August 4, 2022
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business opinion

Call for South Africa to ban consultancy for its dodgy work at SARS

The Helen Suzman Foundation (HSF)has called on the government in South Africa to follow the lead of its adversaries in the UK and ban consultancy Bain & Co the role it played in facilitating the ca...

August 4, 2022
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business opinion

What the law says about operating a drone – and your right to privacy

Certain legal restrictions apply to drones, which are increasingly being deployed by hobbyists and commercial operators, and the penalties for infringing privacy are severe

August 1, 2022
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business opinion

United Airlines announces new direct flight between Cape Town and Washington

United Airlines has announced a direct, non-stop service between Washington Dulles Airport and Cape Town International Airport.

July 29, 2022
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business opinion

The end of the five-day workweek in South Africa

Covid-19 merely sped up the longer-term trend towards greater remote working. The more interesting impact, which is still unfolding, is on office building design, as office landlords and tenants ba...

July 29, 2022
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business opinion

The great resignation is becoming the great regret

The rising cost of living globally is making consumers rethink resigning from their job.

July 27, 2022
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business opinion

The level of complaining in South Africa is almost unbearable: executive

Anyone who has not been living in a bubble will agree that the country’s mood is not at its best currently, with erratic load shedding, state capture and revelations of corruption, political fighti...

July 21, 2022
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business opinion

The ‘hidden’ costs of rising fuel prices in South Africa

The consecutive large increases in the fuel price over the past number of months have left consumers reeling, largely due to the impact such increases have on the cost of most other consumables.

July 18, 2022
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business opinion

Working from home not a right in South Africa: legal experts

South African legal experts are debating flexible work arrangements and if employees have a right to them.

July 15, 2022
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business opinion

Business Talk – Andrew Stein on upgrades to Game’s online shopping and in-store experiences

Andrew Stein meets with Michael Avery to discuss Game’s recent upgrades to its online shopping and in-store experiences.

July 14, 2022
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business opinion

Investors in South Africa turn to emerging trends to make money

The asset management industry continued its unprecedented growth trajectory in 2021, with the Middle East and Africa (MEA) enjoying record levels of growth. By contrast, South Africa lagged behind ...

July 14, 2022
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business opinion

South Africa economic scorecard points to headwinds

The BankservAfrica Economic Transactions Index (BETI), a fast indicator of underlying economic trends in the South African economy, slowed somewhat in June following a strong reading a month earlie...

July 13, 2022
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business opinion