Showing posts with category "business opinion"

Higher electricity connection fees in South Africa

There’s been outrage from some quarters in South Africa about reports that the power utility Eskom and some municipalities intend to increase the connection fee for electricity users who also gener...

November 21, 2022
tags
business opinion

South Africa business mood at four-month high on tourism boost

An index measuring South African business sentiment rose to a four-month high in July as tourism numbers and new vehicle sales increased.

November 20, 2022
tags
business opinion

Big shift in schooling in South Africa

Online schools had their fair share of critics among South Africans even prior to the pandemic, a perception that has seemingly changed drastically amid a raft of new affordable options including C...

November 28, 2022
tags
business opinion

Minefield of taxes lies ahead for crypto asset transactions in South Africa

A gain on the disposal of crypto assets may be taxed as either revenue or capital, in line with the same income tax rules that apply to the disposal of shares or unit trusts, says Joon Chong, partn...

November 25, 2022
tags
business opinion

Why your boss won’t let you work from home in South Africa

A workplace design consultancy outlined why in some case remote work is not preferred by employers.

November 27, 2022
tags
business opinion

These jobs and skills will pay loads and give you more career flexibility in South Africa

Global talent agency Outsized provides nine in demand skills for people looking to have more flexibility.

November 19, 2022
tags
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...

November 27, 2022
tags
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...

November 22, 2022
tags
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

November 24, 2022
tags
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.

November 24, 2022
tags
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...

November 19, 2022
tags
business opinion

The great resignation is becoming the great regret

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

November 22, 2022
tags
business opinion