Showing posts with category "business opinion"

4 scenarios for the new Omicron Covid variant – and what it will mean for the economy

Goldman Sachs economists set out four scenarios for the potential impact on global economic growth from a new coronavirus variant, while adding that it’s too early to adjust their forecasts given it still isn’t clear which is likely to transpire.

November 29, 2021
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Top 10 risks and headaches for businesses right now

With ransomware attacks filling the headlines and the Covid-19 pandemic pushing organisations to embrace remote working and online business models, cyber security has become an area of serious concern for many business leaders. Cyber-attacks and data breaches rank first on the list of the top 10 risks in Aon’s 2021 Global Risk Management Survey.

November 26, 2021
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Why this type of fraud is still so common in South Africa after so many years

SIM-swap fraud has been around for decades and according to the latest South African Banking Risk Information Centre (SABRIC) figures, SIM-swap incidents increased 91% year-on-year when looking at digital banking fraud across all platforms.

November 26, 2021
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A shrinking tax base and short-term thinking are adding to South Africa’s problems: economist

Professional services firm KPMG has published its latest Global Economic Outlook paper, detailing the biggest risks and opportunities facing South Africa heading into 2022.

November 22, 2021
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business opinion

South Africa has just come back from the edge of a serious financial crisis: CEO

The prospect of a serious fiscal crisis in South Africa has diminished, says Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) chief executive Busi Mavuso.

November 22, 2021
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business opinion

Business Talk – Dimension Data’s Lauren Wortmann on the modern workplace in South Africa

Lauren Wortmann discusses the weak points in the current workplace dynamic that are impacting delivery and customer service.

November 22, 2021
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Business Talk – Monocle CEO David Buckham on his new book: The End of Money

David Buckham discusses several highlights in his new book, including political regimes in relation to their financial histories.

November 19, 2021
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business opinion

Planned transformation laws will be a ‘wrecking ball’ on South Africa’s private sector: DA

The opposition Democratic Alliance has criticised the proposed Employment Equity (EE) Amendment Bill, which it says will cause further damage to the country’s ailing economy.

November 18, 2021
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business opinion

Owning it with Sage – Viresh Harduth on small business trends in South Africa

Viresh Harduth unpacks the findings of recent small business research conducted by Sage.

November 15, 2021
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business opinion

South Africa is facing a ‘talent tsunami’, experts warn

The local job market faces a crisis in the form of a talent tsunami and it must be arrested now before it causes too much damage

November 12, 2021
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business opinion

Business Talk – Retail Capital’s Karl Westvig on the surge in demand for small business funding

In this Business Talk episode, Karl Westvig discusses how the demand for small business funding has changed over the past 18 months.

November 10, 2021
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business opinion

Hotels in South Africa have changed fundamentally – here’s what you can expect when going on holiday in December

City Lodge Hotel Group says that the Covid-19 pandemic caused significant changes in both the consumer and business environments and will continue impacting hotel business strategies long after the threat of the virus recedes.

November 5, 2021
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business opinion