Showing posts with category "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...

November 24, 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.

November 22, 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.

November 28, 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.

November 24, 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 ...

November 20, 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...

November 27, 2022
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business opinion

South African workers are saying ‘no’ to the office – but load shedding could push them back: CEO

As load shedding continues to disrupt the productivity of the South African workforce, returning to the office is becoming an increasingly attractive prospect.

November 22, 2022
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business opinion

Companies need to review sick leave and holidays as more people work online

Presenteeism, being physically present at work but mentally absent and unproductive due to illness, injury, stress or burnout, now comes at a greater economic cost than absenteeism.

November 26, 2022
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South Africans feel the new NHI will not improve healthcare – and worry about the end of private medical aids

Professional services firm PwC has conducted a deep dive into how Covid-19 impacted South Africa’s  healthcare industry and how the incoming National Healthcare Insurance (NHI) will change its land...

November 28, 2022
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business opinion

3 scams targeting consumers in South Africa right now

South Africans are facing an increasing risk of becoming a victim of fraud, new data from the Southern African Fraud Prevention Service (SAFPS) shows.

November 26, 2022
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business opinion

South African companies are now cutting staff due to stage 6 load shedding

South Africa’s latest round of stage 6 load shedding is devastating and is already being felt across the economy, says Business Leadership South Africa chief executive Busi Mavuso.

November 22, 2022
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business opinion

Masks may be off in South Africa, but here’s why you need to watch what you say at work

It has been a week since the South African minister of health repealed regulations pertaining to, among other things, the wearing of face masks, notes legal firm Bowmans, South Africa.

November 20, 2022
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business opinion