Showing posts with category "business opinion"

Read this if you are starting a business in South Africa in 2022

Whether you’re leading a business or a business unit, or working as a freelancer, mastering business strategy is key to your success. And the end of a year and the start of a new one is a great tim...

January 7, 2022
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How to invest for the possibility of higher inflation and interest rates in South Africa

The investing world could look quite different over the next 10 years, characterised by higher inflation and interest rates.

December 29, 2021
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business opinion

10 important things to think about before buying into a franchise

If you’re looking to be your own boss by becoming a business owner, there is a persuasive argument for buying into a franchise rather than striking out on your own – but it’s important to do your h...

December 13, 2021
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business opinion

Reasons for South Africa to be positive heading into 2022: CEO

2021 is also the year that the country took a decisive step against the Covid-19 pandemic with the rollout of its vaccine programme, said Mavuso.

December 13, 2021
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How to implement a mandatory vaccination policy at a South African business

The Department of Employment and Labour introduced the Consolidated Direction on Health and Safety in Certain Workplaces on 11 June 2021. Effectively, it permits employers to introduce a mandatory ...

December 7, 2021
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business opinion

South Africa in the middle of a massive emigration wave as more skilled professionals resign

South Africa is seeing a massive resignation wave which will have an impact on the country’s economic rebound, says Emma Durkin, head of Human Capital at Altron Karabina.

December 5, 2021
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business opinion

Book review: The End of Money by David Buckham, Robyn Wilkinson and Christiaan Straeuli

Cryptocurrencies and their adherents’ lack of faith in the traditional financial system is the end of money in the same way that the fall of the Berlin Wall was, to historian Frances Fukuyama, the ...

December 2, 2021
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Business Talk – Altron’s Emma Durkin on the importance of human capital to rebuild the economy

Altron Karabina’s Emma Durkin discusses the importance of human capital for businesses.

November 30, 2021
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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 i...

November 29, 2021
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business opinion

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 conc...

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 ...

November 26, 2021
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business opinion

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