Showing posts with category "business"

Checkers is holding its own version of ‘Prime Day’ in South Africa – with 50% off some items

Retail group Checkers is doubling down on its Xtra Savings rewards programme, with the group holding its first members-only sales weekend in October.

October 12, 2021
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Business

New law could cause businesses to pull out of South Africa – or avoid it altogether: CEO

Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) chief executive Busi Mavuso has warned against sections of the Draft Companies Amendment Bill which she says will impact South Africa’s attractiveness as a place to do business.

October 12, 2021
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Business

5 important things happening in South Africa today

South Africa is in a ‘good place’, with all provinces clear of the third wave of Covid-19; industry tries to sweeten the deal for striking workers; three weeks into its relaunch, SAA’s problems are mounting; and National Treasury has banned the use of foreign cement in government-funded projects.

October 12, 2021
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Business

South Africa business mood slumps

South African business sentiment dropped to a one-year low in September as economic activity continued to be hamstrung by restrictions to curb the coronavirus pandemic and unease persisted following deadly riots in July.

October 11, 2021
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Business

What the courts said after a South African employee was fired for posting racist comments on Facebook

An employee at Clover has failed in his bid to be reinstated to his job after he was dismissed for a Facebook posting in which he said that all white people should be killed.

October 11, 2021
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Business

South Africa officially off UK red list from today – and what that means

As of Monday 11th October, South Africans travelling to the United Kingdom will no longer have to endure an expensive hotel quarantine, as Covid- related entry rules have been eased.

October 11, 2021
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Business

You can now shop at Makro from your mobile phone – including daily and R1 deals

Retailer Massmart has on Monday (11 October 2021) launched a series of mini-apps for its Makro and Builders brands, on the VodaPay super app.

October 11, 2021
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Business

5 important things happening in South Africa today

Hawks and SARS circle PPE looters at the SAPS; Sanral posts a huge loss for the year, as the government continues to dither around e-tolls; experts say businesses are mixed about returning to riot-hit townships; and political parties score own-goals on the campaign trail.

October 11, 2021
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Business

50 CEOs were asked about where South Africa is heading – here’s what they said

CEOs of the world’s largest businesses are increasingly optimistic about the outlook for their own business and despite the Delta variant slowing down the ‘return to normal’, their confidence in both the global and local economy has returned to levels not seen since the start of the pandemic.

October 8, 2021
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Business

New court case deals with a South African worker who was fired – but was dealing with mental health issues

​A recent judgment by the Labour Court dealt with the role that incapacity can play when an employee is charged with misconduct, and whether an employer is required to exclude the possibility of incapacity in these circumstances.

October 8, 2021
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Business

5 important things happening in South Africa today

More than 300,000 British citizens are expected to visit South Africa in the coming months as travel restrictions ease; Government has unveiled a pipeline of 55 new infrastructure projects that will create an estimated 538,500 jobs; Cosatu says its national strike was a success, and South Africans face the possibility of a dark weekend.

October 8, 2021
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Business

Here are Game’s big plans for Black Friday 2021

Retailer Game will run Black Friday deals throughout the month of November instead of releasing deals for a restricted three to five-day period from 26 November.

October 7, 2021
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Business