Mines need an objective guide to fair living wages

Wage negotiations in mining have become cancerous – not just in the sense that the situation is bad, but that it is comparable to a set of cells competing... Read Story

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Scaling up agribusiness should be Africa’s next growth frontier

Africa’s economic performance over the past decade has been remarkable, having reached an average growth of 5 percent. If this growth is maintained, proje... Read Story


Study reveals which retailer offers the best prices

A study to reveal the cheapest retailer will definitely send some companies back to the drawing board.

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It is gloom and doom in the land of the goats
April 1 2014 at 04:55

Since the US Federal Reserve began talking about tapering its bond purchases last year, investors have been forced to separate the emerging market sheep – those with well-managed economies – from the goats, wit... Read Story

Crucial role to play in NDP for trustees of pension funds
April 1 2014 at 04:49

It has been argued that pension funds, being a unique vehicle through which the interests of millions of South Africans come together, are the critical component to build a social compact on which the success of the Nation... Read Story

Wanted: a visionary SA leader to save mining
March 31 2014 at 04:46

When a problem arises, a gut reaction is to ask: who is responsible? But it is unproductive to focus only on apportioning blame.

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Transnet provides more than ‘frills’ to local industry
March 31 2014 at 04:41

Your article, headlined “SA will make locomotive ‘frills’”, (Business Report, March 24) trivialises the massive localisation benefits of the R50 billion locomotive procurement programme Transnet ann... Read Story

Famous Brands nurtures family firms
March 31 2014 at 04:35

With reference to the article inaccurately headlined “Famous Brands endangers family-run business” published in Business Report’s Business Watch on March 26, I would like to draw your attention to a numb... Read Story

Ukrainian crisis - key to world’s future
March 30 2014 at 15:12

So we have a new global reality: The Crimean peninsula belongs to Russia again.

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Strained relations between Icasa and cell giants
March 28 2014 at 09:00

Any doubts about the condition of the relationship between the communications industry regulator and industry heavyweights Vodacom and MTN that have arisen because the operators have waged a fierce court battle against it,... Read Story

Main challenges of organising vulnerable workers
March 28 2014 at 08:52

All workers are vulnerable. Workers are vulnerable to dismissal, to bad health and safety conditions, and to pay that does not meet their needs. That is why all workers need trade unions. But some workers are more vulnerab... Read Story

Domestic indicators are not the full picture
March 27 2014 at 04:38

We will find out at 3pm today whether the repo rate and the prime rate will go up, go down or stay the same. Most agree that they won’t change.

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Laundry giants get down and dirty over advert
March 27 2014 at 04:34

Giant laundry care producers, Unilever and Procter & Gamble are not only competing over shelf space but also television advertisements.

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