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Watchword should be employment not labour

What is in a word’s meaning? Quite a lot according to Simon Susman, the non-executive chairman of Woolworths.

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Bill shock as operators lift data fees to replace voice

Notice anything funny about your cellphone bill lately? If so, you may have been blind-sided by prevailing mobile data trends.

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Will US, EU turn into a big duty-free zone via TTIP?

Tariffs are the low-hanging fruit in the complex free trade negotiations between the US and the EU.

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Calling all bosses to follow in Bristow’s wheel tracks
July 3 2014 at 04:54

RandGold Resources chief executive Mark Bristow is nursing sore ribs as a small price to pay for the 26-day motorcycle ride across the continent which raised $1.6 million (R17m) for abused women and children in the most po... Read Story
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Will Japan survive Abe assault?
July 6 2014 at 13:53

Sunday shoppers in Tokyo could be forgiven for wondering if they had been transported to Tibet as a man climbed atop a pedestrian crosswalk, voiced his reason to the crowd via megaphone and set himself ablaze.

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Rwanda makes huge strides
July 6 2014 at 13:48

For the survivors of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, it feels like only yesterday that machete-wielding Hutu militias embarked on a mission to annihilate the entire Tutsi tribe.

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Implementation of a minimum wage is long overdue
July 4 2014 at 04:55

Economic theory holds that there exists a product price below which a firm makes no profit, but can nevertheless continue to operate in the sense that the price allows the firm to cover its operating costs.

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Phiyega’s inbox packed with pleas over strike violence
July 4 2014 at 04:46

Concerns of violence in the metals and engineering industry strikes had prompted employers and Solidarity to write to national police commissioner Riah Phiyega, they said yesterday.

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Amcu is standing to lose after strike
July 4 2014 at 04:45

The head of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu), Joseph Mathunjwa, is to write to Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) about reports that the platinum mining company plans to sell off some of its mine... Read Story
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Will Zuma’s optimisations clip wings of government?
July 3 2014 at 04:58

Pterodactyls were assumed to be the most ferocious creatures ever to dominate the sky. Their massive wingspan – the largest on record at over 15m – enabled them to glide efficiently across thermal currents.

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Bad debts to send China into deep recession
July 2 2014 at 04:43

Eight years ago, accounting company Ernst & Young landed in trouble with Chinese authorities for estimating the bad debts in the Chinese banking system at $911 billion (R10 trillion). Since then, China’s bad loan... Read Story
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The cash economy is the uncrowned prince of SA
July 2 2014 at 04:38

South African companies are missing out on the “grey money” which exists in the informal sectors of the economy. Historically, there have been few mechanisms to service people earning cash income, but the size ... Read Story
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SA takes one step backwards in arbitration process
July 2 2014 at 04:36

Recent years have seen several strong affirmations from the Supreme Court of Appeal and the Constitutional Court that the era of courts exhibiting controlling and interfering tendencies towards arbitrations and arbitration... Read Story
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