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‘Future’ of towns and cities depends on new act

Seismic activity is not limited to the San Andreas Fault. On July 1, 2015, in sunny South Africa, the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act comes into op... Read Story

China needs to let more air out of its equity bubble

When historians write the definitive accounts of the great Chinese stock bubble of 2015, this weekend’s rate move may deserve its own chapter.

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How Tesco turned the tide

Tesco’s simple tweaks put the British grocer back in front of its competitors, writes Paul Jarvis.

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China needs to let more air out of its equity bubble
June 29 2015 at 05:38

When historians write the definitive accounts of the great Chinese stock bubble of 2015, this weekend’s rate move may deserve its own chapter.

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‘Future’ of towns and cities depends on new act
June 29 2015 at 05:04

Seismic activity is not limited to the San Andreas Fault. On July 1, 2015, in sunny South Africa, the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act comes into operation.

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How Tesco turned the tide
June 26 2015 at 12:31

Tesco’s simple tweaks put the British grocer back in front of its competitors, writes Paul Jarvis.

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Employee-contractor quandary deepens
June 26 2015 at 04:56

The question of whether an Uber driver is an employee doesn’t matter just to Uber.

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How about this model for exploring SA?
June 26 2015 at 04:55

The recent outrage levelled against the Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom and his department over the new visa regulations has conveniently shifted the focus away from a critical issue facing our country - the failure by g... Read Story
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Developing SA skills key to resolving xenophobia
June 25 2015 at 05:17

To resolve xenophobic tensions, boosting South Africa’s informal sector would be more effective than cleaning the streets of illegal immigrants.

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Tax, leisure beliefs affect number of hours worked
June 25 2015 at 05:16

Why do people in some countries work more hours? The most common explanations have to do with labour regulations and taxes.

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Why support for the automotive industry in SA is vitally important
June 25 2015 at 05:07

South Africa is a developing economy that is still in the process of industrialising. This stage is characterised by the need to develop both its upstream and downstream industries using the wealth from its resource base.<... Read Story
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Uber case highlights labour quandary
June 24 2015 at 12:21

In an economy that increasingly relies on contractors and temporary hires, when is a worker an employee?

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Eskom’s cash mill is creating millionaires
June 24 2015 at 04:47

One of the best democratic practices is the right of MPs to question government ministers.

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