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Cash still king, but e-payment methods proliferate

A few years ago paying for something meant physically taking your money out of your pocket and giving it to another person for a service or goods.

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New laws spawn uncertainty over property

In the last parliamentary term, a series of laws with implications for property rights were either debated, passed or signed into law.

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Ugly fruit and veg lift profit and cut waste

A leading French supermarket chain has come up with a way to increase its profits by selling undesirable vegetables.

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Ugly fruit and veg lift profit and cut waste
July 31 2014 at 05:10

A leading French supermarket chain has come up with a way to increase its profits by selling undesirable vegetables.

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New laws spawn uncertainty over property
July 31 2014 at 05:05

In the last parliamentary term, a series of laws with implications for property rights were either debated, passed or signed into law.

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Cash still king, but e-payment methods proliferate
July 31 2014 at 05:02

A few years ago paying for something meant physically taking your money out of your pocket and giving it to another person for a service or goods.

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Why is SRI not rooted in mainstream fiscal society?
July 30 2014 at 05:35

Of South Africa’s R4 trillion asset management industry, investment mandates for socially responsible investments are a mere 1 percent.

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Trouble ahead for metal, engineering sector deal
July 30 2014 at 05:16

Businesses in the steel and engineering industry, together with automotive and construction companies, will breath a sigh of relief that the month-long strike in the industry has finally been resolved.

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Abe’s Asian gambit must be monitored
July 30 2014 at 04:58

With the world producing more history than most of us can consume right now, it is easy to lose sight of recent developments that could have even greater consequences for long-term peace and stability than events in Ukrain... Read Story
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Many benefits if the US had the will to stop corporate tax dodgers
July 29 2014 at 05:27

The most innovative part about the age-old problem of tax evasion is the ever-changing vocabulary that has been created to describe it. It became tax “avoidance” and the latest cause célèbre is tax &#... Read Story
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Will US, EU turn into a big duty-free zone via TTIP?
July 29 2014 at 05:25

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

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Bill shock as operators lift data fees to replace voice
July 29 2014 at 05:09

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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Watchword should be employment not labour
July 29 2014 at 04:58

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

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