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Companies should take big role in doing good

“Any system in the world where too many people feel they are not participating or are excluded will ultimately reject itself.”

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Will more of the same result in transformation?

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s Medium-term Budget Policy Statement once more confirms the most obvious fact: the ANC government long buried the Freedom ... Read Story

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Uber model spreading its tentacles to finance

The more I use Uber, the more I am convinced of the transformational power of recent technology innovations, especially when it is intelligently combined with b... Read Story

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Uber model spreading its tentacles to finance
October 24 2014 at 04:55

The more I use Uber, the more I am convinced of the transformational power of recent technology innovations, especially when it is intelligently combined with behavioural science and economic principles.

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Will more of the same result in transformation?
October 24 2014 at 04:41

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s Medium-term Budget Policy Statement once more confirms the most obvious fact: the ANC government long buried the Freedom Charter and is happy to use the language of the failed Growth,... Read Story
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Companies should take big role in doing good
October 24 2014 at 04:33

“Any system in the world where too many people feel they are not participating or are excluded will ultimately reject itself.”

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Things to remember after wild market
October 22 2014 at 05:04

Many investors will remember last week’s market gyrations (and Wednesday’s in particular) as exceptional, exciting, frightening and draining.

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Importance of SMMEs is big business for country
October 22 2014 at 04:31

The president established the Ministry for Small Business Development as part of the government’s commitment to place the economy and job creation at centre stage.

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Some of the useful ways to reform tax system, fund fiscus and boost growth
October 21 2014 at 04:47

What can be done to reform the tax system in a useful way?

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Straight talking from Nene needed
October 20 2014 at 04:56

When Nhlanhla Nene, the finance minister, presents his first medium-term budget policy statement before Parliament, he ought to do what his predecessors have never done.

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Bryer’s jobs show his nuclear bias
October 20 2014 at 05:12

In the article “Environmental and economic critiques are based on envy” in his Profit Motive column in Business report, October 15, Keith Bryer claims that people concerned about various economic and environmen... Read Story
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Compassion and the minimum wage
October 20 2014 at 05:05

Your columnist Pierre Heistein is to be complimented on his compassionate defence of minimum wages for low-skilled workers.

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Relief likely to feed in as prices disenflate
October 20 2014 at 05:04

While South Africa is still battling inflation above the Reserve Bank’s 3 percent to 6 percent target rate – 6.4 percent in August – many countries are experiencing disinflation and some facing deflation.... Read Story
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