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Greece’s high-risk gamble

If the hard rhetoric is to be believed, the process for ejecting Greece from the single currency will begin soon, writes Ben Chu.

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Letters: Taxi industry, drivers, owners a bunch of thugs

The Taxi industry, Taxi drivers, Taxi owners, & Taxi Associations are all a bunch of thugs.

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Brics will ‘play a profound role’ - Maasdorp

In the run up to the start of the 7th Brics Summit today in the Russian city of Ufa, Business Report spoke to Leslie Maasdorp, the newly appointed vice-presiden... Read Story

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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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Fix problems before new increase
June 24 2015 at 04:54

I write this as I watch bits of the Eskom public appeal for funds and rate increases.

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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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Why Swift succeeded where record labels failed
June 23 2015 at 12:16

Taylor Swift’s victory over Apple shows how high-profile artists can use public shaming to shape the music business, writes Lucas Shaw.

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It was for the greater good of the country
June 23 2015 at 04:33

It is doubtful that David Wolpert reads anything beyond his own letters or believes his own propaganda (“Stop bullying potential South African importers”, Business Report, June 22), because if he did, he would ... Read Story
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