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Some of the useful ways to reform tax system, fund fiscus and boost growth

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

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Relief likely to feed in as prices disenflate

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 coun... Read Story

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Compassion and the minimum wage

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

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Time for brakes to be lifted on entrepreneurial boulder
October 13 2014 at 05:29

Women’s entrepreneurial spirit is one of the keys that apartheid South Africa perceived to be a dangerous rolling boulder that, if pursued in earnest, could have radically tipped the socio-economic scales in ways tha... Read Story
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We must note business is fleeing SA
October 13 2014 at 05:02

“More vehicle parts suppliers leaving SA” (October 7) should alert all of us to what is really taking place in South Africa today.

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Let’s abide by pledges of forum
October 13 2014 at 04:48

Mining companies are often criticised for not doing enough for the workers and communities they mine in.

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SA growing as legal outsourcing host
October 12 2014 at 17:13

South Africa has become a preferred Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) off-shoring destination.

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Tax becomes an unlikely star as it takes centre stage
October 10 2014 at 05:07

What do the Toronto Film Festival, Burger King, the Group of 20 (G20), Scotland, the UN, US President Barack Obama and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have in common?

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Industrial transformation dovetails with wider market access
October 10 2014 at 04:58

The equation of demand and supply is the most basic concept that all people concerned about the workings of the economy are introduced to.

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Yahoo can learn lesson from HP breakup
October 9 2014 at 05:19

Facebook and Google are the touchstones for Marissa Mayer’s all-new Yahoo!, most recently evidenced by speculation that her company will make a venture investment in the trendy disappearing message app Snapchat.

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Kganyago an example of meritocracy, not cronyism
October 9 2014 at 05:15

America’s founding president, George Washington, in the estimation of many historians, was one of the best because he hated patronage, favouritism and nepotism and knew precisely what his public reputation was and ho... Read Story
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Time to nationalise Reserve Bank – Numsa
October 8 2014 at 04:49

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) has consistently called for the nationalisation of the Reserve bank.

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ANC government chases growth through IDZs
October 8 2014 at 05:10

In the State of the Nation address of June 2014, I announced that the economy would take centre stage in our country in the next five years as we pursue a 5 percent growth rate by 2019.

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