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A breakdown of the collective bargaining system will result in chaos

From many an employer’s perspective, the future of collective bargaining has been called into question for a number of reasons.

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There are many flaws in Vilakazi’s historical notions

While the existence of nodes of commonality in terms of language and culture among the different indigenous peoples of southern Africa is not disputed, Herbert ... Read Story

It will take a revolution to dislodge ANC

The profound article by Business Report editor Ellis Mnyandu titled SA just wants to make you say ‘Cry, the Beloved Country’ (Business Report, Novem... Read Story

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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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Top investors and strategists pummelled in Wall Street sell-off
October 17 2014 at 04:57

Some of Wall Street’s biggest names are licking their wounds as October lives up to its reputation as one of the market’s roughest months.

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Award of Nobel prize shows shift in the wind
October 17 2014 at 04:52

Many hands make light work, they say. But some work cannot be done by many hands and this applies to market economics as much as it does to individual teamwork.

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Private funding will help to keep democracy alive
October 17 2014 at 04:51

We are living in a fast-changing world with new technologies, new paradigms, rapid urbanisation, more instability and hugely complex issues to manage.

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US mag makes its local debut
October 17 2014 at 04:35

This is a movement, not just a magazine. This is the slogan Fast Company uses overseas, and it could not be more apt. Now the Movement has finally reached our shores.

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Why October’s ride has been wilder than many investors expected
October 17 2014 at 04:31

The first half of October has been brutal for investors who bought into the notion of the low-volatility “Goldilocks” economy and markets.

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Financial sector in need of radical overhaul to improve the economy
October 16 2014 at 04:45

The SACP’s 2014 Red October Campaign focuses attention on the financial sector. One of its main aims is to break the investment strike that capital has embarked on. South Africa’s primary challenge is indisputa... Read Story
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Slower growth, not recession – Nene
October 16 2014 at 04:33

South Africa was likely to cut its 2014 growth forecast next week but the government did not expect the economy to slip into recession, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said yesterday.

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Woolworths helps business culture evolve
October 16 2014 at 04:28

Transformation and BBBEE are hugely important concerns for Woolworths and, indeed, for corporate South Africa. But before I discuss the specifics of the Woolworths transformation journey, let us first explore what we mean ... Read Story
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Environmental and economic critiques are based on envy
October 15 2014 at 04:37

All that the fashionable alarm about globalisation, warming the planet, changing climate, protecting wild nature, have in common is an attack on an economic system based on the profit motive.

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