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Barrie Terblanche

Barrie Terblanche

    Generating power from waste
    Generating power from waste
    If the efforts of factory owner Gideon Theron are anything to go by, there are entrepreneurial ways around the power crisis, and it doesn’t have...
    Unpacking the draft rules of empowerment
    Unpacking the draft rules of empowerment
    Barrie Terblanche
    What is Walmart's R200m worth?
    What is Walmart's R200m worth?
    Barrie Terblanche
    Lawyers lick chops at labour rules
    Lawyers lick chops at labour rules
    The South African workplace, already one of the most litigious in the world, is about to become more so as the new set of labour-broker rules,...
    Google lures small business online
    Google lures small business online
    If there is one company that does not have to throw alms from the gilded corporate carriage to the unwashed masses of small businesses out there,...
    Conflict reigns in the workplace
    Conflict reigns in the workplace
    The South African workplace has become an increasingly fraught and antagonistic environment over the past five years, considering the increase in...
    Not much for the little guy to celebrate
    Not much for the little guy to celebrate
    Few South African small businesses are grinning about what could now pass for an April Fool's joke. The much anticipated youth wage subsidy, which...
    Mining SA's foreign 'deal sweetener'
    Mining SA's foreign 'deal sweetener'
    In a significant reversal of the colonial economic process, a new gold mine opening in the middle of the United Kingdom is owned by an Australian...
    Cash-strapped owners blame Sars
    Cash-strapped owners blame Sars
    The South African Revenue Service (Sars), generally lauded for its efficiency, has come in for a drubbing in a new research report about the...
    'Redeployed' officials behind export crackdown, says customs
    'Redeployed' officials behind export crackdown, says customs
    A modernisation programme to digitise local export processes may lie behind the puzzling clampdown that has left local food exporters reeling....
    Exporters 'robbed' of tariff-free status
    Exporters 'robbed' of tariff-free status
    Small food exporters are reeling after an inexplicable clampdown by customs and excise on their goods to Europe. In an apparently nit-picking...
    Entrepreneurs 'ageing and dying'
    Entrepreneurs 'ageing and dying'
    South Africa's factory owners are a dying breed. New research likely to give grey hairs to anyone hoping for the reindustrialisation of South...