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Barrie Terblanche

Barrie Terblanche

    Generating power from waste
    Generating power from waste
    Deep in the industrial boondocks of the Cape Flats there are signs that small businesses could shake off the dead hand of Eskom.
    Unpacking the draft rules of empowerment
    Unpacking the draft rules of empowerment
    Changes to the BEE codes will affect all small businesses
    What is Walmart's R200m worth?
    What is Walmart's R200m worth?
    Local companies may be in for lucrative opportunities to supply the multinational retailer
    Lawyers lick chops at labour rules
    Lawyers lick chops at labour rules
    The jury has been out on whether the new set of labour-broker laws will benefit thousands of temporary workers, but litigation will soar.
    Google lures small business online
    Google lures small business online
    A new service on Google has emerged and makes it easy to build professional-looking websites for free, which comes in handy for small businesses.
    Conflict reigns in the workplace
    Conflict reigns in the workplace
    An increasing number of workers have turned to the law to solve disputes with their employers.
    Not much for the little guy to celebrate
    Not much for the little guy to celebrate
    Some small businesses are likely to benefit from minor tax tweaks but there is no relief on the jobs front.
    Mining SA's foreign 'deal sweetener'
    Mining SA's foreign 'deal sweetener'
    Local engineering firm lands Scottish mine contract with finance from a state-owned company.
    Cash-strapped owners blame Sars
    Cash-strapped owners blame Sars
    South Africa's tax structure leaves smaller companies dangerously out of pocket, they say.
    '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.