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Evan Pickworth

Evan Pickworth

    Minister's review of earnings threshold stuns lawyers
    Minister's review of earnings threshold stuns lawyers
    News that the earnings threshold of R172 000 is up for review again has surprised lawyers.
    SA business tourism gets R1.6bn injection
    SA business tourism gets R1.6bn injection
    South Africa is aggressively pursuing a bigger share of the global business tourism market, says Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk.
    Mathews Phosa calls for continuity on nationalisation
    Mathews Phosa calls for continuity on nationalisation
    Certainty on the issue of nationalisation is needed and this can only happen by having a unified voice, according to African National Congress...
    New Companies Act could yield more lawsuits
    New Companies Act could yield more lawsuits
    The takeover regulations of the new Companies Act could apply to offers involving private and shelf companies, while more litigation around the...
    Bank cyber fraud more lucrative than drugs trade
    Bank cyber fraud more lucrative than drugs trade
    While viruses, worms and Trojans continue to be the preferred weapons of choice for cyber criminals, new forms of fraud are emerging that are...
    SA net retirement savings highest since 2002
    SA net retirement savings highest since 2002
    While the financial crisis is putting pressure on retirement savings, a positive trend in South Africa is that net retirement savings have reached...
    MTN primed for 'opportunistic' deal-making
    MTN primed for 'opportunistic' deal-making
    Listed mobile carrier MTN is positioned to take advantage of opportunistic deal-making activity due to the high levels of cash on its books and the...
    Foreign investment in Africa on rise
    Foreign investment in Africa on rise
    Global executives expect that new projects in Africa will enjoy strong growth from next year, with inflows of foreign direct investment forecast to...
    Marcus moves into Reserve Bank hot seat
    Marcus moves into Reserve Bank hot seat
    The tenure of South African Reserve Bank (SARB) governor Tito Mboweni ended on Friday and incoming Governor Gill Marcus faces her first test as the...
    Gordhan concerned that rand too strong
    Gordhan concerned that rand too strong
    South Africa's Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, said on Tuesday that he is concerned about the strong and uncompetitive levels of the rand at the...
    Fiscal deficit expected to widen significantly
    Fiscal deficit expected to widen significantly
    South Africa's fiscal deficit is expected to have widened significantly to -7,6% of GDP in the 2009/10 fiscal year from projections in February of...
    Tax revenue seen down R70bn
    Tax revenue seen down R70bn
    Total South African tax revenue in 2009/10 is projected to be R70,3-billion (-10.7%) below the forecast presented in February at R589-billion.