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Jocelyn Newmarch

Jocelyn Newmarch

    Change is a conscious decision
    Change is a conscious decision
    This means Old Mutual's suppliers get to count each R100 of money spent with the insurer as R125 when calculating their own BEE spending...
    Social standings
    Social standings
    Events in the mining industry over the past year have intensified the focus on socioeconomic development, with debate over the appropriate role for...
    The power of buying black
    The power of buying black
    Preferential procurement scores for broad-based black economic empowerment (BEE) is one area that has become intrinsic to the behaviour of South...
    Skilful success
    Skilful success
    Although no one underestimates their importance to South Africa's transformation, the country is placed near the bottom of international...
    Building businesses
    Building businesses
    Small business is a priority sector for South Africa. As a result, black economic empowerment scorecards specifically recognise the importance of...
    Slower growth predicted for South Africa
    Slower growth predicted for South Africa
    "Global conditions are shaping South Africa's economy," said Chris Loewald, the Reserve Bank's senior deputy head of research, at...
    Amplats fires 12 000 workers ahead of talks
    Amplats fires 12 000 workers ahead of talks
    A new round of talks between the platinum industry and unions got off to a rocky start on Friday, as Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) announced it...
    Robinson speaks of SA's good and bad at Mandela lecture
    Robinson speaks of SA's good and bad at Mandela lecture
    The country had to work to overcome several problems, including the Protection of State Information Bill, poverty and inequality, and gender-based...
    Coal mooted as a strategic resource
    Coal mooted as a strategic resource
    "We are engaged in discussions with the ministers of mineral resources and energy to secure the security of supply [of coal]," he said at Eskom's...