Andrew Clark

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‘Predatory’ card fees shackled

Financial services reform in the US includes a ban on punitive charges for credit card infractions.

Cuba takes another step in from the cold

The Cuban government has begun releasing jailed dissidents in a political concession brokered by the Catholic Church.

BP will ‘pay’ for oil slick damage, says Obama

Barack Obama has warned that BP will 'pay' for the environmental damage caused by the oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico.

Lehman’s illegal gimmicks

The bank gave credit agencies a false picture of its value ahead of the sale, writes Andrew Clark

Ron Gettelfinger: The man who conquered Detroit

After a catastrophic year for US carmakers, the head of the United Auto Workers union has emerged as one of the most powerful men in the industry.

Wal-Mart the musical

Wal-Mart refuses to see the funny side of a musical based on its global dominance. Andrew Clark reports in New York.

Press Releases

Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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