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Chartered accountants suggest changes for provisional taxpayers

The SA Institute of Chartered Accountants has proposed that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan introduce changes for taxpayers in his budget speech.

DA calls for probe over Kumba debacle

The DA is calling for a probe into the mineral resources department following its handling of "the mineral rights debacle involving Kumba and ICT".

Zuma ‘still working’ on State of the Nation address

The president is likely to focus on the need for South Africa to move decisively on programmes and policies that have served the country well so far.

Fresh calls for moratorium on public representatives’ pay

The ANC Youth League has called on government to place a moratorium on salary increases for all public representatives for the next three years.

State’s retirement reforms ‘need to be sustainable’

Liberty Corporate's Willem Loots says it's critical that government's retirement reforms be structured in a sustainable way.

Single homebuyers leading the market

An increasing number of home buyers these days are single and there are some special considerations for such buyers to take into account.

Cabinet’s planning lekgotla to start next week

Government says Cabinet's January lekgotla, which will form the basis of the president's state of the nation speech, is due to begin on January 17.

Eskom says power system’s performance has improved

Eskom says the performance of the country's power system has improved since Monday, with the parastatal saying it would continue to be on alert.

Fedusa raises concerns about Eskom’s blackouts

Fedusa says it is worried that Ethe high risk of power outages announced by Eskom could affect households and businesses for the rest of the month.

ANC centenary bash draws international crowd

The ANC has confirmed that a total of 46 sitting heads of state will attend its weekend centenary celebrations in Mangaung in the Free State.

Cosatu laments ‘white, capitalist-owned’ JSE

Cosatu has urged the ANC to look at transformation in the JSE, which it says is more than 80% white, capitalist-owned, and increasingly foreign-owned.

SA at the helm of the UN Security Council

South Africa will be president of the UN Security Council for the month of January, a position it will use to strengthen ties between the UN and AU.

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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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