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Everything keeps going wrong for Lamberti

If they don't stop doing business with the Imperial CEO, companies could face boycotts

WATCH LIVE: Cyril Ramaphosa addresses business leaders

The deputy president is in Johannesburg discussing 'radical economic transformation'.

Brics ratings agency in the works

The Black Business Council says it has plans for ‘impartial’ alternative to Moody’s, S&P and Fitch

President Jacob Zuma sends money-laundering bill back to parliament

The proposed Bill would have increased scrutiny of the bank accounts of "prominent individuals", including himself.

Black business in spat over whether Zuma should finish his term

Some Black Business Council affiliates are miffed about its public show of support for the president.

Davos ‘snub’ angers black business

The Black Business Council says it should have been invited to give input on "South Africa Inc" at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland.

BBC takes issue with ‘unconstitutional’ set-asides

The Black Business Council (BBC) could take the government to the Constitutional Court over a procurement process it believes to be unfair.

Business council dips into labour broking debate

The Black Business Council says regulating rather than banning labour brokers would be a preferable solution to the controversial situation.

Black Business Council says no thanks to state handouts

Black business wants a bigger slice of government spend, though not necessarily at the expense of white business, the Black Business Council says.

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Gauteng responds to grave concern

The news of Gauteng’s grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province

Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Sassa disses disability grant applicants

Towards the end of level four of the lockdown, Sassa offices reopened for applications for old age pensions and childcare and foster care grants, but not for disability grants

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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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