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Inclusion boosts the bottom line

New research shows that while South African organisations have made strides in achieving greater diversity and transformation, too many people still feel excluded in workplaces – and this has significant consequences for productivity and company performance

DA’s internal woes may lead to voter backlash

​With only a few months left until the 2019 national elections, the Democratic Alliance this week found itself beset by a new crisis

DA leaders pick sides amid confusion over party’s decision to ditch BEE

On Saturday it was revealed that the DA's federal council had decided to ditch black economic empowerment, claiming the policy was 'just not working'

Confusion over new BEE Act causes business panic

The trade and industry department has not clarified the new BEE Act and codes of good practice, resulting in nervousness and uncertainty.

Lonmin gives Ramaphosa priority over workers

While Marikana miners wanted pay and housing, the struggling company met BEE demands.

BEE: Good news for small black companies, bad news for big ones

Changes to laws governing black economic empowerment will be highly beneficial for small, black-owned companies but not for underperforming big ones.

Despite challenges, Davies views B-BBEE as a success

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says B-BBEE has been a success in SA despite acknowledging several problems with the empowerment plan.

Amended BBBEE Bill to tackle fronting

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says the Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Amendment Bill will put in place measures to tackle fronting.

Companies improve on BBBEE ratings

Business advisory group KPMG says companies operating in South Africa have improved their broad-based black economic empowerment ratings.

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It’s just not cricket

Near Makhanda in the Eastern Cape in the village of Salem is a cricket pitch that is said to be the oldest in the country. Watered by blood and trauma, rolled with frontier nostalgia and contemporary paranoia, how does it play?

Three million jobs lost and hunger surging amid Covid-19 crisis — survey

Income shocks and the breakdowns in social protection schemes have had consequences for hunger and food insecurity in South Africa

Police respond to rural water protests with bullets

The coronavirus has hit the Eastern Cape hard, but many rural areas in the province still have no clean water for hand washing, forcing residents to break lockdown regulations to protest

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New Bentley Bentayga – The definitive luxury SUV

The Bentayga combines the abilities of a performance grand tourer with a luxury limousine, a spacious family car and an off-roader

Galaxy A21s captures imagination of the youth

Samsung's latest Galaxy A devices are loved by their users and provide a range of awesome features that are truly important to them

SafetyWallet and First Aid Level 1

Basic First Aid is an industry standard and it is the basic requirement in working environments that employers need to have in place

Yvonne Chetty: a passion for an efficient public sector and mentoring

'Being affiliated to a professional body such as SAICA makes providing expert guidance and support to my colleagues that much easier'

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

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