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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.

Zuma: ‘Fronting’ major obstacle to BEE

"Fronting" is an "unintended consequence" of an emphasis on diversity of ownership in black economic empowerment, President Jacob Zuma said on Friday.

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Female cops sent for rape counselling

Brigadier Sifiso Cele denies the rape allegations, saying that they are part of a smear campaign and that criminal charges should have been opened if the accusations were true

‘Lost’ PPE: Morar a ‘player and ref’

Roshan Morar, the auditor who supplied the KZN education department with sanitisers has also been tasked with investigating the “disappearance” of millions of rands worth of PPE

Signing a path to freedom for the deaf

If South African Sign Language is recognised as one of the country’s official languages, it will considerably ease many of the deaf community’s problems of access, education and equality.

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The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

Expert grant writer vacancy

The role of the grant writer is to work collaboratively with the HST bid team to conceptualise and write proposals for upcoming grant calls

Investment outlook beyond Covid-19

Opportunities for local business growth needed to be identified and strategically capitalised on, and we have to be really deliberate about that

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