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Capture claims plague new private-security bargaining council

Unhappy members of the National Bargaining Council for the Private Security Sector say corporate governance standards are being flouted

Building human capital for the fourth industrial revolution

The government, business, labour and civil society must work together to link potential employees to productive and decent jobs

White men still dominate SA management

With little change in management, labour minister says that companies that fail to transform will no longer be able to do business with government

Private sector wants to play a bigger role in higher education

With government squeezed for funds, the private sector says it has to play a much bigger role in higher education

Need for reparations still with us

The ANC’s well-meaning attempts at redress have failed, which means the issue has yet to be properly addressed

The faces behind SA’s citizenship nightmare

Home affairs’ continued intransigence and the private sector’s reluctance to employ legal immigrants are taking a heavy personal toll

Pressure mounts for govt, private sector to put more work into financial inclusion

Financial inclusion is loosely thrown around but pressure is mounting for government and the private sector to respond with solutions that can deliver

South Africa, mind the pay gap

Disclosing the ratio of worker to executive pay may show the full extent of our wage inequality

Kganyago: Too soon to tell if SA economy is in the clear

​Even though South Africa has got off to a positive start this year, it is too early to tell that the country is on a new growth trajectory

Water crisis: Look to SA’s renewable energy programme for solutions

The private sector will offer solutions and money if there is policy certainty and effective guarantees

South Africa’s race relations laid bare in Steinhoff scandal

The corporate scandal will do South Africa a huge service if it makes the point that corruption and mismanagement have nothing to do with race.

Three reforms to boost SA’s economy

Boosting skills, hiking investment and slashing transport and communication costs will help spark growth

​Focus on private sector creates better investment framework for Africa

The main aim is to lower the level of risk for private investments, writes Germany's Finance minister about a new plan: the G20 Compact With Africa.

Gordhan’s plan to reassure credit ratings agencies, investors

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will hit the road with private sector representatives to meet credit ratings agencies and investors.

Do our hopes lie with the private sector?

Higher education partnerships are working well in other emerging countries.

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The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

Health workers afraid of passing Covid to family

While nurses bear the brunt of the most psychologically affected of health workers, most are concerned about access to protective supplies

Treasury presents Covid-19 corruption action plan

Reports of corruption, over-pricing and the delivery of sub-standard PPE have become the norm over the past five months as the country grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic

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Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

Accounting technician beats the odds to obtain a professional qualification

'Being an AT(SA) offers lifelong learning and professional development opportunities because you never get to stop learning'

Associate general accountant reveals why she chose to work in the public sector ­– and stayed

Rakshika Danilala is part of the team tasked with auditing the R500-billion fiscal package allocated by government to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic

Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

The accountancy profession has been recognised and seen its models replicated as successful models for projects that contribute towards the SDGs

Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

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