WATCH: How to differentiate your company from competitors

Dr Gerhard van Wyk, a marketing expert, gives practical tips on how to find out what sets you apart from your competitors

6 days ago
Tembinkosi Bonakele calls for fortified bank oversight

Competition commissioner tells Parliament that bank supervision is a high-risk area that requires closer monitoring

6 days ago
WATCH: Psyche of success with car wash entrepreneur

Marcus Msomi, founder of Carwash Supreme based in Durban, shares how he started his business with R22,000 and now employs 95 people

7 days ago
BEE regarded as the most negative factor for European investors in SA

However, nearly half of the firms interviewed in the EU chamber of commerce survey did not expect significant changes in the next year and 22% were optimistic

7 days ago
Diseases such as cancer and diabetes offer $40bn in business to African pharma

A Frost & Sullivan report into Africa’s pharmaceuticals market notes that an increase in health spending will encourage the local manufacture of medication

7 days ago
Wide support for ICT plan, says telecommunications department

The focus now moves to how to roll out open-access network in information and communications technology sector

7 days ago
Business ties with state ‘best in years’

Investec CEO Stephen Koseff says the only solution is inclusive transformation through social upliftment and skills development

7 days ago
WATCH: The 3 types of entrepreneurs explained

Yasmeen Alli, academy manager at Raizcorp, identifies three different types of entrepreneurs and how they run their businesses

12 days ago
Audit firm rotation plan met with strong resistance in Parliament

The CFO Forum, Saica and the King Committee all argue again the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors plan, saying it will not strengthen independence

12 days ago
Tobacco duties offer strong argument in favour of sugar tax

Economics professor Corne van Walbeek says taxing the sugar content of beverages will reduce demand for the products and encourage producers to cut sugar ...

13 days ago
WATCH: Steps to take when looking to secure company contracts

Nicole Reynolds-Frasca, an executive assistant, shares information on when a PA or executive assistant to the CEO should be approached to secure contracts, ...

14 days ago
Total maize production declines by more than one-fifth in 2016

SA’s rainfall in 2015 was the lowest since record-keeping started in 1904, and the country became a net importer of maize in 2016 for the first time since 2008

17 days ago
SA’s 2016 maize crop is more than 3% higher than estimate

The CEC says the recalculated crop size for white maize is 3.408-million tonnes, which is 4.76% tonnes higher than September’s final crop estimate figure

17 days ago
BUSINESS DAY TV: ‘Enough with the planning, SA needs more doing’

Business Leadership SA deputy chairman Bonang Mohale on what the organisation would like to see highlighted in state of the nation address

17 days ago
Gauteng works with Germany to harvest freight and logistic data

The new ‘Green Logistics Index’ intends to aggregate data ranging from crime, vehicle emissions and delivery times

18 days ago
Belts are being tightened but gambling continues to grow

Gaming is benefiting from a surge in legal sports betting, which is being fuelled by the availability of legal online betting

18 days ago