Studies show women are denied access to top posts and labour market

Women in Business report shows female proportion in senior management teams has fallen from 25% to 24% internationally

Firms with more gender diversity among managers show lower share-price swings, BoA study shows

Firms in the S&P 500 with women making up at least 25% of executives posted higher median returns on equity the following year

Attend a Business Day Dialogue on access to finance for small businesses

Event in Durban will feature an expert panel debating this important topic

How the telecoms industry is adapting to consumers’ growing need for data

SPONSORED | Consumers now expect to pay less for more data, so the industry has to restructure to remain viable

Equitable land solution paramount to South Africa’s progress, business leaders hear

Paul Mashatile tells a high-powered business conference on the future of SA that the issue of land expropriation must not disrupt the economy

Business confidence comes off the boil after strong start to the year

The business confidence index dipped from January’s high levels, and Sacci says ‘investment decisions will soon have to become reality’

Abolishing debt will be Constitutional if ‘hear the other side’ rule is upheld

The draft National Credit Amendment Bill aims to offer debt relief to people with gross income of under R7,500 and with no realisable assets

US-based health consultancy seeks legal and corporate advisory services in SA

SPONSORED | JSI Research and Training Institute has issued notice of a request for proposals for services

Report shows investors are rekindling their love for SA’s mines

But the country fared less well in the underlying indices, including policy perception, confirming what local companies have said about the deterioration of ...

CEOs cheer Ramaphosa’s win, saying it means ‘all the right things’

The country’s business leaders say there is undoubtedly a renewed sense of optimism, regardless of people’s political affiliations

Private firms are obligated to help capitalise SOEs, Malusi Gigaba says

By using private-sector investment and expertise, SOEs could become financially viable, especially firms such as Eskom, Transnet, Sanral and SAA, the finance ...

China’s taste for Australian wines, and its vineyards, is growing

Wine is seen as a prestige product in China, and Australia sells ‘a few vineyards a month’ to Chinese buyers — but can the buying spree last?

Shiny future for Burkina Faso’s gold-mining industry

A decade ago Burkina Faso was better known for the cotton it grows than the gold it mines, but since then a gold rush has transformed it into one of ...

Miners reward investors, hold off on deals — but Glencore, Rio buck trend

Despite robust balance sheets, most are not plowing money into mega mines or big acquisitions — caution welcomed by investors burned in the last downturn

Business responds positively to Ramaphosa’s presidency

Business Leadership SA and Business Unity SA both welcome the new president, but say there’s no time to waste in turning the economy around

Is TV advertising nearing end of the road?

US ad sales decrease 7.8% in 2017 — the steepest drop outside of a recession in at least 20 years

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