‘Surprising new rules’ on empowerment are holding investors back, says EU chamber

Investments have already been put on hold or downscaled, says the EU Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Southern Africa

4 days ago
Call to unmask importers dumping poultry into SA

Cheap chicken coming into the country fingered for loss of hundreds of local jobs as Department of Agriculture suspends imports linked to Brazilian meat ...

5 days ago
SA suspends Brazil meat imports after scandal

SA has asked Brazil to provide official information and a list of establishments that have been identified regarding unsafe meat being exported to various ...

6 days ago
Legally enforce BEE in financial sector, Numsa Investment’s Msibi says

Khandani Msibi says regulators in the insurance industry regulate in the interests of the big players and stifle new entrants

6 days ago
BUSINESS DAY TV: Consumers are moving to the used, lower end of the vehicle market

WesBank's Rudolph Mahoney explains why he expects the South African vehicle market to accelerate in 2017 — and how bakkies are booming

6 days ago
Audit firm rotation plan meets resistance

Business and financial governance want more research into ways of strengthening audit independence

6 days ago
Poultry woes not due to imports, says association

The Association of Meat Importers and Exporters insists reasons for the retrenchments are still in dispute

6 days ago
WATCH: Do this before signing that employment contract

Mduduzi Khumalo, CCMA commissioner, explains to Masterclass the importance of having your contract reviewed before signing it

6 days ago
Audit inspection makes case for tougher approach, says Irba

Irba CEO says a 27% increase in the rate of unsatisfactory inspections of large audit firms justifies a tougher approach to their independence

8 days ago
Port chiefs tight-lipped over R18m damage to ship in dry-dock drama

Malaysian-owned Go Regulus suffered damage to her bow and stern in December after the vessel’s hull was damaged in the same dry dock two weeks earlier

9 days ago
High schools and universities play the JSE Investment Challenge

The 44th JSE Investment challenge is underway, in which students get virtual portfolios, of varying risk, worth R1m to ‘play’ with

10 days ago
Accounting firms voice disapproval of mandatory audit firm rotation

EY Africa and PricewaterhouseCoopers warn against rushing in to change the system there have been no crises of independence of SA’s auditing profession

11 days ago
Engineers sue public works minister over ‘illegal appointments’

The South African Institution of Civil Engineering fears SA’s standing at global engineering body could be in jeopardy

13 days ago
Transformation hearing on banking off to solid start

Diversification of the sector was the way to go with banks assisting in the formation of black owned cooperative and niche banks which targeted specific markets

13 days ago
Gupta family does not run Black Business Council, George Sebulela says

EFF MP Marshall Dlamini asked the secretary-general of the BBC if the council was in an alliance with the family friends of President Jacob Zuma

14 days ago