Woolworths releases interim financial results for 2020/2021

SPONSORED | Summary of unaudited interim group results for the 26 weeks ended December 27 2020

Liquor industry has a lot to answer for

The alcohol business takes far more than it gives through taxes, tourism and jobs

FNB recognised as Africa’s Most Valuable Bank Brand for a second year in a row

SPONSORED | FNB is rated as the top-performing SA brand in the 2021 Brand Finance Banking 500 ranking

PODCAST | Technology adoption and cloud computing shows rapid growth

Logicalis vice-president for global business development Mick McNeil joins Business Day Spotlight from Ireland to discuss tech trends

The path to building long-term resilience into your business

World Wide Worx reports that 38% of digitally enabled companies will allow staff to work remotely post the pandemic

Minerals department backlog of rights transfers a big worry

About half of rights transfers and renewals remain bogged down in red tape as the mining industry clamours for urgency in bureaucratic processes

Stats SA reports dramatic fall in tourist arrivals in December

January numbers will be even worse because of the closure of beaches, says tourism council CEO Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa

Tourism sector in ICU and wants priority in phase 2 of vaccination

The Tourism Business Council of SA says this will reassure foreign tourists

PODCAST | As budget looms, what tax hikes can be expected?

Evan Pickworth asks ENSafrica tax executive Kazi Mbangeleli

PODCAST | Budget preview: Who holds the purse strings?

Mudiwa Gavaza is joined by Johann van Tonder, an economist at Momentum Investments

Poultry producers want anti-dumping duties to target Brazil and four EU states

Sapa says cheap imports from Brazil, Denmark, Ireland, Poland and Spain create jobs in producer countries while stifling economic growth in SA

Banks get go-ahead to resume dividends

Deputy governor warns banks to tread carefully

Textiles rebate could lead to more decent jobs and grow local sector

Surely even determined critics must be able to agree that the rebate is better than the zero-sum game of a decades-long deadlock

Tariffs alone can never secure the long term health of an industry

But they can be part of a package of measures to ensure we compete with imports, and that we export wherever possible

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