Edcon’s business rescue has been a fraught process – not least as questions arise over why a higher bid for Jet than TFG’s R480m was buried
SA’s largest technology company is still battling to resolve a 2018 scandal – and it’s getting no help from the audit regulator
Until now, there’s been no sheriff calling anyone to account in the wild west that is schools group Pembury. Will an allegation of stock manipulation change ...
The Edcon group is dead; long live Edgars (and Jet), as clothing and food retailers are in the running to buy these chains out of business rescue
SA is deeply unequal, with wealth divided along racial lines. But few believe that a 100% inheritance tax is the answer – more likely, it’ll finance SA’s new ...
As the threat of prescribed assets looms, companies like Ninety One are pre-emptively showing that they can try to solve social issues
The pandemic should have been the moment for the ANC to reassert sane policies. Instead, it has dredged up the ideas that bankrupted SA in the first place
Jenitha John seems to have the right credentials, but there is one rather awkward sticking point: she was chair of the audit committee at Tongaat
For two years, Heather Sonn has handled SA’s worst corporate job – chair of Steinhoff – fantastically. Her abrupt resignation is a step backward
To say finance minister Tito Mboweni was ‘ill-disciplined’ by voicing a dissenting view misconstrues what ‘discipline’ actually means
Tsogo Sun will probably survive Covid-19’s onslaught on the tourism industry. But many others won’t — and the government isn’t helping
Covid-19 didn’t sink fund manager Electus, but it snuffed out its lifelines. Other firms already battling SA’s moribund economy face a similar fate
It’s an enticing idea – a wealth tax on the rich to boost SA’s desperate search for Covid-19 funding. But it’s a remedy that won’t really work
The projections are dire: GDP growth down 6%-10% and 1-million out of work. To ensure it’s temporary, we must sideline the pencil-pushers
The Paternoster Group reckons that SA’s lockdown will probably be extended. But sooner or later, we’ll have to find a compromise
The human and financial cost of temporarily closing businesses and keeping people from going about their daily activities is immense – but not doing it would ...
Is Atul’s cheque in the mail? Where are the agents of radical economic transformation (RET) now that small companies are battling to survive?