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Deputy President David Mabuza has lauded the positive change in investor sentiments, and urged South Africans to work towards ensuring that this renewed optimism leads to real and inclusive economic growth and job creation for South Africa PRETORIA, South Africa, April 26, 2018/ -- Deputy President David Mabuza has lauded the…
The Forum will provide an opportunity for Japanese and African companies as well as key business and development related institutions to highlight their work in Africa PRETORIA, South Africa, April 25, 2018/ -- South Africa will host the Japan–Africa Public Private Economic Forum at the Sandton Convention Centre from 3-4 May…
An Atlantis based Lesedi Skills Development Academy was established to address the need for skilled artisans and to close the skills gap in the nuclear and broader energy sector as well as associated industries PRETORIA, South Africa, April 25, 2018/ -- Skills development is critical to the economy and is non-negotiable.…
by Leani Nortje, a Senior Associate at Webber Wentzel Section 8E of the Income Tax Act, 1962 (the Act) applies to inter alia deem a share to be a hybrid equity instrument if certain requirements are met, with the result that otherwise exempt dividends paid in respect of that share are deemed…
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 13:15

Critical credit management advice for small business and start-ups

Written by Tebogo
Starting or running a small new business can be an exciting yet daunting prospect, and there are many hurdles which owners must overcome to ensure that their business survives for the long-term. Primary among the business survivalist toolkit is a healthy cashflow. The saying goes “turnover is vanity, profit is…
Monday, 23 April 2018 16:39

Digital skills in more demand in South Africa

Written by Jesse
Digital skills in South Africa show promise By Adzuna on 23 April 2018South Africa is often seen as “slow to the party” when it comes to developments in the Internet or digital space. This isn’t necessarily true, and the country has generated large-scale firms that have sold to even bigger…
In the 2018 Global Passport Index, the South African passport sits in the 49th position, with 95 countries available to the citizens for visa-free entry – right in the middle of the 99-spot list that ranks 199 countries according to their visa-free score. Not bad at all! Sometimes, though, the…
The Polystyrene Association has appointed Patricia February as Project Coordinator for its rapidly growing Breadtags for Wheelchairs Project. Patricia will be based full time at the Association’s offices in Stellenbosch and will be responsible for providing administrative support, managing the queries from collectors and coordinators as well as oversee the…
by Wesley Grimm, a Candidate Attorney at Webber Wentzel The Taxpayer, Lion Match Company Proprietary Limited, disposed of its shareholding in Kimberly Clark Group during 2008 and ascribed the market value to the shares as at 1 October 2001 as the base cost in determining its taxable capital gain on…
Joint statement by the UK Secretary of State for International Trade, Dr Liam Fox, and the South Africa Minister for Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies LONDON, United Kingdom, April 18, 2018/ -- The Minister of Trade and Industry (the DTI), Dr Rob Davies had a bilateral meeting with his…
Prime Minister Theresa May hosts a bilateral meeting with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa  LONDON, United Kingdom, April 18, 2018/ -- A Downing Street spokesperson said:"The Prime Minister had a bilateral meeting earlier today with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.""The Prime Minister said she was pleased to welcome Mr Ramaphosa to the UK…
The celebration is targeted at the general public, youth, women, small and medium businesses, government departments involved in the field of IP and the creative industry PRETORIA, South Africa, April 18, 2018/ -- The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), in partnership with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC),…

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