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Garage shop alcohol sales: poor enforcement, not convenience is the problem

By Rhys Evans SOUTH Africa’s problem with alcohol has been starkly highlighted against the backdrop of the country’s COVID-19 pandemic response, which included a complete...

Finding the right forklift fit: renting vs buying

MANY businesses grapple with the choice between buying or renting a forklift which could impact both their efficiency and bottom line. That’s according to Marco...

SPONSORED POST: KZN riots – the tax implications

By Tusani Mnyandu IN the midst of grappling with the devastation of a year-long national lockdown, job losses, and business closures following the worldwide outbreak...

South Africa needs to diversify its supply chain networks

By Lebo Letsoalo SOUTH Africa relies on road transport, amongst other modes for the delivery of goods across the country, and because of the increased...

How COVID has changed the container industry

By Kashief Schroeder WE rarely think of the journey our favourite items take before they reach us. That was until the ripples of the COVID...

Lack of compliance, accountability costing SA billions

THE failure to implement effective compliance and accountability systems is costing the public sector dearly and making supply chains fertile ground for corruption  That’s according...

Sector coupling essential if emissions revolution to succeed

By Seydou Kane There is a rapidly growing awareness of the need to decarbonise energy supply, and we have recently seen dramatic shifts start to...

Free trade agreement offers huge opportunities for Africa, but much work still needed

By Bobby Madhav THE Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement came into effect on 1 January 2021. A total of 54 of Africa’s 55...

COVID vaccinations: can bosses make them compulsory?

The notion of mandatory vaccination against COVID-19 has become a talking point for employers globally. Talita Laubscher, Partner, and Chloë Loubser, Senior Associate, Bowmans...

New tax laws – 10 key changes you need to know about

President Cyril Ramaphosa recently signing three tax Acts into law. Jean du Toit, Head of Tax Technical at Tax Consulting SA unpacks what you need...

4IR: With millions of people to reskill, here’s where to start

THE task of reskilling millions of workers may feel overwhelming, writes Bernadette Wightman, Regional Managing Director, Banking and Financial Services for British Telecommunications plc (BT),...

Budget presents a mammoth task for Mboweni

FINANCE Minister Tito Mboweni has a mammoth task ahead of him as he seeks to present the 2020/21 Budget Speech next week, against South...

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TODAY is International Women in Engineering Day. To celebrate, Jet Demolition contracts and project manager Kate Bester highlights what it's like being in close...

Financial reports won’t save local government crisis, warns town and regional planners

By Burgert Gildenhuys: Director, BC Gildenhuys & Associates IT is unclear whether South Africa has the will or guts to confront issues contributing to the...

N3 truck blockade: It’s ‘economic sabotage’, say ministers and business

ANOTHER truck blockade saw Van Reenen's Pass on the N3, the country's main domestic trade route, being closed on Thursday 16 June. This protest...

Factory of the Year competition returns as economy bounces back

FOLLOWING a challenging two years in the manufacturing sector, Kearney, a leading management consulting firm, is excited to announce the return of the Factory...