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Working from home places business growth at risk — report

Working from home places business growth at risk — report

Managers across industries say they are finding it difficult to supervise their teams virtually while younger employees face more distractions at home, putting productivity in businesses at a risk of decline.

Covid-19 pandemic sees more South Africans drafting wills

Over 70% of South Africans do not have wills and leave it up to the government to decide how their estate should be distributed once they have died.

YWBN given 21 days to pay back investors

The Companies Tribunal of SA (CIPC) has ordered the Young Women in Business Network (YWBN) co-operative financial institution to pay back money it  raised in its 'Own the bank' share scheme within 20 days for failure to comply with its regulations.

SAA early booking figures indicate planes may be as much as 75% full, CEO says

Flights are set to operate from Johannesburg to Cape Town, plus African capitals Accra, Kinshasa, Harare, Lusaka and Maputo.

Telkom launches the SME Relief Project to rebuild small businesses

SPONSORED | Small enterprises are crucial to SA’s economic growth and employ between 50% and 60% of the labour workforce

FNB Connect ranks highest for customer satisfaction in SA telecoms

SPONSORED | Customers appreciate the value of an integrated telco offering

Kenyan budget airline starts DRC flights as it spreads wings to become jumbo player in Africa

Kenya's first low-cost airline, Jambojet, started a flight service to the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo city of Goma on Friday, it said, looking to tap into a projected jump in demand for air travel in Africa.

Didi to shake up local ride-hailing scene with lower service fees

Chinese ride-hailing company Didi plans to shake up the SA market by charging lower service fees, an issue that has long been a gripe with operators

FNB launches a new Shares Zero investment account with no monthly account fees

SPONSORED | An FNB Shares Zero account also allows you to invest directly in the companies represented on the JSE Alsi top 40 index

SA accounted for nearly half of Zimbabwe's imports last year

Zimbabwe last year imported goods worth ZW$324.6bn (about R12.8bn) from SA, making up 47.1% of the country’s imports.

Telkom calls for ‘fair and transparent’ new spectrum auction rules

Telkom on Wednesday called on Icasa to create new spectrum licensing auction rules after the regulator consented to a court order declaring the previous process flawed.

State insurer Sasria in talks over larger bailout after July protests, looting

SA's state-owned insurance company Sasria is in talks with National Treasury for a larger bailout than the R3.9bn already promised, its managing director told a parliamentary committee on Wednesday.

How to make a good impression

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Cheers for delivery app and new jobs at Shoprite but blow from July riots endures

Supermarket giant Shoprite has buffered costs related to Covid-19 and civil unrest with innovation in digital and customer rewards programmes.

After criticism, Apple says it will delay child safety updates

Apple Inc said on Friday it would take more time to collect feedback and improve proposed child safety features after the criticism of the system on privacy and other grounds both inside and outside the company.

Continued support for women moving SA forward

Sowetan Dialogues and Gautrain Management Agency discuss the socioeconomic benefits delivered by infrastructure projects

SA consumer confidence improves in third quarter after vaccine rollouts

The consumer confidence index (CCI), sponsored by First National Bank (FNB) and compiled by the Bureau for Economic Research (BER), rose to minus 10 points from minus 13 in the second quarter.

Rand pauses, with focus on U.S. jobs report

The rand paused early on Friday, ahead of a closely watched U.S. jobs report that kept the dollar on the back foot.

Liliesleaf Farm Museum shuts down after funds run dry

Liliesleaf Farm Museum, a national heritage site which in the apartheid era served as the secret headquarters of the ANC, has shut down due to financial distress.

Mercedes-Benz partners up with SSAB for fossil fuel-free steel

Swedish steelmaker SSAB said on Wednesday it had partnered with Daimler's Mercedes-Benz to introduce fossil fuel-free steel into vehicle production, with prototype parts for body shells planned for next year

You need more than a good idea to start a business

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Ways to solve your money problems

SPONSORED | Communication and moving quickly to manage debt are the two keys to future financial wellness, says Old Mutual Finance CEO

Woolworths restores dividend as profit jumps

Woolworths Holdings resumed dividend payouts on Thursday after its annual profit surged and the sale of some Australian properties helped it to cut its debt.

OnlyFans reverses ban on posting 'sexually explicit' content

OnlyFans, an online subscription platform known for adult content, on Wednesday scrapped its new policy that would have prohibited users from posting any material containing "sexually explicit conduct".

EXPLAINED | Here’s how you can buy a property with 11 others on one home loan

Aspirant property owners can now get home loans through the collective lending system, which allows up to 12 people to apply for a single home loan.

Adcock Ingram full-year profit slips 3%

Adcock Ingram posted a 3% dip in annual earnings on Wednesday as pandemic-related restrictions helped people avoid flu in the winter months of June and July, hurting sales of related drugs.

Massmart in talks to buy grocery service OneCart

Massmart is in advanced talks to buy a controlling stake in grocery delivery service OneCart Pty Ltd as part of a push to grow its e-commerce business, the Walmart-owned retailer said on Wednesday.

Putting the scales of justice in everyone's hands

Gugu Gumede wants to make justice available for everyone in SA.

Biometric machine designed to certify documents

Two men from Ekhurhuleni have teamed up with the Vaal University of Technology to create a biometric certifying machine.
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