What to consider when purchasing a franchise


New automotive code set to shake up the sector

Freedom of choice for motorists, a fairer trading environment for after-market suppliers and service providers, and a job-creation boost for the economy.

Seven insights 10 years after the crash

The root cause of the global financial crisis was easy access to cheap money. The winners, the losers and the lessons.

How to choose a discretionary fund manager

Four key things to consider ahead of choosing a discretionary fund manager.

Sassa to increase grant-payment fees

The Post Office is good to go on October 1, says CEO Mark Barnes.

Tax Ombud to probe Sars (again)

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene approves two separate reviews.

Mosebenzi Zwane made 'veiled threats' to Nedbank on Gupta account closures

The Nedbank Group CEO details how the commercial bank was pressured to reopen bank accounts of Gupta-linked entities.

Phumelela CEO quits as racing firm suffers after Steinhoff

Rian du Plessis has resigned from the South African horse-racing firm after 10 years at the helm.

Set free by Naspers, MultiChoice plots its path

Analysts say MultiChoice is still generating cash and has the potential to grow.

South African rates need some Russian rules

The rand's 16.5% drop against the dollar this year makes it the fourth-worst performer in emerging markets.

Police investigate Tubular directors for fraud and corruption

The company is accused of unlawfully paying R25 million to the IDC, but as much as R500 million may have been illegally siphoned out of the business.

Post Office slammed for sky-high social grant payment fees

Expert panel says the state-owned enterprise’s expected profits from 'unnecessarily high' fees are difficult to justify.

You can breathe out now

Broad-based recovery supported by strong global growth is expected, even though recent signposts are still mixed.

Sasfin clocks R10bn in offshore assets in 7 years

Diversification strategy pays off amid lacklustre SA returns.

NCR spares no expense trying to fire 'insubordinate' employees

Perhaps the dti needs to take a closer look at how taxpayer money earmarked for looking after consumer interests is being spent.

Cash crime hobbles the retail sector

Richard Phillips and Yusuf Abramjee discuss targeted retail outlets, levels of violence, crime syndicates and available deterrent technology.

How Ramaphosa can turn SA's economy around

The country’s scorecard paints a grim picture, particularly in the areas of unemployment, inequality and poverty.

SA, in grip of recession, may consider rate increase

Investors and economists are divided on the chances the Sarb will follow emerging market counterparts in raising interest rates.

Johan Burger was ‘surprised’ by ANC’s summon to Luthuli House

Relating to the bank’s closure of Gupta-linked accounts.

Growthpoint’s ‘inflated’ income and dividend growth questioned

SBG Securities suggests the company paid dividends based on income from sources other than property rentals.

Naspers puts pedal to the metal

As its subsidiary OLX Group invests R1.4 billion in online car buying service.

Discovery opens Vitality to all

And overhauls Active Rewards (again)…

Questions raised over mortgage bond scheme

Loxfin and Mortgage Secured Finance are offering a 13.5% return, but it's not clear how they generate it.



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