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Edward Kieswetter appointed new Sars boss

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Edward Kieswetter as the commissioner for the South African Revenue Services (Sars) for a five-year term, effective 1 May. “We have every confidence that Mr...

The low-down on counter offers: yay or nay?

Receiving a counter offer can be one of the most flattering feelings in the world. No one would blame you for assuming that the gesture demonstrates that your boss believes...

9 Small Business Development officials suspended over corruption allegations

The department in a statement said it has so far on Thursday issued nine precautionary suspension letters, of which seven are against Black Business Supplier Development Programme (BBSDP) and two against...

Electricity crisis pushing small businesses to seek out loans to survive

State-owned utility Eskom, struggling to produce enough electricity to meet demand, has for the past few days implemented 24-hour rotational blackouts, known as load shedding, suppressing up to 4...

SAICA set to investigate Jooste, La Grange over the role they played in Steinhoff’s...

In heated discussions on the matter among various parliamentary committees on Tuesday, eight individuals were implicated in the massive fraud after the company declined last week to mention the...

BMF applauds appointment of Mncane Mthunzi as Edcon COO

Financially troubled Edcon said earlier this month it had secured R2,7 billion in new cash and rent deductions as part of a recapitalisation plan, a development expected to save thousands...

Eskom confirms Stage 2 load shedding for Friday

Eskom generates, transmits and distributes approximately 95% of the electricity used in South Africa and about 45% of power used on the African continent, but has struggled to meet...

1200 Standard Bank employees set to lose jobs

The branch closures form part of the banking giant's major shift away from traditional banking structures towards digital banking – in line with local and international consumer behaviour trends...

SA Premier Business Awards winners announced

In a ceremony on Wednesday evening, the winners of the SA Premier Business Awards were named

Building a website for your small business just got more affordable

Has the often exorbitant cost of setting up a website held you back from strengthening your business's online presence? It's a problem tens of thousands of entrepreneurs face on a...


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