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SA Household Savings Crisis: SA Ranked Last 24 July 2018

By: Garth Prins Business Essentials

  A penny for your thoughts; or savings perhaps According to an analysis done by savings fintech startup MyTreasury.co.za, South African’s household savings rate comes last when ranked against the G20 countries. This is distressing news during Savings Month as


SARS Creates Tax Loopholes 19 July 2018

By: Garth Prins Business Essentials

  When is a SARS Tax Court case win a loss for the fiscus? After the recent SARS court case, dealing with the taxable income of foreigners working in South Africa, it is hard to argue that no-one is working


Mandela Day: How You Can Make A Difference 16 July 2018

By: Garth Prins Business Essentials

  ‘No greater gift than giving your time and energy to help others without expecting anything’ On Wednesday, 18 July, the world will be celebrating Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday. And rightly so, since Madiba has given us much to be


Another Reason To Submit Your Tax Return 12 July 2018

By: Garth Prins Business Essentials

  Tax season is open! The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has created some nervousness in the South African tax base by embarking on an initiative to criminally prosecute taxpayers who fail to submit their tax returns. Whilst the threat


Psychology Behind The FIFA Soccer World Cup 11 July 2018

By: Garth Prins Business Essentials

  ‘For the game. For the world.’ As we are approaching the 2018 FIFA World Cup Soccer finals, it could be interesting to look at whether we can take some lessons from soccer players to senior management in the corporate


Thought Leadership – Financial Mail Corporate Essentials 2018 9 July 2018

By: Business Essentials Corporate Essentials

Thought Leadership editorial pieces from Financial Mail Corporate Essentials tailored business directory Segmented and divided into relevant business categories, our well-structured publication ensures that you can quickly and efficiently find the services you need – located nearest to you. The


BWA Awards Send a Strong Message, Says corporate Winner 29 June 2018

By: Guest Author Business Essentials

Women are more than capable SPAR Eastern Cape advertising manager Roseann Shadrach believes that the Business Women’s Association achiever awards sent a message that females are more than capable of handling the corporate environment. Shadrach was recognised for her contribution to the community