Business 18.6.2018 08:18 am

What Eskom workers really earn

But remember the bonuses …

The country is currently facing load shedding due to the disruption of Eskom operations by striking Eskom employees.

What Eskom workers really earn
What Eskom workers really earn

What Eskom workers really earn

But remember the bonuses …

Mining charter in current form won’t promote growth – Minerals Council SA
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Mining charter in current form won’t promote growth – Minerals Council SA

The council believes Gwede Mantashe’s new version is better, but won’t be good for competition.
Mantashe walks a tightrope with Mining Charter draft
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Mantashe walks a tightrope with Mining Charter draft

Mantashe’s Mining Charter must try to balance the interests of investors with the ANC’s radical economic transformation goals.
Why R18 or more per litre for fuel is not far off
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Why R18 or more per litre for fuel is not far off

New and increased taxes from government will be main culprits burning through your wallet.
Expensive gadgets and toys – the insurance implications
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Expensive gadgets and toys – the insurance implications

Gadgets such as a Fitbit or smartwatch should be insured in the All Risks section of your policy.
You’d have to be very brave to invest in North Korea
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You’d have to be very brave to invest in North Korea

Even if sanctions are lifted, ‘it’s basically a police state and you have a long way to go to North Korea becoming a normal economy’.
Give Dad a gift that keeps giving
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Give Dad a gift that keeps giving

It is never too late for your dad to improve his retirement outcome.
Fitch Ratings affirms SA’s junk status, with stable outlook
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Fitch Ratings affirms SA’s junk status, with stable outlook

Financial challenges at key state-owned enterprises remain substantial and government debt has yet to stabilise, the rating agency said.
What’s wrong with BEE?
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What’s wrong with BEE?

Vodacom shares experienced a selloff after the company unveiled SA’s biggest ever telecoms black empowerment deal.
South Africa’s investment appeal continues to be sabotaged
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South Africa’s investment appeal continues to be sabotaged

There is a lack of understanding of the obstacles that an incoherent government policy creates.
Governments and entrepreneurship
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Governments and entrepreneurship

The Holy Grail of purpose that should apply to all business – that of serving its market or customers – must equally apply to government.
Nersa leaves Eskom in R34 billion lurch
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Nersa leaves Eskom in R34 billion lurch

Consumers to pay Eskom R32.7 billion more.
Star: the curse of an embarrassing parent
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Star: the curse of an embarrassing parent

Can Steinhoff Africa Retail emerge unscathed when the market wants little to do with anything in the Steinhoff stable?
Eskom wage bill growth unsustainable – Mike Brown
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Eskom wage bill growth unsustainable – Mike Brown

Nedbank Group CEO warns of challenges ahead.
FSCA halts regulatory exams at the FPI
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FSCA halts regulatory exams at the FPI

Investigation into allegations of irregularities underway.
SA prioritising business confidence and investor interest
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SA prioritising business confidence and investor interest

The country seeks to strengthen its collaborative efforts with China.
Global engineering insurance declines while new technology creates new risks
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Global engineering insurance declines while new technology creates new risks

However, construction spending as a percent of gross domestic product (GDP) in many advanced markets remains below its pre-2008 financial crisis peak.
Mining production down 4.3% year-on-year in April
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Mining production down 4.3% year-on-year in April

Stats SA says the largest negative contributors to the decline were platinum group metals.
May transaction data shows an economy in poor stead
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May transaction data shows an economy in poor stead

Further contraction in the second quarter could put South Africa into another technical recession.
Stefanutti Stocks distances itself from investment ‘fund’ using its name
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Stefanutti Stocks distances itself from investment ‘fund’ using its name

Royal Fund Investment is offering 100% returns in three weeks.
Acting Sars commissioner’s 90-day term runs out soon
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Acting Sars commissioner’s 90-day term runs out soon

But Moyane’s disciplinary process will likely delay permanent appointment.
Russia’s Transmashholding invests R500m in SA rail manufacturing
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Russia’s Transmashholding invests R500m in SA rail manufacturing

The company’s chief executive says the country continues to be an attractive investment market because it is very stable and has a huge potential to grow.
Sea Harvest reaches agreement to acquire fishing business of Viking Fishing
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Sea Harvest reaches agreement to acquire fishing business of Viking Fishing

The agreement includes the fishing business of, and selected shareholdings in, Viking Fishing for nearly R885 million.
Not quite a new dawn yet
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Not quite a new dawn yet

Disappointing first quarter GDP, but scope for some optimism.
#datamustfall: Is zero-rating the answer?
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#datamustfall: Is zero-rating the answer?

Unlikely that such a proposal will succeed, experts say.

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