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Tour operators beg Parliament for help
A delegation of the Tourism Business Council of SA told the parliamentary portfolio committee on tourism that the sector urgently needed financial assistance from government.
Court puts halt to bid to force non-member restaurants to pay Bargaining Council levies.
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Covid-19 vaccine patents need protection, with compromises for developing world
A local researcher and campaigner has defended companies opposed to the proposal that intellectual property rights related to Covid-19 vaccines and treatments be suspended.
The increase in all fuel prices comes despite the upturn in the Rand against the Dollar.
Suits and tailored shirts are out, sweatpants and pajamas are in: remote working is changing work clothes habits, and while vaccines may bring back some formality, old-school office attire should emerge from the pandemic far less starched and strict.
This portion of the population is also probably paying about 85% of all value-added tax paid in the country.
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Ailing bus operators seek Ramaphosa’s intervention

Business News Ailing bus operators seek Ramaphosa’s intervention

Bus operators within the SADC region have been particularly affected with the imposition of the lockdown, especially those who used Metrorail train stations.

Business News Hedge fund boss takes home record R7.1 billion pay

Christopher Hohn broke the record previously held by Denise Coates, the founder of the online betting site Bet365.

Business News Absa has a solution for ATM hygiene

The pandemic made consumers much more aware of touching surfaces that many other people have also touched during the day, such as ATMs.

Business News Competition Commission and school governing bodies sign school uniform agreement

The memorandum seeks to bring more competition to the school uniform market and make them more affordable.

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Cracking down on tax, financial crime enablers

Business News Cracking down on tax, financial crime enablers

SA has the legal framework, but action of disrupting enablers not off the ground yet.

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No hope as airlines nosedive

Business News No hope as airlines nosedive

Airlines remain mum about load factors, with Mango declining to participate in any kind of discourse at all.

Business News No irrigation, no chemicals: SA’s wine ‘paradise’ goes its own way

For South African winegrowers in general, it has been a terrible year, marked by the coronavirus pandemic and several government-imposed national bans on the sale of alcohol.

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Sars receives R3bn injection to improve tech infrastructure

Business News Sars receives R3bn injection to improve tech infrastructure

Commissioner Edward Kieswetter said Sars required R800 million to address its technological and skills needs.

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More investments anticipated for SA’s automotive industry

Business News More investments anticipated for SA’s automotive industry

There are original equipment manufacturers that are definitely considering some capital investment projects this year.

Business News SABS updates rules on what should be in hand sanitiser

The new regulations define exactly what is and isn’t allowed to be in your hand sanitisers and gels.

Business News Mboweni paints sobering picture: ‘We owe a lot of people a lot of money’

The finance minister’s frank comments on the country’s financial state seemed to hit a nerve with a lot of South Africans.

Business News State-owned entities choking the life out of SA – economist

The reality is that South Africa is not going to be able to tax its way out of its debt situation, says Andrew Duvenage.

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Steinhoff’s contractual claimants war intensifies

Business News Steinhoff’s contractual claimants war intensifies

Dublin-based Hamilton has slammed the proposed settlement agreement as unfair and discriminatory.

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‘Keep us in the loop’ – Informal traders alliance tell Mboweni

Business News ‘Keep us in the loop’ – Informal traders alliance tell Mboweni

‘Saita needs to be fully informed as to how the money or the budget will be spent so we can ensure it reaches the informal traders on the ground.’




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