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Security industry undergoing its own 4I Revolution

The security industry in SA is a huge employer, with 500,000 people working for 8,851 registered companies. There are two private security staff for every police officer ...

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Strong, well-known franchises an aid for increased sales

In tough trading times a strong franchise will drive more customers through the doors than an opposition company without a national, or even ...

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Pros and cons of setting up your own business

A decent franchise costs a bomb, but hidden in the upfront price are a host of benefits that might make the investment a better bet than starting out ...

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Capitec is the most competitive bank for low- and ...

If it’s a rewards programme you want, FNB’s Gold Cheque account, which gives access to the eBucks programme, offers ‘excellent value’
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BCM maps long road to economic health

BCM may have a way to go when it comes to diversifying its economy and making it inclusive, multisectorial and globally entrenched — but it is certainly en route. This was the main message of mayor Xola Pakati as he opened the recent annual BCM ...
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Tiger investing R100m in emerging farmers

Tiger Brands has invested R40m for emerging farmers, and in two years that will have soared to more than R100m, its ...

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African Bank’s digital focus pays off as retail deposits double

The group saw it third year of improved profitability to end-September, when retail deposits rose 115%

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Job opportunities for many with fibre cable installation

Louanjo, a Pretoria-based  fibre cable installation company, indirectly employs 540 people in East London. Despite ...

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Coty buys into Kylie start-up to burnish Instagram appeal

Coty bets that the youngest Kardashian sister's celebrity and social media savvy will help revive growth

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Is Black Friday black gold for SA’s retailers?

Black Friday has become a major money-spinner for some SA companies — but there is a downside

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Great Wall gets approval for car plant with BMW

China's SUV maker Great Wall Motor said on Friday the local regulator had approved its auto manufacturing project with ...

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National award for EC mall

East London’s Vincent Park mall was recently honoured among the best shopping centres in the country when they took ...

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Action needed, more empty promises, say entrepreneurs

While government action, or the lack of it, regarding land and property was the main subject of the Black Business ...

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Opportunities beckon for Eskom-trained staff

With government forging ahead with plans to reshape Eskom into three parts, fears are that job losses may be one of ...

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Volvo Eicher opens 22nd SA outlet

Breaking into the SA truck market is a tough task, because few places in the world have such diverse first- and ...

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From hobbyist to décor doyenne

TED KEENAN Hobbyists are often advised to turn their passions in entrepreneurial business start-ups. Not all ...

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Motsepe pledges billions in fund to assist SA’s emerging farmers

The billionaire businessman wants the fund to help black farmers be part of ‘sustainable, commercially viable and ...

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Gold slips to almost one-week low

Metal declines for a third straight session weighed down by a firmer dollar

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Facebook pulls plug on global fake accounts

Company removes pages linked to operations in Indonesia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Nigeria

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Ignore fake summonses from‘online loan scam’ group

If you’ve received an email or SMS from Lifestyle Legal or Lifestyle Attorneys notifying you that a summons will be ...

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