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Shoprite fined R1m for reckless lending

Shoprite fined R1m for reckless lending

By Edward West for IOL Shoprite on Monday confirmed it had accepted the judgment by the National Credit Regulator and had processed the payment of the R1-million fine imposed on one of its subsidiaries, Shoprite Investments Limited, for extending credit to some of its...

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Does the colour of your office walls promote neurodiversity?

Does the colour of your office walls promote neurodiversity?

Approximately 15% to 20% of people are neurodivergent, a collection of conditions that includes autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and dyslexia. Linda Trim, director at workplace design specialists Giant Leap, says: “Heightened...

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Makro stores shut countrywide due to system issues

Makro stores shut countrywide due to system issues

By Londiwe Buthelezi for Fin24 Last Thursday, all Makro stores across the country were shut following issues that caused disruption in the company’s trading system. “Makro experienced some system-related issues this morning impacting our ability for stores...

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Expat tax is coming

Expat tax is coming

By Pedro Gonçalves for International Investment South Africans working abroad will face higher taxes as they will only be exempt from paying tax on the first R1m they earn elsewhere, under the amendments to the Income Tax Act which are due to come into effect from...

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Discovery Bank glitch wipes balances to zero

Discovery Bank glitch wipes balances to zero

By Khulekani Magubane for Fin24 On Friday evening, Discovery Bank clients were hit by a glitch which showed that their available bank balances were wiped out to R0.00, leaving them unable to make payments. Netwerk24 reported that one client was left stranded at a...

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New WhatsApp scam targets South Africans

New WhatsApp scam targets South Africans

By Phillip de Wet for Business Insider SA Scammers are separating helpful South Africans from their money in what appears to be a wave of fraud that relies on hijacking WhatsApp accounts – and then simply asking for money. The scammers first take control of a...

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‘Real’ matric pass rate closer to 40%

‘Real’ matric pass rate closer to 40%

By Andrea Chothia for The South African The DA has claimed that the matric pass rate is incorrect after the announcement of the 2019 results by Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga. The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called the Minister of Basic Education, Angie...

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DStv incorrectly bills customers

DStv incorrectly bills customers

Source: MyBroadband Multiple DStv subscribers have reported issues with their monthly bills, contacting MyBroadband and taking to social media to voice their frustration. A DStv subscriber who contacted MyBroadband stated that his debit order for his monthly...

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10 survival tips for stressed SMEs

10 survival tips for stressed SMEs

Source: Fin24 As over-indebted consumers reduce their spending, entrepreneurs are facing increasingly challenging circumstances. A whopping 90% of entrepreneurs surveyed in a new report said that business was tough, with several saying they were taking pay cuts just...

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Parents now entitled to 10 days’ leave

Parents now entitled to 10 days’ leave

Source: LabourNet According to the promulgation of the amendments to the Unemployment Insurance- and the Basic Conditions of Employment Acts during 2019, parents are now entitled to take ten (10) days Parental Leave per annum. Payment for the aforementioned leave can...

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How to design office space for 2.5 million people

How to design office space for 2.5 million people

There’s more to office design than desk placement and adding a couple of pot plants. The IWG plc (IWG) team gives some insight into harnessing the vital elements of a perfect workspace. Forget ping-pong tables, meditation rooms, and even beer on tap in the communal...

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Rev-UP 2019 – an Office Active initiative, gone global

Rev-UP 2019 – an Office Active initiative, gone global

Inovocom, Office Active introduced the Rev-Up Incentive to the South African Industry in 2016. Now in Rev-UP’s third year, we have seen another independent stationer being moved forward in their business with the Grand Prize being awarded to Vans Office Supplies. They...

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