INVESTMENT: Gambling on climate risk

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Some of the world’s largest investors continue to gamble on climate risk. They’re choosing to invest in heavily carbon-exposed assets. Only a small minority are investing in safer, low-carbon assets.

OPINION: Bosses guilty of time-wasting and abuse of privileges

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As Worker’s Day approaches, Auguste Coetzer of Talent Africa says it’s important to note that bosses adn other managerial figures are also guilty of time wasting, privilege abuse and cheating in the workplace.

PROPERTY: Should you let short-term or long-term?

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Short-term rental is not just common in holiday and tourism destinations, but has increased among business districts, student zones and the areas around airports and conference centres.

OPINION: Mediation and the Tax Ombud

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Can mediation facilitate the resolution of taxation related issues? Erika Wessels says the mandate of the Tax Ombud has to be revisited and broadened in order to ensure its neutrality.

PROPERTY: How to get the price right for a smooth sale

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When selling your property, you need to make sure you put the right price tag to it. The asking price will determine how long it will take to sell your home.

OPINION: Avoid getting “wasted” in the food industry

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Radical change in the food processing industry to avert global food wastage, so as to increase “food productivity” and provide amplified nutritional quotients to feed the 7 bn is necessary says Roy Henderson, CEO of Green Cell Technologies.

PROPERTY: The dawn of the new property market

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The new property market is online. Traditional estate agents will have to compete on digital property portals.

LIFE: Tips for creating an emergency fund

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As a homeowner you need to ensure you have cash on hand for a rainy day. Anything can happen in life and you need to make sure you can protect your property if something unexpected happens. Adrian Goslett gives some advice on how to save.

NEWS: Resignation of SAA CEO

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SAA CEO, Monwabisi Kalawe’s resignation has been finalised, settling months of legal proceedings.

BUSINESS: Integrated payments can help SMEs

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Managing bulk payments to a diverse range of suppliers, employees, statutory bodies and creditors is an inflexible, manual exercise for many SMEs.
Integrated payments can help SMEs reduce costs and improve efficiencies.