2015: Africa outlook

Paul Jooste

How will development on the continent affect the South African economy? Who will the big players be in 2015? Coface’s Paul Jooste gives an Africa outlook for 2015.

INVESTMENT: MMI gearing up for growth

Cover 2 October 2014

MMI Holdings is the result of the biggest merger ever in die domestic insurance sector, and the company continues to offer value for its investors, writes Tandisizwe Mahlutshana.

2015: World economic outlook

Innocent Dutrio

Innocent Dutrio of Bain & Partners says while the players in the world economy will still be the same in 2015, their roles might change in the coming year.

INVESTMENT: Comair rising above a tough environment

Cover 25 September 2014

Comair CEO Erik Venter says that over and above improved aircraft efficiencies, much work has been done to improve passenger services and the Internet selling process as well as keeping prices competitive.

TAX: Amendments effective 2015

Time hour glass

Two new tax amendments take effect on 1 January 2015. The first relates to the deductibility of interest paid to a person who is not liable to tax in South Africa, the second relates to transfer pricing adjustments.

2014: Our favourite infographics

The business world of women

Our favourite infographics of 2014, all in one place!

2015: Healthcare outlook

Stavros Nicolaou

National healthcare and local manufacturing are expected to affect the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries in 2015, according to Stavros Nicolaou.

INSIGHT: What is delaying transformation?

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Transformation is a government mandated business imperative, yet companies seem to be dragging their feet. Why is transforming the workforce taking so long?

INSIGHT: Retail trends in 2015

Customers

In 2015, the retail industry will become even more customer-centric, Black Friday will become an even bigger global phenomenon and the line between online and offline service will be blurred.