JSE Direct #145


In this episode of JSE Direct, Simon Brown talks about the JSE’s 10 most forgotten shares with Finweek deputy editor Tandisizwe Mahlutshana. He looks for opportunity for investors in ARB Holdings, investigates the Datacentrix and Phumelela results and explains the workings of Exchange Traded Funds.

IDEA: How to create an energetic workplace


It is important that businesses devote resources to creating high energy zones that support their staff from both a mental and physical point of view. In other words, providing spaces that generate energy. In this post we tell you how.

ANNOUNCEMENT: ROE now available online

Return Of Earnings

The 2013 assessment for the annual returns is now open for transacting. You are encouraged to file your Return of Earnings online on or before 31 MAY 2014. Click here for more information.

NEWS: SABMiller reviews 39.7% stake in Tsogo Sun


Brewing giant SABMiller announced it will be reviewing its 39.7% stake in JSE listed hotel and entertainment group Tsogo Sun.

NEWS: Reunert’s Nashua Mobile to close shop

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Reunert subsidiary Nashua Mobile is closing its doors. Finweek deputy editor Tandisizwe Mahlutshana spoke to Reunert CEO David Rawlinson about what the company plans to do with the R2.3bn windfall from the sale.

OPINION: Social media should be on exco agenda


Far from being the realm of forward thinking advertising types, social media has become integral in the management of all aspects of a business. Gordon Geldenhuys of 25AM argues it’s high time to bring social media into the boardroom.

Finweek Quiz #22


Welcome to this week’s Finweek Quiz! Flex your brain with our questions on the most recent edition of the magazine and to see how much attention you’ve paid to the recent current events.

LIFE HACK: Three tips to go from working mom to super mom

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In the next issue of Finweek (17 April), reporter Lisa Illingworth investigates the contribution of working mothers to the economy. Here she shares a few tips to help working mothers find a balance between familial obligations and rocking at your job.

TED Tuesday: What we can learn from dirty jobs

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If you are sick of your desk job, today’s TED talk is for you. Television personality Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs fame talks about the important lessons we can learn from jobs that we’ve come to regard as dirty. Click here for your weekly inspiration!

Ad of the week: The art of villainy with Tom Hiddleston (Jaguar)


Brits make the best villains, or so claims the makers of Jaguar in the latest installment of the car manufacturer’s #Goodtobebad commercial series. Watch the latest one here: