Bullying can now result in personal litigation

With schools opening across South Africa in the coming weeks, parents are advised to be aware of the potential personal litigation risks that their children could face if they engage in bullying behaviour. (more…)

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deVere Group launches cryptocurrencies app due to soaring global demand

A cryptocurrency app is to be launched by independent financial services organisation, deVere Group, due to “soaring global demand” and in defiance of financial traditionalists. (more…)

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No Last Will as the New Year kicks in? No way!

Dying without carefully preparing a Last Will and Testament that specifically outlines who should inherit your belongings, causes unnecessary distress at an already difficult time for your family and friends.  The absence of a Will also means that the law will decide who gets what, and how much. (more…)

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AI: Top Trends To Look Out For in 2018

In his 2017 forecast, Scott Zoldi, analyst for big data analytics, artificial intelligence(AI) and cyber security company, FICO (Fair Isaac Corporation), suggested that we were “just at the beginning of the golden age of analytics, in which the value and contributions of AI, machine learning (ML) and deep learning will only grow as we accept […]

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How to kick bad spending habits in 2018

With the current economic conditions, it is essential that South Africans become more realistic about their finances and effectively manage their debts. This is according to John Manyike, Head of Financial Education at Old Mutual. (more…)

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Bidvest Financial Services acquires Citadel’s stake in Cannon Asset Managers

Cannon Asset Managers was established in 1998 by Dr Adrian Saville and in January 2015, Citadel Investment Services (Pty) Ltd acquired a controlling stake in the business. The Citadel Group has benefitted greatly from Cannon’s insights and experience. However, both entities agree that the time has come for each of them to concentrate more effectively […]

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Expropriation without compensation: not just about land

The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) has taken note of the widespread confusion around the proposal adopted by the African National Congress at its recent elective conference pledging expropriation without compensation to drive land reform. (more…)

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Sygnia launches the Stabilised Growth Fund

The Sygnia Stabilised Growth Fund, a brand new concept in managing retirement fund savings, has been launched. (more…)

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Deputy President Ramaphosa to lead South African delegation to Davos

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead the South African delegation to the 48th World Economic Forum annual meeting that will take place on 23-26 January in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, the Presidency said in statement. (more…)

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State capture inquiry is late but welcome: OUTA

  OUTA says it welcomes the decision by the President to establish the Commission of Inquiry into state capture and is especially heartened by the appointment of Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo to head this inquiry. (more…)

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