A VAT hike may be a quicker means of filling state coffers than raising corporate taxes.
Fiscal policy must improve business confidence and boost investment.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is waiting to hear what you would like to see in the budget.
It doesn’t matter whether you are on the left or right of the political spectrum, the world is experiencing a severe drought of leadership.
False news makes a difference to what people think - it shifts policymakers’ positions and executives’ votes, and lives on in cyberspace forever, says Mandi Smallhorne.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan should structure fiscal policy to improve business confidence and boost investment, says economist Lesiba Mothata.
The demand for a living minimum wage is not a plea for charity but for workers to get back a bigger share of the wealth their labour creates, says Patrick Craven.
Creating new money and lending or spending it wisely so that competent people can create new jobs is what creates a booming economy, say Edward Ingram and Riekie Cloete.
Consider giving your honey stocks - a gift that will keep on giving.
Fake news is just another strand of propaganda. An expert shows how to combat it.
Obama’s farewell speeches present a cautionary tale of how South Africa could be going.
Here's a guide on how life cover works and where disability and dread disease insurance fit in.
Waking up early can boost personal productivity. Here are some tips to tackle those early starts.
A growing crisis in SA's education sector could portend a grim future for the country.
There may be others who have not yet been identified, have a lot to lose and need to hide.
Market sentiment may be driven by politicians and not central banks' monetary policies.
Strategic leadership is being clear what your strategy is so you can decide how to prioritise goals and ensure you have the human capabilities to achieve them, says Ian Mann.
Imagine yourself back in 1994, setting your sights 23 years into the future. Did we fail to imagine SA could end up with leaders who would abandon our ideals, asks Solly Moeng.
Economist Jac Laubscher looks at the shifting sands of new global dimensions in the epoch-changing times since the outbreak of the 207/2008 financial crisis.
Valentine's day should really celebrate chocolatiers, florists and especially Ester Howland, a cunning 19th-century marketeer who started a major card industry, says Terry Bell.
Air, water and soil should be front and centre in all government departments rather than little Orphan Annies at the back of the budget queue, says Mandi Smallhorne.
In a diversified and financially sophisticated economy like South Africa, policy increasingly needs to be smart, nimble and nuanced, says Wolfe Braude.
The reinstatement of a union's registrar has highlighted areas of deep concern to the labour movement, not the least being political interference, says Terry Bell.
What has made IKEA, McDonald's and Uber wildly successful? Ian Mann looks at two types of growth that flow from the exercise of simplification.
German regulators have banned an internet-connected doll called "My Friend Cayla" that can chat with children, warning that it was a de facto "spying device".
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