Monthly Archives: December 2013

Finance 101: Is the economy lurching to the left or the right? Clues in the medium term budget speech

Every October the Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, delivers before Parliament the fiscal outlook for the next three years, commonly referred to as the Medium Term Budget Speech or MTBS. The backdrop to the MTBS was not positive:     … Continue reading

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B-BBEE revised codes: Are you a winner or a loser?

In October, Minister Davies gazetted revised B-BBEE (Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment) codes. These codes are voluntary but you cannot deal with a government or public entity without a B-BBEE certificate and some of your customers or suppliers may also require … Continue reading

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