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Junk Status Is Not The End – It Can Get A Lot Worse!

There is a perception that we will be scraping the very bottom of the barrel if Moody’s does indeed downgrade our debt to the dreaded Junk Status – that ‘There’s no way to go but up’, that ‘This is the … Continue reading

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What Will The Next Decade Bring Us?

As we settle into 2020 let’s all, with the wise old saying “Failing to plan is planning to fail” in mind, start thinking about not only what the next year or so holds for us, but about what our world … Continue reading

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Important: SA’s rankings on the ease of doing business index, and an exciting new business registration platform

In his recent State of the Nation Addresses, President Ramaphosa vowed to speed up economic growth. He has set several key milestones to measure how effectively he is putting South Africa back on a positive economic path, such as attracting … Continue reading

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Outsourcing: An opportunity for entrepreneurs and good for youth unemployment

It is often said that the greatest problem facing the country is youth unemployment which is over 50%. How can we manage this?  Outsourcing is one potential answer that can create jobs for our unemployed youth. Consider this In India … Continue reading

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Is a wealth tax on the cards? Thomas Piketty and inequality in South Africa

“The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries” (Winston Churchill) Thomas Piketty has become a global “rock star” economist following the release of his book “Capital … Continue reading

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