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Opportunities for youth and small businesses in maritime

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Donations tax: Should I include it on my tax returns?

Related Articles Despite VAT hike, state predicts R27.4bn revenue shortfall Analysts say tax collections may again undershoot target ‘Nothing provisio

Theresa May plans last minute Brussels dash to save Brexit summit

British Prime Mininster Theresa May delivers a Brexit statement at Downing Street on November 14, 2018 in London (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) Related Articles May head

Investment summit: What was behind the showbiz style?

President Cyril Ramaphosa. (Leon Sadiki, City Press) To some observers the Presidential investment summit last Friday seemed like much ado about nothing. Several of the projec

Blame in all directions for violence during Gold Fields strike

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National NUM intervenes in Gold Fields impasse amid ongoing violence

NUM to engage Sibanye-Stillwater mine on rising deaths of workers at its mines Related Articles Gold Fields cuts output forecast as SA mine struggles Blame in al

Pound US dollar exchange rate: GBP stalls as Spain threatens to ‘stop clock’ on Brexit

Pound US dollar exchange rate: GBP is currently trading at $1.285 (Image: GETTY) The pound has been placed on the defensive against the US dollar this morning as Sp

Bitcoin news: Bitcoin will bring return to 'GOLDEN ERA of capitalism' – Saifedean Ammous

The extraordinary prediction was made by Dr Saifedean Ammous. The bitcoin economist has written about the subject extensively in his book, The Bitcoin Standard: The Decentralised A

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Bargain hunters are expected to spend more than £8 billion over the busiest shopping weekend of the year, new research showed this week. VoucherCodes.co.uk and the Centre for

Vauxhall plans restructure – workers warned of job losses at Ellesmere Port Factory

Vauxhall Astra iparked outside the Vauxhall plant in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire (Image: Peter Byrne/PA Wire) The motor giant said it aimed to achieve the cuts in Elle

Germany economy SHRINKS for first time since 2015 – CAR industry slump to blame

Europe’s biggest economy was dented by lower exports and disruption to levels of car production, caused by new pollution tests that were introduced back in September. Gross d

Euro plunges as Merkel QUITS as party leader of CDU as Europe stands on a knife edge

The Euro fell to 0.88p against the Pound today as the news broke the German leader would not be standing as Chairwoman of the CDU. The currency headed for the lowest level in two m

Oil rebounds from one-year low as US crude stockpiles drop

Related Articles Energy firms track plunge in oil as Asian markets retreat Oil drops to one-year low on concern supply cuts won’t stem glut Oil resume

Life of Pep Stores founder Renier van Rooyen was a classic rags-to-riches story

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8 things to know about Gordhan’s first day at the state capture inquiry

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA NOVEMBER 12: Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan at ZondoÂ?s commission of inquiry into state capture on November 12, 2018 in Johannesburg, S

Give national minimum wage a chance – Treasury

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Gold Fields smuggles in workers by night to bypass strikers

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Tokyo stocks open higher after Wall Street bounce

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