Business calls for a good, hard look at the skills the country really needs

By Ryan Ravens  The flames of discontent currently engulfing our universities and mindless rhetoric from student leadership are causes for grave concern. Our universities have long been a source of pride and hope in an environment where poor political leadership Read the full story

The tax consequences of introducing a BEE shareholder into a group

By Heinrich Louw, Mark Morgan and Louis Botha, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr On 19 October 2016, the South African Revenue Services (SARS) issued a binding private ruling (BPR 253) which deals with the donations tax consequences in respect of a tjransaction Read the full story

B-BBEE Commission hits the ground running

The Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Commission Head of Operations, Nontokozo Nokhwali-Mboyi, says 134 complaints have already been received since the body was established earlier this year. Nokhwali-Mboyi said while the B-BBEE Commission was still in the process of securing Read the full story

SMEC engineers Soweto community empowerment

SMEC South Africa is providing on-site training for its graduate engineers, as well as helping to build much-needed infrastructure for local communities, through its involvement with the Growing Up Africa initiative in Devland, Soweto. A Non-Government Organisation (NGO) established by Read the full story