trade and industry
Oct 18, 2013

More work for charter

The ICT charter remains in effect until amended, but must be aligned with the new codes.


Weak rand bodes well for BPO

The cheaper rand makes SA a more cost-competitive destination for business process outsourcing, says BPeSA.

Nov 22, 2012

Bulking up the economy

Another 10 000 offshoring jobs will be created in the Western Cape by 2015.

Jul 2, 2012

Charter does not affect MS deal

Microsoft's R475 million equivalency programme was approved before the charter came into effect.


DTI leaves consumers hanging

The National Consumer Commission is still waiting for R5 million to build an in-house registry.


CIPC backlog 'unexpected'

The commission implements an online system to speed up company registrations.

Oct 6, 2011

Valor IT escapes liquidation

The company agrees to pay R2.8 million the day before an urgent application for its liquidation is heard.

Aug 1, 2011

Valor IT to appeal ruling

The IT company wants to go back to court over a R28 million settlement deal it argues was agreed to by trade and industry.


CIPC backlog end in sight

The problem will be sorted out by the end of next month, says trade and industry minister Rob Davies.

Jul 26, 2011

Crunch time for CIPC tech crisis

Technology shortcomings at the commission slash new company registrations, prompting fears this will impact the economy and job growth.

Jul 26, 2011

DTI searches for tech women

The Technology for Women in Business programme aims to move women to the mainstream of the economy through the use of technology.


Public works employees get tech-savvy

The department especially wants female employees to become computer literate.

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