Articles

March 27, 2018

Who may inherit in an estate?

A person can inherit either testate, when a valid Will is in place, or intestate, where there is no Will or an invalid Will.  In […]
March 27, 2018

Wealth Associates Asset Management – The importance of Diversity in building risk cognisant portfolios.

Diversification has often been described as the only “free lunch” investors get. Seldom has this been truer than of late, with innumerable unpredictable events of […]
March 27, 2018

RA’s as an Alternative Trust instrument

Considering the various legislative changes to Trusts over the past year, a lot of speculation has emerged on the future of Trusts as an estate […]
March 27, 2018

The Big Land debate- JP Landman

WHERE WE COME FROM Starting in the mid-18th century, Scotland’s peasant farming families were systematically and forcibly evicted from their land. Their cottages were burnt […]
March 27, 2018

Gordhan plans sweeping changes for SA’s state firms

Extensive changes are in the offing at South Africa’s troubled state-owned companies as new Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan moves to tackle their many management […]
February 22, 2018

Gupta empire crumbles as Zuma exits South African Presidency

For years, brothers Ajay, Atul and Rajesh Gupta were ranked among South Africa’s most prominent businessmen and socialised with the ruling elite, including their friend, […]
February 22, 2018

Ramaphosa to carry out lifestyle audits as he picks government

President Cyril Ramaphosa, acting on a pledge to fight corruption, said on Tuesday he planned to screen the lifestyles of future government officials as he […]
February 22, 2018

Raising VAT rate the right approach

Although the higher VAT rate will be a challenge for household budgets, an analyst says it is the correct way for government to go about […]
January 25, 2018

4IR and jobs: Billions of people at risk of losing out unless leaders take charge now

DAVOS — Technology companies such as Google and Amazon have proved to be among the driving forces for change in our world today. But as tech giants […]