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Investors buy into the rise of ‘aparthotels’

‘Aparthotels’ – privately owned apartments that are linked to a hotel offering – are increasingly popular with investors and tourists alike Easy living: Latitude, in Sea Point, is one of ...
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Investors buy into the rise of ‘aparthotels’

01/23/2020

‘Aparthotels’ – privately owned apartments that are linked to a hotel offering – are increasingly popular with investors and tourists alike Easy living: Latitude, in Sea Point, is one of Cape Town’s new aparthotel developments. Picture: Latitude Aparthotel It’s no secret that SA real estate as an asset class has performed relatively poorly over the…

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Here’s what SA financial experts would do with R10 000 in 2020

01/22/2020

Fin24 asked several financial experts what they would do with R10 000 in 2020. A favourite choice was a tax-free investment account, with three saying this would be a good idea (preferably with some offshore exposure). One suggested paying off debt, while another would go for alternative assets like gold…

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Companies opt for onshoring amid global risks and regulations

01/20/2020

There are a number of reasons why transferring a business back to the country from which it was launched makes financial sense Over the past few years the wealth planning industry has been facing challenging circumstances. A variety of factors, including budgetary pressures, increased scrutiny from tax authorities and public…

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Tax breaks could spur economic growth in South Africa

01/15/2020

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s economic woes have impacted the SA Revenue Services (Sars), who are finding it difficult to meet its targets for the collection of tax revenue. With little prospect of collecting what is needed by the state for the delivery of services to South African citizens, the prospects…

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4 hacks to get by in ‘Janworry’

01/13/2020

We are all searching for the last cents we’ve stashed away a long time ago. Well, to be on the safe side let’s say most of us are doing that after a hectic summer break.    Since we at the GQ HQ care about your wellbeing, we’ve compiled 4 hacks you can…

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10 reasons why 2019 was a hot year for Africa’s tech startup scene [Opinion]

01/06/2020

Africa’s tech startup scene is doing quite okay. Actually, it’s pretty hot right now. Even the attack in January by terrorists on a Nairobi office park, in which 21 people died (including six members of Kenyan tech firm Cellulant), can’t keep the spirits of those in Africa’s rising tech scene…

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Revealed: The most Googled terms in South Africa over the past decade

01/03/2020

Load shedding – which has plagued the country since 2007 – and fictional Marvel supervillain Thanos were among the most googled terms in South Africa in the past decade.   A Google report revealed that four of the ten most-searched terms over the past decade were distinct to South Africa.…

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