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End of November to signal a sharp petrol price increase

By Danielle van Wyk

As previously predicted the Automobile Association (AA) have forecasted a sharp jump in fuel prices at the end of November. This is according to the Automobile Association, which says that motorists cannot expect much relief from a weakening domestic picture.

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EasyEquities’ mission

By Alina Hardcastle

Traditionally women have been excluded from long-term financial decisions, which have unfortunately left them with little financial confidence upon the death of spouse or in the event of divorce. EasyEquities are making it their mission to counteract this problem by sending R50 vouchers to their existing female users to pass along to another woman in their life who they feel could use some assistance in starting their own investing journey.

EasyEquities’ mission
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Investments

Investment guide: Investing in Unilever

By Jessica Anne Wood

Unilever has a large presence in South Africa and Vaughn Webber, head of portfolio management for Absa Stockbrokers and Portfolio Management, feels it is a good addition to any portfolio.

Investment guide: Investing in Unilever
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The Public Protector – How can this body help you?

By Jessica Anne Wood

Ahead of the formal appointment of the new Public Protector, who will take full control of the office at the end of September, Justmoney looks at this vital Chapter 9 and how it can help you.

The Public Protector – How can this body help you?
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Discovery survey: Top 20 hospitals announced

By Angelique Ruzicka

The Discovery Health patient survey scores (PaSS) for 2015 were released this week. Discovery Health said it collected data on South African hospitals from structured surveys conducted among adult members of medical schemes Discovery Health administers following their discharge from hospital.

Discovery survey: Top 20 hospitals announced
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Insurance

How carpooling can affect your car insurance

By Jessica Anne Wood

CarTrip is an app and website that allows people to make money by giving people lifts. As the website explains: “Passengers pay a small fee and get point-to-point transportation in a comfortable car and drivers are able to get a cost reimbursement for their costs.”

How carpooling can affect your car insurance
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Do SA Olympians pay tax on their medals?

By Jessica Anne Wood

The Olympics are over and South Africa’s ten medallists have returned home. Minister of Sport and Recreation Fikile Mbalula announced upon the athlete’s return that they will receive extra monetary compensation for their performance at the games. But are they required to pay tax on this money?

Do SA Olympians pay tax on their medals?
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Woolworths boasts strong financial results

By Jessica Anne Wood

Group sales for WHL increased by 16.4% to R72.1 billion despite challenging conditions in both South Africa and Australasia where the group has operations. 

Woolworths boasts strong financial results
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Reduction in junior doctor’s working hours

By Alina Hardcastle

After the death of junior doctor Ilne Markwat, the Western Cape’s Health Department has announced the reduction of junior doctors working hours. Markwat died following a vehicle accident which has been blamed on exhaustion follow an excessively long shift in a hospital, which led to her falling asleep at the wheel. The new working hours will come into effect in the Western Cape in January 2017.

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Reduction in medicine registration backlogs

By Alina Hardcastle

Last week, the Medicine Control Council (MCC) announced plans to reduce the backlogs in the registration of unregistered medicines.

Since the announcement, pharmaceutical firms have warmly welcomed the council’s decision. The National Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (NAPM) said: “The announcement by the MCC Secretariat on their website about a phased plan to reduce the medicine registration backlog is welcomed by the NAPM members and especially the spirit of transparency and cooperation it displays.”

Reduction in medicine registration backlogs
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Financial News

Airborne consultants referred to the FSB

By Danielle van Wyk

Airborne Insurance Consultants (Pty) Limited are the latest company to come under fire with the Financial Service Board (FSB).

Airborne consultants referred to the FSB
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