George Osborne’s family business raises directors’ pay by 30%

George Osborne’s family business upped pay for directors, who include the former chancellor, by 30% last year as profits were boosted by £700,000 in British and US government grants. Wallpaper maker Osborne & Little almost tripled profits to £1.5m as sales rose almost 20% to £29m in the year to the end of March 2022, … Read more

10 business lessons from some of SA’s leading entrepreneurs | The Citizen

November is Entrepreneurship Month and a good time to share these 10 lessons from leading entrepreneurs. It is not easy to be an entrepreneur, but with a clear plan, passion and hard work you can achieve a lot. Hear what these entrepreneurs from different fields and industries have to say about their success and share … Read more

‘Today was not their day’: Alleged business robbers shot, arrested by police [PICS] | The Citizen

Two alleged business robbers have been shot and killed, and eleven arrested after they tried to rob several businesses in Tulisa Park, Ekurhuleni on Thursday morning. Gauteng police commissioner Lieutenant-General Elias Mawela said preliminary investigations suggested the group of men intended to rob different businesses in the area at the same time. “Unfortunately, today they … Read more

Tongaat Hulett business rescue to have dire consequences on sugarcane growers | The Citizen

The news of Tongaat Hulett going into voluntary business rescue will have catastrophic consequences for South Africa’s sugarcane growers and value chain. This is according to the South African Cane Growers Association (SA Canegrowers). Financial distress On Thursday, Tongaat announced that two of its operations in South Africa would be placed under business rescue. The … Read more

PinkPantheress Cried While Singing “Misery Business” With Paramore

The Paramore Renaissance is in full swing and it’s giving us plenty of precious moments that we’ll be cherishing forever. Case in point: an impromptu duet from lead singer Hayley Williams and PinkPantheress. Paramore — who recently announced their upcoming sixth album This Is Why — played both weekends of the 2022 Austin City Limits Music … Read more

Yet another business folds as a result of load shedding | The Citizen

Another business has shut its doors as a result of the continued breakdown of power supply by Eskom. Mangrove Joburg is a popular cafe, restaurant and bar in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, which became part of the culture of the community. It was known as a spot for creatives in music, art and local cuisine when it … Read more

Vogue Business Now Has a Student Membership

Vogue Business is excited to announce the launch of a new student membership option, offering the same benefits as its standard membership but for half the price for the first year. Benefits include unlimited access to in-depth articles on the latest sustainability, tech, retail, consumer and marketing trends, and what they mean for the future … Read more

Business Engage’s awards ceremony champions leaders of gender equality | The Citizen

Business Engage together with its partners recently held the 10th edition of the Gender Mainstreaming Awards 2022 at a glittering event at the Gallagher Estate in Midrand.   Winners of the Accenture 10th Gender Mainstreaming Awards 2022 (GMAs) were celebrated at five outstanding live events across Africa. The events were well-attended by over 900 delegates … Read more

Air France orchestra chases Lufthansa for business class – Slippedisc

norman lebrecht October 02, 2022 The German airline led the way in nurturing an excellent staff orchestra and flying it around the world to new destinations. Now Air France has set off in pursuit with a film of Stravinsky’s Firebird made with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and conducted by one of its own … Read more