New waste regulations: Are you prepared?

  Amendments to the National Environmental Waste Management Act are set to change the waste classification and disposal landscape in South Africa drastically through a new set of new waste classification and management regulations. Promulgated on 23 August 2013, these regulations took effect on 1 August this year and prescribe two sets of national norms […]

Does technology drive behaviour?

  Does technology drive people’s behaviour or does behaviour influence technology, specifically rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems? I ask this question because of the rapid development of the sector from one extreme to the other and because of a spiral towards what is perhaps the final optimum solution. Rooftop PV, which started out as a […]

Reprieve for taxpayers in demanding times

  Business must currently contend with challenges such as the downward growth trend in the Orient, the falling rand-dollar exchange rate and the very real possibility of a rating agency downgrade to junk status for South Africa. Added to these are the depressed state of the emerging-world economy and the recent approval by the National […]