Gin with zero sugar but all the flavour
Research reveals some major flavoured gin brands may contain up to 15 teaspoons of sugar.
The importance of a platelet-activating factor antagonist in allergy treatment
Platelet-activating factor (PAF) is today considered an important mediator in allergic and inflammatory reactions1.
Fairtree Scoops Raging Bull Silverware for Third Year Running
Fairtree scooped another Raging Bull award, for the third year running in the equity category in a competition that recognises superior performance by unit trust fund managers in selecting investments for their portfolios, taking into account consistency and aversion to risk. The award ceremony, held in Cape Town earlier this week, honoured unit trust companies...
Innovative approaches in food processing
Processing methods span the entire food chain ensuring safety and improvements in the nutritional value of food. Shock freezing vegetables shortly after harvesting can slow the loss of sensitive nutrients for instance, while heating or cooking releases certain beneficial bioactive compounds such as beta-carotene in carrots. Nutritional values in tomatoes are also improved by cooking and canning, which renders the bioactive compound lycopene more available to the body.
The right umbrella fund helps employees to make smart decisions
Saving through their employer’s retirement fund is often the only form of savings many South Africans have. With July marking National Savings Month, Katherine Barker, Head of Momentum FundsAtWork, says it’s the perfect time for employers and their financial advisers to ask some hard questions about how their retirement fund can help employees make smart...
Financial freedom: SA asset management perspective
While financial freedom may mean different things to different people, being debt-free; gaining financial independence; and feeling a sense of financial stability, are all commonly listed components of this coveted liberty. The reality, however, is that most South Africans will never experience any of these comforts. Research Unisa conducted in collaboration with Momentum shows that...
Geopolitics will continue to cause volatility
By Bianca Botes, Corporate Treasury Manager at Peregrine Treasury Solutions. The geopolitical landscape is a treacherous one, with many global economic powerhouses being exposed to a variety of risks seemingly around every corner.
HANSGROHE DOESN’T KNOW THE MEANING OF REST
“Where innovation meets emotion,” is one of Hansgrohe’s 2019 phrases, once again highlighting its unique, in-depth commitment to the continued production of high-quality stock which still evokes an emotive response in the people. It may seem a tall order, but one of Hansgrohe’s core competencies has always been innovation. This year sees a large array...
What’s the Difference: Life Rights vs Sectional Title?
The term “Life Rights” may seem unfamiliar to those outside of the retirement community. Far from climbing the property ladder, it could be considered the equivalent of finding a steady balance on the top rung.
FSCA halts Regulatory Examinations administered by the FPI
The Financial Services Conduct Authority (FSCA) has instructed the Financial Planning Institute (FPI) to discontinue the delivery of the Regulatory Examination (RE) with immediate effect, it said in a statement today. This comes after the FSCA was alerted by a third party to alleged irregularities in the delivery of the exam. All current and future...
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