Last August, Katy Scott wrote her amazing ’37 British things I’ll never understand as a South African’. Being the fair and considerate people we are, we’ve captured a Brit and made him explain a few things…
June could very well be the end of May
Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party make unexpected gains across the country, while Conservative prime minister Theresa May hangs by a thread after a night of surprises in dear old Blighty.
Brexit gamble backfires, UK gets hung parliament.
The polls closed at 22:00 UK time
The minimum income threshold is having a devastating effect on families.
The “Barista visa” is dividing opinion, but it’s pretty clear that the UK will have a big gap to fill in the labour market if decides to end freedom of movement.
Time to “Build the wall!” here at home too?
The British prime Minister has indicated that she’d be introducing legislation that would push for the United Kingdom to hold its general election in less than two months.
Bathabile Dlamini, Brian Molefe, the SABC, Prasa… so many topics to roast the president on, so little time.
Travel could soon become a whole lot easier.
Philip Hammond has delivered his first budget as Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer.
Days before the inaugural Commonwealth Trade Ministers Meeting in London, new research reveals an overwhelming majority of British businesses want to see the Government prioritise trade deals with the Commonwealth post-Brexit.
For many wealthy individuals and families the beginning of the year serves as an opportune time for personal introspection making it the ideal period to review financial goals and strategies for dealing with the challenges of growing and preserving wealth in a volatile economic climate.
The bill proposed that all EU nationals currently living in the UK would be granted permanent residency post Brexit, and the House of Commons struck it down; but the House of Lords could still rebel…
International relations and cooperation minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is no stranger to making a complete ass of herself, but you’d think she’d want to leave all of that in 2016.
A new technical working group between the department of trade and industry and the UK’s business process services (BPS) sector will see closer cooperation between our two countries, and hopefully a boost in SA’s image abroad.
British business will be hoping that, by shrouding herself in the Union Jack, Theresa May has not overplayed her hand.
It’s no secret, the start to 2016 was, how shall we say, an interesting time for the ZAR. Reeling from the incredible decision of President Zuma to remove Nhlanhla Nene from his cabinet on 9 December, the local currency hit some staggering lows in January. But a year is a long time and things have changed. Just how did the Rand fare against the Dollar, the Pound and the Euro? Read on to find out.
It wasn’t all Brexit, Trump-et and terrorist attacks: 2016 also saw some of the coolest scientific discoveries ever
Philip Hammond, chancellor of the exchequer, has delivered Britain’s first major economic statement since the Brexit vote in June.
The United Kingdom – and more specifically London – could lose a large part of its workforce if EU nationals have to abide by the same visa rules as non-EU nationals.
Last week ended off with a bombshell for the GBP, with the currency losing 6.1% against the USD in just two minutes. With the Pound at its lowest level in 31 years, many South Africans have been buying as much of the English currency as they can.