The Bovest Trust and Management Services was officially launched at a function held at Blue Saffron on 15 September 2016. The launch was well attended and the attendees were treated with some excellent wine and a presentation on trusts.       The presentation covered various topics such as what is a trust, types of

Minister Pravin Gordhan Fraud Charges

Thursday, 13 October 2016 by

Following a recent discussion with Absa Fund Managers, find below the latest on our minister of finance and the implications that could await us:       Tuesday morning’s announcement by the head of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has been issued a formal summons to appear in court on

When is a medical emergency an emergency?

Thursday, 13 October 2016 by

You think there’s something seriously wrong with you, because you are having chest pains, and you go off to the trauma unit on a Sunday afternoon. But many people have had an unpleasant surprise when their medical scheme or hospital plan does not want to pay for this, and they get landed with the bill,

South Africa’s chances for a credit rating downgrade to sub-investment grade status at year-end have diminished since June, when the global credit rating agencies last conducted their reviews. As David Knee, Chief Investment Officer for Prudential points out the reasons for this improving outlook can be attributed to positive developments both offshore and locally in