Tag Archives: Costs

Obesity costs SA economy more than R700bn per year – study

Johannesburg – The economic impact of obesity in South Africa is more than R700bn per year, a study revealed. According to the Discovery Vitality OBEcity index for 2017, which presents insights on weight status and food purchasing behavior of Vitality members across six South African cities, the impact of obesity is not only limited to the health of individuals but the ... Read More »

64 Percent of Small Businesses Can’t Track Printer Usage or Costs — And They Really Should!

Almost two thirds, or 64 percent, of small businesses can’t track how much their print devices cost them nor can they track their usage. And if you are not able to track these basic stats in your business, you will not know how much is being wasted. The How to Optimize Your IT Budget With Smarter Document Management (PDF) report and The State ... Read More »

Axis Bank Launches Super Bike Loans; To Fund 95% Of Costs

Mumbai: As the higher engine displacement ‘super bikes’ catch fancy of the Indian consumer, Axis Bank on Wednesday introduced a special loan product, offering to fund up to 95 per cent of the costs. The loans, which are for motorcycles with an engine displacement of over 500 cubic centimetres (cc), will come at a price tag of 10-11 per cent ... Read More »

Scunthorpe sale costs hit Tata Steel

Costs related to the sale of its Scunthorpe operations pushed Tata Steel into the red for its first quarter. The Indian company lost 32.9bn rupees (£370m) when it sold its European long products division, based in North Lincolnshire, to Greybull Capital in April for a nominal sum. Tata Steel made a net loss of 31.8bn rupees (£358m) for the three ... Read More »

Co-op bank says bonus rules could mean higher salaries and costs

The Co-operative Bank has warned it faces rising costs because it is looking for ways to top up the pay of staff while it is blocked from paying bonuses by theBank of England. The bank, no longer 100% owned by the Co-operative Group of supermarkets and funeral homes after a rescue deal three years ago, admitted that its costs would ... Read More »

Costs of overdrafts to fall as part of UK banks overhaul

A package of measures intended to save bank customers £1bn over five years has been widely criticised for failing to provide a robust approach to breaking the stranglehold of the “big four” on the high street. Even as the Competition and Markets Authority pledged to halve the £1.2bn customers pay in unauthorised overdraft fees each year, consumer bodies, challenger banks ... Read More »