How to avoid a financial hangover in the New Year

With Christmas being an expensive time for many us, Martin Upton – Director of the True Potential Centre for the Public Understanding of Finance at The Open University Business School – shares 10 Christmas spending tips, to get your finances on track for the New Year. As we approach the festive season, TV adverts and newspaper inserts are encouraging us to embark ...

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10 Tips To Spend Money Wisely this Christmas

‘Tis the season to be smart. Follow this valuable advice to make the most out of your budget during the holidays. And remember that using Interac Debit instead of credit means zero interest payments in the New Year! 1. Don’t cling to every holiday “deal” you find. Even though you may feel as if you’ve been wounded by Cupid’s golden arrow when laying ...

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How To Ensure You Rank Top On The Best 100 Employers List


We are at an age where it is not just about getting vacant positions in your company filled. The priority right now is getting quality talent working for you. While this is prudent for you as an employer, the real priority is being the kind of employer that will automatically attract and retain good talent. When candidates are looking for ...

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How to identify which company you want to work for

Cedi / Dollar Performance

When thinking about what kind of company you want to work for, think about it in terms of not merely working for an employer but working with a company  that you really want to form a connection with that’s about more than just getting paid for going into the office every day. 1. Think about what you want to achieve ...

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NEIP beneficiaries to create 500,000 jobs in 4 years – Minister

The Ministry of Business Development has estimated that it will create over 500,000 jobs within the next four years, where Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) contributions will be paid for the beneficiaries. The Minister for the sector, Mohammed Ibrahim Awal, gave this estimate at the opening of a training programme organised for some 800 start-ups who have applied ...

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Dr Mensah launches ‘The Right Stuff Comes in Black Too’

The right stuff comes in black too

A GHANAIAN-AMERICAN fibre optics inventor, Dr Thomas Mensah, has launched his book dubbed ‘The right stuff comes in black too’ on last Thursday at the City Escape hotel in Accra. According to him the book ‘The Right Stuff’ was a term that was used to describe U.S Astronauts and space pioneers because of their ability to work in a harsh environment ...

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Ghana signs €100m agreement with Germany

Renewable Energy

Ghana and Germany have signed a 100-million Euro bilateral investment and reform partnership agreement to promote private investment in renewable energy and vocational training in Ghana. Ghana’s Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, and Germany’s Deputy Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Friedrich Kitschelt, signed the agreement for their respective countries. The signing ceremony was witnessed by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo ...

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Gov’t Will Partner Private Sector To Achieve SDGs – Bawumia

SDG Goals

Government will partner the private sector to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and make the life of the ordinary Ghanaian better, Vice President Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has stated. According to Dr Bawumia, achieving the SDGs would benefit both the private sector, who would have a healthy, skilled workforce and Government which would have fulfilled its obligation to ...

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Akufo-Addo assures Expatriates

SDGs in Ghana

President Akufo Addo has assured  Expatriate that the unfair Trade Practices such as the dumping of cheap and poor quality imported goods in Ghana which hurt the businesses of expats in Ghana will soon be a thing of the past. Addressing the Ghanaian Expatriate business community at the first ever Expatriate Business Awards ceremony held at the Movenpick Hotel in ...

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Ghana’s technology hub will reduce brain drain- Dr Thomas Mensah

technology hub in Ghana

A GHANAIAN-AMERICAN fibre optics inventor, Dr Thomas Mensah, has said Ghana can compete with the rest of the world if it focuses more on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The chemical engineer and innovator who is spearheading an effort to create the Silicon Valley of Ghana is a Fellow of the American National Academy of Inventors and President of Georgia Aerospace (an Atlanta-based company), after ...

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