Soft skills are non-technical skills that relate to how one works. They include how you interact with colleagues and how you solve problems. They are skills that enable an individual to fit into his or her workplace. They include one's personality, attitude, flexibility, motivation and manners.
A Partner, Tax Leader at PwC, Mr George Kwatia, has asked Ghanaians and banks to brace themselves for the long-haul as it seems the five per cent tax on the gross profits of banks announced in the 2021 Budget Statement will be implemented for a very long time.
The Director of Marketing and Corporate Relations at Absa Bank Ghana, Nana Essilfuah Tamakloe, has underscored the need for women in leadership to build a network of support systems if they are to be effective and successful in their roles.
A trade expert has said the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) must open equal opportunities for men and different groups of women to be able to achieve the expected economic growth on the continent.
The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropic organisation dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs, will close applications for the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme on its TEFConnect digital platform (www.tefconnect.com) on March 31, 2021.
The Minister designate for Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has described the 2021 Budget Statement as a rallying cry to Ghanaians to join forces with the government to salvage the economy from the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vanguard Life Assurance, an indigenous life underwriter, has organised customer service training for its staff and management in Accra. The day’s training brought together 79 participants both in-person and virtual including all branch staff.
The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Association of Bankers (GAB), Mr John Awuah, has appealed to the government to reverse a tax proposal that will exact five per cent of banks’ gross profit into the public purse to help defray the cost incurred by the state in cleaning up the banking sector.
The Government of Ghana (GoG) is seeking approval from Parliament to spend a total of GH¢113.75 billion, equivalent to 26.2 per cent of the total value of goods and services produced in the country as measured by gross domestic product (GDP) in the 2021 financial year, to effectively roll out its policies.
The Ghana Investment Promotion Authority (GIPC) is to attract some US$3 billion in investment inflows this year under the Ghana COVID-19 Alleviation and Revitalisation of Enterprise Support (Ghana CARES) initiative.
More than 650,000 jobs in the micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) space have been protected by the special fund setup by the government to cushion small businesses from the effect of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).