Female entrepreneurs graduate from Mastercard SA programme
Female entrepreneurs graduate from Mastercard SA programme

More than 120 young South African women have graduated from a Mastercard-funded initiative that empowers women to pursue entrepreneurial ventures of their own...

By Tom Jackson 2 hours ago

Elize Botha, managing director, Old Mutual Unit Trusts
#WomensMonth: SA companies fail in C-suite gender equality

Only one of the country's JSE Top 40 listed companies is led by a woman CEO, namely Maria Ramos of Absa Group...

2 hours ago

Dancing to victory in Impact Inspired Launchpad
Dancing to victory in Impact Inspired Launchpad

Geluksdal Dance Academy has been named the winner of Impact Hub Joburg's 2nd annual Impact Inspired Launchpad...

1 day ago

Constitutional Court dismisses Shaun Abrahams' appeal
Constitutional Court dismisses Shaun Abrahams' appeal

The Constitutional Court has ruled that Shaun Abrahams' appointment as the National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) was constitutionally invalid and has subsequently dismissed his appeal with costs...

1 day ago

Women don't need to 'grow a pair' to be successful
Women don't need to 'grow a pair' to be successful

"As women, we are often told we need to grow a pair of balls if we want to succeed in the business world... women should not buy into the fallacy that they need to mimic men to achieve great success," says Jennifer Da Mata, managing director of Strata-G Labour Solutions.

1 day ago

Constitutional Court to rule on Shaun Abrahams's fate
Constitutional Court to rule on Shaun Abrahams's fate

The Constitutional Court is this morning expected to rule on whether or not the National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP), Shaun Abrahams, should vacate his position...

1 day ago

#FairnessFirst: Code-switching and dealing with queen bees in the workplace
#FairnessFirst: Code-switching and dealing with queen bees in the workplace

The negative impact of code-switching and tokenism, why females speak almost three times as many words a day as men and how to deal with queen bees in the workplace were hot topics at the most recent Future Females Cape Town morning session. Here's what you missed...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

#WomensMonth: Breaking into the world of corporate finance with Bravura
#WomensMonth: Breaking into the world of corporate finance with Bravura

Bravura launched its Corporate Finance Graduate Academy this Women's Month with the aim to empower black women through its specialised programme and help launch their careers in the world of corporate finance...

By Shan Radcliffe 1 day ago

Inaugural SAVCA Industry Awards announces shortlist
Inaugural SAVCA Industry Awards announces shortlist

The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association have released the shortlist of nominees for the inaugural SAVCA Industry Awards...

10 Aug 2018

Is your organisation paying women what they are worth?
Is your organisation paying women what they are worth?

Women tend to have higher levels of emotional intelligence and empathy compared to their male counterparts, and often promote delivery of soft benefits that may be overlooked in a purely commercial approach to business...

By Janine van der Merwe 10 Aug 2018

A look at gender pay legislation around the world
A look at gender pay legislation around the world

The World Economic Forum's most recent Global Gender Gap Report concludes that the gender gap in pay, participation and leadership is widening for the first time since 2006 after a decade of slow but steady progress...

By Lauren Salt 10 Aug 2018

UCT's Bertha Centre dishes out $50k startup grant funding
UCT's Bertha Centre dishes out $50k startup grant funding

The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UCT GSB has awarded a total of R660,000 ($50,000) to 10 startups via two different grant funding mechanisms...

By Tom Jackson 10 Aug 2018

Jack Ma Foundation launches Netpreneur Prize
Jack Ma Foundation launches Netpreneur Prize

Jack Ma, Alibaba Group founder and executive chairman, launched the Netpreneurs: The Rise of Africa's Digital Lions Netpreneur Prize...

10 Aug 2018

Bonnie Horbach, Dutch CG in Cape Town and founder of Inspiring Fifty SA.
#InspiringFiftySA: Cocreating a brighter female tech future

Bonnie Horbach is a true Jill of all trades. She's been the Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, based here in Cape Town, for the last five years, and spearheaded passion projects the likes of Inspiring Fifty SA, with the second round of winners announced last night. Here, she explains the importance of encouraging more females in the Stem professions and why she says, "there's something special going on in Africa"...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Aug 2018

Beware of job scams on social media
Beware of job scams on social media

The Department of Water and Sanitation has warned the public to be aware of employment scams on social media claiming to come from the department...

8 Aug 2018

King IV: 3 reasons your business should be compliant
King IV: 3 reasons your business should be compliant

Corporate governance is often seen as an issue to be dealt with by large organisations only. This is no longer the case. The current King IV Report contains principles for corporate governance that can be applied by SME's as well...

By Sixolile Timothy 8 Aug 2018

5 businesswomen share the secrets to their success
5 businesswomen share the secrets to their success

There has never been a better time to be a woman in business. Not only are role models aplenty, but there is also ample support available to give entrepreneurial women the boost needed to get out there...

By Morné Stoltz 7 Aug 2018

SqwidNet set to drive IoT entrepreneurship
SqwidNet set to drive IoT entrepreneurship

Bringing small businesses' and entrepreneurs' ideas to life is the objective of SqwidNet's IoT Entrepreneurship Programme called (IoT)E - IoT to the power of E...

7 Aug 2018

PepsiCo's first female CEO steps down after 12 years at the helm
PepsiCo's first female CEO steps down after 12 years at the helm

PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi will be stepping down after 24 years with the food and beverage company, the last 12 holding the position of CEO. She will be replaced on 3 October by company veteran Ramon Laguarta...

7 Aug 2018

Maarten Ackerman, chief economist, Citadel
Wage increases could sink Eskom

Above-inflation wage increases for Eskom workers are simply not sustainable in the long-term, especially if South Africa is to avoid further credit ratings downgrades...

By Maarten Ackerman 7 Aug 2018

CCBSA launches 'virtual village' for female employees
CCBSA launches 'virtual village' for female employees

Coca-Cola Beverages SA has created a virtual 'village-like' network for its female employees to connect with each other and have a shared resource of tools...

7 Aug 2018

The social path to optimising your content marketing efforts
The social path to optimising your content marketing efforts

Your business having a social presence is all good and well, but if there's no strategy in place, you're wasting your time and potentially damaging your reputation...

By Jessica Tennant 7 Aug 2018

5 ways to make your office a well-oiled productivity machine
5 ways to make your office a well-oiled productivity machine

Employee productivity is no longer based on hours spent staring at a computer screen but rather the amount of time workers are doing their best thinking alone and in collaboration with colleagues...

6 Aug 2018

Epic Job Expo on at UCT
Epic Job Expo on at UCT

UCT will host its biggest ever Epic Job Expo on 8 August 2018, offering students the opportunity to engage with 100 potential employers, get professional help with CVs and be inspired by TED-style talks...

6 Aug 2018

Executive pay the right way - Reward Awards last call for entry
Executive pay the right way - Reward Awards last call for entry

Sara's annual Reward Awards, which aims to encourage and promote the development and improvement of total reward practices - combining financial remuneration and non-financial benefits - is open for entry...

3 Aug 2018

Gwede Mantashe, minister of mineral resources
Concerns on Impala Platinum restructuring plans

Impala Platinum's announcement to restructure the company is disconcerting considering the high unemployment rate in the country as reflected in the latest Stats SA survey, says Mineral Resources Minister, Gwede Mantashe.

3 Aug 2018

Why are exit interviews so important?
Why are exit interviews so important?

When businesses think about talent strategies, their thoughts normally go to talent acquisition and on-boarding. However, managers should never underestimate the importance of following the right strategies around talent outplacement...

2 Aug 2018

The road to conscious capitalism
The road to conscious capitalism

The world is caught in a never-ending chase. Without even realising it, we seem always to be hurrying after something - something we can't even describe - a chase to nowhere...

By John Sanei 2 Aug 2018

#CEMAfrica2018: Why we need to talk about emotion in the boardroom
#CEMAfrica2018: Why we need to talk about emotion in the boardroom

In the first keynote session of the Customer Experience Management (CEM) Africa Summit 2018, Diane Magers of the CXPA explained how to build and execute a CX strategy in an ROI-driven world. Here's what you missed...

By Leigh Andrews 1 Aug 2018

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