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Episode 86: The power of brands in the mass communication landscape

Date: 22 Apr 2014
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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Santam wants to unwind international division

South Africa's largest short-term insurer‚ Santam‚ said last week it was looking to unwind its Europe-focused international division.

By Phakamisa Ndzamela 23 Apr 2014 10:07

Landmark ruling on social grants may open tenders to scrutiny

Companies tendering to deliver important government services risk being forced to open their books and operational information to the public, after a landmark decision of the Constitutional Court last week.

By Franny Rabkin 23 Apr 2014 08:43

Pensioners get R178m bonus from Transnet

Transnet pensioners are to receive a combined R178m bonus payment by the end of April as the company moves to ensure income levels track the rising cost of living.

By Evan Pickworth 23 Apr 2014 08:23

Wits School of Law to discontinue undergraduate LLB

The University of the Witwatersrand has approved the plan of the School of Law to discontinue the undergraduate Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) and to introduce the LLB postgraduate programme.

18 Apr 2014 14:42

Labour Court clarifies issue of annual leave

The question recently arose where employees had accumulated excessive annual leave, whether the employer could force its employees to forfeit the excessive leave not taken.

By Nicholas Preston 17 Apr 2014 07:16

Barnard v SAPS: a peculiarly South African tale

The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) recently described the matter of Solidarity on behalf of Barnard v South African Police Service (165/2013) [2013] ZASCA 177 as a 'peculiarly South African tale' as it demonstrated the difficulty of correcting a situation created by a racist past.

By Gavin Stansfield and Anli Bezuidenhout 17 Apr 2014 06:56

State pension fund gets new board, six months late

The Government Employees Pension Fund - shaken in recent months by internal feuding‚ a succession of disciplinary procedures and the suspension of its principal executive officer - is finally getting a new board six months after the term of the last board ended.

By Carol Paton 17 Apr 2014 08:15

Give your piece a chance with a Biz Press Office

According to ongoing research by UK-based CMO institute, confidence in the effectiveness of content marketing is spurring 60% of marketers to devote increased budgets to this form of promotion year-on-year. Here's why content marketing should be an integral part of a communications campaign strategy.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 16 Apr 2014 15:18

Employment equity report 'disappointing and superficial'

The 14th report of the Commission for Employment Equity is a disappointing and superficial document that will do little to promote the real development of South Africa's human resources‚ the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry said on Tuesday (15 April)

By Bekezela Phakathi 16 Apr 2014 09:57

SAB's soft drinks unit aims to cut 400 staff

The soft drinks division of South African Breweries (SAB) plans to cut more than 10% of its workforce in a restructuring programme aimed at reducing costs‚ SAB confirmed on Monday, 14 April 2014.

By Nick Hedley 15 Apr 2014 16:33

Work with Daddy.O... New co-working space for entrepreneurs in Cape Town

Daddy's World Group has launched a new co-working space for entrepreneurs in Woodstock's Old Biscuit Mill in Cape Town.

15 Apr 2014 10:48

Pinnacle Holdings launches skills programme

Pinnacle Holdings, the ICT Group, has launched a skills programme for its staff earlier this year. The skills programme aims to develop specific skills within Pinnacle Holdings' subsidiaries AxizWorkgroup and Pinnacle Africa.

15 Apr 2014 11:06

Labori High School to alleviate construction and engineering skills shortage

In an effort to alleviate the skills shortage in the building industry and engineering fields, Labori High School is working together with the private sector to prepare its learners for the world of work.

15 Apr 2014 13:20

[BizCareers] The job application rut

What can you do differently to stand out? This week we look at finding different ways to get into the industry in which you really want to be.

By Juliette Attwell 14 Apr 2014 06:52

Will Telkom's turnaround work?

It seems Telkom's Chief Executive Sipho Maseko has let slip its turnaround strategy but the big question is whether it can work.

By Gugu Lourie 14 Apr 2014 09:40

Discovery's Gore buys R103m New York pad

Adrian Gore, Founder and Chief Executive of South Africa's largest private medical aid scheme, does not believe in doing things in half measures.

By Impiwe Piliso 14 Apr 2014 11:45

It is the time to honour, recognise and appreciate all South African working class

In commemorating workers' month, Community Divine Connection, in conjunction with BMK Advanced Corporate Training, is hosting the Workers Recognition and Appreciation Ceremony on 4 May at the Coca-Cola Dome in Johannesburg.

Issued by SA Workers Ceremony 14 Apr 2014 13:40

EPWP to continue creating jobs

Delegates at the three-day Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) Social Sector conference have reiterated the programme's commitment to provide work and opportunities for unemployed and unskilled people.

14 Apr 2014 07:42

North West increases funding for traditional leaders

While the North West province struggles to provide services for its residents, provincial premier, Thandi Modise has confirmed that the provincial government has increased funding by almost threefold for traditional leaders from R9.9m to R27m for the 2014/15 financial year.

14 Apr 2014 08:29

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