What are South African singles up to this Valentine's Day? - Columinate
What are South African singles up to this Valentine's Day?

Columinate decided to quickly survey just over 600 single South Africans to find out what they are up to this Valentine's Day and there were some interesting differences between the sexes. See the infographic for the detailed results. And oh, happy Valentine's Day!

Issued by Columinate

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[Biz Online Insights] Importance of design

This week, our 'Biz Online Insights' section explores the South African online population's views on the importance of design.

Shrinking confidence amongst South Africans that the government is doing its job well - Ipsos
Shrinking confidence amongst South Africans that the government is doing its job well

Only about half of adult South Africans (48%) are of the opinion that the National Government is doing its job well. This is down 8 percentage points from May 2009, when President Zuma took office.

Issued by Ipsos

Wearables in the workplace
Wearables in the workplace

Wearable tech is a huge trend and everyone is talking about it, but have you thought of what it means for the workplace - the positives include flexible working hours, fitness incentives, lower health insurance premiums and free health screening/annual health check, but wat about the negatives? Such as sharing your data with your employer?

By Danette Breitenbach

Rands & Sense of women at the helm
Rands & Sense of women at the helm

The latest McKinsey Report entitled, Women in the Workplace, estimates that the pace of progress over the past three years has been so sluggish that it will take another 100 years for gender parity to be achieved in the upper reaches of US corporations. In South Africa currently 13% of women hold executive roles in the basic resources sector, compared to 87% of men. The financial services sector maps this disparity with 85% of men dominating the board level decision-making.

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Super growth brands - Do brands change advertisements too often?

It is often said that brands change their advertisements before they have worn out.

By Erik du Plessis and Neil Higgs