Finance minister announces SAA board
Finance minister announces SAA board

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has announced the appointment of new members to the South African Airways (SAA) Board.

1 day ago

Basani Maluleke, incoming CEO: African Bank. Photo: Kellogg School of Management
First black woman set to be bank CEO

Basani Maluleke looks set to become SA's first black woman bank CEO.

1 day ago

Girls4Tech looks to empower the next generation of problem-solvers
Girls4Tech looks to empower the next generation of problem-solvers

Coinciding with International Day of the Girl Child, Mastercard recently launched the African leg of its Girls4Tech programme at Sandtonview Primary School in Johannesburg. Girls4Tech aims to drive interest in and awareness of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) studies and careers among primary school girls aged 10, 11 and 12.

2 days ago

10 days left to complete Ventureburn Startup Survey and win!
10 days left to complete Ventureburn Startup Survey and win!

The second annual Ventureburn Startup Survey is drawing to a close. Startups have until 31 October 2017 to participate and stand a chance of winning an iPhone 8 as well as a business startup hamper powered by Telkom, BCX and Trudon, and other great prizes.

2 days ago

Alan Knott-Craig
#EntrepreneurMonth: If you can sell your first startup, sell it

Us humans have a heuristic bias to sell our winners and hold onto our losers. That's not the way to build wealth. Better to hang onto your winners and cut your losers loose.

By Alan Knott-Craig 3 days ago

SABC board finally appointed
SABC board finally appointed

President Jacob Zuma has appointed members to the Board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC).

3 days ago

Call to enter new IoT entrepreneurship programme
Call to enter new IoT entrepreneurship programme

(IoT)E - IoT to the power E - is a new entrepreneurship programme launched by SqwidNet, the licensed Sigfox IoT network operator in South Africa.

17 Oct 2017

How do you define a worker in a gig economy?
How do you define a worker in a gig economy?

Uber drivers in the United Kingdom are just one example of how the digitisation of services, globalisation and the rise of independent contractors are changing the way we differentiate between ‘employees', ‘service providers' and ‘contractors'.

17 Oct 2017

#TransportMonth sees free training for 200 truck drivers
#TransportMonth sees free training for 200 truck drivers

In support of Transport Month, Mercedes-Benz Trucks is offering free driver training to 200 Mercedes-Benz truck drivers.

17 Oct 2017

Matshela Koko, suspended CEO of Eskom
Shambles at Eskom panel

Disciplinary proceedings against suspended acting Eskom CEO Matshela Koko had a second false start on Monday when it emerged that the state-owned company's new chairman would not be available for most of this week.

By Kyle Cowan 17 Oct 2017

What is Parkinson's Law and how do you break the habit?
What is Parkinson's Law and how do you break the habit?

Parkinson's Law - coined by Professor Cyril Northcote Parkinson - is a behavioural phenomenon characterised by the human tendancy to rarely finish jobs in less time allocated to them (or have more money at the end of the month, even after a pay rise).

16 Oct 2017

Top payroll risks and challenges according to 2017 Global Payroll Complexity Index
Top payroll risks and challenges according to 2017 Global Payroll Complexity Index

NGA Human Resources has released its 2017 Global Payroll Complexity Index (GPCI) - a business intelligence report identifying the top payroll process and compliance threats by country and region.

16 Oct 2017

Tamara Wolpert promoted to general manager at specialist recruitment agency, Viv Gordon Placements
Tamara Wolpert promoted to general manager at specialist recruitment agency, Viv Gordon Placements

Viv Gordon Placements (VGP), specialist recruitment agency, has announced the promotion of senior consultant, Tamara Wolpert, to the role of general manager.

Issued by Viv Gordon Placements 16 Oct 2017