Shan Radcliffe

Editor of Bizcommunity HR, Education and Legal
Location:South Africa


Shan Radcliffe is the editor of Bizcommunity HR, Education and Legal.

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#WhenIGrowUp: How to become a FAN-shionista

The brand new Johannesburg-based fashion design college, Fashion Academy Network (FAN), has opened its admission doors for its first intake of students in 2018...

By Shan Radcliffe 24 May 2017

Educating through a whole new print medium

In order to encourage young disadvantaged learners to read and gain a better grasp of the language more quickly, this group of UCT Upstarts developed an innovative solution, using cheap and readily available printing systems, to produce relevant stories and news...

By Shan Radcliffe 28 Apr 2017

Who's the boss, baby?

As the only child of two devoted parents, Timothy Templeton had the perfect life. That is, until the baby arrives. In a cab. And a power suit...

By Shan Radcliffe 26 Apr 2017

Weed has been legalised? No, not quite...

When I saw the headlines on Friday stating the Western Cape High Court had declared the use of marijuana at home legal, I believed someone had shot off an early April Fool's joke...

By Shan Radcliffe 31 Mar 2017

#BrandManagerMonth: Branding the teacher

For every group of successful brand managers, there is a lecturer, professor, teacher or mentor who taught them the tricks of the trade...

By Shan Radcliffe 31 Mar 2017

#BrandManagerMonth: Law firms - beyond the courts and lawyers

Rarely is it considered that there is more to a well-run law firm than just its legal team...

By Shan Radcliffe 27 Mar 2017

How young upstarts are merging education and safety

As we move into the 21st century, accessibility to e-learning is becoming more of a necessity than a luxury. Yet South Africa's disadvantaged youth face more problems than merely inadequate educational facilities...

By Shan Radcliffe 14 Mar 2017

Three things they won't tell you when breaking up with your ISP

In the almost six years that I've had my DSL and internet account with the country's major fixed-line operator (yes, you know who I'm talking about and I can hear you laughing in the back there), much has changed in the ISP sphere...

By Shan Radcliffe 24 Feb 2017

Winners of the 2016 African Legal Awards

The 2016 African Legal Awards were held at the Wanderers Club in Johannesburg on Friday, 9 September 2016...

By Shan Radcliffe 12 Sep 2016

#WomensMonth: The woman behind the mentor

In a world where most people are just looking to get ahead, there are the few who find purpose in helping others get there. Protea Hotels' training manager, Nancy Gaylard is one of those who have a passion for mentoring and helping others become the best they can be...

By Shan Radcliffe 29 Aug 2016

#WomensMonth: Girls in IT - breaking the geek stereotype

Dark rooms filled with Star Wars fanboys and Trekkies suffering from LCD tans, bickering in binary over the latest in gaming, software and whose hard drive is bigger... This is the ultimate IT geek stereotype...

By Shan Radcliffe 18 Aug 2016

[Design Indaba 2014] Inside the Expo

The Design Indaba 2014 Expo was once again a feast for the eyes and mind, while providing creatives from all walks of life the opportunity to showcase their crafts on an internationally-attended playing field.

By Shan Radcliffe 3 Mar 2014

Don Jon, not your average rom-com

It's been over four years since I've stepped into a cinema, and this hiatus has been filled with back-to-back animation on DVD or else, in the event I've actually managed to sit down for something not cute and fluffy, it hasn't gone without interruption from a waking toddler.

By Shan Radcliffe 14 Jan 2014

Q&A with Single Guys' Ryan Metcalfe

Bizcommunity recently caught up with Ryan Metcalfe, the head writer of SABC 1's hit new Zulu sitcom, Single Guys. The show averaged 2.8-million viewers through its half season run, with the last show hitting 3-million viewers.

By Shan Radcliffe 11 Nov 2013

The origins of that hummingbird

Republic Umbrella, the Durban-based design company responsible for the Woolworths hummingbird cushion design, has spoken out in defence of the retailer and its artwork.

By Shan Radcliffe 23 Oct 2013

Boost your retail image with the right fit of floor

As a retailer owner, you should expend as much thought into selecting the right flooring materials for your store as you would for your own house. The initial customer impression is often dictated by the flooring, even though it may be subliminal.

By Shan Radcliffe 9 Sep 2013

Survivor China: the Great Wall of SABC ruin

It was all hands-on-deck for the three-hour Survivor finale last night, as fans across South Africa tuned in to watch the final plays and last minute wheeling and dealing from the contestants to see who would be crowned the winner of Survivor China. It's the moment we've all been waiting for. The reason we've spent the last few months glued to our screens, watching the contestants battle the elements and each other, vying for our favourites as they scheme, back-stab and connive their way through to make it to the final four.

By Shan Radcliffe 2 Sep 2009

Armin sets fire to GodsKitchen

It was a typically miserable winter evening in Cape Town - the wind was howling at Formula 1 speeds and the rain was hurtling in horizontally. It was a perfect night to spend snuggled under the covers, watching a dvd. But out in the northern suburbs, a crew practiced in the arts of aural and visual delights was cooking up a storm, and the lure to warm our feet and spirits in the glow of their range was too powerful to ignore... We were going to GodsKitchen.

By Shan Radcliffe 19 Jun 2009

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