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Woolworths rolls out virtual beauty services in SA
Woolworths rolls out virtual beauty services in SAArticle

Woolworths has launched digital beauty experiences, Virtual Try On and Virtual Consultations, which are designed to help consumers reinvent their beauty shopping experience at home...

1 day ago

Fired for coming to work with Covid - dismissal deemed fair by court
Fired for coming to work with Covid - dismissal deemed fair by courtArticle

Is it fair to dismiss an employee who came to work, knowing that he was exposed to Covid-19? Absolutely, said the Labour Court in a recent judgment (Eskort Limited v Stuurman Mogotsi and others). The court was not only critical of employees who act with scant regard for the health and safety of their colleagues and customers, but also cautioned employers to act more decisively in ensuring the health and safety of their staff.

Johan Botes 2 days ago

Will vaccines spur the business travel sector's recovery? Here are 5 things to consider
Will vaccines spur the business travel sector's recovery? Here are 5 things to considerArticle

Reigniting business travel calls for the tourism and travel industry to consider what will work and what won't when it comes to Covid-19 vaccines and health passports...

2 days ago

ICFPA releases global Sustainability Progress Report
ICFPA releases global Sustainability Progress ReportArticle

The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) has released its biennial Sustainability Progress Report...

2 days ago

Compliance requirements for mining becoming more important as Covid-19 continues to shake up industry
Compliance requirements for mining becoming more important as Covid-19 continues to shake up industryArticle

Whether large-scale or artisanal, the need for mines to be compliant and ethical is highlighted by the implications for the environment, economy, and communities in which the mines operate...

Janine Espin 2 days ago

Public arts festival (Un)Infecting the City to take place May and June
Public arts festival (Un)Infecting the City to take place May and JuneArticle

The University of Cape Town's (UCT) Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) will present Infecting the City, which has been renamed (Un)Infecting the City for this year, during May and June 2021.

3 days ago

Dubai to host first in-person global travel, tourism event since the onset of Covid
Dubai to host first in-person global travel, tourism event since the onset of CovidArticle

"The theme of this year's show is A new dawn for travel and tourism and the spotlight will be focused on the very latest Covid news from around the world - vaccine rollouts, the current state of the industry and more importantly, what the future holds."

3 days ago

Covid-19 crisis forces digital innovation
Covid-19 crisis forces digital innovationArticle

Through its Wyzetalk-developed Engage platform, Anglo American was able to share targeted information at the individual level, communicating with workers via their mobile phones...

Issued by Wyzetalk 3 days ago

Basic education under the spotlight as schools reopen
Basic education under the spotlight as schools reopenArticle

School safety will come under the microscope when Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga and MECs meet to discuss matters affecting the sector this week...

3 May 2021

Lack of formal competency certification costing construction firms
Lack of formal competency certification costing construction firmsArticle

With training and certification in the construction industry lagging over the last decade, the sector is now scrambling...

29 Apr 2021

Oceania Cruises to restart operations in August
Oceania Cruises to restart operations in AugustArticle

Oceania Cruises has announced that it will resume cruise operations with the 1,250-guest Marina in August, beginning with sailings to Scandinavia and Western Europe...

29 Apr 2021

Heineken launches 2030 Brew a Better World ambitions
Heineken launches 2030 Brew a Better World ambitionsArticle

Heineken raises the bar with new commitments on the environment, social sustainability and responsible consumption on a path to a net zero, fairer and healthier world...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 26 Apr 2021

UNWTO, IATA partner on new destination tracker tool to restore confidence in travel
UNWTO, IATA partner on new destination tracker tool to restore confidence in travelArticle

The UNWTO-IATA Destination Tracker is a new free online tool for governments to provide information on COVID-19 requirements for travel and the measures in place at the destination...

23 Apr 2021

North West businesses slapped with non-compliance notices
North West businesses slapped with non-compliance noticesArticle

The IES unit of the labour department has issued 14 businesses with 33 non-compliance notices during a blitz inspection conducted at Tower Mall, Jouberton...

21 Apr 2021

Mitch Slape, Massmart CEO
Massmart's CEO on Covid-driven consumer trends that'll stickArticle

Retail veteran Mitch Slape unpacks the changes in consumer behaviour that the Covid-19 pandemic has brought about, and where Massmart is seeing growth...

Lauren Hartzenberg 19 Apr 2021

Why virtual safety officers are the next evolutionary step in health and safety
Why virtual safety officers are the next evolutionary step in health and safetyArticle

When it comes to health and safety laws, there is a belief that this is only applicable to high-risk industries. However, OHSA actually applies to every single business...

Louise Woodburn 15 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Kate Owen, Uber SA marketing manager for Rides and Eats
#BehindtheBrandManager: Kate Owen, Uber SA marketing manager for Rides and EatsArticle

Kate Owen, Uber SA's marketing manager unpacks Uber's brand strategy for both Uber Rides and Uber Eats, amongst other things...

Robin Fredericks 15 Apr 2021

SA-made Kombo King set for retail rollout following Vumela investment
SA-made Kombo King set for retail rollout following Vumela investmentArticle

Zitulele KK Combi and Ari Jacobson have launched their patented deep-fryer technology, Kombo King, to retailers, after securing investment from the Vumela Fund...

15 Apr 2021

How Covid-19 has heralded a new era of digital buildings
How Covid-19 has heralded a new era of digital buildingsArticle

With the adoption of fourth industrial revolution (4IR) technologies in all aspects of our lives, it is no surprise that buildings are getting a lot 'smarter' too...

Peter Malebye 14 Apr 2021

Survey: Assessing South Africans' confidence around cruise holidays
Survey: Assessing South Africans' confidence around cruise holidaysArticle

Based on the results of the survey, it would seem that whether they are setting sail or staying on dry land, a significant portion of South Africans intend to keep their holidays local for the time being...

9 Apr 2021

Illegal cigarette consignment to be destroyed
Illegal cigarette consignment to be destroyedArticle

Government's renewed vigour to eliminate illegal tobacco imports and exports will be demonstrated on Friday when a multi-department operation will see 12 million cigarettes being destroyed...

8 Apr 2021

New Bridgestone head of marketing announced
New Bridgestone head of marketing announcedArticle

Sara Didiza has been in the position since March and leads a multi-disciplinary team that includes product management, public relations, and more...

8 Apr 2021

Domestic tourism to the rescue
Domestic tourism to the rescueArticle

Domestic and regional tourism is the light at the end of the tunnel, that holy grail that governments, tourism industries and stakeholders hope will ensure the sector's survival until international travel resumes...

Jenna Berndt 8 Apr 2021

Why correct handling, storage, transportation of plastic pipes is vital
Why correct handling, storage, transportation of plastic pipes is vitalArticle

While the end-users of pipes produced by members of SAPPMA may be confident in their quality, what about the way in which these pipes are stored, handled and transported...

8 Apr 2021

New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Fitment Centre opens its doors
New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Fitment Centre opens its doorsArticle

As part of ongoing expansion plans, Tiger Wheel & Tyre recently opened its newest store located at Festival City in Kempton Park...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 6 Apr 2021

Bank of Lisbon demolition
Demolition is a critical part of the construction cycleArticle

Demolition is a highly structured and technically complex process from an engineering, logistical and health and safety perspective...

30 Mar 2021

4 reasons buyers and sellers love virtual property tours
4 reasons buyers and sellers love virtual property toursArticle

Virtual house tours are being welcomed by buyers and sellers alike, for more than just health and safety reasons...

29 Mar 2021

How to approach executive remuneration in the evolving landscape - Part 2
How to approach executive remuneration in the evolving landscape - Part 2Article

In this second of a two-part series, Chris Blair, CEO of 21st Century, shares his thoughts about how remuneration committees should approach their executives' remuneration in the evolving landscape...

Chris Blair 26 Mar 2021

Employers' responsibility and the Covid-19 vaccine situation in SA
Employers' responsibility and the Covid-19 vaccine situation in SAArticle

The prospect of early Covid-19 vaccination is particularly attractive. However, the subject of compulsory vaccinations is argumentative and there are significant legal and moral facets that must be considered...

Persuade Makore, Issued by TR Brand Communications & Events 26 Mar 2021

Motivating your team when the traditional reward levers aren't available
Motivating your team when the traditional reward levers aren't availableArticle

What measures and incentives can be offered when some of the traditional carrot-stick motivators aren't available? Asks Lumminos MD Julia Kerr Henkel...

Julia Kerr Henkel, Issued by Lumminos 25 Mar 2021

Can staff be dismissed for disregarding Covid-19 protocol after hours?
Can staff be dismissed for disregarding Covid-19 protocol after hours?Article

Employers are within their rights to discipline employees who flout Covid-19 regulations outside of work, which could even result in dismissals...

24 Mar 2021

Building owners have 14 months to identify asbestos, plan its removal
Building owners have 14 months to identify asbestos, plan its removalArticle

According to Indawo managing director Geoffrey Jäck, it has been a long time coming, but asbestos is now outlawed and building owners have only 14 months...

23 Mar 2021

World Water Day: Collaboration protects vulnerable communities against Covid-19
World Water Day: Collaboration protects vulnerable communities against Covid-19Article

The Heineken Africa Foundation and Heineken SA have partnered with WaterAid in its drive to tackle the spread of Covid-19 and other diseases, as well as significantly broaden access to clean water across the continent...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 19 Mar 2021

7 truths about the hotel industry the pandemic reminded us are real
7 truths about the hotel industry the pandemic reminded us are realArticle

Last year gave the hospitality industry a nasty shock, but it also provided an opportunity to create a new environment in which our behaviours and decision-making can contribute to the evolution of better societies and more solidarity...

Tim Cordon 17 Mar 2021

New compliance standard for hand sanitisers - SABS
New compliance standard for hand sanitisers - SABSArticle

The SABS has issued a new standard for hand sanitisers, which manufacturers of these products and employers distributing them in the workplace should comply with...

Kate Collier, Shane Johnson, and Matthew Ilsley 16 Mar 2021

Can body corporates and homeowners' associations borrow money?
Can body corporates and homeowners' associations borrow money?Article

Good financial and cashflow management is crucial for well-run and efficiently operated community housing schemes, including sectional title schemes and home owners' associations...

Issued by Propell 15 Mar 2021

Technological innovation is key to post-pandemic conferencing
Technological innovation is key to post-pandemic conferencingArticle

The goal now is to drive the business forward through continuing to meet and exceed clients evolving needs through various solutions including technological innovation...

15 Mar 2021

Cape Town Stadium launches business lounge
Cape Town Stadium launches business loungeArticle

Following global trends, this shared-space hospitality experience is tailored to be flexible to suit the individual's needs...

10 Mar 2021

5 ways Covid will transform your business travel programme
5 ways Covid will transform your business travel programmeArticle

Corporate travellers from around the globe are gradually starting to feel confident enough to take to the skies once again. However, despite this, there is no escaping the fact that the business travel industry can expect a slow recovery...

Bianca Golz (nee Delport) 10 Mar 2021

FCTG survey shows how Covid has changed the way South Africans travel
FCTG survey shows how Covid has changed the way South Africans travelArticle

Travellers won't book without flexible Ts & Cs and health and safety protocols in place, with the majority saying they want to travel internationally in 2021...

10 Mar 2021

Make training a top priority, not just another B-BBEE tick box
Make training a top priority, not just another B-BBEE tick boxArticle

Training makes up 20% of the B-BBEE scorecard, and as such is a significant part of compliance. However, training is also critical to help address the skills shortage...

Daniel Orelowitz 8 Mar 2021

Impact of Covid-19 on call centres
Impact of Covid-19 on call centresArticle

Even as demand for call centre support has reached unprecedented levels, Covid-19 has presented the sector with particular challenges...

Issued by LexisNexis 8 Mar 2021

2021 sees return of MBSA Regional Health and Safety Competition
2021 sees return of MBSA Regional Health and Safety CompetitionArticle

A seminal event on the Master Builders' South Africa (MBSA) calendar, 2021 sees the return of its annual Regional Health and Safety Competition...

8 Mar 2021

City Events Permit Office opens applications for events not exceeding 250 people
City Events Permit Office opens applications for events not exceeding 250 peopleArticle

In light of the latest national disaster regulations allowing for gatherings with limited participants, the City of Cape Town's Events Permit Office is ready to receive and process event permit applications...

3 Mar 2021

Effective management of water in dialysis augments better outcomes
Effective management of water in dialysis augments better outcomesArticle

Water is the foundation of life making it a perfect breeding ground for infection, microbial growth and antibiotic resistant pathogens. Water, also being the foundation for dialysis, plays the most important role for successful patient care...

Issued by GO Content Lab 3 Mar 2021

Zeitz MOCAA now offers free entry on your birthday
Zeitz MOCAA now offers free entry on your birthdayArticle

Zeitz MOCAA is offering free entry on your birthday; all you have to do to claim your 'gift' is present a valid South African ID or African passport reflecting your birth date...

3 Mar 2021

Brand new courses to kickstart the year
Brand new courses to kickstart the yearArticle

The new year has paved new opportunities for professionals seeking competitive skills at Enterprises University of Pretoria (Pty) Ltd (Enterprises UP), through the expansion of its training portfolio...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 3 Mar 2021

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