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Did you hear? We really miss office gossip
Did you hear? We really miss office gossipArticle

Gossip, whispered conversation, speculation and half truths that once flowed through the workplace have all but vanished in our new network of home offices...

Linda Trim 3 hours ago

5 ways to mitigate the impact of poor road infrastructure on your fleet
5 ways to mitigate the impact of poor road infrastructure on your fleetArticle

For those responsible for the truck fleets that keep goods moving in, out and around the country, the state of our roads is an important factor that can impact both profitability and productivity...

Jason Mellow 4 hours ago

A better way to map your brand strategy with Etiket's ReImagine Toolkit
A better way to map your brand strategy with Etiket's ReImagine ToolkitArticle

To make sure a brand's messaging is authentic, salient, and consistent, Etiket has developed the ReImagine Toolkit, re-imagining the 4Ps of marketing focusing on Personality, Purpose, Product and Promise...

Issued by ETIKET. 3 days ago

Clubhouse gets thumbs-up on Android, but thumbs-down on social media [Analysis]
Clubhouse gets thumbs-up on Android, but thumbs-down on social media [Analysis]Article

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, new social media platforms, such as Clubhouse, have been welcomed with open arms by online users, in a search for new and meaningful ways to connect differently to usual social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook...

Issued by Meltwater 3 days ago

Remote work - employee rights not black and white
Remote work - employee rights not black and whiteArticle

According to a recent global study from PWC, only one in ten employees are willing to return to the traditional commute-to-work lifestyle...

3 days ago

Fungal infections might be dangerous to Covid-19 patients with severe symptoms in ICU
Fungal infections might be dangerous to Covid-19 patients with severe symptoms in ICUArticle

Covid-19 patients who end up on ventilators in intensive care units are at risk of contracting an invasive fungal infection that might influence their outcomes...

3 days ago

8 post-Covid grocery retail survival strategies
8 post-Covid grocery retail survival strategiesArticle

What can grocery retailers do to ensure that they retain their current customers and attract more customers to their stores once the Covid-19 pandemic has ended, asks UJ's Semona Pillay...

Semona Pillay 13 May 2021

Who are the people most likely to be SA's Covid super-spreaders?
Who are the people most likely to be SA's Covid super-spreaders?Article

There are those that are largely adhering to Covid-19 preventative measures, and those that show only limited adherence to the recommended guidelines. It is this latter group that should be of concern as they are potentially super-spreaders of Covid-19...

Andrea Rademeyer, Issued by Ask Afrika 13 May 2021

436,563 hectares released under land distribution programme
436,563 hectares released under land distribution programmeArticle

Deputy President David Mabuza says 436,563 hectares of land have to date been released and approved for allocation, under the land distribution programme...

13 May 2021

Media monitoring: here's why you need the human touch
Media monitoring: here's why you need the human touchArticle

'Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches'...

Joe Hamman 13 May 2021

A more ethical approach to waste disposal in the automotive repairer sector
A more ethical approach to waste disposal in the automotive repairer sectorArticle

The ethical disposal of noxious materials and substances, particularly in many commercial sectors, remains poorly regulated and difficult to enforce in SA...

Richard Green 12 May 2021

When your dream job is a nightmare
When your dream job is a nightmareArticle

What happens when you land your dream job but it turns out to be anything but?

Lisa Cohen and Sandra E. Spataro 12 May 2021

Beyond data in Kenya: How the right SaaS company can help your business
Beyond data in Kenya: How the right SaaS company can help your businessArticle

With more than 22 million internet users and over 11 million social media users in Kenya, access to digital data is on the rise in the country that continues to be a technological hub on the African continent...

Siphesihle Hlela 12 May 2021

Should we vaccinate all returned travellers in hotel quarantine? It's no magic fix but it could reduce risks
Should we vaccinate all returned travellers in hotel quarantine? It's no magic fix but it could reduce risksArticle

You only have to prevent one case, which could have otherwise led to community spread and lockdown, for such a scheme to pay for itself many times over...

12 May 2021

A worker inspects cars at Nissan's manufacturing plant in Rosslyn, outside Pretoria, file. Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko
SA's manufacturing output up 4,6% in MarchArticle

South Africa's manufacturing production increased by 4,6% in March 2021 compared with March 2020, according to data from Stats SA...

11 May 2021

South Africa's carbon emission targets not nearly ambitious enough
South Africa's carbon emission targets not nearly ambitious enoughArticle

To hear President Ramaphosa's address to the Virtual Leaders' Summit on Climate Change, you'd think SA was going "above and beyond" when it comes to...

Robyn Hugo 11 May 2021

Newspapers ABC Q1 2021: Some good showings for newspapers
Newspapers ABC Q1 2021: Some good showings for newspapersArticle

The First Quarter of the 2021 the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) showed some good news for the sector, but the general trend was one of weak increases on the previous quarter...

Danette Breitenbach 10 May 2021

Bad news for prospective car buyers in South Africa
Bad news for prospective car buyers in South AfricaArticle

New data from TransUnion suggests the automotive industry is struggling to recover from the financial effects of the Covid-19 pandemic...

10 May 2021

#EntrepreneurshipIssues: Collaboration is vital for small businesses
#EntrepreneurshipIssues: Collaboration is vital for small businessesArticle

The Covid-19 period has taught me a lot about the importance of collaboration. I've always valued teamwork when I was still employed; but noticed that because most of us SMMEs that are 'one-man shows' - we tend to prefer to work in silos...

Miranda Lusiba 10 May 2021

Zimbabwe's horticultural sector blooms
Zimbabwe's horticultural sector bloomsArticle

There is an overall increase in area and production under horticultural crops this season, with the area under emerging crops such as blueberries increasing across the provinces...

Elita Chikwati 7 May 2021

Driven: Ford EcoSport Ambiente 1.5 Automatic
Driven: Ford EcoSport Ambiente 1.5 AutomaticArticle

Last year, Ford Motor Company Southern Africa added a six-speed automatic transmission edition to the popular EcoSport Ambiente petrol derivative...

Imran Salie 6 May 2021

Why do we procrastinate?
Why do we procrastinate?Article

The tendency to procrastinate is a problem for many people. The solution to overcome procrastination can be simple and with practice, the method can become second nature...

Julia Kerr Henkel, Issued by Lumminos 5 May 2021

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...

Johan Botes 5 May 2021

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...

5 May 2021

SAB plans launch of new B-BBEE scheme Zenzele Kabili
SAB plans launch of new B-BBEE scheme Zenzele KabiliArticle

South African Breweries will be launching a new B-BBEE scheme later this month. This will be replacing the old SAB Zenzele scheme, which reaches maturity this May...

5 May 2021

Primedia Unlimited renamed to Primedia Retail
Primedia Unlimited renamed to Primedia RetailArticle

Primedia's niche, out of home media arm, Primedia Unlimited, has been renamed to Primedia Retail...

4 May 2021

Johannesburg is threatening to sideline informal waste pickers. Why it's a bad idea
Johannesburg is threatening to sideline informal waste pickers. Why it's a bad ideaArticle

Like all cities in the world, Johannesburg, South Africa's commercial capital, has a waste management problem...

Melanie Samson 4 May 2021

The geotechnical challenge of building on dolomite in Gauteng
The geotechnical challenge of building on dolomite in GautengArticle

A common concern in construction within Gauteng is the possibility of building on dolomite. While many structural engineers are aware of the potential hazards...

Kim Timm 4 May 2021

New visions of social work advocating for environmental justice
New visions of social work advocating for environmental justiceArticle

Sacap (The South African College of Applied Psychology) is bringing together a panel of experts to discuss new perspectives about social work...

Issued by SACAP 4 May 2021

Better growth prospects and policy support bode well for markets
Better growth prospects and policy support bode well for marketsArticle

It's been a year since the pandemic and the events that followed took the world into unchartered territory, calling on humankind's innate ability to adapt to survive...

Reza Hendrickse 4 May 2021

The importance of EQ and SQ in the workplace
The importance of EQ and SQ in the workplaceArticle

Firstly, what is EQ and what is SQ...?

Julia Kerr Henkel 3 May 2021

How to market your business online for free
How to market your business online for freeArticle

Digital marketing for your business can be daunting. Marketing your business online to bolster your brand and attract some customers with little to no money is no easy task...

Gugulethu Rajuili 3 May 2021

Auditing Profession Amendment Act strengthens IRBA disciplinary processes
Auditing Profession Amendment Act strengthens IRBA disciplinary processesArticle

The recently gazetted Auditing Profession Amendment Act (APA) has strengthened the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors' (IRBA) powers...

3 May 2021

How manufacturers can unleash their digital marketplace superpower
How manufacturers can unleash their digital marketplace superpowerArticle

Digital marketplaces such as Amazon, Alibaba, click and collect models, and food delivery ecosystems have rapidly changed consumer behaviour, and increased the demand for convenience...

Haydn Townsend 3 May 2021

Update: No new avian influenza outbreaks reported
Update: No new avian influenza outbreaks reportedArticle

Although no new outbreaks of avian influenza have been reported since the previously confirmed cases, South Africa's poultry and ostrich industries remain under national high alert with strict biosecurity measures in place...

30 Apr 2021

Pepkor H1 profit seen up 20% as cash-strapped shoppers seek value
Pepkor H1 profit seen up 20% as cash-strapped shoppers seek valueArticle

Pepkor Holdings said on Wednesday half-year earnings were expected to rise by at least 20%, supported by growth at its discount clothing business and a reduction in net debt and finance costs...

Nqobile Dludla 29 Apr 2021

Top findings from PayProp's State of the Rental Industry Survey
Top findings from PayProp's State of the Rental Industry SurveyArticle

PayProp has released the results of its second PayProp State of the Rental Industry Survey, with agents continuing to feel the effects of Covid-19...

28 Apr 2021

Why African businesses should keep web hosting local
Why African businesses should keep web hosting localArticle

I believe that African businesses will enjoy greater website security by choosing the right, local hosting company...

Oluniyi Ajao 28 Apr 2021

Media planning that interprets multiple studies to position brands
Media planning that interprets multiple studies to position brandsArticle

In this article, we scratch the surface of what this can mean for products and brands, by discovering some market realities in sample categories of beverages, banking as well as food and groceries...

Issued by Ebony+Ivory 28 Apr 2021

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Research exposes negative economic impact of offshore drillingArticle

A study shows that the socioeconomic impact of offshore oil and gas activities on South Africa are "unlikely to have positive benefits, either nationally or locally".

26 Apr 2021

Competition authority denies RussellStone Protein acquisition
Competition authority denies RussellStone Protein acquisitionArticle

The proposed acquisition of RussellStone Protein by DH Brothers and Seaboard has not been given the go-ahead by the Competition Commission...

23 Apr 2021

Western Cape finalises plan for unplaced learners
Western Cape finalises plan for unplaced learnersArticle

The Western Cape Education Department says it is currently implementing a plan to place 2 550 learners that are currently registered as unplaced in the province...

23 Apr 2021

Chicken chain Galito's continues expansion in Africa
Chicken chain Galito's continues expansion in AfricaArticle

South Africa-born food chain Galito's will soon have 20 outlets located in Kenya, as the piri-piri chicken brand eyes further growth on the African continent...

22 Apr 2021

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More coal-fired power or 100% renewables? For the next few decades, both paths are wrongArticle

The big question facing Australia's National Electricity Market is how to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 without disrupted energy supplies or skyrocketing prices....

22 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Nokwe Ndwandwe of Nissan South Africa
#BehindtheBrandManager: Nokwe Ndwandwe of Nissan South AfricaArticle

Ndwandwe talks about her role, recent campaigns she has worked on, her career, and the activities she engages in outside of work...

Imran Salie 22 Apr 2021

Covid-19 economic impact failed to put brakes on climate change - WMO report
Covid-19 economic impact failed to put brakes on climate change - WMO reportArticle

The Covid-19-related economic slowdown failed to put the brakes on climate change drivers and accelerating impacts according to a new report by the WMO...

22 Apr 2021

Lucy Lightfoot, head of brand and integrated marketing, RMB
#BehindtheBrandManager: Lucy Lightfoot from RMBArticle

For any organisation, whatever the industry, the concept of a brand is not just important but a business imperative when it comes to establishing a foothold in the market...

Nicci Botha 22 Apr 2021

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