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Logistics, supply chains sectors could play crucial role in rebuilding SA economy
Logistics, supply chains sectors could play crucial role in rebuilding SA economyArticle

As much as finding new ways to do business will play a key role in South Africa's economic turnaround strategy, for the country to emerge from the years-long slump exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic it will need to further invest in its cornerstone industries...

4 May 2021

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.

4 May 2021

Covid-19 takes some oomph out of restraint agreements
Covid-19 takes some oomph out of restraint agreementsArticle

Covid-19 has had a devastating effect on the global economy, and in this context we'll consider the enforceability of a restraint of trade agreement during the pandemic...

Lisa-Anne King 19 Apr 2021

Marikana mine. Image: Sibanye-Stillwater
Sibanye-Stillwater restructures Lonmin B-BBEE arrangementArticle

Sibanye-Stillwater has restructured the heavily indebted broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE) structure it inherited when it bought Lonmin in 2019...

15 Apr 2021

Sanlam rebrands; unveils new promise to Africa
Sanlam rebrands; unveils new promise to AfricaArticle

Yesterday evening Sanlam unveiled its new purpose and brand positioning, what it calls its new promise to Africa...

31 Mar 2021

South Africa can't afford for SME relief funds to dry up
South Africa can't afford for SME relief funds to dry upArticle

As local business relief initiatives come to a close, many small and medium enterprises continue to struggle with an unfortunate number of businesses' liquidity eroded by the Covid-19 pandemic...

Evan-Lee Courie 31 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: Saskia Tihana Clements on starting a creative agency in the USA
#StartupStory: Saskia Tihana Clements on starting a creative agency in the USAArticle

Saskia Tihana Clements moved to Los Angeles in 2014 and has spent the last six years building her brand in the USA. She is an entrepreneur, humanitarian, producer and founder of creative agency, The Boldest...

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Mar 2021

The consulting industry needs a wellness revolution
The consulting industry needs a wellness revolutionArticle

An ever-changing world is seeing organisations increasingly turning to management consultants to reshape their business strategies...

Francois Kriel, Issued by Kriel & Co 8 Mar 2021

The second consignment of Johnson and Johnson vaccines arrived in SA on Saturday. Image: Twitter
DPE hits back at disgruntled pilots over vaccine flight claimsArticle

The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) dismissed claims made by a pilots' association that the SAA flight transporting a consignment of Covid-19 vaccines was an unnecessary expensive exercise as untrue...

1 Mar 2021

South Africa finally on board the corporate rates reduction train
South Africa finally on board the corporate rates reduction trainArticle

For over a decade, the South African corporate tax rate has remained unchanged at 28%. This was so even in the face of a global trend which saw many countries reduce corporate tax rates...

26 Feb 2021

Sasol abandons $2bn rights issue on turnaround progress
Sasol abandons $2bn rights issue on turnaround progressArticle

Sasol said on Monday, 22 February, it has decided not to pursue a rights issue of up to $2bn after significant progress in its turnaround strategy...

22 Feb 2021

Tygue Theron, head, business development, Energy Partners Intelligence
Eskom's proposed tariff restructure is not all doom and gloomArticle

While Eskom's recently tabled tariff restructure programme is drawing a fair amount of criticism, it may ultimately improve the landscape for renewable energy in South Africa...

Tygue Theron 20 Feb 2021

3 areas to focus on to boost your post-Covid career prospects
3 areas to focus on to boost your post-Covid career prospectsArticle

The global pandemic has shaken up our lives and careers, but it has also created new opportunities. To thrive in a post-pandemic world, young leaders and managers will need to embrace operating in the global economy...

By Dr Beverly Shrand, Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 18 Feb 2021

Bos Brands strengthens D2C focus as e-commerce hots up
Bos Brands strengthens D2C focus as e-commerce hots upArticle

Bos Brands is ramping up its direct-to-consumer offering with the launch of a subscription service. This follows a revamp of the company's online store last year...

Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Feb 2021

How can technology revive the travel industry?
How can technology revive the travel industry?Article

The industry now has a unique opportunity to reevaluate, restrategise, and create robust structures better suited to roll with the pandemic punches...

Greg Cooke 15 Feb 2021

Google Analytics is dead, long live Google Analytics 4!
Google Analytics is dead, long live Google Analytics 4!Article

The arrival of Google Analytics 4 - initially called App + Web - marks a turning point in data-driven marketing...

Issued by Jellyfish South Africa 15 Feb 2021

Accurate Agent Group helping position businesses for success across Africa
Accurate Agent Group helping position businesses for success across AfricaArticle

Accurate Agent Group has set out to help businesses and leaders across Africa thrive in 2021 and beyond, through strategic business management solutions, in the new business environment created by Covid-19...

Issued by TR Brand Communications & Events 27 Jan 2021

Unpacking the commercial real estate landscape, rising trends for 2021
Unpacking the commercial real estate landscape, rising trends for 2021Article

While 2020 will forever be remembered as a year of unprecedented challenges and uncertainty, 2021 promises to bring exciting shifts...

John Jack 26 Jan 2021

"To close, or not to close?" the question that plagues restaurant owners
"To close, or not to close?" the question that plagues restaurant ownersArticle

With the curfew still in place and increasing fear around the new strain and second wave of Covid-19 infections, many restaurants are struggling to operate at a profit...

Evan-Lee Courie 21 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 3 big issues demanding legal attention this year
#BizTrends2021: 3 big issues demanding legal attention this yearArticle

Three broad themes emerging in South Africa in 2021, which will require extensive input from the legal profession, are: changes to the economy and regulation prompted by Covid-19; moves by government and the private sector to stimulate economic recovery; and a greater focus on corporate responsibility and consumer protection...

Jonathan Veeran, Nozipho Mngomezulu and Burton Phillips 19 Jan 2021

Victor Daitz Foundation, Zero2Five Trust collaborate on school holiday meals progamme
Victor Daitz Foundation, Zero2Five Trust collaborate on school holiday meals progammeArticle

Following the announcement of school closures and the lockdown in March 2020, the Durban-based Zero2Five team restructured its centre-based feeding scheme...

12 Jan 2021

The SA economy in 2021 - Looking into the crystal ball
The SA economy in 2021 - Looking into the crystal ballArticle

Most South Africans are now understandably keen to see the end of 2020 and are hoping for better times in 2021, after what has been a rollercoaster year for SA's political economy...

Raymond Parsons 30 Dec 2020

Jo Neser appointed Re/Max SA chair
Jo Neser appointed Re/Max SA chairArticle

The Re/Max of Southern Africa board of directors has appointed Jo Neser, a retired director and now executive consultant at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, to be its new chair of the board, effective 1 January 2021. Neser has served as the brand's corporate attorney for the last 25 years.

14 Dec 2020

Scopen launches Trend Score as marketers look to recover
Scopen launches Trend Score as marketers look to recoverArticle

On 23 October 2020 Scopen, together with the Independent Agency Search and Selection Company (IAS), conducted a virtual launch of Trend Score, a first for South Africa...

24 Nov 2020

New Mini Countryman lands in Mzansi, now bigger and better
New Mini Countryman lands in Mzansi, now bigger and betterArticle

I sat in the drivers' seat for a long drive with this new vehicle, and I can confidently say that there is nothing small about the Mini Countryman...

Naresh Maharaj 19 Nov 2020

Time for Africa to stop managing poverty and start managing development
Time for Africa to stop managing poverty and start managing developmentArticle

Cristina Duarte of the Republic of Cabo Verde is the new special adviser on Africa to the UN secretary-general. A former minister of finance and planning in her country, she intends to bring to her role a renewed strategic narrative...

13 Nov 2020

Housing deficit, pandemic, recession, inflation - the way forward for Nigeria's real estate industry
Housing deficit, pandemic, recession, inflation - the way forward for Nigeria's real estate industryArticle

Real estate has become a global asset class and, as a developing nation, the Nigerian real estate market continues to evolve at an impressive pace...

Noah Ibrahim 2 Nov 2020

You may retrench employees if they unreasonably refuse to accept changes to employment contracts
You may retrench employees if they unreasonably refuse to accept changes to employment contractsArticle

An extremely important Constitutional Court judgement has been handed down in the Aveng Trident Steel case. Effectively, what this means is that employers can restructure not only by reducing staff numbers but also by changing terms of employment...

28 Oct 2020

Darrel Orsmond, financial services industry head, SAP Africa
Four ways banks can win the customer affinity battleArticle

The confluence of economic pressures, the impact of the pandemic and the changing consumer habits brought by the experience economy trend is forcing banks to reimagine how they deliver products and services to customers...

Darrel Orsmond 21 Oct 2020

Andre de Ruyter, CEO, Eskom
De Ruyter's plan to fix Eskom - part 1Article

Ten months into the job, Eskom's newish boss, André de Ruyter, jokes that he is a veteran compared to the longevity of CEOs past. And nobody envies him the task of putting a debt-ridden, plundered and neglected business back together again...

Nicci Botha 21 Oct 2020

Why operational subsidies are key to reforming South Africa's minibus taxi sector
Why operational subsidies are key to reforming South Africa's minibus taxi sectorArticle

The role of government should be to improve and reorganise this sector to address the needs of users. The proposed national operational subsidy is an opportunity to do precisely that...

Benjamin H. Bradlow 12 Oct 2020

Food Meets Hope digital event to open 50 Best for Recovery Summit
Food Meets Hope digital event to open 50 Best for Recovery SummitArticle

S.Pellegrino is set to host the Food Meets Hope digital event, which will commence the Recovery Summit hosted by the World's 50 Best Restaurants organisation, on 13 October 2020...

30 Sep 2020

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa talks energyArticle

Reliable, secure and affordable energy supply is the lifeblood of any economy, and the government has gazetted ministerial determinations that will enable the development of more than 11.800MW of additional power generation...

28 Sep 2020

Helping businesses navigate through today's challenging economic environment
Helping businesses navigate through today's challenging economic environmentArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought disruptions and devastating impact on the South African economy with several businesses reeling from the effects of this pandemic. The South African and global economy has taken an unexpected turn and this has had dire consequences on businesses...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 18 Sep 2020

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Public enterprises calls for patience on SAA matterArticle

The Department of Public Enterprises has called on South African Airways employees and creditors to be patient while work continues to find a constructive outcome to challenges at the airline...

18 Sep 2020

Mthokozisi Maphumulo, associate and litigation attorney, Adams and Adams
Will medical negligence cases spike post Covid-19?Article

South African courts already see a large number of medical malpractice/negligence cases every day. Now, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, our already stretched health system is at capacity...

Mthokozisi Maphumulo 17 Sep 2020

SA Innovation Summit to host Swiss-South African Pitch Battle
SA Innovation Summit to host Swiss-South African Pitch BattleArticle

The first digital version of the SA Innovation Summit will host the Swiss-South African Pitch Battle on the SAIS2020 Virtual365 Edition stage...

16 Sep 2020

Covid-19 is no excuse for unfair dismissals
Covid-19 is no excuse for unfair dismissalsArticle

The pandemic brought with it a slew of realisations for business owners; one such an epiphany is how most organisations need fewer employees to remain functional. But using Covid-19 as a reason for retrenching a surplus of employees constitutes unfair dismissal...

10 Sep 2020

The altered eco-system of South African fashion
The altered eco-system of South African fashionArticle

For years now, South Africa's local fashion industry has been steadily trudging along. Many production and economic challenges face both local brands and designers, but the closest to their bottom line are inexpensive imports.

Samantha Chrysanthou 8 Sep 2020

How we should be fighting Eskom's massive debt
How we should be fighting Eskom's massive debtArticle

The effective end of South Africa's Covid-19 lockdown has been compounded by the resumption of rolling blackouts, or load shedding to use the government's double speak...

7 Sep 2020

R100m Covid-19 grant funding set aside for smallholder farmers
R100m Covid-19 grant funding set aside for smallholder farmersArticle

The fund will be made available to existing Land Bank smallholder farmers; this includes the banks farmers who are serviced through the bank's intermediary partners...

7 Sep 2020

JLL Q2 report notes positive outlook for SA industrial, warehousing sector
JLL Q2 report notes positive outlook for SA industrial, warehousing sectorArticle

According to JLL's latest South Africa Q2 Real Estate report, while the country is witnessing the easing of restrictions, the impact of Covid-19, coupled with economic pressures, continues to create challenges for most corporate real estate sectors...

3 Sep 2020

#WomensMonth: Karen Nadasen provides insights to how PayU South Africa is empowering women
#WomensMonth: Karen Nadasen provides insights to how PayU South Africa is empowering womenArticle

Karen Nadasen, CEO at PayU South Africa, is fulfilling her promise of a seismic shift towards women in technology, and women in her community...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Sitting at Liberty's Blue Table Sessions with Babazile Mbetse
#WomensMonth: Sitting at Liberty's Blue Table Sessions with Babazile MbetseArticle

Liberty Group South Africa launched the Blue Table Sessions where women from all walks of life converse about the value women bring to the economy in a time of Covid-19 and beyond...

Evan-Lee Courie 17 Aug 2020

Rebuilding the humanitarian ecosystem in South Africa
Rebuilding the humanitarian ecosystem in South AfricaArticle

When the dust settles, the humanitarian sector will need to take strategic steps to restore and strengthen its capacity to contribute effectively to a post-Covid world...

Reana Rossouw, Issued by Next Generation 7 Aug 2020

Collective commitment, action needed to move forward with innovative learning
Collective commitment, action needed to move forward with innovative learningArticle

In my view, the recent announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa to close public schools again was a political decision and it should not have come to this...

Helga Jansen-Daugbjerg 31 Jul 2020

Alvaro Pereira, OECD Economics Department Country Studies director
Covid-19 pandemic raises the urgency of structural reformsArticle

South Africa responded swiftly to the Covid-19 pandemic, but the sharp drop in activity adds to long-standing challenges and raises the urgency of structural reforms, according to a new report...

31 Jul 2020

Tim Acker, portfolio manager, Allan Gray
Do South African banks offer value in a Covid-19 battered world?Article

Covid-19 has disrupted the lives of most people around the world with tragic consequences for some. There is still debate around the lockdown strategies adopted, with no shortage of vocal armchair experts on social media...

Tim Acker 27 Jul 2020

Image: Getty/Gallo
Recovery plan proposed for mining and energyArticle

The economic backlash of Covid-19 has prompted the government to come up with a recovery plan intended to restore business confidence, stimulating investments as well as safeguarding and creating jobs in the mining and energy sector.

22 Jul 2020

Hybrid working to define The Office 2.0
Hybrid working to define The Office 2.0Article

A recent Henderson Institute paper, The Science of Organisational Change, argues that the most successful organisations in the 2020s will be those who "constantly learn and adapt to changing realities..."

Francois Kriel, Issued by Kriel & Co 17 Jul 2020

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