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5 remote work and hiring trends influencing workforce decisions
5 remote work and hiring trends influencing workforce decisionsArticle

Businesses around the globe have spent the better part of 2020 adjusting to the new reality of remote working. With workplace regulations also becoming stricter, buzzy office spaces might soon become part of a pre-Covid era...

Andrew Bourne 11 hours ago

Huge fuel price increase predicted for February 2021
Huge fuel price increase predicted for February 2021Article

The Automobile Association (AA) is predicting a steep increase in the prices of petrol, diesel and paraffin for February 2021...

David Taylor 14 hours ago

New competition and service guidelines for the Automotive Aftermarket
New competition and service guidelines for the Automotive AftermarketArticle

In December 2020, the Competition Commission issued the final Guidelines for Competition in the South African Automotive Aftermarket effective as of 1 July 2021. The Guidelines seek to address the constraints to competition in the Automotive Aftermarket Industry...

Bobedi Seleke 15 hours ago

Report reveals the impact of Covid-19 on journalism
Report reveals the impact of Covid-19 on journalismArticle

The Thomson Reuters Foundation has released a report containing the voices of journalists working across the Global South and Emerging Economies highlighting the challenges faced by the profession during the pandemic...

17 hours ago

Riana Grobler, compliance officer, Compli-Serve SA
Good governance tips in challenging times: Simplifying the 16 steps of King IV corporate complianceArticle

We all know how quickly things can literally change overnight, particularly since first hearing about the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns....

Riana Grobler 17 hours ago

#BizTrends2021: Confessions of a drinks salesman
#BizTrends2021: Confessions of a drinks salesmanArticle

A light-hearted take on drinks mega-trends for the year ahead...

Rowan Leibbrandt 17 hours ago

Revised 2021 academic calendar: Schools only set to open mid-February
Revised 2021 academic calendar: Schools only set to open mid-FebruaryArticle

The Deputy Minister of Basic Education, Dr Reginah Mhaule this morning announced the revised dates for the opening of public and private schools for the 2021 academic year...

18 hours ago

3 business lessons 2020 taught us
3 business lessons 2020 taught usArticle

We all agree 2020 was a year of disaster of note - but hard times can be good teachers. Businesses, and particularly SMEs, should take the time now to understand what 2020 taught us...

Jason Mellow 18 hours ago

Castle Lite Unlocks Cardi B 2021 cancelled due to Covid-19
Castle Lite Unlocks Cardi B 2021 cancelled due to Covid-19Article

Castle Lite has cancelled its upcoming instalment of Castle Lite Unlocks, featuring Cardi B, in light of the second wave of Covid-19 infections in South Africa...

19 hours ago

2021: Positive shifts as the world transitions to the next paradigm
2021: Positive shifts as the world transitions to the next paradigmArticle

According to Yael Geffen of Lew Geffen Sotheby's International Realty, executives who take note of emerging trends as the world transitions...

19 hours ago

Mzwandile Nzimande aka DJ1D dies after testing positive for Covid-19
Mzwandile Nzimande aka DJ1D dies after testing positive for Covid-19Article

Mzwandile Nzimande, also known as DJ1D, has died. The Nzimande family confirmed that he died on Wednesday, 13 January 2020 at 9am at the Olivedale Clinic in Johannesburg after testing positive for Covid-19...

21 hours ago

What to expect from digital in 2021
What to expect from digital in 2021Article

A major takeaway from the pandemic is that it permanently changed consumer behaviour, both online and offline, and marketing professionals, businesses and organisations need to adapt to this behaviour change...

Desirée Gullan, Issued by G&G Digital 22 hours ago

Ogilvy names James Kinney as global chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer
Ogilvy names James Kinney as global chief diversity, equity and inclusion officerArticle

Ogilvy has announced that James Nicholas Kinney has been appointed global chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer and chief people officer for North America...

Issued by Ogilvy South Africa 22 hours ago

Medicines are only approved for use by the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority when there is sufficient evidence that their benefits outweigh their risks.
Ivermectin and Covid-19: Why it's promising but why we need to be cautiousArticle

There is a clamour by some people for ivermectin to be approved by the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (Sahpra) to treat Covid-19...

Rufaro Samanga 22 hours ago

Lars Lehne joins Incubeta as group CEO
Lars Lehne joins Incubeta as group CEOArticle

Lars Lehne has been appointed group CEO of Incubeta, the South African-born, global independent digital marketing services group...

Evan-Lee Courie 1 day ago

#BizTrends2021: 3 online high school trends gaining traction this year
#BizTrends2021: 3 online high school trends gaining traction this yearArticle

In the past, South African students have been largely restricted to local curricula and qualifications via traditional, brick-and-mortar schools. With the growth of online schools, access to international curricula is not only in higher demand, but is becoming increasingly easier to access...

Rebecca Pretorius 1 day ago

Safety tips for back to work driving
Safety tips for back to work drivingArticle

As South Africa battles a second wave of the coronavirus and returns to level three lockdown, back to work driving is going to be somewhat different from years.

1 day ago

#BizTrends2021: Evolution of workforce skills demand - what the future holds
#BizTrends2021: Evolution of workforce skills demand - what the future holdsArticle

When reflecting on the fourth industrial revolution, a number of things immediately spring to mind... the industrial internet of things (IIoT), artificial intelligence (AI), robots and 3D printing for example. Regrettably, little attention is given to individual employees and workers in this emerging industrial world, unless one is discussing the concerns related to potential job losses...

Lyndy van den Barselaar 1 day ago

Will 2021 be the year of the great reset?
Will 2021 be the year of the great reset?Article

Although the pandemic hasn't abated as we had all hoped and 2021 appears to be more of the same, when one takes a closer look there have already been notable positive shifts...

Yael Geffen 1 day ago

Driving thought leadership through impactful content
Driving thought leadership through impactful contentArticle

The term "thought-leader" has become quite a buzzword in recent years, particularly in relation to the rapid rise of "influencers" on social and digital media. However, being a thought-leader is not reserved for celebrities and the like alone...

Mimi Kalinda 1 day ago

Leveraging the business platform of the future
Leveraging the business platform of the futureArticle

As businesses across sectors consider various new modes of work to drive business performance, there is an increasing urgency to streamline and optimise communication channels - for both internal and external functions...

Steve Davies 1 day ago

Pieter Boone to succeed Richard Brasher as Pick n Pay CEO
Pieter Boone to succeed Richard Brasher as Pick n Pay CEOArticle

Richard Brasher will retire as CEO of Pick n Pay after leading the retail business for eight years...

1 day ago

What parents need to know before buying back-to-school goods
What parents need to know before buying back-to-school goodsArticle

As schools are set to re-open for the 2021 academic year, the Competition Commission urges institutions and parents to observe the circular on "Procurement of School Uniform and other Learning-Related Goods and Services"...

1 day ago

Bru-nO via
Curbing drunk driving in the logistics industry requires regulatory support and enforcementArticle

Alcohol-related vehicle accidents cause thousands of injuries and fatalities every year, and in the transport and logistics sector can also lead to stock loss, damaged reputation and massive collateral damage...

Rhys Evans 1 day ago

Andrew Duvenage, MD, NFB Private Wealth Management.
#BizTrends2021: The 4 themes for the new yearArticle

The four themes we expect to find traction during 2021 are coronavirus and the vaccines deployed against it; reflation; a global move toward even tighter regulation; and crypto assets, as opposed to only cryptocurrencies...

Andrew Duvenage, 1 day ago

A challenging year lies ahead as digital economy evolves
A challenging year lies ahead as digital economy evolvesArticle

New banking regulations, digital consumers, the eradication of passwords, contactless technology - these are just some of the trends that will shape financial services and payments in 2021...

Gerhard Oosthuizen 1 day ago

4 reasons a business should consider franchising
4 reasons a business should consider franchisingArticle

Over the last couple of years, we have seen a sharp increase in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other forms of collaboration between entities, as owners scramble to expand, innovate and increase their overall competitive advantage in highly saturated markets...

Seani Ramabulana 1 day ago

Embrace the 'inclusion revolution'
Embrace the 'inclusion revolution'Article

Given that 70% of consumers prefer to buy from brands that are inclusive, marketers are embracing the "inclusion revolution" by means of ad campaigns, social content and CSI initiatives...

Nicky Brand 1 day ago

Take control while you wait for your matric results
Take control while you wait for your matric resultsArticle

As the matric class of 2020 await their results following a most tumultuous year, many still don't have a clear idea about what their future in general, or this year in particular, will hold...

2 days ago

5 key trends shaping the post-pandemic workplace
5 key trends shaping the post-pandemic workplaceArticle

Most workers are looking forward to returning to the office, post-pandemic, with many saying they'd prefer to spend the majority of their work-week there to meet face-to-face, socialise, brainstorm, and connect with each other again...

2 days ago

#BehindTheMask: Brandt Botes, CD of design at Old Friend Young Talent
#BehindTheMask: Brandt Botes, CD of design at Old Friend Young TalentArticle

This week, we go behind the mask with Brandt Botes, creative director of design at Old Friend Young Talent...

Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

Section 12J funds are key to revive SA's economy
Section 12J funds are key to revive SA's economyArticle

Section 12J funds are playing a crucial role in the re-booting of South Africa's economy by creating employment opportunities and saving businesses, while at the same time facilitating significant tax benefits to investors...

2 days ago

Daily Maverick shines in 2020
Daily Maverick shines in 2020Article

Covid-19 was a catalyst for change - or closure for publishers - as newsrooms around the globe were forced to accelerate digital transformation. Daily Maverick, however, placed their trust in the newspaper market ...

2 days ago

10 biggest startup layoffs in 2020 hit 25,500
10 biggest startup layoffs in 2020 hit 25,500Article

The global economy continues to relish from the coronavirus pandemic, with startups emerging as one of the most affected businesses. As a means of remaining afloat, save money, and readjust their business models, most startups have resolved to roll out massive layoffs.

Justinas Baltrusaitis 2 days ago

5 project management trends taking control in 2021
5 project management trends taking control in 2021Article

The Covid-19 pandemic forced organisations to make a rapid shift to remote work and online project management. Project managers and teams suddenly have an even greater responsibility to communicate and collaborate effectively. According to a recent survey by PwC, this trend is set to continue. But what else can project managers expect in the new year?

Alison Fergus 2 days ago

The ultimate easy life insurance guide
The ultimate easy life insurance guideArticle

Financial goals are one of the top resolutions that most people have on their cards. However, aligning your financial goals could mean getting back to basics such as having life insurance. After all, your life is more valuable than anything...

Issued by MiWayLife 2 days ago

Re-engaging and reimagining the SA sponsorship industry
Re-engaging and reimagining the SA sponsorship industryArticle

The statement "we are not having fun together right now" really describes the current reality in the leisure activities, sport, entertainment and live events space...

Judith Mugeni 2 days ago

Construction industry can no longer delay adoption of technology
Construction industry can no longer delay adoption of technologyArticle

In South Africa, the pandemic exacted a heavy toll on the construction industry, leading to severe financial hardship and even closure for many companies...

2 days ago

Getting South Africans safely back in the air
Getting South Africans safely back in the airArticle

Will the battered aviation industry be able to rebuild and regain its place in the world economy after a devastating 2020...

Issued by ACS 2 days ago

Bryan Turner, partner, Spear Capital
#BizTrends2021: 4 trends that will have a major impact on private equity in 2021Article

Amidst the general chaos of 2020, investors were hit hard. With economies around the world all but shutting down in March, activity ground to a halt...

Bryan Turner 2 days ago

Wesgro appoints Monika Iuel as new CMO
Wesgro appoints Monika Iuel as new CMOArticle

Iuel will take lead of the destination marketing organisation and communications and marketing teams from 15 March 2021...

2 days ago

#BizTrends2021: AI will have a real-world impact in 2021
#BizTrends2021: AI will have a real-world impact in 2021Article

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is gaining notable momentum across a number of industries. In the past year, we saw rapid digital transformation spurred by Covid-19, with new technologies being adopted almost overnight

Dries Cronje 2 days ago

Dismissed without an enquiry? When is it legal...
Dismissed without an enquiry? When is it legal...Article

Labour relations and the fairness standards for dismissal of an employee in South Africa have long been centred around the formality of disciplinary or incapacity enquiry processes, and the tradition of the usage of these processes has built up an expectation that they are mandatory...

Bradley Workman-Davies 2 days ago

4IR: How the subscription economy is changing the world of CX
4IR: How the subscription economy is changing the world of CXArticle

The impacts of Covid-19 won't be temporary and customer experience (CX) as we know it is coming to an end. Luckily, we can all learn from the changes to come...

Charlotte Adelgaard 2 days ago

#BehindTheMask: Alex Caige, host of Daybreak with Alex Caige on 947
#BehindTheMask: Alex Caige, host of Daybreak with Alex Caige on 947Article

I catch up with Alex Caige, host of Daybreak with Alex Caige on 947, to find out what's really behind his 'mask'...

Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

Simon Webber, lead portfolio manager, Schroders
Why everyone is talking about hydrogenArticle

Renewable energy can and will decarbonise power generation. Renewable energy and batteries can and will decarbonise the automotive sector...

Simon Webber 2 days ago

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