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Alex Simeonides
Lockdown shows e-signature laws are out of dateArticle

If there is one thing that the national lockdown has highlighted, it is the need for South African law to recognise electronic signatures to authenticate important legal documents such as last wills and testaments...

Alex Simeonides 54 minutes ago

Hyundai extends warranties
Hyundai extends warrantiesArticle

Hyundai vehicles with original warranties that expire between March and June 2020 will benefit globally from a warranty extension for up to three months...

3 hours ago

Finding the optimistic within the Covid-19 pandemic
Finding the optimistic within the Covid-19 pandemicArticle

It's hard for people to remain upbeat in the face of lockdowns, limited physical contact and complex working conditions. Or is it?

Anna Collard 3 hours ago

Tiger Brands Foundation supports beneficiary communities during lockdown
Tiger Brands Foundation supports beneficiary communities during lockdownArticle

The Tiger Brands Foundation has distributed 6000 food hampers in communities where its beneficiary schools are located...

3 hours ago

Rules for rentals during lockdown
Rules for rentals during lockdownArticle

The lockdown situation has left many tenants and landlords in precarious positions. Each party should take some time to clearly understand their rights and responsibilities over this period...

Adrian Goslett 4 hours ago

Port2Port launches lockdown initiative
Port2Port launches lockdown initiativeArticle

Online wine retailer Port2Port has launched a lockdown initiative in support of the wine industry - which has been affected by the countrywide Covid-19 lockdown. In line with the restrictions imposed during the lockdown - aimed at reducing the spread of the novel coronavirus - wine was deemed a non-essential item...

4 hours ago

Covid-19 reminds us to respect, admire, learn from social welfare organisations
Covid-19 reminds us to respect, admire, learn from social welfare organisationsArticle

When Covid-19 first landed in South Africa, the social sector was amongst the first to be galvanised into action...

Sameera Munshi 23 hours ago

Should executives' pay be cut to support employees during coronavirus crisis?
Should executives' pay be cut to support employees during coronavirus crisis?Article

As the business world feels the effects of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and takes steps to adapt, companies are asking how they should approach their executives' remuneration during this difficult time...

Chris Blair 1 day ago

The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down
The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying downArticle

In true South African spirit, even in times of adversity, daily stories of generosity and ingenuity abound. Never have we been more proud of how business communities are using our publishing platforms than since the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 day ago

On-demand digital insurance will help drive revenue as SA businesses reboot
On-demand digital insurance will help drive revenue as SA businesses rebootArticle

The Covid-19 lockdown has placed digital transformation front and centre for most businesses. Many large retailers and other enterprise companies are turning to insurtech to help kickstart their revenues in a post-lockdown new normal...

Issued by Click2Sure 1 day ago

How Covid-19 will affect the industrial property market
How Covid-19 will affect the industrial property marketArticle

The Covid-19 hurricane has engulfed the world and all businesses are entwined in a whirlwind of uncertainty...

Tony Bales 1 day ago

Non-essential insurance claims on hold till after lockdown
Non-essential insurance claims on hold till after lockdownArticle

The short-term insurance will continue processing all valid and essential claims during lockdown, but only for those related to activity classified as "essential" under the latest regulations...

1 day ago

Home insurance claims during the lockdown
Home insurance claims during the lockdownArticle

Dealing with insurance claims during the national Covid-19 lockdown...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 1 day ago

Preserving your employer brand in uncertain times
Preserving your employer brand in uncertain timesArticle

The global uncertainty of the unknown presently resides within all of us and especially those HR leaders who are grappling with managing the mental and financial well-being of their employees...

Celeste Sirin 1 day ago

Jogging or walking a dog in a complex
Jogging or walking a dog in a complexArticle

There have been mixed messages about whether residents in a sectional title scheme can jog or walk their dogs within a complex during the current lockdown...

Hopewell Sathekge 1 day ago

SA lockdown drives increased usage of DStv Now free service
SA lockdown drives increased usage of DStv Now free serviceArticle

DStv Now is the online version of DStv, free to DStv subscribers. There's also a version of DStv Now available to non-subscribers, which is proving increasingly popular during the Covid-19 lockdown...

Issued by MultiChoice Connected Video 1 day ago

#LockdownAdvice: Building an opportunity matrix
#LockdownAdvice: Building an opportunity matrixArticle

The scale of the national Covid-19 lockdown is unprecedented in living memory. As entrepreneurs, we need to be making the right decisions for right now...

Allon Raiz 3 days ago

Queen Mary 2 leaves Durban after 6 SA crew disembark
Queen Mary 2 leaves Durban after 6 SA crew disembarkArticle

The ship had been positioned outside the port since 27 March 2020, after requesting clearance to berth to receive bunkers and stores...

3 Apr 2020

Covid-19 likely to exact heavy toll in Africa
Covid-19 likely to exact heavy toll in AfricaArticle

The young average age of the population in Africa is likely to be a positive factor, given that Covid-19 seems to be exacting a higher toll on older patients around the world. However...

3 Apr 2020

Superiate calls on public to support Cans with Purpose during Covid-19 lockdown
Superiate calls on public to support Cans with Purpose during Covid-19 lockdownArticle

Launched on Monday, 16 March, Superiate's Cans with Purpose has raised over R100,000 so far. All proceeds collected are donated to Afrika Tikkun...

3 Apr 2020

The positive role of literacy during a lockdown
The positive role of literacy during a lockdownArticle

If we look at the challenges people face in their daily lives and the workplace, with the focus on reading and listening with understanding, it is no wonder that so many still do not understand the seriousness of this virus...

Marinda Clack 3 Apr 2020

Eskom conducts maintenance work as demand drops during lockdown
Eskom conducts maintenance work as demand drops during lockdownArticle

As South Africa enters day seven of a nationwide Covid-19 lockdown, Eskom has announced that it will double maintenance work at its plants...

2 Apr 2020

Pernod Ricard commits R2m to support bartenders, waitrons during lockdown
Pernod Ricard commits R2m to support bartenders, waitrons during lockdownArticle

Pernod Ricard South Africa has announced the launch of its #KeepTheSpirit initiative, committing R2m to support nearly 1000 bartenders and waitrons over the current Covid-19 lockdown period in the country.

2 Apr 2020

Remote working: Collaboration in the time of Covid-19
Remote working: Collaboration in the time of Covid-19Article

R.E.M. might have been thinking about the current global situation when they sang, "It's the end of the world as we know it". But in times of crisis there is usually the opportunity to emerge stronger and better...

Jan Davel 2 Apr 2020

Don't mince your words when making payment holiday requests
Don't mince your words when making payment holiday requestsArticle

Financial managers are going to be kept busy over the next few months, prioritising payments, hopefully keeping people in their jobs, and managing the expected Covid-19 financial disaster...

PJ Veldhuizen 2 Apr 2020

Shaping Africa's urban areas to withstand future pandemics
Shaping Africa's urban areas to withstand future pandemicsArticle

For all their virtues, cities have a major downside. They are a fertile ground for contagion, such as the rapid spread of Covid-19...

Astrid R.N. Haas 2 Apr 2020

SA celebs take part in the #AtHomeWithMe Tik Tok challenge during #SAlockdown
SA celebs take part in the #AtHomeWithMe Tik Tok challenge during #SAlockdownArticle

The country is seven days into its Covid-19 lockdown - which was implemented in an effort to flatten the curve on coronavirus. During their time inside, South Africans are looking online, now more than ever, for ideas around at-home activities and entertainment...

2 Apr 2020

Eat Out launches crowdfunding efforts for SA's restaurants, postpones Restaurant Awards
Eat Out launches crowdfunding efforts for SA's restaurants, postpones Restaurant AwardsArticle

Eat Out has made a couple of decisions to assist the South African restaurant industry during the Covid-19 lockdown. In addition to launching a crowdfunding on GoFundMe and BackaBuddy to support local restaurants, Eat Out has also postponed its annual Restaurant Awards and has stopped reviewing restaurants...

2 Apr 2020

FoodForward SA bumps up food support operation amid Covid-19 crisis
FoodForward SA bumps up food support operation amid Covid-19 crisisArticle

Following its R50m appeal in response to the Covid-19 lockdown, non-profit food redistribution organisation FoodForward SA has received over R11m in financial and food donation support...

2 Apr 2020

Santam commits R200m to Covid-19 relief efforts
Santam commits R200m to Covid-19 relief effortsArticle

The Santam Group has committed R200m toward Covid-19 relief efforts and the government's Solidarity Fund...

2 Apr 2020

1st for Women supports GBV Command Centre during coronavirus lockdown
1st for Women supports GBV Command Centre during coronavirus lockdownArticle

1st for Women is providing support to the National Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Command Centre as calls triple during during the national lockdown implemented due to the Covid-19 pandemic...

2 Apr 2020

The future ain't what it used to be
The future ain't what it used to beArticle

While contingency planning is a structured approach put in place to deal with a sudden or drastic turn of events (such as the Covid-19 lockdown), scenario planning is the way companies think about the future and anticipate gradual change...

Issued by Pyrotec 2 Apr 2020

Ntomfuthi Ntuli, CEO of Sawea
Eskom plans to cut back on IPPs, citing Covid-19Article

Eskom is claiming a force majeure in its proposal to curtail operational wind farms citing reduced demand due to the Covid-19 lockdown...

2 Apr 2020

Mobenzi to map socio-economic impact of Covid-19
Mobenzi to map socio-economic impact of Covid-19Article

As communities across South Africa start settling into the 21-day national lockdown, collecting accurate relevant real-time data is critical to ensuring a collective, meaningful response...

1 Apr 2020

Covid-19 lockdown: Impact on construction contract claims
Covid-19 lockdown: Impact on construction contract claimsArticle

The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has already had extreme impacts across the globe, including South Africa. The lockdown, which has resulted in construction sites being shut down...

Richard Hoal 1 Apr 2020

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Remaining relevant to clients in the time of lockdownArticle

In a time of business unusual, how do marketing agencies remain relevant to their clients? Lauren Crooks, lead strategist of Coalition Communications shares insights on the topic...

Lauren Crooks 1 Apr 2020

11-step battle plan for business owners, leaders during lockdown
11-step battle plan for business owners, leaders during lockdownArticle

Right now, every small- to medium-sized business in South Africa needs a survival plan. Business owners and team leaders need to use the one thing that this difficult period provides - time...

Trevor Clark 1 Apr 2020

Considering a payment holiday for tenants? Put it in writing
Considering a payment holiday for tenants? Put it in writingArticle

The banks have stepped up to offer landlords payment holidays during the lockdown, but will the effects be felt by tenants and what should a landlord with a struggling tenant do?

Grant Smee 1 Apr 2020

Why #LockdownSA shouldn't be a holiday for tourism SMMEs
Why #LockdownSA shouldn't be a holiday for tourism SMMEsArticle

The lockdown time could be put to good use to make such businesses more competitive and efficient...

1 Apr 2020

#Covid19: Mitigating the impact on global food trade
#Covid19: Mitigating the impact on global food tradeArticle

Millions of people around the world depend on international trade for their food security and livelihoods. As countries move to enact measures aiming to halt the accelerating Covid-19 pandemic, care must be taken to minimise potential impacts on the food supply or unintended consequences on global trade and food security...

1 Apr 2020

The consequences of spreading fake news about Covid-19
The consequences of spreading fake news about Covid-19Article

Social media and particularly fake news are adding fuel to the sense of uncertainty during the Covid-19 lockdown. What does our law say taking into account the regulations published by the government amid the pandemic?

Veronica Vurgarellis & Tiro Moticoe 1 Apr 2020

Nxesi urges employers to comply with labour law during lockdown
Nxesi urges employers to comply with labour law during lockdownArticle

Addressing reporters during a social cluster press briefing on Tuesday, 31 March, the minister revealed that some employers were still not adhering to the relevant laws...

1 Apr 2020

Noupoort Wind Farm
Operational wind farms an essential serviceArticle

South Africa's 22 operational wind farms are considered essential services and will continue contributing to the national grid...

1 Apr 2020

Looking after your mental health during the Covid-19 lockdown
Looking after your mental health during the Covid-19 lockdownArticle

As South Africa is currently in a three-week nationwide lockdown to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), many people are experiencing heightened feelings of uncertainty, unrest and loneliness...

Issued by Cipla 31 Mar 2020

6 steps to sustainably flatten the coronavirus curve
6 steps to sustainably flatten the coronavirus curveArticle

We are in the midst of an unprecedented crisis. It started as a health crisis, within days became a real economic crisis, and is now on a swift path to becoming a massive fiscal challenge...

Adam Ikdal 31 Mar 2020

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