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#LockdownLessons: Education and technology are not two separate things
#LockdownLessons: Education and technology are not two separate thingsArticle

Rebecca Pretorius, Country Manager at Crimson Education, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Shan Radcliffe 13 hours ago

Volkswagen SA resumes production and exports
Volkswagen SA resumes production and exportsArticle

Following a gradual ramp-up of its local production, the Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) plant in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape has resumed its manufacturing operations...

1 day ago

React-adapt-rebuild: Tiered corporate social investment responses to Covid-19
React-adapt-rebuild: Tiered corporate social investment responses to Covid-19Article

Responsible business consultancy, Trialogue, advocates for companies to respond to the crisis by applying their core business competencies as well as their social investments to emergency and long-term social support...

Issued by Trialogue 2 days ago

#LockdownLessons: We need to plan, re-prioritise tourism for a new post-Covid-19 reality
#LockdownLessons: We need to plan, re-prioritise tourism for a new post-Covid-19 realityArticle

We chat to Enver Duminy, CEO of Cape Town Tourism as he shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how Cape Town Tourism is navigating these unusual times...

Robin Fredericks 3 days ago

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The 3 key trends that will shape influencer marketing in a post-Covid-19 eraArticle

Here are three important key trends that will shape influencer marketing and that you should pay attention to if you run a business or manage a brand...

Gbenga Sogbaike 26 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: The value of our shared humanity
#LockdownLessons: The value of our shared humanityArticle

Bruce Schubach, chief operating officer of Baker McKenzie Johannesburg, shares the his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the law firm is navigating these unusual times...

Shan Radcliffe 25 May 2020

Kemble Morgan
#LockdownLessons: Keeping spirits lifted while working from homeArticle

Young Living Essential Oils opened its South African office just 7 months ago, and now, like many of us, the local team is having to adapt to do business under lockdown...

22 May 2020

The future of work
The future of workArticle

As part of SAICA's Leadership in a Time of Crisis webinar series, Willem van der Post, CA(SA) and CEO of xTech.Capital shared some thoughts on what the workplace of the future will look like, especially in a post-coronavirus world...

Issued by SAICA 21 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: INOVO embraces cloud-based solutions
#LockdownLessons: INOVO embraces cloud-based solutionsArticle

#LockdownLessons explores the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on businesses...

Evan-Lee Courie 21 May 2020

EOH develops Sikhona - a crisis management app
EOH develops Sikhona - a crisis management appArticle

EOH supports corporate South Africa with the release of Sikhona, a corporate crisis-management app...

20 May 2020

Rudi van Rooyen
Why companies need to meet insurance needs despite financial pressuresArticle

The only insurance benefits many South Africans have is their employer's group insurance benefits to meet their household's financial needs in the event of death, disability or critical illness...

Rudi van Rooyen, 20 May 2020

Lifestyle diseases and coronavirus
Lifestyle diseases and coronavirusArticle

As the number of Covid-19 infections moves over 16,000, the health minister, Zweli Mkhize, has expressed concern about the huge risk group of South Africans suffering from high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity. In other words, comorbidities...

Issued by Bonitas 19 May 2020

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ADC 99th Annual Awards Week: 38 Cube winners in Packaging Design, Product Design and TypographyArticle

A total of 38 Cube winners were announced in Packaging Design, Product Design and Typography on the third day of the week-long online ADC 99th Annual Awards...

19 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Paxful launches #BuiltWithBitcoin Africa Fund in lockdown
#LockdownLessons: Paxful launches #BuiltWithBitcoin Africa Fund in lockdownArticle

Artur Schaback, one of the co-founders and COO of Paxful, shares how the company has adjusted to life under lockdown...

Evan-Lee Courie 19 May 2020

Understanding rewards-based marketing
Understanding rewards-based marketingArticle

TLC Marketing Worldwide, a rewards-based company established in 1954, is premised on two core principles, namely that brands should add value rather than discounting and that added value should reward everyone...

Issued by TLC Marketing Worldwide 18 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Manage risk appropriately, stay positive, look for solutions
#LockdownLessons: Manage risk appropriately, stay positive, look for solutionsArticle

Adele Naidoo, head of human resources at JoJo, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 15 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Working together to flatten the curve, ignite the economy
#LockdownLessons: Working together to flatten the curve, ignite the economyArticle

Tracey Henry, CEO at Tshikululu Social Investment, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 12 May 2020

Exxaro head office awarded first WELL certification in Africa
Exxaro head office awarded first WELL certification in AfricaArticle

Developed by Growthpoint Properties, the Exxaro head office in Centurion is the first building in South Africa to achieve Silver Level WELL certification for Core and Shell by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI)...

12 May 2020

Tshepo Sefotlhelo, CEO of Vuma Reputation Management.
#LockdownLessons: Digital is no longer cool, it's necessaryArticle

Tshepo Sefotlhelo, CEO of Vuma Reputation Management, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Juanita Pienaar 12 May 2020

Discovery, Liberty and "group wrong"
Discovery, Liberty and "group wrong"Article

Discovery Ltd (Discovery) is the sole shareholder of two companies: Discovery Life and Discovery Vitality (all three parties were the applicants). Discovery Life offers insurance and related cover, while Discover Vitality is primarily a wellness and rewards programme...

Clea Rawlins 11 May 2020

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Digital transformation was happening but then Covid-19 came alongArticle

They said, "there is time", "the investment in technology could be made next year" and that "things were not going to change overnight", "consumer habits will remain the same", "don't change something that not broken" and then came Covid-19...

Andrew Dabbs 11 May 2020

Covid-19 shines spotlight on health and safety in construction
Covid-19 shines spotlight on health and safety in constructionArticle

Although the construction industry is known to be at the forefront of risk mitigation, as it follows very strict processes in line with stringent health and safety laws, Covid-19 has highlighted what a critical role safety, health, environment and quality (SHEQ) plays in the sector...

Craig Laskey 11 May 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on tech investing
The impact of Covid-19 on tech investingArticle

One of the positive impacts of Covid-19 on the global economy is that it is accelerating the pace of digital transformation within public and private organisations...

Gavin Reardon 7 May 2020

A day in the lockdown life of Ogilvy SA chief strategy officer Neo Makhele
A day in the lockdown life of Ogilvy SA chief strategy officer Neo MakheleArticle

Chief strategy officer at Ogilvy South Africa, Neo Makhele's account of work-life in the time of Covid-19, part of a series of articles looking into how agencies and agency folk are responding to the crisis and viewing it through a creative lens...

Jessica Tennant 5 May 2020

Basa programmes repositioned
Basa programmes repositionedArticle

Business and Arts South Africa NPC (Basa) is repositioning its current programmes to respond proactively to the challenges of the Covid-19 crisis...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 4 May 2020

Achieving mental wellbeing during Covid-19
Achieving mental wellbeing during Covid-19Article

As part of Saica's Leadership in a time of crisis webinar series, clinical psychologist Navlika Ratangee spoke about how to achieve mental wellbeing during the Covid-19 crisis...

Issued by SAICA 4 May 2020

High-impact startups celebrated at the UCT GSB Solution Space Virtual Demo Day
High-impact startups celebrated at the UCT GSB Solution Space Virtual Demo DayArticle

Four startups that were part of the UCT GSB Solution Space in partnership with the MTN Group E-Track Programme received awards at the Demo Day...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 4 May 2020

Burger King to deliver on SA's cravings from 6 May 2020
Burger King to deliver on SA's cravings from 6 May 2020Article

Burger King announced that it will be opening select restaurants around the country to deliver its full menu locally as of Wednesday, 6 May 2020. This service will be launched in partnership with Mr D Food and Uber Eats...

Issued by Burger King 4 May 2020

Mindfulness matters for entrepreneurs
Mindfulness matters for entrepreneursArticle

Manic multitasking is a part of nearly any entrepreneur's everyday job description...

Selina Bieber 4 May 2020

What is shaping culture? Sex, we're all talking about it. Now.
What is shaping culture? Sex, we're all talking about it. Now.Article

Brett Rogers explores the edges of culture and how things are changing, providing valuable insights for brands wanting to understand who and what is shaping culture...

Brett Rogers 4 May 2020

Merging tech with employee wellbeing
Merging tech with employee wellbeingArticle

There is no doubt that Covid-19 has been a catalyst for change. As social distancing becomes the new normal, entire workforces have needed to connect as well as collaborate remotely.

Terence Moolman 3 May 2020

E-commerce AC19: How Covid-19 is speeding up digital transformation in SA
E-commerce AC19: How Covid-19 is speeding up digital transformation in SAArticle

As a result of the lockdown, there has been an almost immediate shift from traditional methods of business and retail...

Michaela Gabriel 28 Apr 2020

Keep workers' mental well-being in mind during lockdown
Keep workers' mental well-being in mind during lockdownArticle

Even though the extension of South Africa's lockdown until the end of April may not have been unexpected, companies would do well to consider the mental impact this prolonged period of isolation could have on their employees...

22 Apr 2020

Spier's ethical business approach wins gold
Spier's ethical business approach wins goldArticle

The 2020 Inspirational Africa Responsible Tourism Awards has awarded Spier Wine Farm Gold in its Responsible Business category...

22 Apr 2020

Preparing for the 'Great Reset'
Preparing for the 'Great Reset'Article

At a panel hosted by the South Africa Board of People Practices and attended by HR professionals as well as employment lawyers, valuable insight was gained surrounding planning for the day after lockdown...

Sherisa Rajah 21 Apr 2020

Finalists announced for global ADC 99th Annual Awards
Finalists announced for global ADC 99th Annual AwardsArticle

The One Club for Creativity has announced the finalists for the global ADC 99th Annual Awards...

21 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Argility embraces Industry 4.0 tech
#LockdownLessons: Argility embraces Industry 4.0 techArticle

#LockdownLessons: Tanya Long, Chief Operating Officer, shares with us how the coronavirus has impacted The Argility Technology Group...

Evan-Lee Courie 19 Apr 2020

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Back to basics: brand-safe communication strategies for Covid-19 and beyondArticle

'The plethora of fake news sites, and a wealth of disinformation that is almost as virulent as the disease gripping the globe, highlights the necessity for brands now to rethink their message - and the platforms they share it on.'...

Gayle Edmunds 15 Apr 2020

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The One Show 2020 announces full shortlistArticle

The One Club for Creativity has announced shortlisted entries for The One Show 2020...

14 Apr 2020

SAB defends transportation of booze following lockdown arrests
SAB defends transportation of booze following lockdown arrestsArticle

SAB has responded to the arrests of seven of its employees and two third-party drivers, as well as the impounding of various loads...

9 Apr 2020

When the going gets tough, farmers are on familiar territory
When the going gets tough, farmers are on familiar territoryArticle

South African farmers are old hands at adapting to uncertain and daunting circumstances, and our local agricultural industry has proved to be most enterprising...

Dr Kobus Laubscher 9 Apr 2020

#SALockdown: GoodLuck launch 'The Luck Down' livestream series
#SALockdown: GoodLuck launch 'The Luck Down' livestream seriesArticle

Electronic music act GoodLuck has launched The Luck Down, its own livestream series to keep us entertained during the Covid-19 lockdown. The musicians launched the livestream series after they participated in Global Citizen's #TogetherAtHome livestream in March...

8 Apr 2020

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 6 Apr 2020

Introducing 'Quarantine Cuisine'! Catch these 6 SA chefs online during #SALockdown
Introducing 'Quarantine Cuisine'! Catch these 6 SA chefs online during #SALockdownArticle

The 21-day lockdown in South Africa, though extremely necessary, has already and will have further devastating effects on our economy, in particular our hospitality industry. Local chefs and restaurant staff are feeling the pinch and it's sad to think that a lot of our favourite restaurants might not re-open after lockdown...

Ruth Cooper 2 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

#BlockchainAfrica: 10 African women to watch in blockchain and Bitcoin
#BlockchainAfrica: 10 African women to watch in blockchain and BitcoinArticle

Paxful highlights 10 women in Africa who are making waves in the rapidly growing blockchain and Bitcoin industries...

31 Mar 2020

Jacaranda FM's Hennie Myburgh (programme manager) and Leith Smith (marketing manager)
How Jacaranda FM is responding to the lockdownArticle

With radio being an essential service in SA, Jacaranda FM's programme manager Hennie Myburgh and marketing manager Leith Smith shed light on how the station has approached the Covid-19 lockdown...

30 Mar 2020

How SA's travel and wine industry is coping with the Covid-19 outbreak
How SA's travel and wine industry is coping with the Covid-19 outbreakArticle

We're in trouble. Weeks, even days ago, I never thought that I'd have to pen such words. As a result of Covid-19, we're essentially being forced to navigate waters that are not only unchartered but also as stormy as can be...

Jared Ruttenberg 30 Mar 2020

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