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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...

4 hours ago

#OrchidsandOnions: Cheeky Chicken Licken
#OrchidsandOnions: Cheeky Chicken LickenArticle

South Africa's advertising restrictions at times make the draconian coronavirus lockdown regulations look like the rules for a children's tea party...

Brendan Seery 4 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

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

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

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

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

Tax savings and productivity: How to make the most of a home office
Tax savings and productivity: How to make the most of a home officeArticle

Having a dedicated home office may allow you to claim a tax deduction from SARS if you are a full-time employee who spends more than half your working hours in your home office...

3 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

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

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

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

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

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

Sanral operations to remain active during lockdown
Sanral operations to remain active during lockdownArticle

Sanral's routine road maintenance (RRM) and toll operations have been declared an essential service by government and will therefore continue during the lockdown period...

30 Mar 2020

20 ways to keep busy and sane during the Coronavirus lockdown
20 ways to keep busy and sane during the Coronavirus lockdownArticle

South Africa is about to enter a 21-day lockdown in response to the growing number of Covid-19 cases in the country. Everyone will be staying at home during this time - which may be lead to some boredom, frustration and even some cabin fever...

Chris Cilliers 27 Mar 2020

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#Covid19: Saai provides online platform for travel documentsArticle

Saai has created a web-based platform where important travel documents needed during the mandatory 21-day Covid-19 lockdown can be freely uploaded and shared within the farming community...

27 Mar 2020

Kids can keep learning even during a lockdown. Here's how
Kids can keep learning even during a lockdown. Here's howArticle

Be prepared to learn along with your kids, take a break when you need to -- and have fun...

27 Mar 2020

Covid-19 lockdown: How it will affect your employer's finances
Covid-19 lockdown: How it will affect your employer's financesArticle

With South African businesses facing an unprecedented crisis, many are worried about whether they will be able to afford to pay their employees...

Yolandi Esterhuizen 26 Mar 2020

Don't lose your home to the lockdown
Don't lose your home to the lockdownArticle

Many home-owners are worried about not being able to pay their bond instalments over the next few months as they face the prospect of reduced earnings...

Gerhard Kotzé 26 Mar 2020

Covid-19: Waste collection essential during lockdown
Covid-19: Waste collection essential during lockdownArticle

As South Africans prepare to stay indoors for the next three weeks, waste generation at home is projected to increase...

26 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: 5 ways to be a better manager when working from home
Coronavirus: 5 ways to be a better manager when working from homeArticle

Anyone in a position of management has, overnight, lost many of the tangible aspects of doing their job...

Thomas Roulet 26 Mar 2020

aQuellé donates R500K to Solidarity Fund to tackle Covid-19 in SA
aQuellé donates R500K to Solidarity Fund to tackle Covid-19 in SAArticle

aQuellé has donated R500,000 towards the newly established Solidarity Fund. The independent fund will focus on combating and tracking the coronavirus, caring for the sick...

25 Mar 2020

Increased confidence in property expected as stock markets show extreme volatility
Increased confidence in property expected as stock markets show extreme volatilityArticle

From a residential property market perspective, historically, recent international experience reveals that global economic shocks of this nature inevitably cause property transactions to taper off...

Dr Andrew Golding 25 Mar 2020

Covid-19: Lockdown plans for tenants and landlords
Covid-19: Lockdown plans for tenants and landlordsArticle

All tenants who were due to move at the end of March will now need to do so before midnight on Thursday 26 March, or they will have to remain in place at least until after the nationwide lockdown, which currently ends at midnight on 16 April.

Andrew Schaefer 25 Mar 2020

FoodForward SA makes R50m appeal to help up-scale its reach during Covid-19 lockdown
FoodForward SA makes R50m appeal to help up-scale its reach during Covid-19 lockdownArticle

FoodForward SA has launched a R50m appeal to extend its outreach footprint and get food to a wider network in order to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic...

25 Mar 2020

Why defeating coronavirus in one country isn't enough - there needs to be a coordinated global strategy
Why defeating coronavirus in one country isn't enough - there needs to be a coordinated global strategyArticle

As long as the virus is present in any country, it can reenter those that have managed to slow it down - or even ones that eventually eradicate it...

Nader Habibi 25 Mar 2020

Covid-19: How the lockdown will affect SA real estate, economy
Covid-19: How the lockdown will affect SA real estate, economyArticle

Welcoming President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision to place South Africa in full lockdown in order to contain the spread of Covid-19, Adrian Goslett, regional director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, has also recognised the strain...

24 Mar 2020

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