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Rate decision welcomed as first-property buyer's market booms
Rate decision welcomed as first-property buyer's market boomsArticle

The decision by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) to retain the repo rate at 3.5% (home loan base rate at 7%) is welcome news...

Samuel Seeff 3 days ago

From Zoom to Netflix, your life could be a hack waiting to happen
From Zoom to Netflix, your life could be a hack waiting to happenArticle

From Zoom to Netflix, cyberattacks are getting clever about getting your attention...

15 Sep 2020

What does a cloud-connected Africa look like?
What does a cloud-connected Africa look like?Article

With a region as large and as vast as Africa, it is difficult to imagine a fully connected continent where every individual across all demographics, and every business across all sectors can harness the power of cloud computing...

14 Sep 2020

Impact of remote working, changing office market could be far-reaching
Impact of remote working, changing office market could be far-reachingArticle

Ever since the Covid-19 hard lockdowns began in all seriousness across the world earlier this year, the world has been abuzz with talk of how the crisis has changed the world...

John Loos 14 Sep 2020

Pros and cons of working from home
Pros and cons of working from homeArticle

An unforeseen work-from-home revolution has caught many companies by surprise as most employees have now been forced to work from home...

Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 9 Sep 2020

How enterprise systems help to make smarter business decisions
How enterprise systems help to make smarter business decisionsArticle

The decisions we make today impact where we will be tomorrow. For many years business leaders have been travelling with their engine light on and avoiding the ever-increasing pace towards a more digital world...

Katlego Thulare 8 Sep 2020

Remote-work visas will shape the future of work, travel and citizenship
Remote-work visas will shape the future of work, travel and citizenshipArticle

Smaller countries have been competing for tourists for years. New remote work visas suggest they are now competing for citizens...

Dave Cook 7 Sep 2020

Future of HR | 10 ways we need to prepare ourselves for the future of work
Future of HR | 10 ways we need to prepare ourselves for the future of workArticle

On 2 and 3 September, Topco Media and Simplify hosted the digital Future of HR Summit. An annual innovation-focused initiative that aimed to help delegates prepare for the hyper-digitised workplace of tomorrow...

Issued by Topco Media 4 Sep 2020

Pieter Bensch, executive vice-president, Africa & Middle East, Sage
Research reveals a radically different, Covid-influenced CFO roleArticle

As Covid-19 continues to challenge and disrupt the business landscape, chief financial officers (CFOs) are stepping up and playing a bigger role in digital transformation...

Pieter Bensch 4 Sep 2020

5 tech trends that will strengthen your bottom line
5 tech trends that will strengthen your bottom lineArticle

It is not only technological enhancements in companies' production that can make the bottom line better...

4 Sep 2020

Remote workers heading out of town
Remote workers heading out of townArticle

When we talk of semigration now, we are no longer just talking about the familiar pattern of movement from Gauteng to Cape Town, but about the worldwide counter-urbanisation or de-urbanisation movement...

Berry Everitt 3 Sep 2020

The future of work isn't only about tech
The future of work isn't only about techArticle

When you think about reskilling the workforce, what comes to mind? Learning to code? Analysing data? Operating technology?

Robin Fisher 1 Sep 2020

Is working from home the future?
Is working from home the future?Article

As agency folk we've had the opportunity to experience a long period of working from home - a concept previously relegated to freelancers and those who work with remote/overseas companies and thought to be impossible on an agency-wide scale...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 1 Sep 2020

Digital transformation is top of mind for SA companies
Digital transformation is top of mind for SA companiesArticle

As lockdown continues indefinitely, the continued need for support of remote workforces raises questions around companies' state of digital transformation and readiness...

31 Aug 2020

The trouble with remote work
The trouble with remote workArticle

'My laptop has frozen'. 'My phone has no data.' 'There's no reception where I live.' 'Our Wi-Fi is down.' 'I can't access my mail.'...

31 Aug 2020

#DoBizZA: Far apart, but still together with W17.world
#DoBizZA: Far apart, but still together with W17.worldArticle

Covid-19 has seen much of the globe encouraged to work from home where possible...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Aug 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

Investing in digital infrastructure can make the difference to Africa's economic recovery
Investing in digital infrastructure can make the difference to Africa's economic recoveryArticle

Africa faces many challenges on its path to becoming a global economic competitor. The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Africa's development can either be a massive barrier to advancement - or, the spark that lights the fire...

Amrote Abdella 27 Aug 2020

Is it time to re-evaluate your study goals?
Is it time to re-evaluate your study goals?Article

The world after Covid-19 will be completely different to the world we knew before. As we all go into 'reset' mode, now may be the time to sit down and think about evaluating your study goals, an education expert says...

26 Aug 2020

Impact of the "new normal" on tax enforcement in transfer pricing
Impact of the "new normal" on tax enforcement in transfer pricingArticle

The unusual business conditions of the Covid-19 outbreak will require a more flexible approach from tax authorities when analysing transfer pricing in the 2020 year of assessment...

Joon Chong and Karen Miller 26 Aug 2020

Disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on women in the workplace
Disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on women in the workplaceArticle

Women are unable to escape disparate treatment in the workplace, with even the current global pandemic causing greater upheaval for them compared to their male counterparts...

Johan Botes 25 Aug 2020

Rethinking the office: Like everything else, it needs to evolve
Rethinking the office: Like everything else, it needs to evolveArticle

According to Statistics South Africa, more than 77% of South Africans who were able to work during the lockdown period between April and May this year were working from home...

25 Aug 2020

Stay on the right side of Covid-19 regulations
Stay on the right side of Covid-19 regulationsArticle

Greg Brown, divisional director: legal information and compliance at LexisNexis South Africa, sums up the Covid-19 workplace obligations below..

Issued by LexisNexis 21 Aug 2020

#Newsmaker: Miles Murphy, Wunderman Thompson's new CEO
#Newsmaker: Miles Murphy, Wunderman Thompson's new CEOArticle

Bizcommunity's senior editor for Marketing & Media, Jessica Tennant met with Wunderman Thompson's newly appointed CEO, Miles Murphy to discuss his new role and was hugely impressed by his eagerness to familarise himself with the local media and marketing landscape, priortising relationship building, albiet online...

Jessica Tennant 21 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Zubeida Goolam, co-founder of Brandtruth//DGTL
#WomensMonth: Zubeida Goolam, co-founder of Brandtruth//DGTLArticle

In many fields, women entrepreneurs are leading the way. In the digital marketing industry, one woman who started her business alongside her partner, is Zubeida Goolam...

21 Aug 2020

Blue Planet Studio
Global business travel will not be killed off by coronavirus - new researchArticle

Global business travel has largely ground to a halt during the pandemic. Experts have been raising the alarm that this is the death of business travel as we know it...

Kieran Michael Conroy, Anthony McDonnell & Stefan Jooss 19 Aug 2020

What to look out for when property shopping for a home office
What to look out for when property shopping for a home officeArticle

According to Craig Mott, Cape Town regional sales manager for the Rawson Property Group, home offices are certainly taking off in popularity...

19 Aug 2020

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5 ways coronavirus is deepening global inequalityArticle

Before coronavirus, inequality was already increasing in many parts of the developing world...

Kunal Sen 19 Aug 2020

Turbulent times need agile, cost-effective staffing solutions
Turbulent times need agile, cost-effective staffing solutionsArticle

How exactly can you achieve lowered staffing risk and increased agility in a highly regulated, high-risk economy...

Phillipa Geard, Issued by RecruitMyMom 17 Aug 2020

Survey reveals trends in SA employer response to Covid-19 pandemic
Survey reveals trends in SA employer response to Covid-19 pandemicArticle

21st Century has been conducting surveys since the beginning of the formal lockdown, testing employer responses to the pandemic and to the changes organisations have had to make in terms of the Covid-19 virus...

Morag Philipps 14 Aug 2020

How can local banks harness fintech innovation in a global crisis?
How can local banks harness fintech innovation in a global crisis?Article

As local businesses of all sizes face the severe economic shock of the coronavirus pandemic, financial services providers are searching for ways to support businesses and consumers adequately at this time...

Leon Mwandiringa 13 Aug 2020

Unati Moalusi, chief people officer at Wunderman Thompson South Africa.
#BehindtheMask with... Unati Moalusi, chief people officer at Wunderman Thompson SAArticle

This week, we go behind the mask with Unati Moalusi, chief people officer at Wunderman Thompson South Africa...

Jessica Tennant 12 Aug 2020

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Key post-Covid-19 marketing hacksArticle

Freelance consultant, Sam Swaine shares key learnings your marketing strategies can integrate during and post the corona pandemic - the most important of which is to meet your customers where they are...

Sam Swaine 12 Aug 2020

Are your remote employees enforcing cyber security?
Are your remote employees enforcing cyber security?Article

Studies shows that since the coronavirus outbreak, phishing attacks increased by 40%. Now that employees are working remotely, companies should enforce cybersecurity policies to protect their organisations against potential data breaches and fraud.

5 Aug 2020

What migration to the cloud means for small businesses
What migration to the cloud means for small businessesArticle

Running a small business is no easy task, especially during the digital migration. We have seen many companies switch from fixed business IT infrastructure to mobile, more easily accessible cloud options. But what does this change mean for small businesses?

Robert Marston 5 Aug 2020

The collaboration foundation: Today's complications lead to businesses of the future
The collaboration foundation: Today's complications lead to businesses of the futureArticle

Businesses that have engaged with their employees on work from home needs are making strides towards a sustainable distributed workforce that's capable of thriving in the future...

Issued by Publishared 3 Aug 2020

Stellenbosch Network calls for innovative business models
Stellenbosch Network calls for innovative business modelsArticle

Stellenbosch Network is on the lookout for innovative business models, process flows or technology ideas that will help improve the lives of locals in Stellenbosch and its surrounds...

31 Jul 2020

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Effective communication paramount in the new normalArticle

Brian Eagar, CEO of Towerstone Leadership Centre, shares insight on the key steps to build stronger workplace relationships through effective communication...

Brian Eagar 31 Jul 2020

6 tips for interns working remotely
6 tips for interns working remotelyArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has upended life as we know it and brought about great uncertainty and unpredictability in our professional and personal lives. As the pandemic accelerates towards its peak across the country, many companies have made the decision to let staff work remotely...

29 Jul 2020

Head in the cloud: Why media production teams are adopting cloud-based solutions for a post-Covid world
Head in the cloud: Why media production teams are adopting cloud-based solutions for a post-Covid worldArticle

So how do traditional media organisations, or any business with a digital community, prepare for this new remote working reality in a way that is sustainable into the future? Here's why organisations should be looking to the cloud...

Issued by Publisher’s Toolbox 28 Jul 2020

A Covid-19 survival guide for small businesses
A Covid-19 survival guide for small businessesArticle

In addition to Covid-19 being a global health crisis, the pandemic has unleashed extensive socio-economic impacts, putting many companies at risk of being forced out of business...

27 Jul 2020

Solutions for a low-touch, high-tech economy
Solutions for a low-touch, high-tech economyArticle

Due to Covid-19, businesses across the globe have had to change the way they operate to a low-touch, high-tech economy to mitigate health risks...

23 Jul 2020

10 best wired and wireless networking solutions for remote working
10 best wired and wireless networking solutions for remote workingArticle

Here are 10 of the best wired and wireless solutions for remote workers, starting with four solutions by brands and then six solutions that you might not have heard of before...

Issued by SA Shares 23 Jul 2020

Has Covid-19 triggered a permanent shift away from dense city living?
Has Covid-19 triggered a permanent shift away from dense city living?Article

Currently, 55% of the world's population lives in cities, but densification forecasting in recent years has put that figure closer to 70% by 2050 across both developed and developing nations. However, the recent decentralisation trend...

22 Jul 2020

Remote workers, SMMEs, health sector more at risk of cyber threats
Remote workers, SMMEs, health sector more at risk of cyber threatsArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has created new vulnerabilities that fraudsters and cyber criminals have been quick to exploit...

21 Jul 2020

Sustainable architecture in a post-Covid-19 world
Sustainable architecture in a post-Covid-19 worldArticle

Buildings are crucial to the well-being of people, and designers and architects have the responsibility to ensure that sustainable solutions are placed at the forefront of any potential new project...

21 Jul 2020

Changing workspaces
Changing workspacesArticle

Saica asked two forward-thinking accountants, Peter Magner and Willem Haarhoff, about the workspace changes that have been spurred on by remote offices...

Issued by SAICA 20 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

Why offices will continue to be essential for doing business in future
Why offices will continue to be essential for doing business in futureArticle

A critical component to employee productivity and corporate culture, as well as an effective talent retention and attraction strategy, Naeem Tilly, head of research at Sesfikile Capital, believes offices will continue...

16 Jul 2020

Distressed M&A: You do not have to sell cheaply, but you must move quickly - Part 1
Distressed M&A: You do not have to sell cheaply, but you must move quickly - Part 1Article

While it is too early to know the full impact of Covid-19 on the economy, we are seeing that lockdown restrictions in South Africa are starting to have a significant impact on the bottom line of a number of companies...

Tony Lee and Justin Balkin 15 Jul 2020

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