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HR & MANAGEMENT

#EvolutionOfWork: 2020 ushers in new importance for HR and payroll data

This year will see HR and payroll data play a pivotal role in business, becoming an increasingly valuable asset that provides a snapshot overview of the current status of the business. This is according to Ian McAlister, general manager of CRS Technologies...

13 hours ago

EDUCATION

New Curro DigiEd opens in Joburg's Jewel City

The Curro group of schools opened the doors to its new DigiEd high school on 15 January 2020, in Jewel City, the lifestyle precinct situated in Johannesburg's popular Maboneng district...

14 hours ago

LEGAL

Employee rights proposed for film and tv industry workers

On 11 December 2019, the Minister of Labour in South Africa issued a notice calling for interested parties to make submissions on his proposal to deem persons in the film and television industry as employees for the purpose of selected portions of South Africa's employment law...

By Johan Botes 15 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Growth is not a hack job

"10x the business. Enable compound customer growth. Drive exponential growth returns."...

By Nicola van Ast 17 hours ago

HEALTHCARE

5 practices to improve doctor-patient relationships

In recent surveys, clinicians have reported that the current climate of medicine - with limits on the amount of time they can spend with patients during appointments, an explosion of biomedical knowledge and increased demands to update and review electronic health records - translates into less time for meaningful interactions with patients...

By Patricia Hannon 17 hours ago

RETAIL

LG South Africa unveils newly-relocated head office, factory

LG South Africa recently unveiled its new relocated head office - which now includes a new LG brand shop on the same premises - in Midrand, Johannesburg...

17 hours ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

4 new members join WEEE Forum in tackling global e-waste challenge

Four new members, two of which are from outside Europe, have joined the WEEE Forum, a Brussels-based, international not-for-profit association speaking for forty not-for-profit electrical and electronic equipment waste producer responsibility organisations...

17 hours ago

EDUCATION

Wise releases results of Global Education Barometer

Coinciding with the International Day of Education, Wise has released an extensive study on the views of young people. Conducted by Ipsos, the survey was undertaken in 20 countries across the globe, in order to understand how youth perceive their education and how prepared and confident they feel in their future...

17 hours ago

RETAIL

Laduma Hardware Group's retail expansion

Laduma Hardware Group's store count has grown from one outlet in 1996 to 15 stores today, including a 12,900 sq metre flagship store in Lebowakgomo, South East of Polokwane...

18 hours ago

LIFESTYLE

#OnTheBigScreen: 'Bombshell', 'Bad Boys For Life' and 'Street Dancer'

The films opening at South African cinemas, this week, include Charlize Theron's #MeToo-inspired real-life drama, Bombshell; Bad Boys For Life, in which Will Smith and Martin Lawrence return as Mike Lowery and Marcus Burnett after 17 years; computer-animated comedy Arctic Justice; and the Indian Hindi-language dance film Street Dancer...

By Daniel Dercksen 18 hours ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Abu Dhabi to host 10th World Urban Forum

More than 50 mayors and governors from cities across the world will attend the 10th World Urban Forum (WUF10) in Abu Dhabi from 8-13 February...

18 hours ago

FINANCE

UK-Africa trade and investment: who benefits?

There has been much about a major Africa investment summit being hosted by the UK. Attended by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and an array of royals, a great deal of hopeful win-win-win rhetoric abounded linked to forging new partnerships for a post-Brexit future...

By Ian Scoones 18 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Why 2020 should be the year we stop fearing 'the robots'

As artificial intelligence (AI) become increasingly pervasive, so have headlines about robots taking people's jobs. While there's undoubtedly truth in that (in as much as new technologies have always rendered some jobs obsolete), the societal impact of these new technologies is frequently misunderstood...

By Tanja Lategan 18 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

Palm oil: Research shows that new plantations produce double the emissions of mature ones

Researchers found that palm oil plantations up to five years old were more harmful to the climate than already established ones...

By Sofie Sjogersten 18 hours ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

How to supercharge your e-commerce sales

E-commerce offers its practitioners a lot of advantages over traditional brick-and-mortar stores...

By Tanja Lategan 19 hours ago

HEALTHCARE

Scientists still searching for causes of mysterious pneumonia outbreak in China

Scientists are still trying to analyse a new strain of coronavirus that caused a pneumonia outbreak in China, with around 300 people infected and six people dead as of 21 January

By Ririn Ramadhany 19 hours ago

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Lufthansa selects Google Cloud as strategic partner

"By combining Google Cloud's technology with Lufthansa Group's operational expertise, we are driving the digitisation of our operation even further."

19 hours ago

LIFESTYLE

Where to find the best cocktail bars in SA

Angostura has unveiled its list of the best cocktail bars around South Africa...

19 hours ago

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