Search Press Room

Press Room

All The Latest Business Trends and Tips

MasterCard and ATI Partnership Trains Over 200 TVET Trainers Across SA, Addressing Critical Deficit in Technical Training System

  The MasterCard Foundation, in partnership with the Artisan Training Institute (ATI), launched a train-the-trainer programme in 2017 to build the capacity of Technical and Vocational Education & Training (TVET) colleges in South Africa. This substantial investment in the country’s youth has now drawn to a close culminating in 201 trainers from 19 participating TVET colleges receiving training. The course…

Futureproofing – How Legacy Brand Stand The Test Of Time

By: Mondelez 22 August 2019 CORPORATE ESSENTIALS

  Brand legacy is a powerful marketing tool. It occurs when a brand is strongly associated to a product or service offering. It is a phenomenon that takes years to develop as a particular brand essence finds its home in the hearts and minds of consumers. Today’s consumer is faced with a plethora of choice. This makes the concept of…

Carol Weaving Named as a Finalist in the Standard Bank Top Women Awards for the Second Year

21 August 2019 BUSINESS ESSENTIALS

  "“I feel so privileged to, once again, be a finalist in such a groundbreaking event" A role model for gender empowerment, Carol Weaving – Managing Director of Reed Exhibitions – has been announced as a finalist in the 16th annual Standard Bank Top Women Awards. Weaving’s impact on the tourism industry and continued success has seen her, once again,…

Does My Child Have a Cold, or is it Flu?

By: Genesis 21 August 2019 HEALTH AND WELLNESS

  Your child has come home from school with a runny nose and red cheeks. This is nothing out of the ordinary: children pick up viruses easily from other children, especially in day-care settings or at school. Viruses spread by means of droplets in the air, or from being transferred by hand onto surfaces or objects, such as toys or…

Financial Planning Made Simple

By: Meerkat 20 August 2019 CORPORATE ESSENTIALS

  Having a financial plan can help you to achieve your long and short term goals. It can prepare you for where you are now and help you get to where you want to be. Set Goals Before putting together your financial plan, you need to decide what you want your money to do. Once you set your goals it…

Tshifhiwa Ramuthaga Receives The Highest Degree Awarded to South African ICT Professionals

  Barloworld Automotive & Logistics’ Tshifhiwa Ramuthaga is amongst the first six CIOs in South Africa to be certified by IITPSA The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) awarded professional chief information officers (CIO) with a post-nominal designator “Pr.CIO” IITPSA Professional Member grade. This is the highest grade awarded to South African ICT professionals who meet the required…

Read Your Way Into Writing

  Just about everybody believes they have a book in them, they just don’t know how to go about writing it. In today’s world, even if you don’t have a ‘book’ in you, whatever profession you choose, you must be a writer. You will be asked to write reports, articles, business emails, presentations and possibly speeches. And the most unforgiveable…

Afrisam Contributes To The Development Of Nigel SMMEs

  South Africa’s leading construction materials company AfriSam, is once again celebrating the graduation of 24 Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises from Nigel, East Rand of the Gauteng province. The new graduates underwent a four months business skills development program and successfully completed the training through the company’s Enterprise Development Programme. “We are confident that this initiative will add value…

How To Start a Budget

By: Meerkat 19 August 2019 CORPORATE ESSENTIALS

  Access to credit is relatively easy. Your bank is quick to provide you with a credit card pretty much as soon as you leave school. It’s no wonder so many South Africans get used to buying things they want on credit. That’s often where the Debt Spiral begins. If you are struggling with your finances the first thing you…

Afrisam Creates A Future Of Possibilities For 24 SMMEs

  South Africa’s leading construction materials company, AfriSam, celebrated the graduation of 24 entrepreneurs who completed their business skills training through the company’s Enterprise Development Programme. The new graduates underwent a four-month business skills programme designed to support entrepreneurs and business owners close to its Roodekrans and Eikenhof operations in Gauteng. “At AfriSam, we understand that growing the  Small, Medium…

Gearing Organisation On a Trajectory of Sustainable Business Success

By: Maredi Technologies 16 August 2019 ABC OF BEE

  South Africa’s ICT sector as an economic hub has created a multiplicity of new challenges and opportunities for organisation and it has placed pressure on their ability to effectively manage and respond to the transformed fabric of their business. The emergence of new technology has changed the business ecosystem in unexpected ways. In fact, technology has revolutionised businesses and…

Call To Enter For SAB Kickstart Urban AGRI Programme

  "Creating sustainable employment" Youth-owned businesses in the agricultural sector are invited to apply for SAB KickStart’s Urban Agriculture programme, which aims to create sustainable employment. Now in its second year, the Urban Agriculture programme looks to invest in high potential farming businesses, by integrating technology solutions that will grow the businesses and create lasting employment. The 15-month business development…