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Celebrating 30 years of Success!

2020 Marks a year of celebration for VeriCred Collections Our dream of 30 years ago, to establish the leading debt collection company in the marketplace, became a reality. VeriCred has expanded significantly during this time.  Our operations are thriving, whilst constant development in the quality and services we offer to our clients, are a priority. Today, we provide employment to…

Lesedi appointed as EPCM representative for Toronto Group New Charcoal Manufacturing Plant in Wellington, Western Cape

On 18 August 2020, Toronto Group and Lesedi launched the construction of a new Charcoal Manufacturing Plant in the Swartland Municipality near Wellington The plant will be the largest charcoal production facility in the Southern Hemisphere and will produce 10,000 tons of export grade charcoal, utilising biomass from invasive alien vegetation. In January 2020, Lesedi was formally appointed as the…

Vredenburg Transport SMME Shows Adaptagility in Her Business Strategies Despite the Pandemic

By Kelly Sin Hidge, Marketing SAICA Enterprise Development and The Hope factory. The new buzz word around town ‘adaptagility’ speaks into a crucial competitive advantage that catalyses a business into growth and sustainability despite change. This ensures either the survival or failure of small businesses today as they were hit by the economic battle during COVID19 this year. Bonita Ellen…

New TSIBA Business School CEO Dr Rudi Kimmie packs a heavy punch in education development

By: TSIBA 28 September 2020 ABC OF BEE

When Dr Riedwaan (Rudi) Kimmie stepped into the role of CEO of TSIBA Business School at the beginning of May, the country was under the unprecedented Covid-19 national lockdown, a time that presented a less than ideal environment for anyone setting on a new professional path. As someone who has spent most of his life in the education system, assuming…

Why is Local No Longer Lekker?

By: MIP Holdings 22 September 2020 BUSINESS DAY FOCUS 4.0

At the end of every year, analysts make predictions about the state of the industry the following year While 2020 has brought many unexpected changes, the IT industry is one of the few that has lived up to – and in some cases – exceeded predictions. “Now, more than ever, businesses are appreciating the value that technology brings. The investments…

5 Tips to Enhance Resilience

By: Continuity SA 21 September 2020 CORPORATE ESSENTIALS

2020 has seen more people speaking of “resilience” than ever before While some organisations are well underway on their resilience journeys, others still ponder what resilience really means and how to start building it, says Padma Naidoo, GM: Advisory Services at ContinuitySA. Amidst global economic pressures, many organisations do not have the funds, resources and time available to develop and…

JAW Design launches latest innovative offering for The Courier Guy

By: JAW 18 September 2020 ABC OF BEE

  Launching a new brand into the market always presents its own challenges, especially a brand that comes from European waters with a strong need to be localised and support a very successful parent brand, such as The Courier Guy. When JAW Design were approached by TCG to bring this brand to life and complement it with localised content, this…

ContinuitySA receives three awards from BCI Africa

By: Continuity SA 18 September 2020 CORPORATE ESSENTIALS

   ContinuitySA has once again been recognised for excellence at the annual Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Africa awards ceremony. The awards were announced on 17 September as part of the ongoing, virtual BCI Africa Conference. ContinuitySA was awarded the coveted title of Continuity and Resilience Provider of the Year for its innovative response to the current pandemic. The company’s Work-Area…

The Future of Waste Management in South Africa

By: Interwaste 17 September 2020 BUSINESS DAY FOCUS 4.0

2020 set to bring further innovation to the future of waste management in South Africa Kate Stubbs, Director Business Development and Marketing, Interwaste The South African waste management industry is evolving and is one of the most efficient on the continent. However, the country is still generating large amounts of waste annually, with 108 million tonnes being disposed to landfills…

If South Africans Embraced IR 4.0: A Call for Early Adoption

By: Scibotron 17 September 2020 BUSINESS DAY FOCUS 4.0

By Ricardo Paddy, Managing Director, Scibotron (Pty) Ltd We live in exciting times. The world has entered the 4th Industrial Revolution, characterised by a wave of smart and interconnected technologies, designed to improve business operations and offerings, societal interconnectedness, economic standing and individual quality of life. A TIPS research report for the DTI describes this wave as introducing a shift…

Pan-African Trade & Logistics

By: Petromarine 17 September 2020 BUSINESS DAY FOCUS 4.0

  By Nazir Akoob, Director, Petromarine One of the biggest problems for trade between African countries is shipments getting stuck at customs, which create extensive delays.It may ordinarily take a few days to transport goods from South Africa to countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, but up to three weeks for those goods to clear through customs. It is crucial to make…

Creativity in a 4IR World

By: Grid Worldwide 17 September 2020 BUSINESS DAY FOCUS 4.0

By Yatish Narsi, Chief Experience Officer, Grid Worldwide The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) - defined as a fusion of technologies and a blurring of the lines between the physical, digital and biological spheres - has been dominating headlines and debates in recent years. Not only has it given rise to an unprecedented pace of innovation, causing widespread disruption in every…