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What are the Real Benefits of Submitting a PAIA Manual?

By: Serr Synergy 19 November 2019 CORPORATE ESSENTIALS

  The Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) provides that all entities, with the exception of those exempted by the Minister of Justice, must declare and categorise the information available in their businesses in the form of a Manual, which must be submitted to the South African Human Rights Commission, while a copy thereof must at all times be…

How Long Does Debt Counselling Take?

By: Meerkat 11 November 2019 CORPORATE ESSENTIALS

  You have probably heard about debt counselling and may be thinking it is a process that can benefit you. We’re often asked how long the process can take. On average the debt counselling process can take between 3-5 years to become debt free and have a clear credit record. However, the time taken is dependent on how much debt…

The Willard® BLUE Battery Promotion Has a Winner!

The competition element of the Willard® BLUE Battery promotion has drawn to a close To enter, customers had to purchase a Willard® BLUE Battery for the chance to win a Big 5 Sea Safari in Hermanus with luxury accommodation at the Marine Hotel. We are happy to announce that we have a winner, Mike O’Maker, who will be relaxing in…

The Development of a Solar Photovoltaic Market in Ghana

By: LEX Africa 5 November 2019 CORPORATE ESSENTIALS

Solar energy is poised to become an important source of renewable energy in Ghana The nation has good solar power potential, with solar irradiation levels ranging between 4.5 to 6.0 kWh/m2 per day. Following international trends, in the last three years, solar power in Ghana attracted more investment than any other power technology. In this article, we discuss the enabling…

Businesses to be Verified Based on New B-BBEE Code Amendments from 01 December

By: BEE-Connex 5 November 2019 ABC OF BEE

Companies verified after 01 December will be audited based on the newly implemented, Amended B-BBEE Codes With less than one month left to realign compliance strategies, companies are strongly advised to factor these Amendments into their plans from 01 December. According to Tirhani Ngobeni, Senior Transformation Consultant for LFP Group, the Amendments highlight government’s emphasis on B-BBEE as well as…

SAP SuccessFactors & Skillsoft

By: SAP 4 November 2019 CORPORATE ESSENTIALS

In today’s digital business environment, continuous learning is a powerful tool that every organization can use to promote talent agility and career development. Traditional Learning Management Systems (LMSs) provide a system of record for learning, an inventory of learning assets, and context and pathing for learning. However, corporate learning strategies have evolved to deliver high-quality, curated content from outside organizations…

Can I Get a Personal Loan While Under Debt Review?

By: Meerkat 4 November 2019 CORPORATE ESSENTIALS

While under the debt review process you may end up in a tough financial situation which leads you to consider taking out a personal loan Taking out a personal loan in this situation may not fix your problem. You may be wondering what the legalities are surrounding taking out a personal loan while under debt review. What is a personal…

Wind Energy Company Making Skills Development Work

South Africa is thankfully moving towards cleaner energy with Cabinet’s latest approved 2019 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) This IRP outlines wind power contribution to the future energy mix of eighteen percent. South Africa has therefore seen the swift appearance of larger and smaller wind and solar farms during the past few years, and this also triggers discussions about how the…

How Can Different Generations Motivate Each Other in the Modern Workplace?

By: Mondelez 4 November 2019 CORPORATE ESSENTIALS

Each and every working environment is different By Taelo Mojapelo, Customer Service & Logistics Director at Mondelez This can be challenging to navigate – particularly when different generations have to work together. This is because each generation has its own way of working and typically believes that their way of working is better. This creates tension that can quickly become…

The Skills Development Corporation is a Finalist at the National Business Awards: The Oscar’s of South African Business

The annual National Business Awards have announced their 2019 finalists!   The awards recognise the success, innovation and ethics of South African companies and organisations across all industry sectors. The Awards also recognise the important social and environmental contributions made by organisations through the excellence of service, commitment to their customers, ethical behaviour and environmental sustainability. “Adapting to change is…

Maredi Technologies is a Finalist at the Vision 2030 Awards: South Africa’s Future Makers

By: Maredi Technologies 31 October 2019 ABC OF BEE

The annual Vision 2030 Awards have announced their 2019 finalists! The awards recognise the achievements and success stories of organisations, enterprises and individuals that are actively demonstrating alignment to the government’s Nine-Point Plan to boost economic growth and achieve the milestones set by the National Development Plan (NDP). The overwhelming number of nominations for the various categories of the awards…

Data Investment: Start Now for Future Gains

By: Pragma 31 October 2019 BUSINESS DAY FOCUS 4.0

Is the present you looking after the future you? Stefan Swanepoel, On Key EAMS Product Manager Fundamentally, this is what investment in data now means for your business in the future.    Consider what could happen if one of the sensors on a critical asset fails without anybody noticing. It could result in a catastrophe when an ageing transformer explodes due…