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The 7 Best-Kept Secrets for Buying a Home in 2020

By: Leadhome 13 January 2020 FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

It is a big decision to buy a home, and you don't want to make a mistake We get how stressful it can be and have compiled advice to help you realise your realty dreams and buy that home you have been eyeing. 1. Make a commitment One of the most expensive purchases you will make in your life is…

CRS Engage Platform Builds a More Engaged Workforce

By: CRS Technologies 13 January 2020 ABC OF BEE

Human capital management specialist CRS Technologies has launched its employee engagement solution, Engage, which is designed to provide organisations with an innovative resource management and reporting platform. Engage empowers HR practitioners with the insights required to ensure employees are aligned with the company purpose by clearly defining their roles to accomplish it. It features a full designation library with standard…

Can Consuming Collagen Benefit Your Skin?

When it comes to youthful-looking skin, collagen is key Essentially a protein, collagen, along with elastin, are the substances that give your skin it’s “stretch”. When we’re young, our body is naturally full of it. This is why our skin looks taught and we don’t have wrinkles. As we get older, however, our collagen supply begins to deplete. This is…

Working in Coffee Shops – Is it Safe?

By: Regus 20 December 2019 FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

It’s December and with offices across the country emptying at a slow trickle, coffee shops everywhere will be filling up Employees, freelancers, remote workers and business owners will all be looking for free Wi-Fi to send those important emails and last-minute projects at the cost of a cappuccino. But working in coffee shops brings with it a different set of…

Cloud Still Too Pricey in SA

By: MIP Holdings 12 December 2019 BUSINESS DAY FOCUS 4.0

For years, cost savings has topped the list of benefits offered by cloud computing This is one of the factors that has resulted in the massive increase in the use of cloud services across the world, with analysts showing exponential growth among the biggest vendors every year. In Africa, cloud spending has also seen a marked increase. The Cloud Africa…

Mondelēz South Africa Crowned a Top Employer in Africa

By: Mondelez 12 December 2019 CORPORATE ESSENTIALS

  The Top Employers Institute has awarded Mondelēz Southern Africa Top Employer status for 2020, the second successive year the company has won the certification. Mondelēz Egypt also received the certification, becoming the only snacking company in Egypt to be accredited. Organisations certified as Top Employers dedicate themselves to providing an exceptional working environment for employees through their progressive ‘people-first’…

What Suppliers Should Know About Indemnifying Clauses in Agreements/Contracts under the Consumer Protection Act (CPA)

By: Serr Synergy 12 December 2019 CORPORATE ESSENTIALS

  Prior to the enactment of the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008, the fact that agreements/contracts were drafted in such a manner that they excluded risks, responsibilities and gross negligence of sellers, owners and caretakers, posed no legal challenges. However, since the CPA came into effect (01 April 2011), suppliers, retailers, importers and distributors can no longer indemnify themselves…

Reading Aloud: Life’s Success Story

By: Read Educational Trust 10 December 2019 Uncategorized

  “Once upon a time, not so long ago, a loving mother read to her young son with passion, every evening before bedtime. He excelled at school, successfully completed his degree and went on to flourish in his career. He lived happily ever after.”  Reading aloud to children is a priceless way of equipping them with the skills needed to…

Experienced IoT strategist joins IoT.nxt

By: IoT Nxt 10 December 2019 FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

  As its global expansion accelerates, innovators in IoT technology IoT.nxt appointed experienced strategist Shane Cooper as Chief of Operations this month. Cooper joins IoT.nxt from the Vodacom Group, where he served as Managing Executive of Strategy. “Shane has a deep understanding of the possibilities of IoT technology and strategy for enterprise and his insight and vision will help us…

Miss SA Sponsors Congratulate New Miss Universe, Zozibini Tunzi on her World-Class Win

By: LFP Group 9 December 2019 ABC OF BEE

The results are in, a Miss South Africa has been crowned Miss Universe for the second time in three years! Zozibini Tunzi, 26 from Tsolo in the Eastern Cape walked away from the Atlanta stage with the much-coveted crown, after impressing the judges with the Leadership, Focus and Passion that she displayed on stage and through her articulate answers. As…

Managing Staff Leave

By: CRS Technologies 9 December 2019 ABC OF BEE

Employees face a two-fold risk if they do not take the leave they are legally entitled to Firstly, they could forfeit their leave after a pre-determined period, depending on their company policy. Secondly, they could be diagnosed with burn out and be placed on extended sick leave. This places the organisation at significant financial risk, says Nicol Myburgh, Head of…

Future Jobs – What will They Look Like and How do We Prepare for Them?

4IR is probably one of the most popular discussion points of the last few years If you consider how 4IR or at least its imminent roll out has disrupted education, business and industry sectors worldwide, we can safely assume that South Africa will also need to make provisions to do the same, but what will the future employment landscape look…