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3 Supplements That Really Work for Weight Loss

The cooler months are always a tempting time to skip the gym in favour of hunkering down on the couch, preferably with a giant mug of hot chocolate Thing is, summer is just around the corner, the beach is beckoning and chances are you’re wanting to tone up in time to wear shorts. If melting a few extra kilos fast…

Authentic Mentoring in Business

Mentoring has become a staple business tool for recognising and nurturing young talent It provides internal career paths, inspires and motivates staff, and ensures succession and retention. Mentoring is often seen as a shortcut to business success, both for the mentee and the company. What is mentoring? The premise of mentoring is simple. An experienced person (the mentor) within the…

A Flexible Medical Aid Product That Delivers

By: Fedhealth 2 October 2019 CORPORATE ESSENTIALS

Since 1936, Fedhealth has been synonymous with quality medical aid that’s also affordable Fast forward to 2019, and we have added flexibility, choice and control to the equation. Although we offer options to suit every lifestyle and pocket, from the myFED option for lower-income, previously uncovered employees, to our comprehensive maxiFED range that leaves nothing to chance for more mature…

You’re Not Resilient If You Don’t Have WAR

By: Continuity SA 2 October 2019 CORPORATE ESSENTIALS

  In today’s volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world, smart organisations are focusing on building resilience into their corporate DNA. Resilience implies the ability to adapt to changing circumstances and to recover quickly when a disaster strikes—even one that is unexpected and unplanned-for. An effective resilience programme will cover people, processes and technology—but the necessity for a work-area recovery…

Best Hair Loss Remedies

By: Genesis 1 October 2019 HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Losing your hair? Don’t panic. There’s a lot you can do to restore your crowning glory. Hair loss can be caused by a number of factors, including hormonal changes, medical conditions, trauma / extreme stress, or the use of certain medications. For many of us, hair loss is also hereditary. If you’re losing your hair for no apparent reason, or…

Nkanyezini Health Post Opens Doors to Vital Primary Health Care

  AfriSam, South Africa’s leading construction materials group, in partnership with the Department of Mineral Resources, KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health and the Mkhambathini Local Municipality, is making essential health care services accessible to community members with the opening of a newly constructed health post in Nkanyezini. The hand-over of this facility was celebrated at a ceremony hosted at the Nkanyezini…

Rethink Retirement; Spend Sustainably

By: Just Retirement Life 1 October 2019 HR ESSENTIALS

  In the face of rising living costs and high levels of household debt, the notion of retiring comfortably seems beyond reach for many South Africans. However, retirement income specialist Just maintains that soon-to-be retirees can facilitate a smoother transition towards a sustainable lifestyle in retirement by rethinking their essential spending. Essential expenses are the cost of physical survival, covering…

The Importance of Health and Wellness for Women Entrepreneurs

More and more women are working or starting their own business or are currently entrepreneurs Apart from working on your business, looking after your own well- being is so important. Women are natural multi-taskers, but this can come with a price. High energy and enthusiasm, and hard work is excellent, but we often end up neglecting our own health. We…

The Business of Enthusiasm

By: LEX Africa 1 October 2019 CORPORATE ESSENTIALS

  Spontaneous applause erupted from an audience as a speaker declared the time had arrived for African businesses to take the lead in developing the continent. Politicians had had their day. The gathering in question was a forum in Johannesburg, South Africa, in recognition of Africa Day in May – with the pervasive theme being positivity about the future of…

2020 EE Report Submissions Open

By: Eskilz College 1 October 2019 ABC OF BEE

Avoid Fines and Penalties Employment Equity (EE) report submissions are now open and will run from 1 September 2019 to 15 January 2020. Failure to comply will see fines ranging from 2 – 10% of a company’s turnover or R1.5 Million. This mandatory submission is relevant to all companies with a headcount of 50 employees or more and/or with an…

Disruption Timeline: Something to Think About

  Disruption has become a buzzword, we hear it every second day! Everyone in digital technology wants to be the Uber of their respected industry. Thinking back in history, disruption has continued over the years. The car has replaced the horse, passenger ships replaced by airplanes, you don’t have to look hard to find an example. The timeline I am…

Membership Growth and a Weighted Increase Below Double Digits For Bonitas

By: Bonitas 27 September 2019 CORPORATE ESSENTIALS

  A growth in membership, an increased emphasis on Managed Care, a range of enhancements for members and added value, are just some of the highlights from the Bonitas 2020 Product Launch. Lee Callakoppen, Principal Officer of Bonitas Medical Fund, announced that the increases for 2020 range from just 6.2% with an average increase on risk contributions of 9.4% and…