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Friday, 23 August 2019 10:21

Organising an Event? When and why you need events liability insurance

Written by Teresa Settas
Most events and conferences proceed without incident, but even with the most detailed planning, sometimes things go wrong. South Africa is privy to thousands of events that take place across the country, from corporate conferences, entertainment and music fests, sponsored golf days, cycle races, exhibitions, mega parties and many other…
Friday, 23 August 2019 07:16

A BRAND NEW BOND FOR SPECIES CONSERVATION

Written by Kerry
A precedent setting new investment model, or simply just a hope and a dream?  It’s more than just urban legend that some of the worlds most successful millionaires got where they are today by taking a risk with an out of the box investment opportunity. They’re the type of “take…
Thursday, 22 August 2019 16:20

Protecting women needs to become a top priority

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While South Africa holds its women in high regard, it is concerning that the many of fraud victims in the country are female. Manie van Schalkwyk, Executive Director of the Southern African Fraud Prevention Service (SAFPS) feels that, as with any fraud related crime, this is an issue that needs…
Thursday, 22 August 2019 09:04

World Entrepreneurs’ Day: Tackling late payments together

Written by MyPressportal Team
By Colin Timmis, General Country Manager, Xero SA and professional accountant   The 21st of August is World Entrepreneurs’ Day (WED). Designed to celebrate entrepreneurs, innovators and leaders around the world, WED is the perfect time to discuss the issues that people who start a business alone face and what they can do to…
With an unwavering drive to do more, learn more and be more, Didintle Kgasi is unstoppable. Having risen rapidly through the ranks at 21st Century, the biggest Remuneration and OD company in South Africa, Didi moved from Intern to Rewards Analyst in just under eight months. Judging by her outlook…
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 13:30

What the decriminalisation of cannabis means for the workplace

Written by Teresa Settas
By Lizle Louw and Shane Johnson, at Webber Wentzel Following the Constitutional Court's Prince judgment, cannabis use, possession and cultivation in South Africa has been decriminalised with adult persons now permitted to use, possess and cultivate cannabis in a private place for personal consumption. (See Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development and Others v Prince; NDPP…
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 11:31

The Bank Ombuds alerts women to remain cautious

Written by Lola Lazarus
August is Women’s Month and with the focus on women and their finances, the  Ombudsman for Banking Services analysed their complaints to assess their concerns.. The office has received a total of 3 785 formal cases for the year to date, and only 31% of the complaints lodged in this period…
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 09:00

High demand spectrum policy - an overview

Written by Teresa Settas
by Nozipho Mngomezulu, Peter Grealy, Wendy Tembedza, Ziyanda Ngcobo, Karl Blom of Webber Wentzel The ​Department of Communications has published its highly-anticipated ‘Policy on High Demand Spectrum and Policy Direction on Licensing of a Wireless Open Access Network’ which purports to address South Africa's longstanding spectrum scarcity challenges. In the policy, the Minister of Communications directs that a…
Vizolet Kuwanda and Thulani Masebenza - two upcoming South African entrepreneurs - had the opportunity to be part of the inaugural Latam Impact Program.  The program brought together a group of 15 extraordinary young minds selected around the world, with the direction being led by a faculty of top experts…
Eric Diamond envisions a lot for his brand-new, traditional-style family owned Butchery which opened on the 17th August at the Rustic Timber centre on Witkoppen Road in Fourways. Eric's Butchery plans to bring old school back, connecting with clients on a personal level and serving customers with the same familiarity…
Monday, 19 August 2019 12:55

Leadership? Only humans need apply

Written by Tale Spin Media
By Annelize van Rensburg* - Director: Signium Africa (www.signium.co.za) Ours is a disruptive world. Disruptors include AI, robotics, computerisation, globalisation and the imminent fourth industrial revolution. Already, a growing number of commercial and industrial processes are being dehumanised. So, are humans reaching their sell-by date? Admittedly, people will have to…
Monday, 19 August 2019 12:04

Challenging new ways of thinking at the 2019 South Africa Challenge

Written by Bronwyn
Finfind gets involved with emerging leaders for a new take on tomorrow   More often than not, the key to successful entrepreneurship isn’t about who has the best idea, marketing plan or startup investment. The key is recognising and supporting potential. That is exactly what the South Africa Challenge, a…

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