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Thursday, 15 November 2018 15:02

PROTECT YOUR MONEY THIS FESTIVE SEASON

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The South African Banking Risk Information Centre (SABRIC), on behalf of the banking industry, would like to make the public aware of how they can protect their money this festive season. We share the following modus operandi to enable greater awareness: Associated robberies where criminals follow a victim after a…
Regional finalists for the inaugural Southern Africa Startup Awards have been announced, with over 130 candidates shortlisted across 15 categories in 15 Countries. The incredible Steyn City Equestrian Centre in Johannesburg, will be the venue for this prestigious event scheduled for the 21st and 22nd of November, and it will…
The World Health Organisation (WHO) identified workplace stress as the greatest health epidemic of the century. Stress can lead to depression and anxiety disorders, something a WHO-led study estimates costs the global economy US$ 1 trillion each year in lost productivity.  What’s more, entrepreneurs and more specifically, small business owners…
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 08:55

2019 Expo Dates Announced

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2018 Africa Print, Sign Africa and FESPA Africa Exhibitions were hailed a major success with positive exhibitor feedback and increased visitors. The event attracted 6494 visitors in total, with 5907 unique visits – an increase from 5839 in 2017 – as well as 587 revisits. The event was sponsored by…
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 08:30

Coca-Cola Africa launches COKE THREDS

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A custom Coke x fashion experience The relationship between Coca-Cola and signature style is a long standing one. From partnerships with icons ranging from Karl Lagerfeld, Kith and even Hello Kitty, Coca-Cola’s ‘enjoy the feeling’ experience has long-since extended past the refreshing drink experience. And now the spotlight is on South…
Monday, 12 November 2018 12:34

Migrant Workers Exploited in SA Fast-Food Restaurants

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Devan Moonsamy CEO of The ICHAF Training Institute Immigration is usually not about wanting to travel, but a dire necessity when conditions in one’s own country are so unstable and hazardous that the only other option is to become a second-class, unwelcome, even illegal resident in another country. If it…
Monday, 12 November 2018 10:02

Unfair Labour Practice: Job Grading

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Every employee has the right not to be: (a) unfairly dismissed or (b) subjected to an unfair labour practice. Section 186(2) of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 defines an unfair labour practice in more detail: “Unfair labour practice” means any unfair act or omission that arises between an employer…
With the National Development Plan (NDP) estimating that SMMEs will generate a whopping 90% of the 11 million new jobs expected to be created in South Africa by 2030, the rate of established businesses currently sits at a low 2.2%, with a high unemployment rate marked at 26, 7%, remaining…
Warranty Extender is delighted to announce that is has formulated two new extended warranty plans for both high kilometer cars and "just out of plan" vehicles. These new plans are best suited for older cars that have done higher mileage and offer unparalleled cover in this market sector. One of…
The workshop will take advantage of the opportunity of convening national and sub-national Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs), to provide capacity building on best practices in FDI generation and retention PRETORIA, South Africa, November 6, 2018/ -- InvestSA, a division of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) and the…
By Devan Moonsamy, CEO of The ICHAF Training Institute Resilience is our capacity to recover from difficulties, our ability to bounce back from the problems we face. Psychologists are encouraging adults to foster resilience in children, as well as in themselves. It is highly applicable to persons with disabilities (PWDs)…
Tuesday, 06 November 2018 15:52

Good debt vs bad debt – is there a difference?

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Living debt free is a dream many of us strive for, but the reality is that very few of us earn enough money to buy life’s important assets such as a home, car or university education with cash savings.  Secondly, even if you could live debt-free, it might not be…

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