FNB kicks-off Global Entrepreneurship Week by engaging township entrepreneurs

FNB is once again embarking on a series of interactive engagements with entrepreneurs across South Africa’s biggest townships. Launched in 2017, the initiative is part of the bank’s ongoing engagements with small businesses that operate within townships, to unlock mutual value in this “unseen” economy. The theme for this year is ‘how can township entrepreneurs […]

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How Persons with Disabilities Build Resilience in the Workplace

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) and to everyone in the workplace. If we have an attitude characterised by resilience, […]

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Local SMEs fly the SA flag high on international stage

  Women-led Sayrx Engineering Group (SEG) and Pargo, a smart logistics company, have both been selected as Endeavor entrepreneurs at the recent Endeavor International Selection Panel (ISP) held in Brazil. The honour comes after the companies were selected as finalists in the 2018 instalment of the FNB Business Innovation Awards (FNB BIA), which enabled their […]

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The average South African sacrifices over R500, 000 worth of unused lunch breaks over their career

Research released today by online job board CareerJunction has revealed that only one in three South Africans take their full lunch break. The research conducted amongst 3,000 South African working respondents suggests that more than a third of South Africans skip their lunch break altogether between two to four times per week. “The average South […]

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