New year, new business Kick off 2019 with a clean slate

The start of a new year is a chance to reflect on the successes and failures of the preceding twelve months and an opportunity to think about what could be done better. Regardless of how your company performed in 2018, it’s essential to kick off the new year with a clear business plan. Now is […]

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Top three opportunities to grow small South African businesses in 2019

    2019 is well underway, bringing with it a range of risks and opportunities for startups and growing businesses. Some of the challenges your business will face – a volatile rand, Eskom load shedding, tax and labour laws – are beyond your control. To thrive this year, focus on what you can control by […]

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On the Basis of Sex

I am consulting on the film release of ON THE BASIS OF SEX, which tells the historic and inspiring  true story that follows young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she teams with her husband Marty to bring a ground-breaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination. The feature […]

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Medical Aid or Medical Insurance – which is best for me? By Graham Anderson, Profmed CEO

It’s the end of the year, and you’re probably reviewing your insurance products and cover. With most South Africans feeling a bit cash-strapped, you may feel yourself looking at cheaper options to save some money. But will cheaper cover your needs? Let’s look at Medical Aid versus Medical Insurance First off, it’s worth noting that […]

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How Persons with Disabilities Build Resilience in the Workplace

6th November 2018 | No Comments

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

6th November 2018 | No Comments

  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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FNB honoured as best business Bank in SA – 6 times in a row

4th November 2018 | No Comments

  FNB Business has once again been voted “SA’s Best Business Bank” in the 20th Annual Sunday Times Top Brands survey. This makes it the sixth year in a row that FNB Business wins this award. The Sunday Times Top Brands survey is the leading indicator of consumer and brand sentiment in the country. Mike […]

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Introducing Norick Interiors

22nd October 2018 | No Comments

A unique Chinese antiques supplier sheltering the only traditional tea house on the continent It was Lao Tzu, founder of Taoism, who was credited with the saying “tea is the elixir of life”, which is an ideology that South Africa has taken to heart over the last five centuries. Another lesser known epithet is that […]

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

22nd October 2018 | No Comments

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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