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The Brand SA ‘Play Your Part’ Awards 2021 entries in the Job Creation category are open

According to the World Bank, South Africa’s biggest challenge is its job market. Even in the best of times, the labour market has been marked by high levels of unemployment and inactivity.    However, when there is a high level… Continue Reading…

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SA businesses fail to meet targets for people with disabilities

South Africa’s progressive employment equity legislation has not gone far enough to enable people with disabilities to fully integrate into workplaces and perform their jobs optimally.

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SMEs feeling economic pinch turn to innovative tech platforms to save cash

More than a year into the Covid-19 pandemic and South Africa’s SMEs remain under enormous pressure and are increasingly looking to technology for ways to control costs and manage cash flow more effectively. “A seemingly easy decision every business must… Continue Reading…

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Is COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy a threat to South Africa’s economy?

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the connection between the health of the society and the economy. As health experts, we are hoping for a reduction in the number of new COVID-19 infections and reinfections, which has a direct relationship with… Continue Reading…

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Telkom launches Africa’s first virtual card for transacting on WhatsApp

Telkom has launched Africa’s first Mastercard virtual card for use on WhatsApp, enabling Telkom Pay customers to make e-commerce payments. This move is expected to empower millions of South Africans – even those without a bank account – to access… Continue Reading…

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How to manage the bullying and toxicity that can arise in the workplace if an employee contracts COVID-19

The pandemic has introduced an entirely new frame of social reference to the world. People are learning new ways of working, engaging with one another, and managing social interactions and engagements. These are not normal times. However, in many cases,… Continue Reading…