On-Site And Remote: The Best-Of-Both-Worlds

Companies around the globe have had to adopt remote working in a short minute. Some have thrived and will clearly not revert to the office model, with the likes of Twitter, Quora, ...
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On-Site And Remote: The Best-Of-Both-Worlds

08/05/2020

Companies around the globe have had to adopt remote working in a short minute. Some have thrived and will clearly not revert to the office model, with the likes of Twitter, Quora, and Slack all indicating that they will either be fully remote or remote-first for the foreseeable future. Others, however, have struggled with the transition and are hankering…

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CEO Asanda Gcoyi: Bringing the heat

07/24/2020

It’s no easy feat to advocate for a product many know nothing about. It’s even more difficult when that product hasn’t always been seen in a positive light. Yet, that’s exactly what Asanda Gcoyi is attempting in her new role as the chief executive officer for the Vapour Products Association…

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Tough times and risky business – which emerging market assets are a bet worth taking

07/20/2020

By Bryan Turner, partner at SPEAR Capital. Emerging markets will need to be vocal about where their value lies for Private Equity (PE) entities to consider them for investment. But both pre- and post-Covid-19 circumstances have and will again make for sustainable returns for informed investors, says Bryan Turner of SPEAR…

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Salesforce introduces work-from-anywhere software

07/20/2020

While companies, governments and organisations are slowly returning to their offices, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the future of work forever. In fact, nearly 70 percent of people believe the pandemic will permanently change the nature of work and more than 50 percent say that flexible work locations are very important to…

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Investment options as markets shift

07/20/2020

Although market fluctuations and perceived volatility may keep some investors on the fence, investment in bricks and mortar assets remains a go-to safe haven – and there are different buying options WORDS: MARANA BRAND • IMAGES: SUPPLIED The South African property industry hasn’t seen anything like the situation brought on…

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Local retailer matches customers’ purchases to serve needy on Mandela Day

07/17/2020

Budding online retailer Yebo Fresh is helping its customers make a difference this Mandela Day, by matching donations of multiples of R67 made through their website. The donations will be matched up to R67 000, and will be converted into groceries for organisations serving vulnerable communities. Yebo Fresh has been…

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The fast-changing face of South Africa’s traditional CBDs

07/17/2020

COVID-19 may have accelerated changes to South Africa’s central business districts (CBDs), with many emptying out significantly during the lockdowns, but the truth is that CBDs were changing long before the pandemic hit with companies seeking to close their head offices in favour of more pocket-friendly, but equally as sophisticated…

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