SweepSouth – Sweeping the nation

    One of the most vulnerable labour groups in the country, Aisha Pandor and has worked tirelessly to lobby for better pay and working conditions for domestic workers. She ...
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SweepSouth – Sweeping the nation

01/11/2021

    One of the most vulnerable labour groups in the country, Aisha Pandor and has worked tirelessly to lobby for better pay and working conditions for domestic workers. She admits that the idea for SweepSouth seemed like a no-brainer when she and her husband, Alen, were faced with a situation where they struggled to…

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ESG bubble? Only if you’re looking in all the wrong places

12/09/2020

If some commentators are to be believed, environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing is in the early stages of a bubble. According to these voices, the flood of cash going into ESG funds, which have outperformed the market, will eventually leave investors disappointed.   Investors will be disappointed because many…

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Taxing vapes should be handled with care, experts say

12/03/2020

  Imposing excise on vapour products in a country like South Africa could prove detrimental, instead encouraging the kind of illicit trade that was seen for contraband cigarettes during the COVID-19 hard lockdown, Vapour Products Association of South Africa (VPASA) has warned. Image: Ashley Lechman. Johannesburg – Imposing excise on…

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Why businesses should ensure data privacy in vendor relationships

12/03/2020

____________________ Whether we realize it or not, we are being tracked everywhere we go on the Internet. In fact, Internet surveillance is so widely used that several vendors have built businesses worth billions of dollars using this model. The websites and descriptions of these renowned data brokers and aggregators openly…

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Rachel Irvine shares the highs and lows as Irvine Partners celebrates its 10th birthday

11/26/2020

  At a time when many PR agencies have retrenched, or worse, closed, Cape Town-based Irvine Partners is celebrating its 10th birthday. In its ten years, the company has expanded from Cape Town to Johannesburg, Lagos, Nairobi and most recently London.                  …

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How to stay healthy in a Covid-19 world

11/23/2020

  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that eight out of ten deaths from Covid-19 have been among adults age 65 and older. The increased risk is explained primarily due to the immune system changes that occur with age. And those suffering with a chronic illness also…

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Yebo Fresh: Getting groceries to kasi doorsteps the modern way

11/23/2020

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