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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Women not investing enough

11/19/2020

                                                          Picture: 123RF/ANTONIO GUILLEM   A new research paper by 10X Investments, titled the SA Retirement Reality Report, shows that women are…

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Forward planning in cities’ design

11/19/2020

  The Cape Town city skyline is about to change. The long-awaited Harbour Arch development has finally been given the green light, with construction set to commence early in September on the newest, slickest, mixed-use precinct to hit the tip of Africa. Just as the V&A Waterfront transformed an under-utilised…

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Removing barriers to business success: You shouldn’t have to worry about property and office management

11/17/2020

By David Seinker, CEO and founder at The Business Exchange Running a business is tough. If it was easy, then 70% to 80% of small businesses wouldn’t fail within the first 2 years. It’s not just small businesses that are at risk either. As 2020 has demonstrated, even the biggest and…

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CPT Tourism launches new campaign promoting pocket-friendly tourism

11/16/2020

Cape Town Tourism’s latest campaign, the Pocket-Friendly Challenge has been launched with the aim to show locals and travellers alike that Cape Town is a destination for everyone and that, no matter what your budget, you can have a memorable time exploring vibrant, pocket-friendly experiences in the neighbourhoods of the…

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Hard-hit hotels woo local guests

11/16/2020

  The tourism sector is looking to local travel to make up the revenue shortfall from the loss of international visitors this festive season, with some hotel groups offering specials over the peak holiday season. This week President Cyril Ramaphosa unveiled a new Radisson hotel at OR Tambo International Airport,…

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Regulate vaping and e-cigarettes fairly

11/12/2020

  The hype of the past few years around nicotine delivery systems such as vapes and e-cigarettes has overshadowed the fact that it is inhaling smoke from burning tobacco, not nicotine, that causes most smoking-related cancers. Electronic vapour products (EVPs) were developed as a tobacco harm reduction tool and offer…

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