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17/10/2017, 10:29 PM

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17/10/2017, 10:26 PM

INTRODUCTION TO SUCCESSFUL COMMUNICATION? - Gayle Adlam

As you are well aware the ability to communicate is the most important life skill and something that should not be overlooked. Communication skills include the ability to: speak appropriately with a wide...   More


16/10/2017, 11:34 PM

A DURBAN BUSINESS VISIONARY - Pran Shree

In just 10 years Durban business visionary, Pran Shree, has transformed a small family business into a mega property development enterprise, optimising property solutions for a host of blue-chip clients....   More


16/10/2017, 11:18 PM

RECOGNISING KEY EXPORT ROLE PLAYER - Durban Chamber of Commerce

The Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry in partnership with Transnet Port Terminals hosted a breakfast on 4 October to announce the nominees of this year’s KZN Exporter of the Year Awards. Over the years...   More


16/10/2017, 11:11 PM

A CATALYTIC FORCE - Vijay Naidoo

As we reflect on the passing of another ‘Women’s Month’, women’s role in the sphere of business may be worthy of some discussion…  The case for giving woman owned businesses a greater slice of the economic pie...   More


16/10/2017, 11:10 PM

SARS DISPUTES AND DELAYS - Darren Britz

Legal Equal Footing The normal everyday interaction with SARS has been analogised with that of a turbulent flight. Flying is generally a pleasant process, but once you have been through a rough one, flying is...   More


16/10/2017, 10:52 PM

COX YEATS MARITIME LAW TEAM

INTRODUCING COX YEATS MARITIME LAW TEAM Andrew Clark is a Partner and head of the Maritime Law Team at Cox Yeats Attorneys. His specialist practice areas are maritime law, international trade and insurance,...   More


16/10/2017, 10:45 PM

IS SOUTH AFRICA PREPARED TO DEAL WITH OIL SPILLS? - Tamryn Simpson

On average, South Africa’s coast line is occupied by an estimated 12 000 vessels per annum, either passing through or visiting one of its many ports. Of these vessels, many are tankers collectively carrying an...   More


16/10/2017, 10:26 PM

PROFESSIONALISM, HARD WORK, HONESTY AND INTEGRIT- Michael Posemann

Michael Posemann, one of the senior partners at Cox Yeats, was honoured at the 2017 annual Maritime Law Association Conference for his service and contribution to maritime law and industry in South Africa....   More


16/10/2017, 10:20 PM

UNLOCKING THE OCEAN’S ECONOMY - Invest Durban

Invest Durban recently participated in The KwaZuluNatal Strategic Business Engagement and Exhibition for the Small Harbours and State Coastal Property, hosted by the National Department of Public Works. The...   More


16/10/2017, 08:10 PM

A DECADE OF OPTIMISING PROPERTY SOLUTIONS - Shree Property Holdings

With a decade of industrial property development behind it, Shree Property Holdings is poised again for still greater diversification in both the South African and international property space. According to...   More


16/10/2017, 07:58 PM

FIXED TERM EMPLOYEE CONTRACTS - Nikita Pillay DRG

One of the most important changes to the Labour Relations Act (the Act), which came into effect on 1 January 2015, is the added protection afforded to employees on fixed term contracts. While some employers...   More


16/10/2017, 07:57 PM

UKZN – ENABLING A BRIGHTER FUTURE

The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) has positioned itself to be the University of Choice for students with disabilities. At the University’s spring graduation in September, 15 graduates with disabilities...   More


16/10/2017, 07:51 PM

SUCCESSION OF LEADERS -Dominic Collett

This has been the most difficult article to write. With the recent exposé of unacceptable business behaviour and the current struggles of political leaders in court, it was difficult to find motivation in...   More


16/10/2017, 07:50 PM

NEW APPOINTMENT AT ITHALA SOC LIMITED - Danny Zandamela

Danny Zandamela is the new CEO of Financial Services Provider, Ithala SOC Limited. Zandamela has over 34 years of banking and leadership experience, 16 of which have been as Senior Executive / CEO in various...   More


16/10/2017, 07:48 PM

BUSINESS CLUB - Vash Naidoo

Visiting Self-Transformation Coach and Speaker, Vash Naidoo presented her Kick Ass Self-Transformation workshop, as well as the Role of Personal Values in Decision Making, at the iLembe Business Club Session...   More


16/10/2017, 07:47 PM

FLEXIBILITY IN LEADING AND MANAGING - Musa Makhunga

It is a fact that we are living in a rapidly changing world and there is nowhere else where this is palpable than in workplaces. In the recent past, which is still deeply rooted in the present, everything was...   More


16/10/2017, 07:43 PM

THE ILEMBE WIB FORUM- Lauren Abdo

Lauren Abdo, from Marketing Works, is the new chairperson of the iLembe Chamber's Women in Business Standing Committee. Lauren is a marketing specialist by day, and mom to two little people and wife to one big...   More


16/10/2017, 07:42 PM

EXPANDING HORIZONS - (UKZN) Foundation

A seminar on Expanding Horizons: Trade and Investment Opportunities between South Africa and India was held on the 20th September 2017 at the UKZN Westville Campus. The event was organised by the Consulate...   More


16/10/2017, 07:01 PM

WHY USE A REGISTERED VALUER? - Knight Frank

Knight Frank is one of South Africa's leading commercial and industrial property consultant firms. Led by a team of dynamic and passionate property specialists, the company has earned itself a trusted...   More


16/10/2017, 06:59 PM

HELP MAKE A DIFFERENCE- Suzanne Edmunds

We have a saying at Project Build, that "we get up in the morning to build schools". This is our passion; our lives revolve around it. Fortunately, we live in a society which recognises that the government...   More


29/09/2017, 05:36 PM

KZN Business Sense - Target market is specifically business in KZN

DIGITAL OR PRINT? Is it even necessary to print anymore? Electronic media definitely looks like it could replace traditional print for good. However, indications show that this trend is not so definite. Print...   More


28/08/2017, 02:22 PM

KZN Top Business Awards - Tourism : Winner - Ushaka Marine World

uShaka Marine World, Africa's largest marine theme park, is not only an integral part of the city's overall tourism offering and one of two anchor tenants along the world renowned Golden Mile, but an economic...   More


28/08/2017, 02:21 PM

KZN Top Business Awards - Government Sector : Winner - Dube Tradeport

The Dube TradePort Corporation is charged with the responsibility to develop the province's biggest infrastructural project. The designated Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is home to the state-of-the-art King...   More


28/08/2017, 02:20 PM

KZN Top Business Awards - Property And Development : Winner - Shree Property Holdings

Shree Property Holdings is a cutting-edge, property specialist, with its finger firmly on the pulse of industry trends and developments across South and Southern Africa. Shree Property Holdings specialises in...   More


28/08/2017, 02:18 PM

KZN Top Business Awards - Transport, Storage And Communication : Winner - King Shaka international Airport

Now in its 7th year of operation King Shaka International Airport has garnered many accolades over this short period. The airport was voted the top Regional Airport for Africa in the Skytrax World Airport...   More


28/08/2017, 02:17 PM

KZN Top Business Awards - Mining : Winner - Tronox

Tronox Limited is unique among its peers, in that it is the only fully integrated mineral sands producer. Of the seven ilmenite smelters in the world Tronox remains the only company which further processes the...   More


28/08/2017, 02:15 PM

KZN Top Business Awards - Community And Social Services : Winner - SmartXchange

SmartXchange is an innovation node and a dynamic young business incubation centre established to promote and support the region's vision to be the technology hub of Africa. The SmartXchange strategic focus...   More


28/08/2017, 02:14 PM

KZN Top Business Awards - Trade : Winner : Boxer Superstores

Boxer is an all 'under one roof' discount supermarket that is this year celebrating its 40 years anniversary. Today this business provides employment for over 13 5000 staff members and boasts over 240 stores -...   More


28/08/2017, 02:13 PM

KZN Top Business Awards - Business Services : Winner - Woodford Group

The Woodford Group is a Durban-based, home grown company driven by passion, ambition, and an unwavering commitment to quality. The company has worked tirelessly over the past 25 years to achieve the title of...   More


28/08/2017, 02:11 PM

KZN Top Business Awards - Financial Services : Winner - Natal Joint Municipal Pension Fund

The NJMPF is at the forefront of retirement funding administration excellence. Having scooped a total of 21 South African awards and 12 international awards in recent years, the NJMPF is the most awarded...   More


28/08/2017, 02:10 PM

KZN Top Business Awards - Large Manufacturing : Winner : Corobrik

Corobrik is South Africa's leading brickmaker, manufacturing face bricks, plaster bricks, pavers and concrete earth retaining systems. Established in 1902, the company's head office is in Durban with a...   More


28/08/2017, 02:08 PM

KZN Top Business Awards - Medium Manufacturing : Winner - Frimax Foods

On the 20 October 1982, the very first packet of potato chips was produced by a new start-up company in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal (then Natal) called Frimax Foods, headed by a 37 year old visionary, Mr...   More


28/08/2017, 02:06 PM

KZN Top Business Awards - Agriculture : Winner-Tongaat Hulett

Tongaat Hulett is an agriculture and agri-processing business, focusing on the complementary feedstocks of sugarcane and maize. Its ongoing activities in agriculture have resulted in the company having a...   More


28/08/2017, 02:04 PM

KZN Top Business Awards - Partnership Award

PARTNERSHIP AWARD Southern African Shipyards (SAS), Africa's leading commercial and naval shipbuilding and ship repair company, is on target to producing nine powerful world-class tugs for its partner...   More


28/08/2017, 02:03 PM

KZN Top Business Awards - KZN Top Brands

KwaZulu-Natal is home to a large number of well-known brands that have been home-grown and driven from within the province. Many of these companies have long histories and they continue to expand their...   More


28/08/2017, 02:01 PM

KZN Top Business Awards - Celebrating Business Success

The 2017 Standard Bank KwaZulu-Natal Top Business Awards powered by the eLan Property Group were held at a glamourous gala event on Thursday 3 August at The Wavehouse, Gateway, uMhlanga. The much anticipated...   More


28/08/2017, 02:00 PM

Standard Bank - Seeking Better Ways

Imraan Noorbhai, Standard Bank Provincial Head KZN, says, "I attest that I see the need to keep learning and enquiring. I am never satisfied with the basics and always demand to know more, ask more, and seek...   More


28/08/2017, 01:58 PM

The Standard Bank KZN Top Business Awards - Moving KwaZulu-Natal Forward

Imraan Noorbhai, Standard Bank Provincial Head, KZN; Lalita Dhasiar- Ventura, KZN Top Business; Goolam Ballim, Standard Bank Chief Economist and Ameen Hassan, Standard Bank Head: Shariah Banking Standard Bank...   More


28/08/2017, 01:57 PM

Xoli Shabalala - Q And A

Xoli Shabalala is a Director at Tongaat Hulett Developments and iLembe Chamber Board Member What were your biggest fears embarking on breaking into an industry? My greatest fear has always been to fail. I...   More


28/08/2017, 01:54 PM

Musa Makhunga, Managing Director - HR Matters (Pty) Ltd : Engaging In Conversation Leadership Results In Sustainable solutions And Outcomes

Conversation leadership keeps on forcing its way into my thoughts as I consider what I should write about. I think this is so because I am reluctant to add to the plethora of fads on leadership such as...   More


28/08/2017, 01:52 PM

David White - CEO, BusinessFit and Akhona Mahlati - Director, BusinessFit : The Heart Of Your Business

Ever met anyone with true terror in their eyes? It's likely they run their own business. Sleepless nights about cash flow, getting that one contract that will make all the difference, big companies muscling in...   More


28/08/2017, 01:51 PM

New BWA Regional Chairperson Appointed

The Businesswomen's Association of South Africa is happy to announce the appointment of Debbi van Heerden as regional chairperson of the Durban branch. Debbi is the CEO and founding member of Mitras...   More


28/08/2017, 01:49 PM

School Boost For Sibiya

Tongaat Hulett has signed a landmark deal with education group ADvTECH to develop the first new school in the uMhlanga region in more than 14 years. The 2 000-student facility, located within the renowned...   More


28/08/2017, 01:47 PM

Corobrik chairman, Peter du Trevou, joined performers at 2017 BHCA 1820s amateur orchestra, sponsored by Corobrik

COMMITMENT TO COMMUNITY ENHANCEMENT Corobrik's commitment to community enhancement extends into the cultural realm. The company has now sponsored the BHCA (British Cultural and Heritage Association) 1820s...   More


28/08/2017, 01:46 PM

Vash Singh - Xcelerate Verification Agency Celebrates Ten Years Of Service Excellence In BBBEE Ratings

Xcelerate Verification Agency is proud to announce the achievement of a significant milestone, being their 10 year anniversary in business, after having started off as Izikhulu BEE Ratings. We were part of the...   More


28/08/2017, 01:45 PM

Why Not Invest Your CSI Spend With UKNZ?

The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) has an established track record of assisting companies and corporates to implement their corporate social investment plans in a measurable and sustainable manner. UKZN is...   More


28/08/2017, 01:43 PM

Nikita Pillay - DRG Outsourcing HR & IR Consultant : Retrenchment In Terms Of Section 189A Of The Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995

Dismissal of employees that is based on the operational requirements of the employer is regulated by Sections 189 and 189A of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (LRA). A Code of Good Practice has also been...   More


28/08/2017, 01:41 PM

Andrew Pike - Passenger Liners May No Longer Pass Africa By When Durban Calls

While Africa is on the map for foreign investors in many other sectors, the cruise ship industry mostly passes the continent by. This could start to change once the new Durban Cruise Terminal opens for...   More


28/08/2017, 01:39 PM

Ilembe Business Confidence Indes (IBCI) - 2017 Mid-Year

Enterprise iLembe in partnership with the iLembe Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Tourism collaborate to produce the iLembe Business Confidence Index (iBCI) aimed at providing a biannual picture of business...   More


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