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Rev-UP 2019 – an Office Active initiative, gone global

Rev-UP 2019 – an Office Active initiative, gone global

Inovocom, Office Active introduced the Rev-Up Incentive to the South African Industry in 2016. Now in Rev-UP’s third year, we have seen another independent stationer being moved forward in their business with the Grand Prize being awarded to Vans Office Supplies. They...

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Black Friday did not disappoint

Black Friday did not disappoint

Source and infographic: BankServAfrica Black Friday and Cyber Monday continues to be a hit in South Africa with both days exceeding expectations. “Black Friday did not disappoint. Despite the tougher economy, it seems South Africans took advantage of the day’s special...

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NYC lawmakers to consider cracking down on paper receipts

NYC lawmakers to consider cracking down on paper receipts

Source: Associated Press New York City lawmakers are considering a ban on paper receipts coated with the chemical BPA and a requirement that retailers offer emailed receipts instead of paper ones. The City Council announced last week that it will hold hearings on a...

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MTN, Vodacom urged to lower data prices

MTN, Vodacom urged to lower data prices

By Sihle Mavuso for IOL In the wake of the Competition Commission ordering Vodacom and MTN to lower their exorbitant data prices, the ruling party says the two must voluntarily do so now than later. MTN and Vodacom lost R22-billion of their combined value on Monday...

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Five DStv scams to avoid this Christmas

Five DStv scams to avoid this Christmas

By Tom Head for The South African If you’re a subscriber to the network, take note. At least five major DStv scams have been identified this year: here’s how to play it safe. ‘Tis the season to be cautious, folks. There are a myriad of DStv scams waiting...

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WhatsApp to launch new self-destruct feature

WhatsApp to launch new self-destruct feature

By Jasper Hamill for Metro We’re all now wearyingly familiar with the concept that messages sent in private can be published publically and used to ruin our lives. So we’re glad to say that WhatsApp is about to give us a vital survival tool to help us through this age...

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Google founders step back from top roles

Google founders step back from top roles

Source: BBC Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have announced they are stepping down from top roles at the online giant’s parent company. They will leave their respective roles as Alphabet’s chief executive officer and president but remain on the...

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Motorists can now renew vehicle licences via WhatsApp

Motorists can now renew vehicle licences via WhatsApp

Source: Lowvelder According to the ChatBack website, a few easy steps on WhatsApp are all it takes to renew your car licence. Here is how to renew your car licence in five easy steps: Step one There are three options to get started: Scan the QR code on the website SMS...

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Municipal debt to Eskom grows by over R1bn in a month

Municipal debt to Eskom grows by over R1bn in a month

By Khulekani Magubane for Fin24 Overdue debt owed to Eskom by municipalities increased by some R1.2bn in September to R26.4bn by the end of October, Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts heard from the inter-ministerial task team aimed at resolving...

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SA festive spend predicted to hit over R250bn

SA festive spend predicted to hit over R250bn

Source: Supermarket & Retailer Research by short-term lender, Wonga, has revealed that South Africans will each incur an average of R6 585 in festive expenses this summer, over and above their usual budgeted expenses. Based on Statistics SA’s mid-year population...

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The revival of personalised stationery

The revival of personalised stationery

By Anne Quito for Quartzy It can be argued that dread of receiving another unsolicited e-mail conjures the opposite feeling from the delight of getting a handwritten letter. Escaping our cluttered inboxes is one factor fuelling a renewed interest in paper goods and...

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Employees have the right to prepare for disciplinary hearings

Employees have the right to prepare for disciplinary hearings

By Ivan Israelstam, chief executive of Labour Law Management Consulting  Employees facing disciplinary hearings are entitled to many rights including that of the proper opportunity to prepare for the hearing in advance. This right stems from the more basic right that...

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