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Five workplace trends will shape life after lockdown


We are experiencing the biggest remote work experiment in history – but many are beginning to imagine life after lockdown. Amid unprecedented global job losses, concerns about transport infrastructure and

Why leaders need empathy in COVID-19 crisis


In these uncertain and highly stressful times, there is heightened reliance on managers and supervisors to maintain the well-being, health and safety of their workforce. During the COVID-19 crisis, leaders

Coronavirus shutdowns: what makes hairdressing ‘essential’? Even the hairdressers want to close


As part of sweeping social-distancing measures, on March 24 Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced nail salons, tanning, waxing and most other beauty services would be closed – but hair salons

5 home working tips that stop procrastination


If you have been asked to work from home during the coronavirus pandemic to help slow the spread of the virus, you might be quite happy about it at first.

Book on Steinhoff’s demise shows danger of ‘big men’ business leaders


The collapse of Steinhoff International, the multi-billion dollar global business group, has been rightly described as the biggest corporate scandal in South African history.