MTN introduces biometric system to reduce consumer fraud

September 26, 2018

MTN has introduced a fingerprint biometric solution in order to strengthen its security and reduce consumer fraud and identity theft. The biometrics will be used to authenticate the identity of post-paid subscribers when they undertake a range of transactions, including applying for a new contract or an additional SIM, performing an upgrade or SIM swap […]

Violent crime in London to be tackled by new unit

September 19, 2018

The BBC reports that tackling serious violence in London is to be treated as a public health issue, the city’s mayor has said. Sadiq Khan has set up a Violence Reduction Unit to include public health staff, police, and local government, with £500,000 in initial funding. He said it “will not deliver results overnight”, but […]

Moneyweb’s Nompu Siziba says cash crimes are crippling the retail sector

September 19, 2018

Richard Phillips and Yusuf Abramjee discuss targeted retail outlets, levels of violence, crime syndicates and available deterrent technology. NOMPU SIZIBA: Last week the crime statistics for 2017/2018 showed that business robberies had declined by 3.1% to just over 20 000. However, observers note than an average of 65 retail cash robberies a day remains way […]

How the 105 000 manufacturing job cuts affect you

September 12, 2018

Headline news in April this year confirmed a 27.2% unemployment rate as 105 000 manufacturing jobs were shed. A staggering additional 93 000 jobs were lost in community, social and personal services, and 57 000 more in the trade. The Free State has been the hardest hit with a 1.6% growth in the unemployment rate […]

Putting workplace hygiene to work

September 9, 2018

The Occupational Health and Safety Act has companies on guard to meet the exacting standards that have been laid out by Government. Health and Safety audits are hard work which is why we are working with you to make sure that you pass with flying colours. Workplace hygiene considerations go beyond mere cleaning and good […]