The impact of clean restrooms on your business

February 19, 2020

Whether your company is big or small, a clean bathroom can make or break a customer experience. And that’s especially true if your company is in the hospitality or service industry. Whether it’s in a restaurant, a car dealership, the barber shop or dentist’s office, the impact of a clean restroom on a customer’s perception […]

How clean is your child’s school?

February 19, 2020

Your child spends more time at school than anywhere else except home. Schools can have a major effect on children’s health. There are a number of common health traps at schools and it is in the interests of our children for us to work with our schools to minimize the risk. With hundreds of children […]

What to do in the event of an accident

February 19, 2020

We’re heading into Easter Holidays soon and for us it is synonymous with high death tolls on our national roads. This is what you need to know in the event of a car accident. In terms of Section 61 of the National Road Traffic Act (93 of 1996), a driver is obliged to do the […]

Here’s what we now know about the Coronavirus

February 16, 2020

According to a new study published in a medical journal JANA, it was found that 41% of the first 138 patients diagnosed at one hospital in Wuhan, China, were presumed to be infected in that hospital. This is big news. In plain English, it means that nearly half of the initial infections in this hospital […]

SONA so ver…

February 13, 2020

Today is again the annual SONA so what we want to investigate is the real state of our nation. Resilience is the name of the game in South Africa so no doubt, the jokes about the SONA address will be doing the rounds before the sun rises in the morning and we take a break […]

Our choices reveal our intentions

February 13, 2020

We have today, each of us, the choice to change the world and to be the leaders we wish we had. The inimitable thought leader, Simon Sinek, captured it in his famous words, “our choices reveal our intentions.”  Business today is defined by our ability to remain relevant, be agile and sustainable. The emergence of […]

How megatrends are shaping security

January 8, 2020

Megatrends are the five global shifts shaping the world we live in and they are listed as: Shift in Global Economic Power, Demographic Change, Rapid Urbanization, Rise of Technology, and Climate Change/Resource Scarcity. Each of these has a profound effect on each of us, even if we’re not aware of it. Few industries can claim […]

Housebreaking is the number one crime in SA

January 3, 2020

According to StatsSA, there were about 1,3 million incidences of housebreaking affecting 5,8% of households in South Africa in 2018/2019. Interestingly, males appear to be more at risk of most crimes, a fact in contradiction to perceptions. Housebreaking The most likely victims of housebreaking were male-headed households, households in metros, Indian/Asian households followed by white […]

This is the real cost of cable theft to the economy

December 29, 2019

Following news reports of a would-be cable thief burning his skin off – literally – we did a little research about the real cost of cable theft in South Africa. We came across this article published by Creamer Media in 2018 and have adapted it for the purposes of examining the extent of the problem. […]

Clever ideas to prep for success in 2020

December 16, 2019

The key to reaching your goals is primarily about character, habits and mindset. In general, people aspire to more. More money, improved health and happiness. The ability to travel and build healthy relationships. Success is a long-term process It is said that there has never been a better time to be alive. There is more […]

How sinister is Santa?

December 16, 2019

Domestic bliss ain’t always what it is cracked up to be and here more than most places, the cracks appear when the pressure is on. For those living with an abusive partner or parent, Christmas can be the worst time of year. What to look out for Excuses for injuries Personality changes, like low self-esteem […]

A killer called road rage

November 26, 2019

Following an alleged road rage incident in Bryanston, Johannesburg, on Monday, the urgency of addressing the road rage pandemic in South Africa is in the spotlight again. Police have confirmed that they are investigating a case of attempted murder following a shooting on Monday afternoon in Bryanston Drive. According to Gauteng police spokesperson Brigadier Mathapelo Peters, information from […]