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Green mining is a myth

Green mining is a myth 20th Oct 2021 New analysis suggests the EU must ditch plans under its European Green Deal to increase mining and set hard limits on the natural resources it extracts to prevent human and ecological disaster. The EU must reduce the extraction of natural resources by 65%, according to a new study released by Friends of the Earth Europe and the European Environmental Bureau. The report shows that the EU is already extracting and consuming a dangerous proportion […]

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Is your payroll passable?

Is your payroll passable? 20th Oct 2021 With October being National Cyber Security Awareness Month, companies need to think about how employees’ personal information could be used to carry out identity theft. They should also consider how the organisation’s accounts might be hacked and emptied, says Sandra Crous, managing director of PaySpace, a leader in payroll and HR software. “Either way, incidents of this nature could quickly become public relations nightmares,” Crous says. Payroll in every organisation has the most […]

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Get your cyber insurance here!

Get your cyber insurance here! 20th Oct 2021 Aon, a leading global professional services firm, has launched a new offering aimed at increasing the resilience of businesses in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and the UK by addressing cyber insurability challenges. Insurers are experiencing mounting losses, largely driven by the proliferation of ransomware, with the frequency of events up nearly 500% since 2018. The increased frequency and severity have driven significant rate increases and led to more difficult insurance […]

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Workwear that won’t let you down

Workwear that won’t let you down 14th Oct 2021 In some jobs, making even a single mistake can have disastrous consequences. In the personal protective equipment industry, where workers operate in hazardous conditions daily, it is essential that every step meets the highest quality standards. “In a field like ours, you have to be dedicated to quality. Our customers trust us to put their safety first and we have to live up to that trust, every single day,” says Sweet-Orr […]

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Clean air technology from Outer Space

Clean air technology from Outer Space 14th Oct 2021 Launched in the African market by 3Sixty Biopharmaceuticals (3Sixty), Airocide units use cutting-edge NASA technology to combat a range of airborne pathogens. At the launch the results of a scientific study were announced, proving that Airocide units kill 99,94% of SARS-COV-2 within minutes! Khandani Msibi, 3Sixty Group CEO, says that what gives Airocide the edge over its competitors is that its NASA technology eliminates particles of all sizes – even those […]

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Ultra-green across the value chain

Ultra-green across the value chain 6th Oct 2021 Salesforce has achieved carbon neutrality across its full value chain and has moved to 100% renewable energy for its operations. “Climate change is one of the most pressing crises we face as a planet, and each one of us has a responsibility to help,” says Marc Benioff, CEO and chair of Salesforce. “I’m proud that Salesforce is one of the few companies to have achieved net zero and 100% renewable energy, but […]

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Faster equipment inspections with SafeTrak

Faster equipment inspections with SafeTrak 6th Oct 2021 Wondering how to speed up paper-based equipment inspections? Planning, inspecting and reporting can be streamlined, customised and largely automated to save time. Discover the SafeTrak software and app from Brady. SafeTrak enables you to keep track of inspections digitally and eliminates the need to make time-consuming duplicates, decipher hasty handwriting or search for lost inspection papers. At the same time, the web application also includes an advanced inspection-planning system that offers a […]

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Get your workspace post-Covid ready

Get your workspace post-Covid ready 6th Oct 2021 As we move into a new era and people slowly return to the office, organisations are questioning traditional ideas on how work should be done, what the role of the office is and what the workspace should look like. Humanising the workplace is one of the ways that companies can entice people back to the office, notes JLL, a global real estate company, in its 2021 Top 10 Global CRE Trends report. […]

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Tech-savvy work-from-home teamwork

Tech-savvy work-from-home teamwork 20th Aug 2021 As experts around the world continue emphasising the importance of structure and routine in these uncertain times, Jithoo Daya, director of Animon InfoTech Solutions, says that using technology to support new habits can be extremely helpful. “While many people have found task scheduling or ‘to do list’ type apps very helpful, these are typically driven by individuals seeking more order or structure for themselves. Uptake of team-type apps such as Monday and Ora similarly […]

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A new partnership to bring about better prices

A new partnership to bring about better prices 20th Aug 2021 The Master Builders Association North has partnered with SHEQ Warehouse. Boitumelo Thipe, MBA North marketing and business development manager, says the partnership aims to create a comprehensive SHEQ resource centre for companies in the construction environment, to help them achieve occupational health and safety compliance at affordable pricing. The emphasis will be on assisting the start-ups, Micro and SMME companies obtain access into the work market. “SHEQ Warehouse has […]

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