Vector Consulting identifies six key areas where family-owned businesses are so successful

Vector Consulting identifies six key areas where family-owned businesses are so successful: Discipline, risk management and good governance are some of the reasons identified by Ahmed Seedat – founder of Vector Consulting and renowned author – why family-owned businesses along the lines of Cape Union Mart, Karanicha’s and Verimark continue to do well in uncertain markets. In the lead-up to the conference ‘The Dynamics of Succession in Family-Owned Businesses’ hosted by Vector Consulting, in partnership with the Congress of Business and … [Read more...]

A successful clean-up with #CleanBlueLagoon!

A successful clean-up with #CleanBlueLagoon!: Park Boulevard Centre, in association with #CleanBlueLagoon, recently hosted their 4th beach clean-up on Saturday, January 18th which commenced from 8am and finished just before lunchtime. #CleanBlueLagoon is a group dedicated to cleaning up and maintaining not only the Blue Lagoon and Beachgrove Mangrove areas, but also numerous areas around Durban where litter is prevalent. This particular group and their ongoing clean-up campaign receive donations from the Park Boulevard Shopping Centre as well … [Read more...]

Subz celebrates a successful 2019 with donations of thousands of reusable sanitary pads

Subz celebrates a successful 2019 with donations of thousands of reusable sanitary pads: As the year draws to a close, members of Subz Pants and Pads – and its NPO extension, Project Dignity – celebrated the distribution of 4308 packs of eco-friendly, reusable sanitary wear that empowers South African schoolchildren who cannot afford these vital hygienic items. This year also saw the distribution of Subz packs across international borders, extending the reach of the organisation to help the rest of the continent. “Every year we start out … [Read more...]

Language and successful learning – is it REALLY that important?

Language and successful learning – is it REALLY that important?: Step up education centres Have you ever gazed upon a giant oak tree? These majestic trees can grow as high as 21m and as wide as 3m! In fact, the tallest oak tree ever recorded was a whopping 44m high! Their branches extend for many metres, shading the earth from the hot sun in Summer and shedding their colourful leaves in the Autumn. It is interesting to note that the grandiose oak tree started life on earth as a tiny seed. The giant tap root system was the first part of the tree … [Read more...]