South African youths are faced with a great challenge: unemployment. Young people between the ages of 15–24 years are the most vulnerable in the local labour market as the unemployment rate among this age group was as high as 55,2% in the first quarter of 2019. The unemployment rate for youths with a higher education qualification in this age group is sitting at 31%; an increase of 11,4% quarter-on-quarter. Does this mean that higher education is still the key to success for these young people? The Interchange is made possible by Absa and Tshimong.

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Daar is ‘n rede hoekom Annette Muller benoem is deur Forbes as een van Afrika se besigheidsleiers om dop te hou. Haar 2de en nuutste digitale besigheid, Flexyforce, stel besighede in staat om al hulle verskaffers en veral kontrak- en afstandwerkers effektief te bestuur en te betaal op een digitale platform. Die “Future of Work” het gearriveer in ons globale dorpie.

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Businesses are prone to all kinds of liabilities, from theft and fire to load shedding and road accidents – but InsureTech can protect your assets, clients, employees and revenue in a worst-case scenario. Fred Roed speaks to Robin Burgess, Technical Manager at Discovery Business Insurance about how sophisticated, granular tech information is being used to reduce business risks and to make tailored insurance a seamless part of your business.

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It’s the start of the month and at the end of last month as part of the Revix service, they do something called a rebalance, but what is a rebalance? Sean Sanders explains it all in this episode. Also find out how rebalances help investors, and what’s next for Revix after their risk-free promotion last month.

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It’s a busy week as the US Fed cuts interest rates. Trump imposes an additional 10% trade tariff on $300bn worth of Chinese goods. Meanwhile back at home, the boardroom brawl continues between Old Mutual and Peter Moyo, Eskom reports a R20.7bn loss for the financial year, and the Rand plummets to close Friday at R14.76 against the US Dollar – after trading with a 13 handle just a week ago. And Woolworths reports rather disappointing results.

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There are five new viruses or pieces of malware set loose on the internet every second of the day. Small businesses are especially vulnerable to cybercrime. Fred Roed chats to Charl Ueckermann, CEO of AVeS Cyber Security, about ‘black hat hackers’ and ‘white hat hackers” and their roles. Charl says awareness and proactive monitoring puts you in a place to predict incidents and not simply react. Cyber-attacks come at a high price. The average value of one cyber-attack for small businesses, is about R1 million and it shoots up to about R16 million for bigger organisations. Listen and learn how to protect your business.

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In part two of The Power of Human Capital Series, Timothy Maurice Webster continues his insights and learning mission by interviewing more global Duke CE thought leaders, South African human capital thought leaders, partners in the Million Young Minds Project and the conference host – Sharmla Chetty, Duke CE’s President, Global MD, Europe and Africa.

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A two-part series exploring the future of human capital, pioneered by and in collaboration with CliffCentral.com and Duke CE. With Brain & Brand author, Timothy Maurice Webster as host, this series seeks to uncover through Duke CE’s leadership lens, what it will take for leaders to thrive in a complex era where artificial intelligence and humans occupy the same leadership space. You’ll hear from Duke CE thought leaders from around the world, as well as South Africa’s top HR talent – along with a number of surprises from talented executives about their plan to apply the human-centric leadership learning. The conversations were hosted at the 2nd Davos of Human Capital Conference.

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CPI inflation came in again slap bang in the middle of the SARB’s target range. Eskom gets an additional bailout of R59bn, and the chickens are already coming home to roost as Fitch kept our credit rating stable, but downgrades the outlook from stable to negative… and Moody’s warns that government debt is now at dangerous levels.

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Hannon Bothma en Julius Swart is die mede-stigters van die baie suksesvolle HANNON-handelsmerk. Hannon is veral ‘n bekende gesig op die televisie program Glam Guru. Hulle storie is inspirerend en weereens ‘n herinnering dat passie en harde werk gevolg word deur sukses! Foto: Vroukeur

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