Education is the key to success

The solution to South Africa’s problems is not a national shutdown; the key to success is education, and it starts with basic education. Highly developed countries have highly educated individuals The development of a prosperous society is attributed to the education of the inhabitants of that society. Highly educated people are the reason behind the…

Skills development leads to economic empowerment

Arguably the biggest pain point in post-democracy South Africa has been the economic empowerment of the marginalised majority of the country. There are basically two types of economic inequalities: wealth inequality and income inequality. Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment has been an inadequate legislative response to wealth and income inequality because it places an unhealthy focus…

Businesses need to obsess less about BEE compliance and more on actual transformation

It is a sad reality that businesses are obsessed about BEE compliance, so much so that they forget about the actual transformation. What’s happening in the MAC sector? 1 March marks the one-year anniversary of the Marketing, Advertising, and Communications Sector B-BEE Code updates. However, agencies have yet to unlock the benefits of the code.…

Accreditation for skills development means constant monitoring and evaluation

Accreditation for skills development means constant monitoring and evaluation As an accredited service provider with Umalusi we are evaluated annually to ensure our skills programmes meet the required standards as set out by legislation. Accreditation for skills development means constant monitoring and evaluation, which is why it is important to ensure your BEE training provider…