The Art of Negotiation

Job descriptions often list negotiation skills as a desirable asset for candidates. The ability to negotiate requires a collection of interpersonal and communication skills used together to bring a desired result. The more knowledge you possess of the issues in question, the greater your participation in the process of negotiation. In other words, good preparation […]

Supercharge Your Value – How To Undeniably Add More Value To Your Business

As a manager of a department in a business, be it a large corporate or family-run, you face a constant flow of challenges: increasing demands, decreasing budgets, and ever-present risks.  And on top of that, a boss asking you, “Are you adding value?” “Of course I am,” you assure. But the question lingers – am […]

Funding Opportunities for SMME’s

As a follow-up on the previous meeting, the Small Business Development Portfolio Committee will be hosting Ms Zandile Nyawo, of the Small Enterprise Finance Agency (SEFA), who will provide members with information on funding opportunities. SEFA offers the following products directly to SMMEs: ·         Asset Finance ·         Term Loans ·         Revolving Loans; and ·         Bridging […]

Indonesian Inward Selling Mission: Information and B2B Meetings

An inward selling mission from Indonesia together with the Cape Chamber will be hosting a business forum followed by B2B sessions. This meeting is hosted by the Cape Chamber and the High Commission of Indonesia. The Director of the Indonesian Trade Promotion Centre in Johannesburg, Mr Pontas Tobing, will be coming to Cape Town and […]

A discussion on the National Minimum Wage & Employment Equity

The Cape Chamber will be hosting a discussion with the Chair of Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Labour, Ms Lumka Yengeni, to discuss the National Minimum Wage and the 16th Commission For Employment Equity (CEE) Report launched by Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant in April 2016. Speaker: The Honourable Ms Lumka Yengeni  – Chair of Parliament’s Portfolio […]