Monthly Archives: September 2014

Productivity SA workshops kick off in Cape Town

Reading Time: 1 minuteProductivity SA successfully kicked off their FREE BUSINESS START-UP WORKSHOP series in Cape Town recently. This practical and interactive workshop – free to SAMBRA members – aims to cultivate productive behaviour and distribute productivity competencies among SMMEs, with discussion points including:

Santam reports improved H1 results

Reading Time: 3 minutesArticle published on risksa.com: Santam reported a 10 per cent increase in gross written premiums, excluding cell captive insurance business, despite difficult market conditions, and a net underwriting margin of 7.4 per cent. This is above the long-term target range of four per cent to six per cent.

World Skills Competition

Reading Time: 1 minuteRMI and its volunteer partners have commenced with the process to find a South African Competitor to represent South African in each of the respective trades at the 2015 Brazil WorldSkills Competition. The RMI is the custodian of the WorldSkills Competition for the three automotive trades: Automotive Technology (Mechanics), Autobody Repairs (Panelbeating) and Car Painting (Spraypainting).

Member News: MIBCO Road Show Schedule

Reading Time: 1 minuteMIBCO are there to help and Road Shows are currently underway in a town near you.

Both employers and employees are welcome to attend and we urge all SAMBRA members to make use of this valuable opportunity.