Monthly Archives: November 2015

Alcohol: Reaching the Unconverted

The AA have focused on alcohol and driving throughout 2015 – looking at the scale of the problem and delved into the way alcohol affects driving. And in this conclusion to their three-part overview of the issue, they ask a single question: is there a way South Africa could take the message of sober road use to such a diverse selection of drivers as ours?

Consumer Credit Index Declines in the 3rd Quarter, Indicitive of a Weak Economy

TransUnion, a global leader in credit and information management, has released the latest South African Consumer Credit Index (CCI) report, which shows a decline in the index to 51.2 in the third quarter of 2015, down from a revised 53.6 in the second quarter. New account defaults and distressed borrowing levels have seen a marginal increase, although both indicators were relatively neutral and do not show either materially worsening or improving credit behaviour.

Training Goverened by Single Ministry

For the first time, our Technical Vocational Education and Training system (TVET) is covered by a single Ministry that includes Education and Training in industry. Without a doubt, this is conducive towards bringing education and business together, writes the organisation’s CEO, Dr Raymond Patel.

Changing For The Better

The RMI, being a dynamic and forward-thinking organisation, continuously searches for opportunities to change for the better and to remain relevant, dynamic and professional as the leading business voice in the automotive aftermarket. Accordingly, we have embraced change as a strategic imperative and have adopted transformation as a necessity.