Tips to make your medical aid work for you in 2020

Monday, 13 January 2020|

By Annelé Oosthuizen, Senior Consulting Manager at Alexander Forbes Health

Putco and Netstar data partnership helps keep roads safe

Thursday, 19 December 2019|

Netstar, a subsidiary of JSE-listed technology company Altron, is using data in a real-life manner to improve road safety at the Putco driver training academy.

Pick n Pay joins global fight against food waste

Tuesday, 17 December 2019|

Pick n Pay has asked 20 of its biggest suppliers to join the company in a new global project to combat food waste. Backed by 10 of the world’s largest food retailers and manufacturers, the initiative will focus on in-store and supply chain food loss and waste.

Pick n Pay opens its staff expertise to small suppliers with launch of new mentorship app

Thursday, 12 December 2019|

Pick n Pay has launched a new mentorship app which will connect its small suppliers with experts across its business. The new initiative seeks to empower entrepreneurs with easy access to the mentorship and business development support they need to grow their business

SA’s Top Sports Journalists awarded at SAB sports media awards

Wednesday, 4 December 2019|

The 39th Annual SAB Sports Media Awards has recognised the country’s best in the business once again at a gala event at the Wanderer’s Club.

Pick n Pay introduces a packaging-free zone with nearly 90 products & expands its nude produce wall

Tuesday, 3 December 2019|

Pick n Pay is piloting a new packaging-free zone. The ‘pick and weigh’ shopping experience will provide customers with the opportunity to purchase a wide range of quality products without any product packaging.

Tips for a safe and fun holiday season when consuming alcohol

Tuesday, 3 December 2019|

SAB is encouraging all consumers to drink responsibly at all times and not to drink and drive during this festive season.  

SAB launches #noexcuse domestic violence policy

Wednesday, 27 November 2019|

Incidence of femicide in South Africa is five times the global average and one in five women are assaulted by their partner. Despite this, domestic violence remains one of the most taboo crimes in our society.

SAB rolls out South Africa’s first environmentally friendly labels on beer products

Friday, 22 November 2019|

SAB is one of the only businesses in the world, and the first in South Africa, to introduce environmentally friendly Core Linerless Solutions® labels for its product packaging.

Pick n Pay moves to make healthier eating more accessible

Tuesday, 19 November 2019|

South Africa has been named one of the unhealthiest countries in the world1. Complicating this is the fact that healthy eating is often seen as expensive or complicated.

SA’s first digital bank goes live in 500 Pick n Pay, Boxer Stores

Thursday, 14 February 2019|

TymeBank, South Africa’s first fully licensed digital bank, will go live in 500 Pick n Pay and Boxer stores next week in preparation for the formal launch later this month.

Pick n Pay trials a R5 reusable bag – made from green plastic bottles

Wednesday, 13 February 2019|

Reducing plastic waste one bag at a time.

Pick n Pay’s market store partnership with independent traders programme expands to Thokoza with the opening of Matlala Market

Wednesday, 13 February 2019|

The community of Thokoza this morning welcomed the opening of Matlala Market.

Chill your beers for the third annual SA National Beer Day

Monday, 21 January 2019|

If you missed out on the last two years, 2019 could be third time lucky for you to join beer-lovers across South Africa in marking South African National Beer Day.

Dawie De Villiers, Group Chief Executive of Alexander Forbes, has commenced a strategic review and appointed an executive committee

Wednesday, 16 January 2019|

Alexander Forbes Group Chief Executive Dawie de Villiers, mandated by the AF Board, commenced a strategic review which was announced at its half-year results in December 2018.

Saving on Insurance to mark world savings day

Friday, 11 January 2019|

To mark world savings day, Dipesh Radia, spokesperson for Alexander Forbes Insurance, recommends that you evaluate your short term insurance policy and make sure that you are only paying for insurance cover that you actually need.

The risk of driving drunk

Friday, 11 January 2019|

By Dipesh Radia, Alexander Forbes Executive for Actuarial and Underwriting

10 New Year resolutions to help grow your bank balance

Thursday, 10 January 2019|

1. New Year, new me

Some of your New Year resolutions might require some new equipment such as a bicycle, trainers or a set of golf clubs. This should not

What happens to your retirement fund benefit when you emigrate?

Thursday, 10 January 2019|

By Jenny Gordon, Alexander Forbes Head of Retail Legal

Pick n Pay: Local community welcomes new market stores

Thursday, 20 December 2018|

Three Gauteng-based entrepreneurs have joined the Pick n Pay Market Store Partnership with Independent Traders programme with the opening of their respective market stores.