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Please join the HR business forum for a presentation on “Salary Trends in 2018” and network with other HR professionals over tea, coffee and muffins, sponsored by Sage HR and Payroll.

Presentation content:
• Actual and predicted salary/wage increase trends for 2017/2018
• Factors impacting on salary/wage increases in South Africa
• Update on the national minimum wage legislation to be implemented in May 2018

Presented by: Lionel van Schalkwijk

About the Presenter:
Regional Manager PE Corporate Services, B Com, CPIR Wits, Chartered Reward Specialist. He joined PECS in 2009 as the principal consultant in the salary survey and remuneration practice and is currently responsible for the African Expatriate and In-country Local Remuneration and Benefits Survey. Lionel is familiar with most local job evaluation systems and has 15 year's experience in remuneration consulting, salary review exercises and pay-line development.

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Are you in the business of export and imports? Do you understand the finer details and implications of Incoterms? Are you at risk because you are not using Incoterms correctly? Then this workshop is for you!

TIKZN and the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry have the pleasure of hosting a multi-disciplinary seminar on Incoterms. The seminar will assist importers and exporters avoid confusion and misunderstandings in the allocation of responsibilities in terms of delivery, as well as other significant issues generally misunderstood with regards to Incoterms.

The seminar will allow you to become more knowledgeable about Incoterms and comfortable in using the correct terms.

We have secured two experts to present at this seminar: Lionel Dwyer, Customs Supply Chain Specialist, and Richard Cookson from Garlicke & Bousfield, who has substantial international trade experience.

Costs: Member: R450 | Non-member: R550

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The Durban Chamber in partnership with Garlicke & Bousfield invite you to join the discussion on the current state of the #Brexit negotiations, just over 400 days from the date when Brexit is due to take effect. We will discuss some strategies that should be considered as we prepare for the challenges that local business will encounter as a result of Brexit.

Richard Cookson, a consultant for Garlicke & Bousfield, will be leading the discussion. Richard has more than thirty years experience advising on international business transactions and has travelled to and conducted business in every continent, having visited more than 80 countries and territories around the world. His doctorate is in the field of International Business Strategy. Richard is admitted as a Solicitor in England and Hong Kong, and an Advocate in S.A. He is Affiliate Faculty in International Business at Colorado Christian University in the U.S.A.

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Trade and Investment Business Forum Meeting to discuss "Framework for Sustainable Cities - triggers for Catalytic Growth".

Presentation: Richard Ahlschlager Global Service Leader - Electrical and Control, Aurecon

This discussion looks at some of the critical success factors that have been behind some of the fastest growing and innovative cities in the world and looks at some of the challenges and opportunities that exist for creating sustainable cities in an African context.
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The DTI cordially invites you to the launch of the DTI’s Agro-processing Support Scheme (APSS) in KZN. The objective of the APSS is to stimulate investment by new and existing South African agroprocessing/beneficiation (agri-business) enterprises.
The APSS will be targeted at the following five key identified sub-sectors (focus areas): food and beverage value addition and processing (including Black Winemakers), furniture manufacturing, fibre processing, feed production and fertilizer production.

The purpose of the event is to formally introduce the scheme, its objectives and the programme’s qualifying criteria. We envisage the session to be an interactive one with the intention of fostering discussions on collaborative opportunities to further grow the agri-business sector in KZN.

For enquiries contact: Constance on

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You are invited to join us for a presentation on the Update, status and Progress of the Integrated Rapid Public Transport Network (IRPTN) development in the Pinetown and New Germany Area’’.

IRPTN aims to provide a flexible, safe, cost effective, seamless transport experience for the people of eThekwini.

Presented By: eThekweni Municpality

Rocky Herrmann: Project Executive
Lekha Allopi: Town Planner

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You are invited to join us in our SMME Forum as we continue to champion the growth of small and medium businesses.

Topics will unpack the following:
• Why Business, Why You, Why Now?
• How to attract your REAL market
• How you show up in business is a function of how you show up in life, let’s check-in
• Personal & Professional Mastery for Business RESULTS
• Business Ideas, Decisions, Growth & Sustainability
• So how do you MASTER all these requirements for business success?
• Your business will only grow when you grow
• Leveraging wealth dynamics as a tool/system for business success
• Systems that you need for your business
• Real Sustainable Value

Presenter: Leonard Mashao
Business Coach, Executive/Career Coach, Strategy Facilitator, HR Consultant, Talent Dynamics Consultant and an Author of numerous books. He is currently running his own business called CoachLeo Institute and HR Optimization. He has worked for Assmang Manganese,Anglo Platinum and Palabora Mining Company.

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You are invited to join us on 12 October for the Durban Chamber HR Forum.

Presentation 1: Chris Haralambous, Partner and Head of Employment Law with Cox Yeats Attorneys
Topic: The latest legal developments on the use of labour brokers and restrictions on using fixed term contracts in employment

Presentation 2: Kylie Griffin, Director KZNEIA
Topic: A brief update on the IR Climate and recent wage settlements

Network with other HR professionals over tea, coffee and muffins sponsored by Pappilon Business Coaching and Training. Carolynne Bornhutter will briefly introduce her business.
For further information about her business please contact her on T: 031 716 8912 | E:, W:

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You are invited to Join us for the Safety and Justice Business Forum taking place on Friday, 06 October where SAPS will present on their Statistics Report and how they are tackling Crime within the City.

Presentation 1: Business Crime Prevention: SAPS: Statistics

Presentation 2: Deputy Mayors Office: City Initiatives Outside of Metro: Cllr Fawzia Peer
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You are invited to join us for the NPO Business Forum on the 29 September where CANSA will be presenting on the CANSA Shavathon and Shades of Pink a Breast Cancer Awareness Movement.

Presented by:
The Cancer Association of South Africa:
Mr Samuel T. Chigumbura, KZN Divisional Manager Sustainability

Topic 1: CANSA Shavathon is one of South Africa’s best-loved events in support of a very worthy cause, namely showing solidarity with those affected by cancer.

Topic 2: Shades of Pink is a Breast Cancer Awareness Movement within the business community where we are challenging businesses to stand as one in the fight against cancer by spraying their hair pink or wearing any of the pink CANSA products.

For enquires contact Bharrie -

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