Ah, Black Friday. Who can resist the lure of thousands of insane specials on all those goodies you’ve been eyeballing? We don’t blame you. And the real beauty of it is that it coincides perfectly with your bsmart cashback payout – cash that can be spent at any number of our partners who will be running incredible Black Friday sales. Read on for our essential guide to getting the most from this frenetic annual shopping spree.
November. It’s that time of the year for smooth-faced men the world over to get in touch with their primal side, cast their razors aside and proceed to cultivate that sometimes fuzzy, sometimes extravagant, often disarming display of facial hair known as the moustache. And while not many will manage to decorate their upper lip with the panache of, say, a Tom Selleck or a Ron Burgundy, we have to give credit for trying. It is, after all, for a good cause.
We humans are simple creatures. We live for the “buzz” – that warm feeling we get from buying a shiny new toy, or that sparkly thing we’ve always wanted. Scientists call it a shopping high, but it’s really just a chemical reaction in our brains that’s not much different to rewarding our pet pooch with a tasty treat every time he sits. It’s the dopamine rush that makes it feel so good. But, you may ask, isn’t that what it’s all about?
Having the whole family at home for the holidays can be both amazing and frustrating. But there’s no reason why it should also be expensive. We’ve put together a handy list of wallet-friendly entertainment ideas to keep you and the kids occupied this festive season, so try them all and get the most out of your time together… without breaking the bank.
As implementation of new EU General Data Protection Regulations continues, many South African companies are finding themselves unprepared and likely to face stiff penalties if they don’t seek compliance as a matter of urgency.
A business is only as good as its reputation. And now, more than ever, we are living in a world where reputations can be made, and destroyed, overnight. It’s not just about keeping shareholders happy anymore – interest in corporate governance is becoming important to ever-growing segments of the population and company leaders would be wise to take heed. This is an area that demands constant, rigorous attention, because the marketplace is the ultimate compliance officer.