Alf James

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New regulations a step in the right direction

Employers are now obliged to help their employees make the best possible financial decisions upon retirement

Benefits counselling model employs FinTech for an effective solution

This addresses the uncertainty in the industry with regards to how benefit counselling will be provided

Retirement journey becoming less complex

The default regulations provide more safety and control for retirement fund members

Default regulations will simplify investment options

'Independent financial advice is still important'

Programme aims to improve performance

Best Practice Industry Awards celebrate fund performance excellence

Best practices abound in transport sector

The Transport Sector Retirement Fund uses cellphone technology to regularly engage, inform and educate its members

Fund employs financial literacy as an instrument of transformation

The NJMPF facilitates educational sessions at road shows, workshops and indabas

Default regulations aim to improve retirement outcomes

Adequate information and guidance will be provided to members to assist them to make sound retirement decisions

Important for members to be accountable for their own retirement

Your employee pension is often inadequate for your retirement needs

Awards stimulate knowledge transfer

The benefit to a fund in receiving a BPIA award is the increase in reputational index to its members

Awards reflect industry best practices on an international scale

'Recognising excellent rewards hard work and sets the standard for others'

Offshore investments should be approached with great responsibility

This type of investing necessitates deep resources, specialist skills and experience

Press Releases

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!