Skills development programme empowers learners to save millions through innovative change management systems
While consumers are welcoming this rise in sustainable products, there doesn’t seem to be a strong rejection towards products and companies that aren’t producing sustainably.
The cluster hosted a successful Dragon’s Den event with 10 businesses progressing to mentorship. On the Dragon’s Den Day the following categories and businesses were recognised and awarded prize.
Local sourcing can play a key role in a product’s commercial success, particularly if the product is highly fashionable and trend-sensitive. A tool developed by BMA and piloted with industry simulates the commercial performance of a product, incorporating lead times and other non-cost factors.
The cluster hosted a successful Dragon’s Den event with 5 businesses progressing to mentorship. On Dragon’s Den Day the following categories and businesses were recognised and awarded prizes.
As the name implies, ‘Right to Repair’ is about the customer having the right to repair and service their products where and by whom they want.
Changes in industry are undoubtedly changing how companies hire and the skill sets they prioritise in the process. How then does this impact the demand for skills development programmes, and which skills should be prioritised for development to promote well-rounded manufacturing employees?
Furniture manufacturers often say that retailers don’t understand the economic and financial pain points they face. Firms are still under significant pressure from retailers to meet their price points, particularly in the low-cost space.
The challenges and opportunities when working with manufacturing SMEs.
Congratulations to our three small business recipients of preferential loans, as the final outcome of the 2020 Business Accelerator Programme. Twenty Small/Medium Enterprises (SME’s) were selected to participate in the Durban Chemicals Cluster programme kicking off...