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Social distancing a major concern in Kwano and joggers need safer spaces to exercise

Social distancing a major concern in Kwano an...

Wandisile’s Plett A blog by Wandisile Sebezo. Social distancing is a major concern in Kwano and joggers need safer spaces to exercise As someone who stays in a township I know first-hand how social distancing and ...more

Posted: May 22nd, 2020

How to screen your staff for COVID-19

How to screen your staff for COVID-19

Checklist to screen your staff for COVID-19 Garden Route District Municipality has compiled a screening guideline template for businesses to use when screening their staff and workers as they return to the workplace. ...more

Posted: May 21st, 2020

Restaurant Safe Operating Procedures for COVID-19

Restaurant Safe Operating Procedures for COVI...

RASA document on Safe Operating Procedures during COVID-19 The Restaurant Association of South Africa (RASA) in conjunction with IHSS Group has created a document to provide restaurants across South Africa with guidelines ...more

Posted: May 21st, 2020

International tourism faces deepest crisis in history

International tourism faces deepest crisis in...

International tourism faces deepest crisis in history The world is facing an unprecedented global health, social and economic emergency due to the COVID- 19 pandemic. Travel and tourism is among the most affected ...more

Posted: May 19th, 2020

Poverty, social relief & economic recovery toolkit

Poverty, social relief & economic recovery to...

The unprecedented impact of COVID-19 on our communities, informal (spaza shops) and formal (small and medium) scale businesses has led to wide-scale relief responses from the private and public sector. The Special COVID-19 ...more

Posted: May 19th, 2020

Bitou Covid-19 Response Team Newsletter                                                         18 May 2020

Bitou Covid-19 Response Team Newsletter...

Dear Bitou Resident, The purpose of this newsletter is to keep you updated with the latest locally pertinent information regarding the Covid-19 pandemic’s effect on our community as well as the activities of the ...more

Posted: May 18th, 2020

Major Plett retailer helping to keep small businesses afloat

Major Plett retailer helping to keep small bu...

A major retailer in Plettenberg Bay in the Garden Route region of the Western Cape is helping SMEs to try and stay afloat during COVID-19 lockdown. KwikSpar in Plett has set up a table in its shop where local restaurants and ...more

Posted: May 18th, 2020

Rebuild your business in the COVID-19 economy

Rebuild your business in the COVID-19 economy

Reshape and rebuild your business in the COVID-19 economy Wesgro recently held a webinar on getting your business on track during and after the COVID-19 panedimic. Watch below... ...more

Posted: May 17th, 2020

A letter to the President from Plett Tourism

A letter to the President from Plett Tourism

A letter to the President from Plett Tourism CEO, Marius Venter This isn’t business as usual. Although we have slightly changed our focus, we continue to provide a vital service to the tourism industry. We are grateful for ...more

Posted: May 14th, 2020

To open the economy or not? That is the question Mr President

To open the economy or not? That is the quest...

Wandisile’s Plett A blog by Wandisile Sebezo. To open the economy or not? That is the question Mr President. In a highly anticipated address to the nation on Wednesday 13, President Ramaphosa missed an opportunity ...more

Posted: May 14th, 2020

COVID-19 finally pushed print media into the periphery

COVID-19 finally pushed print media into the...

Wandisile’s Plett A blog by Wandisile Sebezo. COVID-19 has pushed print media into the periphery Over the last decade or so we’ve heard the popular phrase “print media is dying” so often. Well, finally ...more

Posted: May 13th, 2020

VIDEO: Update on the Tourism Recovery Plan

VIDEO: Update on the Tourism Recovery Plan

On 11 May, South African Tourism CEO, Sisa Ntshona hosted the CEO of TBCSA, Tshifhiwa Tshivhenga on a webinar to provide an update on the recovery plan.The webinar also called for submissions on how we can collectively de-risk ...more

Posted: May 12th, 2020