Unlock The MAC Sector B-BBEE Code with Skills Development

March 1st marks the 1-year anniversary of the Marketing, Advertising, and Communications (MAC) Sector B-BEE Code updates. By the end of the year, all South African advertising agencies will have gone to verification at least once under its criteria. Indeed, it’s not really ‘new’ any more. As with many ‘new’ things, the MAC Code has…

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5 Things To Consider When Starting Your Own Business – Part 3

  To BEE or Not To BEE? Planning to start a new business venture in South Africa? Legislation plays an important role in how you structure your business. Before you start, take the current BEE legislation into consideration and investigate how it may impact your future business. The intention of this article is to give…

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The MAC Charter Updates – What The Industry Needs To Know

Calling all HR Managers, CFOs, MDs, and Operations Managers! On 1 April 2016, the DTI gazetted the B‑BBEE Sector Code for the South African Marketing, Advertising and Communications (MAC) industry, which means that all affected businesses (including traditional, digital and media agencies) will now be required to submit themselves for annual verification against the new…

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Web Development To The Rescue – Bridging Our Skills Gap One Learnership at a Time

South Africa needs coders, South Africans need jobs. It seems a simple equation, and an area of immense possibility for creating employment, changing lives, and growing our economy. In our experience, taking a person with potential from A to B is seldom simple but always rewarding. The complexities of equipping someone with skills and the…

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Update: B-BBEE Sector Code for Marketing, Advertising and Communications Sector Now In Effect

On 1 April 2016, the DTI gazetted the B‑BBEE Sector Code for the South African Marketing, Advertising and Communications (MAC) industry, which means that all affected businesses (including traditional, digital and media agencies) will now be required to submit themselves for annual verification against the new MAC Sector Code to obtain a B-BBEE rating. The…

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