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To all our Stone clients and friends both near and far, thank you for your unwavering and continued business support during these uncertain times. Now more than ever, we appreciate our Stone circle and every single one of you!
Willem S Eksteen, Chief Executive of Stone, as featured in the October/November 2020 edition of BusinessBrief, available online here. Sometimes things do go wrong - this is a reality of business and life. How one responds to an issue or how one resolves an embarrassment, determines how your business and personal reputation is scarred or strengthened in a time of crisis. We have recently seen some very public hair-raising examples of how a blunder should not be handled and others where misfortune was turned into an opportunity by managing a potentially damaging situation correctly and swiftly. A good
Ntombi Mhangwani Accenture Africa Director Integrated Marketing & Communications and Lead Women’s Forum Gender mainstreaming in the workplace has been a longstanding discussion across the globe for decades. Although progress has been made in recent years to implement policies that favour diversity and gender equality, many of the gains are now at risk of being rolled back due to the widespread COVID-19 pandemic and resultant grim economic outlook. The compounded economic impacts are felt especially by women and girls since they are generally earning less, saving less, holding insecure jobs or living close to poverty. As the