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Mental Health Conditions: Fact or Fiction

October 22 2019 By Zarina Bulbulia

Mental disabilities continue to be the most stigmatised of all the health conditions and people who have a mental disorder still face a great deal of discrimination and ridicule in society. Many well-known celebrities such as Dwayne Johnson, Katy Perry and our very own Trevor Noah  have opened up about their personal struggles with mental illness ...

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Butterfly of the Month - October 2019

October 22 2019 By Progression

Congratulations to Nomfundo Ngwenya for being selected as our Butterfly of the Month for October 2019. Nomfundo is being hosted at Progression for the duration of her Business Administration NQF2 learnership and is currently working in the Projects Department. Nomfundo's colleagues at Progression believe that she deserves the title of Butterfly of...

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Absorption vs Advancement

October 15 2019 By Beth Cook

The long awaited Amended B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice are due to come into effect on 1 December 2019. Amongst the most noteworthy changes, from a Skills Development perspective, is the amendment to the previous definition of "Absorption". We spoke to Carina Esterhuyse, Verification Analyst at Authentic Rating Solutions, to clarify the implications...

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Progression Shines on Casual Day

October 11 2019 By Progression

Friday 6th September 2019 marked the 25thannual Casual Day in South Africa and the Progression team once again did their utmost to embody this year's theme: "Time to Shine with Persons with Disabilities ". Casual Day was launched in 1995 as an awareness and fundraising project benefiting persons with disabilities and over the last 25 years it has ...

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Mental Health Awareness Month

October 10 2019 By Zarina Bulbulia

October marks Mental Health Awareness Month in South Africa, and there is no better opportunity to highlight one of South Africa's most prevalent topics - mental illnesses.  The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) reported that as many as one in six South Africans suffer from anxiety, depression or substance-use problems (and this d...

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