Welcome to our blog

Welcome to our blog

Get to know the new PPR

The new Policyholder Protection Rules, which were gazetted into law on 15 December 2017, have necessitated certain changes in our industry.


Get to know the new PPR

Get to know the new PPR

The new Policyholder Protection Rules, which were gazetted into law on 15 December 2017, have necessitated certain changes in our industry.

Get creative. Blend your own coffee

Get creative. Blend your own coffee

It’s a cold Sunday afternoon in July. You have invited friends over for coffee and cake. However, this is not a just any coffee and cake.

8 Fascinating facts about the origin of the coffee house

8 Fascinating facts about the origin of the coffee house

A coffeehouse, coffee shop or café is a place to drink coffee and socialise. Individuals or small groups come together here to talk, read, write, laugh, pass the time, and gossip. These days men and women also do business or work at coffee shops. But where did it all start? This special place that we love to go to drink, eat, and enjoy life.

6 Elements of a great coffee shop

6 Elements of a great coffee shop

A coffee shop is not just a place to drink coffee. They are places to socialise, do business, study or escape. It is vital that you know what your customers want and then design your shop according. If they feel at home, they will keep coming back.

These 6 things attract people to coffee shops

These 6 things attract people to coffee shops

Want to attract more clients to your coffee shop? Try these simple yet effective tips.

Good food will get you on the BnB map

Good food will get you on the BnB map

South Africans love to eat. We are passionate about our food and either rave or complain bitterly about the quality and quantity of nourishment that was dished up at a wedding, family gathering, conference, function, restaurant, and even BnB.

How to be the perfect BnB or guesthouse host

How to be the perfect BnB or guesthouse host

Running a BnB or guesthouse very much depends on your ability to get along with all types of people. Your business success hinges on how well you interact with visitors.

Gas safety at home: here’s what you need to know

Gas safety at home: here’s what you need to know

Whether you’re considering buying a gas stove or have already purchased a gas heater to ward off the winter chill, there are a number of safety considerations you need to take into account when you have your gas appliances installed.

What you need to know when moving to a new home

What you need to know when moving to a new home

Recently, we spoke to five local experts to get their advice on what you need to know about buying a home. Their useful tips can help turn a stressful time into a happy one.

How to choose linen for your BnB

How to choose linen for your BnB

The brand of a BnB or guesthouse is built on the level and quality of hospitality extended to your guests. Part and parcel of this, is the first impression of the establishment, the individual rooms and even the type of linens that you use.

Grow a herb garden for your restaurant

Grow a herb garden for your restaurant

Imagine the delight when your customers learn that the fresh herbs on their plate are grown in your own restaurant garden.

Go green with restaurant cleaning products

Go green with restaurant cleaning products

The reputation of your restaurant is highly dependent on how clean it is.

How to dish up your restaurant on social media

How to dish up your restaurant on social media

Promoting your restaurant on social media is no longer an option.

Independent business owner or franchisee? How to choose

Independent business owner or franchisee? How to choose

Starting your own business is an exciting yet nerve-wrecking decision, especially when it comes to the restaurant industry.