December 4, 2023
We continue to be inspired by our work with Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA), Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) and Business for South Africa (B4SA), organisations at the forefront of driving the interventions needed for South Africa’s future economic success. This has provided Aprio with an opportunity to support the critically important work that is currently underway to correct South Africa’s rocky economic course and ultimately stimulate investment, inclusive growth and employment.
Troubled waters will continue for the investment environment
Globally the competition for capital is about to intensify. This may be a generic statement applicable to all sectors striving for investment attractiveness, in markets impacted by the effects of inflation rates rising to multi-decade highs and the consequential hike in interest rates.
Africa is not a country
Many of our South African clients have ventured across our borders and expanded into different African countries. As their strategic communications partner we have been at their side to provide expert communications and reputation management counsel and helping them navigate the complex and rapidly evolving African markets.
Crisis in Corporate Reputation: The Big Issues of 2023
The year has proven to be a tough one for several well-known global corporations that have faced significant reputation crises. From data breaches to unethical behaviour, affected companies have had to navigate the fallout from these incidents, often facing public backlash and a loss of stakeholder trust
The Digital Communicators Odyssey: Conquering Technology in 2024
2024 is fast approaching and businesses will embark on a transformative odyssey reminiscent of Joseph Campbell’s hero’s (or heroine’s) journey — a quest filled with challenges, discoveries, and ultimately, triumph. Our communications leader must navigate unknown terrains, draw upon new resources, and tackle unprecedented foes to conquer an unimaginably difficult quest. But the good news is that overcoming this is possible. In fact it may be the stuff of legends.
The Evolution of Corporate Communication in 2024
Businesses worldwide are making progress toward achieving their digital transformation priorities and will continue to make this a top priority in 2024. This shift encompasses not just the adoption of new back-office or operational technologies; it will also transform the ways in which companies communicate, both internally and externally.