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At Nedbank, they offer the following solutions through our frontline clusters, Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking, Nedbank Retail and Business Banking, Nedbank Wealth and Nedbank Africa Regions:

  • A wide range of wholesale and retail banking services.
  • A growing insurance, asset management and wealth management offering. 

Are you wanting to contact Standard? Here's the Standard bank Toll Free number.

SARS eFiling is a free, online process for the submission of returns and declarations and other related services.
This free service allows taxpayers, tax practitioners and businesses to register free of charge and submit returns and declarations, make payments and perform a number of other interactions with SARS in a secure online environment.

It is very important to ensure that you are registered with SARS and that you've got a tax number. Lost yours or simply forgot what your tax number is? No stress. Follow the steps below.

The South African Revenue Services (SARS) is one of the largest tax collecting agencies in South Africa. It is by law to collect revenue from South African citizens and ensure that they comply with the tax law. Their main aim is to ensure that they enhance the economy and social development that will benefit all citizens. 

It is so easy to allow life’s circumstances to consume every part of our lives. As a student, it is important to create a balance. Through mindfulness, it allows you to acknowledge and accept your thoughts and emotions. The purpose of mindfulness is to pay attention to what is happening around you, both internally and externally, in the present moment.

In today’s word, technology has become an important part of our lives, especially to the millennials. Through the constant change of technology, one of the most powerful impacts it has is that students have the power to customise their learning experience and have a sense of control over their learning and their future.

There are many ways to become a leader. Anyone can become a leader but not everyone can be an effective leader. No one is born with all the leadership qualities, and to become a good leader, you require important leadership skills.

Short courses is a learning programme that combines both practical and theoretical aspects within a short period of time. It provides a more hands on experience of your chosen course and focuses more on the practical application rather than the theoretical side.


For many young first year students, university/college can often be a very stressful period. It is totally normal to feel this way as most students are away from home and are required to become independent. Feeling a little stressed can be a good thing as it motivates you to overcome any challenges that you are faced with. However, too much stress can have an impact on your overall mental and physical well-being. 

A job/ career portal are websites that provide the latest job vacancies of various professional industries. The way in which we find employment has changed and job-seekers can now find career opportunities at their own leisure and comfort. Job portals allow job-seekers to post their application online and apply to as many vacancies which suit their skills and experiences.

Zoom fatigue is real and it is most likely setting in for most of us. Anyone working from home has most likely heard "Can you hear me okay" or "I have poor connection". Zoom fatigue is a type of mental strain that can comes from too much videoconferencing.

Self-quarantine is recommended for individuals who have been directly exposed to the new Coronavirus or have history of travel in infected or heavily populated areas.

It is very difficult to distinguish between having the coronavirus, allergies or simply just the common flu. Many people are self diagnosing and assuming they simply have the flu when in actual fact they have the coronavirus or vice versa.

Instead of jumping out of bed and rushing right into the stress of the day, you need to breathe and take a moment to eliminate the stress and realign your mind, body and brain with a joy that does live inside you.

South Africa has a population of 54 million people and 4 million of those are over the age of 60. The South African government provides social assistance in the form of the older person's grant to the elderly who qualify.

The Child Support Grant is given to many South Africans each year. To receive this grant, guardians need to be the primary care giver of a child who also lives in South Africa. 

In case you've forgotten that Google knows everything about us. they've released a report to show how people are moving around less as countries across the world are subjected to various degrees of lockdown.  South African is one of the countries that was included in the report, which showed an 80% drop in traffic on public transport since the start of the lockdown.

With half of the world on some form of lockdown there's a sense of community across the world that often seems missing.  Whether its Trevor Noah broadcasting his 'Daily Social Distancing Show' from his apartment in New York, or your friends on Strava running round their gardens in Jozi, lockdown is making the world do some crazy things.

We are often asked by our readers why they can't find the Learnership they want to sign up for when they review our lists of available Learnerships.  So we'd like to explain why you see the Learnerships that are on our site and why some aren't there.  We also explain when you can apply to take part in Learnerships.