South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced an easing of some lockdown restrictions. The country’s borders will however remain closed. All international and domestic flights are prohibited with the exception of repatriation flights.
The most recent request for a further bailout made by South African Airways "SAA" has been declined by Government. We have included a FAQ summary herewith.
Businesses may see real benefits from the adaptions of a work from home model for certain resources within their organisations.
Leadership can be tricky at the best of times, but the ability to keep a team productive, disciplined and engaged over the next few weeks in lockdown, will prove to be challenging for even the most experienced leaders among us.
China is already working hard to return to a full state of normalcy following the outbreak. Schools are reopening, people are returning to work and its makeshift hospitals are currently closed as the number of active cases drops.
Remote working the new normal, it’s a new standard of productivity that organisations will have to master to keep business afloat over the coming weeks, and possibly longer.
In these uncertain times, we are all trying to come to terms with the ‘normal’, which is remote working. For some, this is the first time having to work from home and for these people, it’s all about embracing a new way of working.
As the country faces its first lockdown in history, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we see South Africans unite as never before.
What FCM would like you inform you of during South Africa's National Lockdown:
FCM Travel Solutions and WorldAware are closely monitoring the outbreak of 2019-Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in China and imported cases globally.
South African Airways (SAA) has announced that it will immediately suspend all regional flights until 31 May 2020, in addition to all international flights suspended last week.
The countries were added to a list in a travel advisory issued by the Department of International Relations & Co-operation on Tuesday (March 18).