This report by the Lending Standards Board presents considerations for firms as they look to address challenges relating to access and inclusion for ethnic minority-led businesses. Systemic and structural changes need to be considered to address issues of access and inclusion, and traditional industry standards have so far perpetuated an exclusive lending model that fails to match the requirements of a diverse and evolving UK economy.
The NBA and MAVEN Developments will launch a series of basketball and lifestyle events in Egypt later this month. The events will kick off with “NBA Weekend,” an interactive event that will be held in North Coast’s Cali Coast Ras El Hekma on August 18-19. The event will feature an NBA 3X (three-on-three) basketball tournament, live music performances, and a Jr. NBA clinic for 100 local youth.
True to its promise to stay at the forefront of the African retail landscape, Sandton City in Johannesburg has taken another leap forward. Last year, the centre launched its “City of Icons” campaign, profiling iconic fashion staples such as the little black dress, denim, trench coat, hoodie and suit, with shoes, sunglasses, handbags, and lipstick, all must-haves for any fashion forward shopper.
Even small amounts of alcohol affect our emotions, judgement, memory, speech, and anger levels. Excessive drinking and long-term consumption can kill brain cells. Drinking affects the frontal cortex, which is used for planning, forming ideas, and making decisions, and the hippocampus stores our memories. Once the hippocampus is damaged, you may experience difficulty learning new things and retaining new long-term memories.