Strategic partners

  • 20/20 Insight
  • Chuma Creatives
  • Fahrenite Consulting
  • FoodBev
  • Khumalo & Mabuya Accountants
  • Namedi Consulting
  • Talent Centric

20/20 Insight

20/20 Insight

20/20 Insight provides strategy development and implementation support to Barloworld Siyakhula and has been tasked with providing the following services:

  • Programme Management Support: ESD Market Research; Beneficiary Onboarding; Contracting Management for Beneficiaries and Service Providers; Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting
  • SME Development: Beneficiary Assessment & Due Diligence; Tailored SME Development Plans; Interventions Management; Beneficiary Exit Management
  • Online ESD Portal provision: Management of ESD Programme Database; Project Management; Programme Management Support; Analytics and Reporting.

Chuma Creatives

Chuma Creatives

Chuma Creatives is a Johannesburg based digital experience and brand design agency focused on delivering high quality designs to small and large business. Chuma Creatives partners with ESD programmes and individual businesses to create effective digital footprint and bespoke design solutions that increase brand awareness and creates a new customer base.

In a country where youth talent is high but I unattained, Chuma creates aim to build and grow young South African black designers by partnering with them when working with clients and growing their skills.

Fahrenite Consulting

Fahrenite Consulting

Founded in 2000 by its Director, Pinkie Harawa, Fahrenite Consulting has been positively impacting lives through its ability to include "heart" in all engagements with its key stakeholders. Originally providing recruitment services, Fahrenite Consulting has since evolved into a Human Capital Solutions service provider. Fahrenite Consulting's service offering is centered around the following:

  • Human Capital Solutions,
  • Language Training,
  • Translation services and
  • Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Awareness services
  • Copywriting and Editorial services

With people at the heart of all Fahrenite Consulting Operations, Sustainability - both Environmental and Social – are a huge consideration within the organization, with emphasis placed on contributing to a just society by respecting the human rights of others. Servicing the Barloworld Group by providing Fahrenite Consulting services, the relationship between the two organisations has flourished to include copywriting and editorial services, specifically for the Barloworld Siyakhula e-newsletter, with the primary aim being to tell the story of the beneficiaries in an authentic, equitable manner.

FoodBev

FoodBev

FoodBev International Consulting (Pty) Ltd is a South African registered and FoodBev SETA Accredited company whose mission is to support food businesses to achieve operational excellence through tailored and innovative training and consultancy services.

FoodBev International Consulting (Pty) Ltd endeavours to partner with and support the industry to realize operational excellence and production of safe food. Identified by 2020 Insight as an Enterprise Supplier Development (ESD) service provider, FoodBev has been appointed several beneficiary companies in assisting Barloworld Siyakhula fulfil its mandate to its beneficiaries. Offering a wide variety of food and beverage consulting services, FoodBev has provided the following services to Siyakhula beneficiaries:

  • Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental and Energy Management Systems Training
  • Food safety training

Khumalo & Mabuya Accountants

Khumalo & Mabuya Chartered Accountants

Khumalo and Mabuya Chartered Accountants (KnM) is a leading black-owned and managed emerging audit and advisory firm with presence in Johannesburg and Cape Town, and with strategic satellites in Durban, Richards Bay and Rustenburg.

KnM identifies as “a proudly pro-African financial services firm, providing solutions to its clients to enable them to meet their daily business goals”. KnM is driven by forming meaningful partnerships and relationships that add value and change the status quo to that of a progressive pro-African future. Our ambition is to expand our footprint to the continent and the alternative markets in Eastern Europe, Asia, and South America within the present century.

Joining the pool of service providers for Barloworld Siyakhula beneficiaries in late 2019/early 2020, KnM’s main four (4) divisions are External Auditing, Advisory (Technical Accounting, Data Management, Data Migration, Data Integration, Finance Process Mapping and Business Analyst Services with BWE), Human Resource and Payroll and Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Support services, with Siyakhula services focused on SME support. SME support shoulders the accounting, tax and compliance burden on behalf of small entities, ensuring that they focus on their core services instead.

Namedi Consulting

Namedi Consulting

Incorporated to service corporates as well as entrepreneurs at different stages in their business life cycles, Namedi Consulting provides accounting and tax advisory and consulting services, business coaching and mentoring, preferential procurement as well as enterprise and supplier development support in compliance with the DTI B-BBEE Codes programmes.

Sullivan Mphahlele’s journey with Siyakhula began while he was still in the employ of Barloworld Equipment. Sullivan identified the strategic role played by small and medium enterprises in economic enhancement and the need by these entities to uphold the requisite governance levels while at the same time playing a strategic role in the supply chain as a business partner to Barloworld.

With a strong academic and corporate background, coupled with experience in finance, tax and auditing, Sullivan embarked on a journey to assist the small and medium enterprise enhance their value proposition to large companies while at the same time help reduce to compliance and administrative burden these small and medium companies bring to large companies.

Displaying a willingness to always assist, Sullivan asserts that the long hours and the sacrifices are all worthwhile. This ensures that the beneficiaries achieve the financial and operational governance which is crucial in running a well-managed business, while at the same time affording management with the opportunity to focus on key aspects of their businesses.

The successful implementation of the interventions afforded by Namedi Consulting as a strategic partner to Barloworld Siyakhula, results in enhanced diversity, inclusion and the creation of opportunities for all.

Talent Centric

Talent Centric

Co-founded by Thabo Makama, Talent Centric, “a professional services consulting company that specializes in strategic advisory, talent management, outsourcing, training, support and various solutions,” focuses its attention on understanding what people envision for their companies, then formulating a transformation strategy in line with the company vision and finally, advising on the correct implementation of the strategy to deliver maximum impact for the company. Talent Centric is about acceleration and incubation by helping organise ideas and actioning them.

Offering Enterprise Supplier Development (ESD) support services to Barloworld Siyakhula, the following are the services currently offered to Siyakhula beneficiaries:

  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Strategy formulation
  • Strategy implementation
  • Gap analysis
  • Technology and Design
  • Assisted Financial Management Consultation and Back Office Systems Support