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  • It was a unique opportunity for business leaders to champion continent-wide achievements and innovative approaches to engaging employees, customers and communities. Eleven category winners and 18 High Commended entries were awarded recognition from the independent judges supporting The Employee E...
  • Many businesses use labour brokers or “temporary employment services” (TES) as they are called in the Labour Relation Act (LRA). One of the main reasons for this is that the business wants to shift its labour law liabilities on to the labour broker.

  • “It really is an awesome thing to do,” says blood recipient Jacob Mohapi. He received blood on two occasions due to horrific car accidents. Thanks to South Africa’s dedicated pool of blood Jacob – and thousands of others with life-threatening conditions – joins the South African National Blood Se...
  • Attention, all South African brands: the South African National Blood Service (SANBS) wants to (temporarily) “steal” a few letters from your name. But it’s for an excellent cause!
  • Labour law allows employers to discipline employees for absenteeism but provides that dismissal should be reserved for cases of serious misconduct or repeated offences.

  • Founder of “Bow Tie Challenge”, Chris Megaffin is a teacher who is originally from Toronto, Canada.  He is a fashion activist who is on a mission to fight for social justice and he is using bow ties to achieve this. 
  • Afrika Tikkun’s Early Childhood Development (ECD) expert, Vanessa Mentor, adds: “Afrika Tikkun’s main objective is to develop and uplift young people in underprivileged communities, and we achieve this with education.
  • "The right of the child to rest and leisure, to engage in play and recreational activities appropriate to the age of the child and to participate freely in cultural life and the arts.”
  • An FCB Joburg designer, Nontokozo Tshabalala, has beaten out 20 000 applicants to join nine other young South Africans to be awarded a Sweden Institute Study Scholarship (SSIS) to study for her Masters degree in that country.
  • As you arrive at the industrial office complex, home to RunwaySale’s head office, you are struck by the beauty of Table Mountain reflected in the large windows.  Enthusiastic Golden Retriever and German Shepherd pups greet you expectantly waiting for a pat or tickle behind the ears.
  • There are certain factors that everyone knows affect workplace productivity, but there is one important item often overlooked by most employers the world over:lighting.

  • In South Africa an employee’s services can be terminated as a result of his/her misconduct or incapacity or as a result of the employer’s operational requirements.

  • Should the employer, after hearing all the evidence, consider dismissing an employee for misconduct, it should ensure that such dismissal would be fair.

  • NON-PROFIT, Afrika Tikkun, launched their Alumni Programme for graduates on May 19, with coinciding launch events taking place in Johannesburg and Cape Town.
  • THE University of Cape Town (UCT) Graduate School of Business (GSB) has climbed three places up to be ranked 67th among the Top 90 business schools in the prestigious annual Financial Times Executive Education Customised Rankings 2018.
  • High control of perceptions can help entrepreneurs in their ascent to business success. Perception is truth and, for entrepreneurs, perceptions about you can make or break your chances of success. Yet, no perception is more powerful than the one that you have about yourself. It shows others how ...
  • Influenced by both local and global macro-environmental factors, we have seen many shifts in higher education globally that have driven the need for innovative change to ensure education remains relevant and current.
  • THE process of choosing a career is detailed, complex and possibly the most important decision of a young person’s life. It starts with self-knowledge of interests, values, likes, knowing one’s strengths and weaknesses and understanding the economy.
  • Changing jobs or direction later in your career – or even in your mid-life years – does not have to be a crisis.