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  • Employment agencies and labour brokers are referred to in in the LRA as “temporary employment services” (TES). Many of these employers have not fully realised that the labour laws applying to other employers apply also to them. Such legislation provides as follows:

  • THE recent row over the educational qualifications, or rather the lack of them, among members of Parliament has taught South Africans one thing at least – that experience only trumps qualifications when there is no stipulated requirement for entry to a particular post.
  • THE Disability Service at the University of Cape Town (UCT) is playing a critical role in enabling students with disabilities to cope with their studies, thanks to funding from the FirstRand Foundation (Tshikululu Social Investments).
  • ON NOVEMBER 23, 2018, the state president assented to and signed into law the National Minimum Wage Bill, bringing into force the National Minimum Wage Act 9 of 2018.
  • REGENT Business School, one of the leading providers of business and management education in South Africa and a member institution of Honoris United Universities, the first pan-African private higher education network, announces the opening of iLeadLAB – a new ‘employability unit’.
  • IF LOOKING around your office at motivational posters from 1988, psyche-ward green walls and rows of people slumped at rows of desks makes you want to run screaming for the exit, do not worry, help is at hand.
  • ATRACTING the best people is fundamental to the success of all companies and in the war for talent, the workplace has become an increasingly important strategic tool to draw and retain exceptional people.
  • ADDRESS BY MARTIN SWEET, MANAGING DIRECTOR - PRIMESTARS AT AWARDS DINNER OF “STEP UP 2 A START UP V” ON TUESDAY, 4 DECEMBER 2018 AT SOUTHERN SUN ARCADIA, PRETORIA

  • About Primestars and Step Up 2 A Start Up What the Sponsors Had to Say
  • Johannesburg, 5 December 2018: Senior Private and Public sector stakeholders, and young entrepreneurs from across South Africa gathered at a glittering celebration of the 2018 Step Up 2 A Start Up National Youth Entrepreneurship Awards, held last night at the Southern Sun Arcadia in Pretoria.
  • As part of MANCOSA’s innovative growth and development strategy, a new learning centre was launched in Pretoria on Tuesday, 27th November 2018.
  • Gross misconduct is employee behaviour that is so serious that it could merit dismissal.
  • IN South Africa’s tough economic climate and competitive business environment, progressive companies are compelled to focus on the engagement and retention of highly skilled and productive employees. To this end, the promotion of employee wellbeing has never been more critical.

  • EMPLOYERS who are injured or contract diseases at work will have a second chance to return to work. This is one of the new amendments proposed in the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases (COID) Amendment Bill, heard by delegates at a public hearing.

  • EMPLOYEES can be suspended from work in one of two ways: precautionary suspension or punitive suspension.

  • THE World Economic Forum’s (WEF) 2018 Future of Jobs Report revealed some (more) bad news for South Africa: the critical thinking and digital skills of the current workforce are inadequate for the progress of a successful economy in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).

  • PEOPLE in the manufacturing industry tend to see the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) as yet another nail in the coffin of an already weakened industry. But without downplaying the challenges, there is another view.

  • CAN an employer’s threat of criminal and civil proceedings against an employee that arises out of the employee’s misconduct constitute conduct that renders the working environment intolerable for the employee?
  • UNFORTUNATELY, but not unsurprisingly, employees’ posts on social media platforms that put the good name of their employer into disrepute are becoming increasingly common.
  • YOU will find analysts who have lost their jobs, politicians who have found themselves in the centre of digital firestorms and ordinary citizens who have gone to jail, all because of what they have posted on networking apps. And that’s just in South Africa.