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Health & safety: Good intentions are often muddled with very complex execution

Mining Charter III has been mired in controversy since before its publication and is the subject of litigation...

By Kate Collier and Jonathan Veeran 19 Jul 2017

Hours of sitting causes work-related back disorders

Although very common across all types of industries and jobs, several studies have demonstrated that low back disorder rates are particularly prevalent in certain types of industries and within certain occupations...

17 Jul 2017

How wearable tech can improve employee wellness

Technology is transforming employee wellness programmes. Gone are the days that nurses do the physical checkups for many European and US countries...

By Steven Howard 10 Jul 2017

Employee Wellness Month: Benefits more important than bucks

Employees are increasingly seeking customised benefits to suit their unique needs...

Issued by Ackermans 21 Jun 2017

Great ideas for improving health and wellness at work

No matter the size of your business, there is no limit to the strategies you can employ to show your staff members that you care about their health...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 21 Apr 2017

The future of workplace health and safety, and why it matters

Studies indicate that the world of work will change radically over the next five years, with health and safety concepts that focus on the individual becoming fundamental to the sustainability of organisations...

By Greg Morris 30 Mar 2017

#BizTrends2017: Engagement, impact and purpose in the CSI space

Employee engagement is making a comeback - and this time, it's playing out in the CSI space...

By Andy Hadfield 9 Jan 2017

Desktop dining: to lunch or not to lunch

I have never been exposed to a corporate culture where it was deemed "normal" for people to actually take the break legally allotted to them and have lunch away from the office...

By Aphelele Tapile 31 Oct 2016

Curbing absenteeism through affordable healthcare

A trend in sick leave soaring at certain times lead to an investigation that found that it was because staff couldn't afford medical care...

17 Oct 2016

Employee wellness programmes can have significant financial benefits

According to a 2013 South African Stress and Health Survey (SASH), the total annual cost to the country in lost earnings due to employees being absent from work is estimated at R40bn per annum (equal to 2.2% of the GDP)...

15 Jun 2016

Managing workplace stress as year draws to close

As businesses look to reach year-end targets, white-collar employee stress levels rise, which must be managed for both employee wellness and business performance...

By Lyndy van den Barselaar 26 Oct 2015

Keeping your staff happy and healthy

Your employees are the most convincing brand ambassadors for your organisation. But can also be your most ruthless critics...

8 Oct 2015

Spending on employee engagement pays dividends

Generally, happier employees are more focused and productive, leading to better performance and improving the bottom line. The question remains, how can this be achieved...?

By Liane McGowan 10 Sep 2015

SA employees need wellness programmes before depression sets in

The reactive management of employee wellness has to go, as South Africans live in a highly stressful, complicated society...

6 Aug 2015

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Small startup in a big pond? You got this!

Perhaps the hardest part about being a small startup is that, from the very beginning, you have to compete on the same level as all of the big fish. You have to prove that you are just as worthy of a client's attention and dollars as your more established competitors. This is difficult enough for the big fish themselves, but for a new and tiny startup with a tinier budget? What are you supposed to do? How do you make a name for yourself when you can't spend as much as your competitors?

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 13 Jul 2017

Five success strategies you forgot to implement in your business

As more people ditch the stressful nine to five work life in search of more freedom and self-empowerment, they're following in the footsteps of their mentors. If you're one of those people, it's wonderful that you've found your way out of the corporate rat race in pursuit of loftier goals. Now you need some strategies to shift you deeper into success.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 10 Jul 2017

Microsoft announces 'some' job cuts

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft said Thursday it was cutting an unspecified number of jobs amid reports the US tech giant was reorganising its global sales operations.

7 Jul 2017

How to choose a cleaning service for your business

A clean environment is one of the many great factors that contribute to the success of every business. It is very beneficial to the employees as it enables them to feel more comfortable in the work environment and carry out their work faster. It also attracts clients to the ever-tidy business premises.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 3 Jul 2017

Is small business health insurance for employees a necessity?

Statistics show that 20 percent of the small businesses do not know what health benefits should be offered to employees. This is a shame since health insurance should always be a top priority for every single company out there. Even if you just hire employees for seemingly safe jobs like with Book Taxi Paris you have to offer something that makes working for your company as attractive as possible.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 Jun 2017

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