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Standard Bank appoints Lungisa Fuzile as CE for SA
Standard Bank appoints Lungisa Fuzile as CE for SA

Standard Bank has appointed Lungisa Fuzile as CEO for its South African unit...

1 day ago

BCX, CiTi join forces to catalyse digital skills
BCX, CiTi join forces to catalyse digital skills

BCX and CiTi have formed a strategic partnership to catalyse digital skills across South Africa with a R100m investment into the CapaCiTi Skills Development Programme...

1 day ago

Christo Wiese resigns as Steinhoff chairman
Christo Wiese resigns as Steinhoff chairman

South African billionaire, Christo Wiese, has resigned as chairperson of Steinhoff's supervisory board in the midst of an accounting scandal...

1 day ago

#BestofBiz 2017: HR & Recruitment
#BestofBiz 2017: HR & Recruitment

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Human Resources & Recruitment site over the past year below...

1 day ago

Africa's youth population a source of immense opportunity to unlock economic potential
Africa's youth population a source of immense opportunity to unlock economic potential

"Never before have there been so many young people. Never again is there likely to be such potential for economic and social progress."

2 days ago

Creating a new generation of entrepreneurs
Creating a new generation of entrepreneurs

Black empowerment has not worked as well as it should. What we have not really succeeded in doing is create a substantial number of black-owned, entrepreneurial businesses that have the potential, in time, to rival Anglo American, Discovery and the rest of the JSE giants...

By Sinethemba Mafanya 2 days ago

Gauteng health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa. Photo: Lisa Hnatowicz/Daily Sun
Health official organised hitmen to kill Soweto hospital CEO

An official of the Gauteng department of health has been convicted of conspiring to commit murder, Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa said.

By Penwell Dlamini 3 days ago

Founder of Nawah-Scientific wins Africa 2017 "elevator pitch"
Founder of Nawah-Scientific wins Africa 2017 "elevator pitch"

Omar Sakr, founder and CEO of Nawah-Scientific has been awarded the winning prize for the "elevator pitch" competition held at Africa 2017...

3 days ago

Sipho Pilime, Associate Programme Officer at E²
E² Elevator: Accelerating entrepreneurial success for small businesses

Impact investment company E² continues to play a leading role in empowering and upskilling responsible entrepreneurs to unleash

3 days ago

Education experts advise graduates on job search
Education experts advise graduates on job search

With SA's high unemployment rate and many candidates competing for limited opportunities, the job search can be a daunting task. Two education experts advises graduates on how to go about the search...

3 days ago

Dr Sibusiso Sibisi
Dr Sibusiso Sibisi to head up Wits Business School

The University of the Witwatersrand has announced that Dr Sibusiso Sibisi has been appointed as director and head of the Wits Business School (WBS) as of January 2018...

3 days ago

New breed of leaders wanted throughout Africa to harness impact investment
New breed of leaders wanted throughout Africa to harness impact investment

The hunt for professionals who can successfully lead and grow companies with a dual mandate of economic and social returns is on throughout Africa...

3 days ago

Why African ports need to harness technology
Why African ports need to harness technology

African ports needed African solutions that respond to the rapid technology changes in the maritime industry...

12 Dec 2017

Conservative hiring intentions reported for start of 2018
Conservative hiring intentions reported for start of 2018

South African employers report conservative hiring intentions for the January-March 2018 time frame, according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey...

12 Dec 2017

Block or not: should you monitor employees' content consumption?
Block or not: should you monitor employees' content consumption?

Monitoring and blocking employee access to certain types of internet content might sound like draconian management measures, but there are many reasons why businesses would choose to do so...

By Andrew Wilson 12 Dec 2017

Steinhoff's ruined reputation down to lack of internal governance
Steinhoff's ruined reputation down to lack of internal governance

Even though Christo Wiese has taken the helm as the interim CEO and is trying to stabilise the ship through the storm, Steinhoff faces the threat of becoming the biggest bankruptcy...

12 Dec 2017

Minister Rob Davies gazettes amended AgriBEE Sector Code
Minister Rob Davies gazettes amended AgriBEE Sector Code

Dr Rob Davies has gazetted the Amended AgriBEE Sector Code for implementation by entities in both public and private sector. Davies says that the sector code will serve as guidelines for the transformation of the agricultural sector...

12 Dec 2017

Consider more than inflation when determining salary increases
Consider more than inflation when determining salary increases

Although inflation is typically used as the basis for calculating annual salary increases, it is a poor guide for working out how to reward employees to ensure competitiveness when compared to the market...

12 Dec 2017

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SABC staff to strike on Thursday

SABC staff are set to down tools on Thursday after wage talks broke down between unions and management...

12 Dec 2017

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Dismay at Brown's Eskom appointees

Public enterprises minister Lynne Brown has warded off attempts to put a credible board in place at Eskom, ignoring suggestions from quarters within the ANC and the misgivings of the Treasury over her choices.

12 Dec 2017

Webber Wentzel launches legal incubation programme in SA
Webber Wentzel launches legal incubation programme in SA

Legal firm Webber Wentzel has launched Webber Wentzel Ignite, a legal incubation programme for entrepreneurs, in South Africa...

By Tom Jackson 11 Dec 2017

New bid to keep officials in line
New bid to keep officials in line

The Cabinet has approved a new performance-management and development policy for heads of government departments in its bid to strengthen discipline...

By Khulekani Magubane 11 Dec 2017

How to keep hospitality industry employees motivated during the festive season
How to keep hospitality industry employees motivated during the festive season

The staff who employers rely on to deliver 'service with a smile' are far more likely to excel in their duties and remain productive if they are healthy and enjoy physical, psychosocial and holistic well-being that enables them to perform at their best....

8 Dec 2017

Better benefits on the cards for working parents
Better benefits on the cards for working parents

The new Labour Laws Amendment Bill seeks to provide for minimum periods of leave entitlement to adoptive and commissioning parents...

By Claire Gaul and Ganeefah Dawood 8 Dec 2017

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Strip searches spark march

The owner of a Durban fashion company has apologised for stripping female workers naked on suspicion of theft when they knocked off duty...

By Bongani Mthethwa 8 Dec 2017

Good news for job seeking graduates
Good news for job seeking graduates

Cabinet has approved the Public Service Graduate Recruitment Scheme Framework...

8 Dec 2017

What happens in a typical business day?
What happens in a typical business day?

As a digital-first fintech company, we recently wondered what are some of the main business activities that play out in the time it takes us to process and approve a loan application?

By Trevor Gosling 8 Dec 2017

More than 500 employees have left Sars this year
More than 500 employees have left Sars this year

A total of 506 employees left the South African Revenue Service (Sars) this year, according to Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

By Linda Ensor 8 Dec 2017

Speed dating move over, it's time for the speed interview
Speed dating move over, it's time for the speed interview

Last month, 129 people were employed on-the-spot at a speed interviewing session arranged by entry level recruitment company, Lulaway...

7 Dec 2017

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