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Why support is vital to entry-level employee retention
Why support is vital to entry-level employee retention

Advancing youth employment doesn't only require increasing head count. When talking about job creation, we forget about the importance of retaining those who do have jobs...

By Jake Willis 19 hours ago

Fight counter-productive workplace behaviour through employee engagement
Fight counter-productive workplace behaviour through employee engagement

It is widely accepted that human capital is a company's most precious resource, but a disengaged workforce can threaten the very survival of the business...

By Dr Teresa Kruger 18 hours ago

Real Foods appoints ex-CEOs Kevin Hedderwick and Antony Ball
Real Foods appoints ex-CEOs Kevin Hedderwick and Antony Ball

Former Famous Brands group chief executive Kevin Hedderwick has joined the Real Foods board as group strategic director, while former Brait CEO Antony Ball has joined the Real Foods board...

22 hours ago

Nick Binedell directing Clem Sunter, Dawie Roodt and Mondli Makhanya in conversation, at Ads24's Food For Thought.
The benefits of being a 'business fox' when scenario planning

If you've attended a talk by Clem Sunter, you'll know all about the importance of being more fox than hedgehog in business - here are the red flags to watch for as we approach 2019, in the hope of a once-again thriving economy and what your business needs to focus on to play its part...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

7 ways to create a productive corporate culture
7 ways to create a productive corporate culture

The term "company culture" has been hurled around ad nauseam, but the constant mention of the phrase is evidence of how a positive company culture can create healthier organisations...

By Madelain Roscher 11 Oct 2018

Ethics, activism and no more Nene
Ethics, activism and no more Nene

Nhlanhla Nene's recent testimony at the Zondo Commission on State Capture, which has ended in his resignation as finance minister, once again highlights the importance of ethics in leadership and reputational management...

10 Oct 2018

Disability recruitment results in employment opportunities without limits
Disability recruitment results in employment opportunities without limits

Studies show that people with disabilities have a much higher job retention rate; meaning that they stay on the job when hired...

Issued by Dalitso 10 Oct 2018

SA advisory boards: Beware becoming cast as a shadow director
SA advisory boards: Beware becoming cast as a shadow director

Some concepts are so useful in a new nation crying out for skills that widespread adoption is only a matter of time. The danger is that the advantages are so manifest they distract attention from the one potential flaw that could turn a well-intentioned initiative into catastrophe...

By Auguste Coetzer and J. Michael Judin 10 Oct 2018

Equal work, equal pay: What is fair differentiation when reviewing remuneration?
Equal work, equal pay: What is fair differentiation when reviewing remuneration?

While the Employment Equity Act aims to ensure there is no unfair discrimination in the workplace, what justifiably fair differentiation can employers consider when reviewing or creating remuneration packages...?

10 Oct 2018

Why HR needs to evolve to remain relevant
Why HR needs to evolve to remain relevant

The human resources function must reinvent itself as a digital, data-driven partner to the business as trends such as artificial intelligence, big data and mobility transform the world around us...

9 Oct 2018

DHL Express awarded most Top Employer certifications
DHL Express awarded most Top Employer certifications

DHL Express has been recognised as a Top Employer in Africa for the fifth consecutive year...

9 Oct 2018

The Job Summit and creating employment - how about VAT?
The Job Summit and creating employment - how about VAT?

While there is a huge focus on stimulating employment, one aspect not receiving sufficient attention is the devastating impact VAT can have on small, labour-intensive businesses and how VAT can be used to incentivise job creation...

By Aneria Bouwer 8 Oct 2018

Historic agreement signed, sealed, delivered
Historic agreement signed, sealed, delivered

Wrapping up the two-day Jobs Summit, President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on all stakeholders to roll-up their sleeves and create the much needed jobs in the country...

8 Oct 2018

Top Employers Institute releases the coveted list of Africa's Top Employers 2019
Top Employers Institute releases the coveted list of Africa's Top Employers 2019

Top Employers Institute, a global organisation dedicated to enriching the world of work, and connecting Top Employers throughout the world, has just announced Africa's Top Employers for 2019...

Issued by Top Employers Institute 8 Oct 2018

#FairnessFirst: SA's Standard Bank commits to global #HeForShe movement
#FairnessFirst: SA's Standard Bank commits to global #HeForShe movement

Standard Bank has firmed up South Africa's commitment to UN Women's #HeForShe movement. Here's why it's so impactful, especially in Africa, and how you can go beyond clicktivism and get involved, too...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Oct 2018

Government, social partners pull together to save and create jobs
Government, social partners pull together to save and create jobs

Day one of the Jobs Summit in Gauteng kicked off with the signing of a framework agreement that will be a lodestar to revive the economy, save jobs and create new ones...

5 Oct 2018

Eskom executive placed on suspension
Eskom executive placed on suspension

Eskom has placed its senior general manager of assurance and forensics, Molefi Nkhabu, on precautionary suspension pending an investigation into circumstances surrounding internal audit reports...

5 Oct 2018

CCMA and the key to procedural fairness
CCMA and the key to procedural fairness

In South Africa, stringent labour laws have created somewhat of a minefield for employers to navigate when it comes to disciplinary procedures...

Issued by Perfect Word 4 Oct 2018

Why knowledge is power in customer service
Why knowledge is power in customer service

Fostering a culture of continuous learning is essential in today's business environment, but companies find this principle difficult to implement...

By Wynand Smit 4 Oct 2018

Defining the lines for automatic transfer of employees
Defining the lines for automatic transfer of employees

Do employees automatically transfer from an old service provider to a new service provider when the client replaces the one with the other...?

By Johan Botes 4 Oct 2018

Jobs Summit kicks off
Jobs Summit kicks off

High-impact interventions to drive job creation, job retention and economic growth will be the focus of the much anticipated Jobs Summit, which kicks off today...

4 Oct 2018

A look at Eskom's management strategy
A look at Eskom's management strategy

Professor PMD Rwelamila, a specialist in management systems, provides insight into the failure of Eskom to adopt sound project management strategies...

3 Oct 2018

Vikesh Ramsunder to succeed David Kneale as Clicks CEO
Vikesh Ramsunder to succeed David Kneale as Clicks CEO

Vikesh Ramsunder will step into the role of an executive director and group CEO at Clicks Group with effect from 1 January 2019, succeeding David Kneale who has led the group since 2006...

3 Oct 2018

Shoprite Money now open for payroll and bulk business transactions
Shoprite Money now open for payroll and bulk business transactions

Shoprite has opened its mobile wallet service to businesses, enabling them to send money to multiple receivers. This means that a business of any size can pay staff salaries....

3 Oct 2018

Labour all set for Jobs Summit
Labour all set for Jobs Summit

With just two days until the much anticipated Jobs Summit, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has announced that she is all set to deliver her opening and closing remarks at the summit...

2 Oct 2018

When does workplace fraud become your problem?
When does workplace fraud become your problem?

Whose problem is workplace fraud, and what can individuals, companies and municipalities do to combat it...?

By Graham Reid 1 Oct 2018

Hanno le Roux
Responsibilities of directors

In the current business environment where poor governance and non-compliance with legislation frequent the press headlines, it is as important as ever to remain mindful of the statutory duties of directors...

By Hanno le Roux, Issued by Meredith Harington 1 Oct 2018

Employment Equity roadshows set
Employment Equity roadshows set

This year's installment of the Employment Equity (EE) roadshows will kick off from next week...

28 Sep 2018

What do SMMEs need to know about compliance?
What do SMMEs need to know about compliance?

If large multinationals that can afford whole departments focusing on compliance, risk and governance, can fail, how vulnerable are smaller entities to these challenges...?

27 Sep 2018

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