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Mandating boardroom diversity can narrow the opportunity gap for women
Mandating boardroom diversity can narrow the opportunity gap for women

Kudos to California, where the state governor, Jerry Brown, recently signed into law new requirements for companies headquartered in the state to include more women on their boards...

By Brian Bolton 12 Oct 2018

EE compliance certificate valid for 12 months
EE compliance certificate valid for 12 months

Employers that comply and implement employment equity (EE) will be issued with a certificate of compliance valid for 12 months subject to fulfilling a number of conditions...

11 Oct 2018

EE Amendment Bill proposes for sectoral targets
EE Amendment Bill proposes for sectoral targets

The Department of Labour says the Employment Equity (EE) Amendment Bill and Regulations is proposing the establishment of sectoral targets to enable employers to transform workplaces...

10 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

Employment Equity roadshows hit KZN
Employment Equity roadshows hit KZN

The Department of Labour's public hearings on the amendments of the Employment Equity (EE) Act and the draft EE regulations kicks off in KwaZulu-Natal this week.

8 Oct 2018

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Going back to B-BBEE basics with 10 transformation tips

You'd be hard-pressed to find a responsible South African business that doesn't believe in the critical need for representative transformation and inequality reduction in South Africa. However, the intricacies of B-BBEE are confusing at best and can be incredibly expensive and stressful at worst...

By Andrew Allison 8 Oct 2018

Guide to diversity strategies that work
Guide to diversity strategies that work

Despite the challenges that come with managing and getting the best out of and for diverse teams, ways to handle diversity successfully have been identified, tested and shown to work...

By Devan Moonsamy 2 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

Men continue to dominate labour market
Men continue to dominate labour market

Males continue to participate in the labour market at a higher rate than their female counterparts, despite the number of females in the workforce still exceeding that of males...

27 Sep 2018

Transforming the tourism industry into a women's world
Transforming the tourism industry into a women's world

There might be significant representation of women in the tourism industry as a whole, but it is clear that this is not being seen at top levels. Women continue to struggle to reach senior management in corporate tourism...

By Velma Corcoran 25 Sep 2018

#FairnessFirst: Females, here's how to future-proof your career...
#FairnessFirst: Females, here's how to future-proof your career...

In light of the annual WEF Gender Gap Report, Ayanda Seboni, group executive of brand, marketing and communications at PPS, shares ways for females to stay relevant and effectively future-proof their careers...

By Leigh Andrews 24 Sep 2018

Equity Amendment Bill pushes workplace transformation agenda
Equity Amendment Bill pushes workplace transformation agenda

The Employment Equity Amendment Bill and the Draft Employment Equity Regulations, which aim to fast-track slow transformation in the workplace, are expected to be published in the Government Gazette this afternoon...

21 Sep 2018

Upcoming jobs summit to attract investment, tackle poverty
Upcoming jobs summit to attract investment, tackle poverty

Deputy President David Mabuza says the up and coming jobs summit will ensure that South Africa continues to address the country's poverty and income inequality...

13 Sep 2018

How does your company measure up on the LGBTI+ workplace equality index?
How does your company measure up on the LGBTI+ workplace equality index?

The South African LGBT+ Management Forum has released its inaugural South African Workplace Equality Index...

12 Sep 2018

People who see men and women as fundamentally different are more likely to accept workplace discrimination
People who see men and women as fundamentally different are more likely to accept workplace discrimination

How should people who care about gender equality in the workplace argue their case?

By Cordelia Fine and Nick Haslam 28 Aug 2018

Don't blame women for leaving fields like engineering. Blame bad attitudes
Don't blame women for leaving fields like engineering. Blame bad attitudes

There are reasons why feminists use the slogan "the personal is political", especially when men make arguments using the age old idea that "biology is destiny"...

By Amanda Gouws 27 Aug 2018

Gender empowerment will thrive in inclusive workplaces that allow people to be their authentic selves
Gender empowerment will thrive in inclusive workplaces that allow people to be their authentic selves

Speaking at a Women's Day lunch, Dr Judy Dlamini said that there are many stakeholders who can play a role in creating meaningful solutions for gender transformation - and that it starts in the home...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 22 Aug 2018

Nomzamo Landingwe Macoso
#WomensMonth: Renewables, sustainability and singing in the car

Nomzamo Landingwe Macoso is broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE) strategist at Nordex Acciona Wind Power...

By Nicci Botha 16 Aug 2018

Beyond B-BBEE: How to make supplier diversity part of your business DNA
Beyond B-BBEE: How to make supplier diversity part of your business DNA

Over the past decade, the procurement function has become an important vehicle for business transformation...

By Shereen Wardakan 15 Aug 2018

Women don't need to 'grow a pair' to be successful
Women don't need to 'grow a pair' to be successful

"As women, we are often told we need to grow a pair of balls if we want to succeed in the business world... women should not buy into the fallacy that they need to mimic men to achieve great success," says Jennifer Da Mata, managing director of Strata-G Labour Solutions.

13 Aug 2018

Policy to transform media sector in the pipeline
Policy to transform media sector in the pipeline

Government is working on a Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) policy for the media sector in South Africa, says Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane...

1 Aug 2018

Countdown to Employment Equity submissions
Countdown to Employment Equity submissions

If you are a designated employer, you have only two months to prepare for your Employment Equity Report submissions...

Issued by Eskilz College 19 Jul 2018

BEE Commission sets the record straight
BEE Commission sets the record straight

Government and other organs of state should reject Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) certificates issued by verification agencies not accredited by the South African National Accreditation Systems...

6 Jul 2018

No woman should be expected to be Superwoman
No woman should be expected to be Superwoman

Working women can have it all when it comes to family, children and a career but they can't do it alone, says New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Aldern, who has just given birth to her first child, becoming only the second woman holding office to do so...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 29 Jun 2018

Concern raised about transformation
Concern raised about transformation

Minister of Labour Mildred Oliphant has expressed concern that a few companies are evading implementing their own Employment Equity Plans...

28 Jun 2018

Winners of the first all-Africa Employee Engagement Awards
Winners of the first all-Africa Employee Engagement Awards

The inaugural Africa-wide Employee Engagement Awards and Conference hosted 150 people at the Hyatt in Rosebank, Johannesburg, on 14 June 2018...

18 Jun 2018

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: The propaganda of optimism
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: The propaganda of optimism

If South Africa is reality, then Malta is wonderland. Or vice versa, as I've discovered on a visit back to the old country...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 15 Jun 2018

#FairnessFirst: All you need to know to #unstereotype advertising
#FairnessFirst: All you need to know to #unstereotype advertising

The Unstereotype Alliance launched at Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity last year and has just joined Twitter...

By Leigh Andrews 11 Jun 2018

Transformation isn't a programme - it's a way of life
Transformation isn't a programme - it's a way of life

Werner Lindemann looks at ways that you can drive transformation across your organisation in a way that is sustainable...

By Werner Lindemann 4 Jun 2018

#FairnessFirst: What you can learn from Starbucks' anti-bias diversity training
#FairnessFirst: What you can learn from Starbucks' anti-bias diversity training

Starbucks made the drastic move of shutting all 8,000 of its stores across the US on Tuesday afternoon for compulsory 'anti-bias' diversity training sessions. Here's what other brands can learn from this...

By Leigh Andrews 4 Jun 2018

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