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

Four small businesses in the agricultural, hair care, automotive and food sectors are taking part in E²'s latest Accelerator Programme, the E² Elevator - a high-intensity four-month programme with targeted interventions to address four key strategic areas in each business.

1 day ago

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 in South African corporate history.

2 days ago

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

The Minister of Trade and Industry, 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. It replaces the old AgriBEE Sector Code which was gazetted in December 2012.

2 days ago

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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.

2 days ago

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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.

2 days ago

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 3 days ago

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

As the festive season is the busiest time of the year, staff in the hospitality industry are under increased pressure.

8 Dec 2017

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

The Labour Laws Amendment Bill was passed by the National Assembly in Parliament on 28 November 2017. The Bill seeks to amend the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 75 of 1997 (BCEA) and the Unemployment Insurance Act 63 of 2001 (UIA) to provide for minimum periods of leave entitlement to employees who are parents but not the mother of a child, employees who adopt a child as well as employees who become parents through a surrogacy arrangement. The BCEA currently only caters for four months maternity leave and for three days' paid family responsibility leave in certain circumstances, including the birth of a child.

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

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

Reserve Bank 'aims to get rid of protector'
Reserve Bank 'aims to get rid of protector'

The Reserve Bank was attempting to remove Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane from office, her legal team alleged in the High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday.

By Hanna Ziady 7 Dec 2017

What South Africans earn right now
What South Africans earn right now

CareerJunction has released a review on the latest salary trends in South Africa, revealing salaries currently on offer in South Africa.

Issued by CareerJunction 7 Dec 2017