Two wrongs don't make a right - the Labour Appeal Court cleans up the mess
Two wrongs don't make a right - the Labour Appeal Court cleans up the mess

In Clencor Pty Ltd v Mngezana NO and Others (25 January 2018), the Labour Appeal Court (LAC) was required to consider whether the Labour Court (LC) erred in coming to a conclusion as to the relevance of evidence not presented at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA).

By Lauren Salt and Tiisetso Rabolao 3 days ago

Closing the gender gap in SA by just 10% could achieve higher economic growth - report
Closing the gender gap in SA by just 10% could achieve higher economic growth - report

A recently released report from PwC Economics analyses the behavioural measures that bring gender equality to emerging tech. 16 nudges for more #WomenInTech notes that the imbalance between men and women in the technology sector is unlikely to be remedied unless organisations, schools and universities work together to change entrenched perceptions about the industry.

3 days ago

Bruce Daisley of Twitter on the power of amazing culture businesses (Part 3)
Bruce Daisley of Twitter on the power of amazing culture businesses (Part 3)

Bruce Daisley is VP for Europe at Twitter, and runs the Eat Sleep Work Repeat podcast. In the last part of this three-part article, I chatted with him about purpose, well-being, what advice he can give young students entering the industry...

By Jon Ratcliffe 3 days ago

14-18 May 2018 is Business Continuity Awareness Week
14-18 May 2018 is Business Continuity Awareness Week

The annual Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW), taking place from 14 to 18 May 2018, is a global event facilitated by the Business Continuity Institute to raise awareness of the latest trends in business continuity, and the value effective business continuity can bring to organisations.

3 days ago

Changing gender perceptions: 16 nudges to get more #WomenInTech
Changing gender perceptions: 16 nudges to get more #WomenInTech

Women are still significantly under-represented in emerging tech, and this imbalance will remain unless organisations, schools and universities work together to change entrenched perceptions about the tech industry, and also educate young people about the dynamics and range of careers in the technology world. This is according to a report issued by PwC's Economics team yesterday, 17 April 2018.

3 days ago

Prasa Rail acting CEO removed
Prasa Rail acting CEO removed

Mthuthuzeli Swartz was removed as acting CEO of Prasa Rail on Tuesday after the interim board deemed his continued leadership "too much of a risk".

By Aidan Jones 18 Apr 2018

Zodwa Ntuli, Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Commission
Companies still fronting through trusts

Companies are still dabbling in fronting through the use of trusts, the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Commission says.

18 Apr 2018

#Newsmaker: Tamiko Cuellar to host South African tour for women entrepreneurs
#Newsmaker: Tamiko Cuellar to host South African tour for women entrepreneurs

Founder of Pursue Your Purpose LLC, Tamiko Cuellar is planning a South African tour for aspiring and emerging women entrepreneurs beginning in August 2018 in honour of National Women's Day. The first-of-its-kind tour will be a series of masterclasses based on her third book, Own Your Brilliance! A Woman's Guide to Hiring Herself.

By Jessica Tennant 17 Apr 2018

Innovo Networks launches 'business in a box'
Innovo Networks launches 'business in a box'

Cape Town-based ICT provider, Innovo Networks, has launched a 'business in a box' product toolkit (#Bizzbox) for small businesses. The solution is said to offer SMEs affordable infrastructure that reduces the hardware and maintenance burden on business who are starting out.

17 Apr 2018

SMME Incubation Centre launches in Mitchells Plain
SMME Incubation Centre launches in Mitchells Plain

Silulo Ulutho Technologies, in partnership with Vodacom Business, launched the Silulo Business Incubation Centre in Mitchells Plain on Friday, 13 April 2018. The partnership paves the way for SMME's to become fully digitised and thus enhance the productivity of their businesses.

16 Apr 2018

2018 Top Empowerment Awards winners announced
2018 Top Empowerment Awards winners announced

The 17th annual Top Empowerment Awards was held late last week at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg, recognising leadership in driving the empowerment agenda in South Africa and boosting growth and equity in the economy.

16 Apr 2018

#FairnessFirst: Addressing that gender equality pay gap, day by day
#FairnessFirst: Addressing that gender equality pay gap, day by day

It was 'equal pay day' in the US on 10 April. That's how far into 2018 a woman had to work to earn what a man earned in 2017. Here's how to stand up for your rights to equal pay for equal work.

By Leigh Andrews 16 Apr 2018

Ghanaian startup crowned 2018 Seedstars Global Winner
Ghanaian startup crowned 2018 Seedstars Global Winner

Ghanaian startup, AgroCenta, was crowned the 2018 Seedstars Global Winner at the fifth edition of the Seedstars Summit which took place on Thursday, 12 April 2018 in Lausanne, Switzerland.

16 Apr 2018