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  • Cape Town rental property market presenting a mixed bag of tricks
    While the recent PayProp State of the Rental Industry Survey found that the key challenges agents currently face are a shrinking viable tenant pool, lower tenant affordability and high arrears, the Cape Town market continues to march to its own drum according to Lorraine-Marie Dellbridge, rental manager for Lew Geffen Sotheby's International Realty in Cape Town's Southern Suburbs, False Bay and Noordhoek.
  • RIP to former Spur chief Pierre Van Tonder
    Pierre Van Tonder, Spur Corporation's former CEO, died in a Cape Town hospital at the age of 62 on Sunday evening, 9 May.
  • Kaya 959 appoints Sibongile Mtyali as its new managing director
    The Kaya 959 board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Sibongile Mtyali as the new Kaya 959 managing director effective 1 June 2021. Mtyali replaces former managing director who stepped down from his position in December 2020. Issued by KAYA 959
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How the rise of online shopping could shake up retail employment

Motorcycle drivers delivering goods have become ubiquitous on SA's roads. But are these drivers part of the wholesale and retail sector, or are they part of the road freight and logistics industry?

1 day ago

How to create a more gender-friendly workplace

Most South African organisations want to do the right thing when it comes to gender sensitivity in the workplace. However, because it is an area that they might not have an understanding of, it becomes easy to make mistakes...

1 day ago

B-BBEE is not just a compliance exercise, but an opportunity for economic growth

The purpose of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) is to promote inclusivity and grow all areas of South Africa's economy. If done properly, it helps to close our skills gap, grow the Small Medium Enterprise (SME) sector and encourage entrepreneurship, all of which will stimulate economic growth.

By Daniel Orelowitz 1 day ago

Informal traders receive training in bookkeeping

Thirty-two informal traders in Atlantis, Dunoon and Kraaifontein are being upskilled with accredited bookkeeping training, through the City of Cape Town's Area Economic Development Department...

1 day ago

No, robots aren't really taking over the workplace

The introduction of robots and AI in science fiction books and films has given rise to a fear that machines will soon take over...

2 days ago

GirlCode, AWS partnership to upskill women on cloud computing

The GirlCode's Software Development Learnership will help 30 unemployed women prepare for careers in tech and IT...

2 days ago

5 (wellness-friendly) habits of a successful change facilitator

Francois Kriel, director at Kriel & Co, outlines five character traits as essential building blocks when facilitating change....

By Francois Kriel, Issued by Kriel & Co 2 days ago

Hearing loss is a neglected hazard for miners in South Africa

South Africa's mining industry has long been an important part of the country's economy...

By Nomfundo Moroe 2 days ago

Why sector definitions are important for earnings experts

A key differential should be made between the informal, formal and corporate sectors of employment in South Africa...

By Jaen Beelders 2 days ago

#AfricaMonth2021: May Africa prosper

We invite you to join us in celebrating Africa Month and matters - its stakeholders and stories - in the areas of business leadership, trade, technologies, arts, culture and brands...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 May 2021

Can the Labour Court determine review proceedings of a liquidated company?

In a recent judgment, the Labour Court found that it did not have jurisdiction to determine review proceedings for a liquidated company if the person who instituted the legal proceedings failed to deliver the necessary notice to the liquidators...

By Nivaani Moodley, Shane Johnson, Cameron Rajoo, Julian Jones and Caellyn Eedes 6 May 2021

SAB plans launch of new B-BBEE scheme Zenzele Kabili

South African Breweries will be launching a new B-BBEE scheme later this month. This will be replacing the old SAB Zenzele scheme, which reaches maturity this May...

5 May 2021

Fired for coming to work with Covid - dismissal deemed fair by court

Is it fair to dismiss an employee who came to work, knowing that he was exposed to Covid-19? Absolutely, said the Labour Court in a recent judgment...

By Johan Botes 5 May 2021

Spar workers end strike after agreement reached

A six-week strike by more than 130 workers of Spar distribution centre in Gqeberha has ended after they reached an agreement with management last week...

By Joseph Chirume 5 May 2021

Legalities of dismissing striking employees, despite compliance with ultimatum

Are employers, who issue provisional ultimatums to employees who participate in unprotected strike action, legally allowed to dismiss employees who comply with the ultimatum...?

By Jacques van Wyk and Andre van Heerden 5 May 2021

Why do we procrastinate?

The tendency to procrastinate is a problem for many people. The solution to overcome procrastination can be simple and with practice, the method can become second nature...

By Julia Kerr Henkel, Issued by Lumminos 5 May 2021

How to ensure PoPIA compliance among BYOD remote workforces

With PoPIA soon coming into effect, are employees who use their personal devices for work purposes - and their employers - violating its rules? Potentially yes...

By Sián Fields 4 May 2021

Covid-19 crisis forces digital innovation

Through its Wyzetalk-developed Engage platform, Anglo American was able to share targeted information at the individual level, communicating with workers via their mobile phones...

Issued by Wyzetalk 4 May 2021




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