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UIF explains Covid-19 TERS payments
UIF explains Covid-19 TERS payments

/The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has confirmed it will continue to accept and process Covid-19 TERS claims submitted for April, May and June...

8 hours ago

How to boost morale in uncertain times
How to boost morale in uncertain times

The only certainty in life is that there will be uncertainty - having a clear plan on how to keep employees engaged and connected can help mitigate these times...

1 day ago

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Covid-19 database includes a greater focus on public's right to privacy

Although the law permits the National Department of Health (DOH) to develop and maintain a national database to assist in combatting the spread of Covid-19, which includes contact tracing and geospatial hotspot mapping, there have been some new amendments to the laws...

By Nozipho Mngomezulu, Wendy Tembedza, Peter Grealy, Karl Blom, Avuyile Gasela and Cindy Leibowitz 1 day ago

Why now is the time to invest in executive talent

There's never been a better time to invest in executive talent. That may seem counterintuitive given current circumstances but there's sound logic behind it. Below are several reasons why spending on upper management makes perfect sense...

By Annelize van Rensburg 1 day ago

Consider flexible solutions to meet fluctuating staff requirements as lockdown eases

Since the initial shutdown and panic buying of goods, especially essential ones, we are now seeing the easing of restrictions and a wider variety of goods being offered once more. The entire distribution chain has had to adapt to these fluctuations in order to ensure a steady supply of goods to customers...

By Kim Coetzee 3 days ago

How Covid-19 accelerated one of the greatest workplace transformations of our time

There's never been a more interesting time to be in human resources. This was true a few months ago, before Covid-19, when Sage released the Changing Face of HR research report...

By Marvin Opperman 3 days ago

Labour and employment: rebuilding and restructuring post lockdown

With the easing of the nationwide lockdown in response to the Covid-19 pandemic through the Government's "Risk Adjusted Strategy" (comprising of five lockdown levels), more and more business can lawfully operate again. The unfortunate reality, however, is that environment within which businesses will now operate is vastly different to that which existed prior to the lockdown...

By Jacques van Wyk, Andre van Heerden and Michiel Heyns 26 Jun 2020

86 workers claim "unfair" suspension for absence after colleagues test positive for Covid-19

New Era says refusal to work constituted an unprotected strike by workers...

By Zoë Postman 25 Jun 2020

R100bn set aside to respond to Covid-19 jobs challenge

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says the National Treasury has set aside R100-billion to support government's response to job creation...

25 Jun 2020

Things to consider for the protection of returning office workers

As more businesses reopen following South Africa entering Advanced Level 3 lockdown, management is tasked with ensuring the readiness of their office environment to ensure a safe return of staff. This is especially the case for those employees considered to be high risk...

24 Jun 2020

Why businesses should get onboard with online conferencing

The Covid-19 pandemic that has swept the world has brought the eventing and conferencing industry to its knees. Even as lockdown regulations relax, allowing small group gatherings, many people and companies are likely to avoid conferences and events and their associated potential risk of infection, opting to continue practising social distancing...

24 Jun 2020

Edcon business rescuers ask for 157% increase

Fees charged by liquidators and business rescue practitioners, and the impact they can have on bottom line payouts to affected employees, came under the spotlight at Monday's meeting to consider a business rescue model for Edcon...

By Tania Broughton 24 Jun 2020

SME recruitment: How to screen candidates

Hiring is both time consuming and costly. To ensure your recruitment strategy is efficient, inclusive and fair, it's critical you focus your efforts on creating a solid screening process...

By Siobhan Zurnamer 22 Jun 2020

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