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Edcon files to fire roughly 17,000 people, as other retailers struggle

While Edcon issues section 189s to 22,000 workers, mid-sized retailers warn of bigger job-losses if their needs are not heard...

By Sasha Planting 18 Jun 2020

PAMS2019 provides true measure of SA's top income earners

For the first time in the Publisher Research Council's Publisher Audience Measurement Survey (PAMS), researchers have used actual South African Revenue Service (Sars) data to realistically pinpoint just what that sector looks like...

17 Jun 2020

Employers urged to declare workers for UIF benefits

As the UIF begins to follow the trail of the money that has been disbursed since lockdown, Employment and Labour Minister has appealed to companies to declare workers who still need to be paid...

17 Jun 2020

Unpacking ETI tax relief

The latest Covid-19 tax relief measures announced by Treasury have brought about some much-needed relief for employers. The increased Employment Tax Incentive (ETI) is a form of relief which all employers should harness...

By Bobby Wessels 29 May 2020

UIF suffers setback due to network problems

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has apologised for the freak break in its network, which has affected plans to capture the May applications for the Covid-19 Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS)...

28 May 2020

Could transparent pay reporting help close the gender pay gap?

South African women are still earning up to 35% less than men for doing the same work...

27 May 2020

TERS payments are exempt from PAYE

Businesses registered with the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) that are suffering financial distress as a direct result of the Covid-19 pandemic qualify to receive financial relief from the Temporary Employee / Employer Relief Scheme...

By Graeme Palmer 25 May 2020

UIF scrutinising suspicious relief claims

Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi has assured Parliament that the department is conducting the requisite due diligence as it disburses Covid-19 TERS Benefits to avoid processing fraudulent claims.

22 May 2020

Will incentive schemes be reinvented following Covid-19?

21st Century's fifth and sixth weekly snap survey series addressed the topics of Variable Pay - Short-Term Incentives and Variable Pay - Long-Term Incentives, respectively, and the results pointed to a more cautious business environment...

21 May 2020



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