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More South Africans willing to embrace remote work than global average - study
More South Africans willing to embrace remote work than global average - studyArticle

According to a new report, Decoding Global Ways of Working, one of the major legacies of the pandemic is that employees expect to be allowed to work remotely more often...

6 Apr 2021

When change is the only constant, how do you grow your employees during disruptive times?
When change is the only constant, how do you grow your employees during disruptive times?Article

In a disrupted workplace, we must use the knowledge gained in 2020 to inform how we keep our people aligned, engaged and empowered...

Brian Eagar 31 Mar 2021

One year later: Lessons for corporates on the 'new normal' office
One year later: Lessons for corporates on the 'new normal' officeArticle

The office is certainly one area that has been in the spotlight constantly over the past tumultuous 12 months, thanks to its once central role in businesses around the world...

David Seinker 17 Mar 2021

Can employees refuse to come to work for fear of the pandemic?
Can employees refuse to come to work for fear of the pandemic?Article

While employers are mandated to try ensure their employees health and safety in the workplace during the pandemic, what happens if a worker refuses to return...?

George Herbst 25 Feb 2021

Steps to ensure Covid-19 compliance in the workplace
Steps to ensure Covid-19 compliance in the workplaceArticle

In a bid to minimise the rate of infection, the Covid-19 regulations places a greater responsibility on workplace compliance with fines being touted for transgressors...

19 Feb 2021

Why the office will conquer WFH in the end
Why the office will conquer WFH in the endArticle

There has been much speculation that Covid has put a permanent end to the centuries-old office commute, where workers would put in an eight-hour day...

9 Feb 2021

The onus of OHS for temporary employees is on... who?
The onus of OHS for temporary employees is on... who?Article

According to all Acts that pertain to employment, Temporary Employment Service providers are regarded as the employer of any TES worker placed within a given organisation. However, according to the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the TES provider is not regarded as the employer...

Natashia Barnabas 8 Feb 2021

5 remote work and hiring trends influencing workforce decisions
5 remote work and hiring trends influencing workforce decisionsArticle

Businesses around the globe have spent the better part of 2020 adjusting to the new reality of remote working. With workplace regulations also becoming stricter, buzzy office spaces might soon become part of a pre-Covid era...

Andrew Bourne 15 Jan 2021

5 key trends shaping the post-pandemic workplace
5 key trends shaping the post-pandemic workplaceArticle

Most workers are looking forward to returning to the office, post-pandemic, with many saying they'd prefer to spend the majority of their work-week there to meet face-to-face, socialise, brainstorm, and connect with each other again...

13 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Communication - how business success will be determined in 2021
#BizTrends2021: Communication - how business success will be determined in 2021Article

The speed with which the C-suite was tasked with managing monumental change as the Covid-19 pandemic took hold is unprecedented. However, one thing is becoming clear: no "new normal" is possible without robust new communication skills...

Annelize van Rensburg 12 Jan 2021

Johan Botes
#BizTrends2021: The post-pandemic workplace - a look at key trendsArticle

Putting the brakes on business travel and physical offices due to tech transformation...

Johan Botes 11 Jan 2021

Here's the thing employees miss most about the office
Here's the thing employees miss most about the officeArticle

By now, almost everyone's seen the meme that says 2020 wasn't the year of working from home, but rather living at work. And, in many cases, home is not only the office, but also the classroom and everything inbetween. It's fair to say that the novelty is wearing thin. So how do office workers feel about the workplace now...?

21 Dec 2020

#EvolutionofWork: What do workers want from a post-Covid office? Survey insights...
#EvolutionofWork: What do workers want from a post-Covid office? Survey insights...Article

If 2020 has proven anything, it's that people can be just as productive working from home as in the office. With more people looking to return to the workplace, research has shown how offices should adapt in order to accommodate them...

2 Dec 2020

Six things you need to know about doing business during Alert Level 1
Six things you need to know about doing business during Alert Level 1Article

The national state of disaster has been extended to 15 November 2020, and a further extension is imminent. Employers must become comfortable with the regulatory framework under alert level 1. Here are six things to keep in mind to ensure your business is compliant...

Jason Whyte and Laura Macfarlane 4 Nov 2020

Free Covid-19 training for workplace safety
Free Covid-19 training for workplace safetyArticle

As companies return to work, the threat of Covid-19 has not lessened and OH&S precautions are still essential to avoid resurgence of infections...

26 Oct 2020

Tips to managing the biggest workplace experiment in history
Tips to managing the biggest workplace experiment in historyArticle

Around the world, there has always been a sense of stability when it came to the workplace, but with the arrival and dangers associated with the Covid-19 pandemic in South Africa, business, as usual, was no longer an option...

Devashnie Singh 21 Oct 2020

Disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on women in the workplace
Disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on women in the workplaceArticle

Women are unable to escape disparate treatment in the workplace, with even the current global pandemic causing greater upheaval for them compared to their male counterparts...

Johan Botes 25 Aug 2020

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