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The crucial role that technology plays in workforce management
The crucial role that technology plays in workforce managementArticle

To manage workforce management, organisations are embracing innovation and turning to advanced technology...

Dereck Sigamoney 13 Apr 2021

CCMA rules to reinstate employee dismissed for absence without permission
CCMA rules to reinstate employee dismissed for absence without permissionArticle

The CCMA recently reinstated an employee who took leave without permission during the Covid-19 lockdown, in a ruling which delivers an important lesson for other employers...

Mpumelelo Nxumalo, Nivaani Moodley, Shane Johnson and Kgololego Pooe 12 Apr 2021

Change of season's impact on the workplace
Change of season's impact on the workplaceArticle

According to a study by the Global Hygiene Council across 17 countries including South Africa, the average person misses 4.5 days of work due to upper respiratory infections, resulting in a loss of R2-billion to the economy every year...

Nashalin Portrag 18 Sep 2019

Appreciation is its own reward
Appreciation is its own rewardArticle

Recognition and reward programmes are heading for the divorce courts, having realised they are poorly suited to ensuring employee wellbeing and its intended offspring - high performance...

Issued by icandi CQ 7 May 2019

How wearable tech can improve employee wellness
How wearable tech can improve employee wellnessArticle

Technology is transforming employee wellness programmes. Gone are the days that nurses do the physical checkups for many European and US countries...

Steven Howard 10 Jul 2017

Employee wellness programmes can have significant financial benefits
Employee wellness programmes can have significant financial benefitsArticle

According to a 2013 South African Stress and Health Survey (SASH), the total annual cost to the country in lost earnings due to employees being absent from work is estimated at R40bn per annum (equal to 2.2% of the GDP)...

14 Jun 2016

ICAS SA launches a new generation people management tool, Helix
ICAS SA launches a new generation people management tool, HelixArticle

ICAS SA has launched a new generation people management tool with a range of options, which are proven to directly impact the bottom line of a business, no matter the industry...

16 Mar 2015

Watch the World Cups with your staff
Watch the World Cups with your staffArticle

This is a big year for South African sport. Both the Proteas Cricket team and the Springbok Rugby team are strong contenders to lift their respective World Cups this year. But what does this mean for companies and their employees?

18 Feb 2015

South Africans urged to take annual leave
South Africans urged to take annual leaveArticle

South Africa is a nation of workaholics...

4 Dec 2014

Creating better office spaces to reduce absenteeism
Creating better office spaces to reduce absenteeismArticle

As employee absenteeism costs the South African economy between R12- to 16-billion annually, businesses need to understand, monitor and actively intervene on some of the causes of this, as there is a clear link between employee health, productivity and absenteeism.

12 Aug 2014

Employee absenteeism - a costly affair
Employee absenteeism - a costly affairArticle

Employee absenteeism costs the South African economy between R12-R16 billion per annum. This is according to Occupational Care South Africa (OCSA).

24 Jun 2013

Rolling up to the Cup, productivity declines, media soars, disabled fans courted
Rolling up to the Cup, productivity declines, media soars, disabled fans courtedArticle

The media is going all out to ensure that a blow-by-blow account will be delivered to fans, especially those who can't make the games or fan parks, including the disabled, some of whom are being provided for in both access and assistance for the first time in South African stadiums. However, a warning, based on European figures, has been sounded about the loss of productivity possible during the games.

9 Jun 2010

How best to treat chronic pain? The jury is still outArticle

How best to alleviate chronic pain, a leading cause of disability and employee absenteeism, continues to perplex both patients and their doctors.

6 Jun 2008

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