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TES addresses diversity and inclusion challenges in a post-Covid world
TES addresses diversity and inclusion challenges in a post-Covid worldArticle

The past year has been incredibly challenging for employees for a multitude of reasons. The greatest pressure has been felt by unskilled workers, youth and women...

Jeandie Leone 1 Apr 2021

Why digital training is increasing globally
Why digital training is increasing globallyArticle

As more organisations implement technology to make learning and training more convenient for their employees, the shift from classroom to online is well on the rise...

2 Sep 2020

Consider flexible solutions to meet fluctuating staff requirements as lockdown eases
Consider flexible solutions to meet fluctuating staff requirements as lockdown easesArticle

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...

Kim Coetzee 29 Jun 2020

TES can add needed flexibility to staffing demand post-lockdown
TES can add needed flexibility to staffing demand post-lockdownArticle

When South Africa entered full lockdown, many industries were forced to shut their doors. Yet rather than remain closed, these industries adapted their offerings. We saw clothing manufacturers turn to the manufacture of personal protective equipment, and alcohol producers branch out into cleaning products and sanitizers...

Jeandie Leone 22 May 2020

The role of TES in creating youth employment opportunities
The role of TES in creating youth employment opportunitiesArticle

Despite the increasing rate of unemployment in South Africa, businesses can play a meaningful role in creating sustainable job opportunities for the youth, those that are most affected. The opportunity lies where Temporary Employment Services (TES) can facilitate the sharing of skills...

Theresa Ackerman 6 May 2020

Setting the record straight on temporary employment services
Setting the record straight on temporary employment servicesArticle

Since the landmark decision in the Constitutional Court - in the Assign Services matter - much has been written in the media about the notion that temporary employment services are now out of the picture...

18 Nov 2019

Temps still need to fight for permanency
Temps still need to fight for permanencyArticle

Despite the Constitutional Court ruling on Temporary Employment Services (TES) of placed workers being deemed employees of the client, employees should not have an automatic expectation of being transferred onto the books of the client...

17 Apr 2019

5 myths about employee motivation
5 myths about employee motivationArticle

The start of a new year presents an opportunity to refocus our efforts on motivating employees and fostering an engaging, rewarding work environment...

Paul Burrin 23 Jan 2019

No more psyche-ward green: 7 tips to making your office better
No more psyche-ward green: 7 tips to making your office betterArticle

If looking around your office at motivational posters from 1988, psyche-ward green walls and rows of people slumped at rows of desks makes you want to run screaming for the exits, don't worry, help is at hand...

5 Dec 2018

Importance of judgment on TES
Importance of judgment on TESArticle

The Constitutional Court handed down its judgment in the matter, CCT 194/17: Assign Services (Pty) Limited v National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and Others, yesterday 26 July 2018.

Craig Kirchmann 27 Jul 2018

Kumba's investment in drone technology is paying off
Kumba's investment in drone technology is paying offArticle

Two years of navigating legal, governance and logistical challenges to obtain an operating licence to fly its own drones has paid off for Kumba Iron Ore...

4 Jul 2018

Benefits of co-working spaces in a recession
Benefits of co-working spaces in a recessionArticle

The benefits of co-working spaces for small businesses and entrepreneurs are many and there are some good examples of these spaces in Johannesburg...

Hassan Shaikh 30 Aug 2017

SANParks celebrates employees in regional Achievement Awards
SANParks celebrates employees in regional Achievement AwardsArticle

In celebration of its employees, the SANParks' northern region park's held its regional Achievement Awards function on Friday, 18 August at Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site outside of Musina.

21 Aug 2017

Things to consider when determining executive remuneration
Things to consider when determining executive remunerationArticle

Many commentators have questioned the fairness of executive packages, highlighting the disparity in remuneration between CEOs and workers and calling for greater regulation of those salaries and benefits...

19 Jul 2017

Uber drivers protected by labour laws
Uber drivers protected by labour lawsArticle

The Department of Labour has welcomed a CCMA ruling which states that Uber drivers are fully protected by the South African labour laws...

18 Jul 2017

Labour Appeal Court overturns ruling on TES employees
Labour Appeal Court overturns ruling on TES employeesArticle

The Labour Appeal Court has ruled on the interpretation of section 198A of the Labour Relations Act, deciding that the client of the temporary employment service (TES) becomes the sole employer of the TES employees...

Lauren Salt 13 Jul 2017

Law agrees, 'no man can serve two masters'
Law agrees, 'no man can serve two masters'Article

In the recent matter between Assign Services v the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (the CCMA) & Others, handed down on 8 September 2015, the Labour Court, considered, inter alia, the interpretation of the deeming provision contained in section 198A of the Labour Relations Act...

Talita Laubscher and Nadine Mather 19 Nov 2015

Crucial judgment on temporary employment service 'deeming provision'
Crucial judgment on temporary employment service 'deeming provision'Article

The Labour Court handed down judgment on 8 September 2015 on the interpretation ruling relating to the recent amendments to the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (LRA)...

Aadil Patel and Kirsten Caddy 15 Sep 2015

Annual Labour Law Conference to examine impact of amendments to LRAArticle

The 28th Annual Labour Law Conference takes place at the Sandton Convention Centre from 4-6 August 2015. It is jointly facilitated by the law departments at UCT, Wits and the University of KwaZulu-Natal...

Nicci Whitear-Nel 4 Aug 2015

CCMA rules on interpretation of deeming provision in Labour Relations Act
CCMA rules on interpretation of deeming provision in Labour Relations ActArticle

In a ruling handed down by the CCMA on 29 June 2015, the commissioner ruled on the interpretation of the "deemed employment" provision contained within the Labour Relations (LRA)...

30 Jun 2015

Amendment Act aims to streamline labour environment
Amendment Act aims to streamline labour environmentArticle

On 1 January 2015 the Labour Relations Amendment Act, No.6 of 2014 (LRAA), will take effect - with the exception of s37(c) - and South African businesses will have to comply with the new obligations created in the Act...

Aadil Patel 22 Dec 2014

Tips to managing and motivating your sales team
Tips to managing and motivating your sales teamArticle

Successful businesses are built by successful people. Poor management of any sales team will in effect see the result of poor profitability. As the saying goes, attitude reflects leadership...

Neville De Lucia 20 Oct 2014

Ruth Steyn
Five tips for building an iconic brand that stands up to scrutinyArticle

While there are hundreds of thousands of brands in the world, there are only a few that make a significant impact in their industry.

Ruth Steyn 23 Oct 2013

Alternatives to labour broking
Alternatives to labour brokingArticle

Temporary employment services (TES), or labour brokers as they are commonly known, have been under scrutiny by the government and unions for some time. The motivation for this is a perception that TES employees have much lower job security and that there is a violation of these employees' rights.

Hugo Pienaar and Andrea Taylor 19 Aug 2013

CRF Institute certifies Orion Group as Best EmployerArticle

The Orion Group, one of South Africa's leading hotel and property management groups, has been certified a Best Employer in the CRF Institute's 2012/13 Best Employers South Africa survey. Orion was one of only 74 organisations to receive the Best Employers certification seal this year.

6 Sep 2012

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