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Remote working - no reason to overlook annual leave
Remote working - no reason to overlook annual leaveArticle

While many employers and employees are fast adapting to an anywhere, always-on workplace, they remain bound by labour laws relating to reasonable regulation of working hours and annual leave...

Melissa Cogger and Leila de Saude 7 Apr 2021

Hoarding of leave days creates headache for SA businesses
Hoarding of leave days creates headache for SA businessesArticle

One in three (33%) South African businesses has had to change their staff holiday policy due to Covid-19, and a further quarter (25%) is thinking of doing so, according to research by Willis Towers, a leading global advisory, broking, and solutions company...

11 Jun 2020

Why untaken annual leave costs your business actual money
Why untaken annual leave costs your business actual moneyArticle

Everything you read about employee performance makes the connection between happy, healthy people and a happy, health bottom line. This is no secret. But there is one very explicit connection between your company's balance sheet and worker health, and it relates to accrued annual leave...

Greg Morris 12 Dec 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: What deductions can be made from an employee's salary when they resign?
#RecruitmentFocus: What deductions can be made from an employee's salary when they resign?Article

The end of the year often brings resignations as employees look to a fresh start in the new year. While employers may think they can dig out whatever they want from an employee's salary or final payment, the reality is there are only certain instances where they can deduct monies...

7 Dec 2018

Pitfall in using arbitration in labour disputes
Pitfall in using arbitration in labour disputesArticle

The recent case of Sampson v South African Post Office serves as a cautionary tale for employers and highlights one of the pitfalls of using the process of inquiry by an arbitrator, in terms of s188A of the Labour Relations Act...

Jose Jorge and Steven Adams 15 Jun 2017

Implications of increased tax-free threshold
Implications of increased tax-free thresholdArticle

Tax on severance is an important aspect of the law for employers and employees to understand. The Basic Conditions of Employment Act, No. 75 of 1997 (BCEA) provides that an employer who dismisses an employee for 'operational requirements' must pay severance of at least one week's remuneration for every completed year of service.

Gavin Stansfield and Abdul Allie 12 Jun 2014

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