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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

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

#BestofBiz 2020: HR & Management
#BestofBiz 2020: HR & ManagementArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Human Resources & Management site over the past year below...

11 Dec 2020

It's leave, Karen, not a savings plan
It's leave, Karen, not a savings planArticle

Whenever an employee's services are terminated, or an annual leave cycle ends, there will be at least two people arguing about whether the employee's old, untaken annual leave could be accumulated and paid out...

Johan Botes 10 Dec 2020

How TFG is weaving digital into the fabric of its business
How TFG is weaving digital into the fabric of its businessArticle

TFG is realising the positive impact of a clearly defined digital strategy and R500m investment into its digital transformation...

22 Oct 2020

No work, no pay: the Covid-19 salary crisis
No work, no pay: the Covid-19 salary crisisArticle

Companies have been facing tough decisions over the past few months, particularly those with employees who cannot work during the crisis...

16 Sep 2020

Survey reveals trends in SA employer response to Covid-19 pandemic
Survey reveals trends in SA employer response to Covid-19 pandemicArticle

21st Century has been conducting surveys since the beginning of the formal lockdown, testing employer responses to the pandemic and to the changes organisations have had to make in terms of the Covid-19 virus...

Morag Philipps 14 Aug 2020

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

Using and developing your employees effectively during Covid-19
Using and developing your employees effectively during Covid-19Article

There has been one resource which has largely been untapped due to the panic the virus has caused, and that is employees themselves...

Jameel Khan, Issued by SAICA 8 Jun 2020

#LockdownLessons: Manage risk appropriately, stay positive, look for solutions
#LockdownLessons: Manage risk appropriately, stay positive, look for solutionsArticle

Adele Naidoo, head of human resources at JoJo, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 15 May 2020

Surviving as a virtual SME in the time of Covid-19
Surviving as a virtual SME in the time of Covid-19Article

Gavin Weale, CEO and founder of Digify Africa, shares ten things the virtual SME has learned in the time of Covid-19...

Gavin Weale 11 May 2020

UIF pays out Covid-19 benefits to workers
UIF pays out Covid-19 benefits to workersArticle

A total of 606,462 employees who have lost their income as a result of the lockdown imposed to mitigate against the spread of Covid-19 will receive their benefit from the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF)...

21 Apr 2020

Not taking lockdown lying down: A 360 industry overview
Not taking lockdown lying down: A 360 industry overviewArticle

An overview of Bizcommunity's Press Offices, companies and organisations putting the grit in integrity, by continuing to communicate and innovate despite the many challenges of the Covid-19 lockdown...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 Apr 2020

Update to UIF TERS benefits regarding forced annual leave
Update to UIF TERS benefits regarding forced annual leaveArticle

The Department of Employment and Labour late last week announced an amendment to the Temporary Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) will be of great importance to any employer which has required employees to take compulsory annual leave during the national lockdown...

Bradley Workman-Davies & Jacques van Wyk 20 Apr 2020

A startup's guide to fighting the Covid-19 crisis
A startup's guide to fighting the Covid-19 crisisArticle

Rather than downing tools and waiting out the lockdown, it is critical that small, medium and microsized enterprises work harder now than ever before...

16 Apr 2020

Leave and remuneration trends in the time of Covid-19 - survey
Leave and remuneration trends in the time of Covid-19 - surveyArticle

In the spirit of sharing workable ideas and in order to help South African business adapt to the current circumstances, 21st Century is running a series of weekly surveys with businesses and employers to sound out how the market is reacting to coronavirus issues and other important topics as they arise from a people management perspective...

16 Apr 2020

Lockdown set to hit already troubled construction industry hard
Lockdown set to hit already troubled construction industry hardArticle

The lockdown and its aftermath are set to raise all sorts of issues for an industry that is already in trouble...

15 Apr 2020

Covid-19: What are your rights as an employee?
Covid-19: What are your rights as an employee?Article

With the implementation of the national lockdown by President Cyril Ramaphosa on 26 March, there has been understandable confusion...

Shane Johnson and Samantha Robb 8 Apr 2020

Nxesi urges employers to comply with labour law during lockdown
Nxesi urges employers to comply with labour law during lockdownArticle

Addressing reporters during a social cluster press briefing on Tuesday, 31 March, the minister revealed that some employers were still not adhering to the relevant laws...

1 Apr 2020

Q&A - pressing issues employers are addressing in light of the coronavirus outbreak
Q&A - pressing issues employers are addressing in light of the coronavirus outbreakArticle

Johan Botes, partner and head of the Employment & Compensation Practice at Baker McKenzie Johannesburg, addresses a series of questions many South African employees and employers are asking amid the the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak...

Johan Botes 19 Mar 2020

Implications of coronavirus for SA employers
Implications of coronavirus for SA employersArticle

Following confirmation of SA's first case of the coronavirus (Covid-19), there is a strong likelihood that there will be other cases of Covid-19 across the country. Naturally, employers will need to bear in mind various employment and health and safety considerations to manage the risk of Covid-19 in the workplace...

Johan Olivier, Kate Collier, Lizle Louw, and Shane Johnson 9 Mar 2020

Is taking a bleisure trip in your own country worth it?
Is taking a bleisure trip in your own country worth it?Article

South Africa has become a popular bleisure destination for international business travellers, but are South Africans taking advantage of the experience their own country offers?

5 Mar 2020

Maximising leave in 2020 to make the most of your holidays
Maximising leave in 2020 to make the most of your holidaysArticle

2020 will include the opportunity to enjoy a number of long weekends, giving South Africans a chance to really maximise the leave available to them and savour longer holidays as a result...

Issued by SA Airlines 4 Feb 2020

Employee rights proposed for film and TV industry workers
Employee rights proposed for film and TV industry workersArticle

On 11 December 2019, the Minister of Labour in South Africa issued a notice calling for interested parties to make submissions on his proposal to deem persons in the film and television industry as employees for the purpose of selected portions of South Africa's employment law...

Johan Botes 24 Jan 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

Brave Group implements unlimited leave for staff
Brave Group implements unlimited leave for staffArticle

Advertising and creative group, Brave Group, is formally launching its new flexible leave policy: unlimited leave. The policy will be implemented on 1 December 2019...

Issued by The Brave Group 22 Nov 2019

Social impact experiences show that tourism can be powerful
Social impact experiences show that tourism can be powerfulArticle

According to the 2019 Travel Trends Report by the UK travel trade association ABTA, 45% of British travellers feel the social and environmental sustainability credentials of their tour operators, accommodation, and other travel suppliers are important...

22 Aug 2019

SA still has a long way to go when it comes to gender equality in the workplace - survey reveals
SA still has a long way to go when it comes to gender equality in the workplace - survey revealsArticle

Over a third of South African women feel that that their gender and parental responsibilities are holding them back from advancing in their careers...

Issued by CareerJunction 7 Aug 2019

Four lucrative career options for anyone considering a job in gaming
Four lucrative career options for anyone considering a job in gamingArticle

Young gamers and students interested in a career in gaming are increasingly looking at how they can turn their passion into a career allowing them to make a living in the games industry...

Issued by Vega School 19 Feb 2019

What you need to know about notice periods, termination pay and the BCEA
What you need to know about notice periods, termination pay and the BCEAArticle

If you have signed an employment contract that specifies something different to the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, this will supersede what's outlined in the Act...

29 Oct 2018

Leave judgment rustles employers
Leave judgment rustles employersArticle

Is an employer bound by its own changes to its leave policy? What happens when the employer disputes whether the changes were ever implemented, and there is no witness to gainsay claims of what happened...

Johan Botes 17 Sep 2018

#BizTrends2018: Three trends travel suppliers should take note of in 2018
#BizTrends2018: Three trends travel suppliers should take note of in 2018Article

With South Africans having to work even harder for their money, they will likely be a lot more cautious, and deliberate, about what type of travel they will be spending their hard earned money on.

Olivier Hannaert 23 Jan 2018

South Africans owe it to themselves to take leave
South Africans owe it to themselves to take leaveArticle

British Airways has conducted a research study which found that the average working South African has not taken a two-week break over the last year...

16 Jan 2018

All the King's Horses and all the King's Men could not put the contract together again...
All the King's Horses and all the King's Men could not put the contract together again...Article

"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said, in a rather scornful tone," it means just what I chose it to mean - neither more, neither less." ...

Johan Botes 3 Jan 2018

Survey reveals current state of gender equality in SA
Survey reveals current state of gender equality in SAArticle

It's been over six decades since South African women, of all races, came together and staged one of the country's largest demonstrations in history to fight for gender equality. Where are we now?...

Issued by CareerJunction 3 Aug 2017

#CSIMonth: Nedbank takes holistic approach to building and supporting effective schools
#CSIMonth: Nedbank takes holistic approach to building and supporting effective schoolsArticle

Nedbank recently launched a new Schools Healthy Lifestyle Programme, offered in partnership with Colgate, Futurelife, the ICRD Group Foundation and KwaZulu-Natal Departments of Education and Health...

Sindy Peters 16 Jul 2017

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Sibanye's Cooke to resume operations after unprotected strike over illegal miningArticle

Sibanye's Cooke Operations is to resume mining on Monday, 3 July, following an unprotected strike over a prohibition on food being taken underground...

30 Jun 2017

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

Are your employees possibly abusing their sick leave?
Are your employees possibly abusing their sick leave?Article

While every employee falls ill, many organisations still report concerns of employees taking advantage of using their sick leave to take time off work...

25 Jan 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Transitioning an SME from office-based to telecommute workingArticle

Despite that some big names in the digital industry have crossed off telecommuting entirely most case studies still indicate an overall positive outcome for businesses who allow remote working...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 17 Jan 2017

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A checklist for your annual December holiday shutdownArticle

If you're the owner or manager of a small-to-medium business outside the retail and hospitality industries, you're probably looking forward to the annual break...

Anton van Heerden 2 Dec 2016

Why you want your employees to take leave
Why you want your employees to take leaveArticle

SA may be a hardworking nation, with past studies showing 53% of South Africans don't take their annual leave, but these religiously diligent habits have a downside...

31 Oct 2016

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Is it wise for brands to insult black township consumers who are worth R100bn?Article

The township economy is worth R100bn, while the stokvel industry is estimated to be worth around R70bn. This is according to the Gauteng MEC for economic development, agriculture and rural development, Lebogang Maile...

Bandile Ndzishe 11 Oct 2016

#WomensMonth: There is no glass ceiling if you keep building
#WomensMonth: There is no glass ceiling if you keep buildingArticle

Taryn Copeman is the director of strategy at Mark1, a digital media company. Coming from a creative and publishing background, Copeman brings 12 years of experience into her role...

Beverley Klein 17 Aug 2016

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Embracing domestic tourism in AfricaArticle

For a long time, Africans have perceived traveling, especially within the continent, as a non-essential. Euromonitor International, however, says this trend is gradually changing...

Josephine Wawira 12 Aug 2016

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