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Jobs Connect - expanded workforce development programme - launches in CT
Jobs Connect - expanded workforce development programme - launches in CTArticle

The City of Cape Town yesterday launched the Jobs Connect Workforce Development Programme - a work placement initiative that aims to create job opportunities for Cape Town residents...

29 Apr 2021

Basic Education commits to paying assistants' stipends
Basic Education commits to paying assistants' stipendsArticle

The Department of Basic Education says it is working with Provincial Education Departments (PEDs) to ensure that all qualifying education assistants and general school assistants - who were employed in December and have submitted all the required documents - are paid this month...

25 Jan 2021

Basic Education to implement three-year recovery plan
Basic Education to implement three-year recovery planArticle

The 2021 academic year will start on 25 January for teachers and 27 January for learners with a three-year curriculum recovery plan to make up for lost time due to Covid-19...

18 Dec 2020

Several contributing factors set to potentially see property market through these tough times
Several contributing factors set to potentially see property market through these tough timesArticle

After last month's bleak Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement by finance minister Tito Mboweni, South Africans are settling in for a long and uncertain road to economic recovery...

Tony Clarke 24 Nov 2020

W Cape to recruit over 20,000 school assistants
W Cape to recruit over 20,000 school assistantsArticle

As part of President Cyril Ramaphosa's Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) is looking to recruit over 20,000 Education Assistants and General School Assistants for schools over the next few months...

16 Nov 2020

Basic Education creates employment opportunities for young people
Basic Education creates employment opportunities for young peopleArticle

As part of President Cyril Ramaphosa's Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme, the basic education sector aims to create 200,000 employment opportunities for Education Assistants and 100,000 for General School Assistants...

10 Nov 2020

#MTBPS2020: SAIBPP welcomes commitment to invest in housing infrastructure
#MTBPS2020: SAIBPP welcomes commitment to invest in housing infrastructureArticle

Following finance minister Tito Mboweni's 2020 Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement, the South African Institute of Black Property Practitioners has welcomed the commitment to invest in housing infrastructure...

2 Nov 2020

#SupplementaryBudget: Structural reforms must be fast-tracked to increase transformation
#SupplementaryBudget: Structural reforms must be fast-tracked to increase transformationArticle

The South African Institute of Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP) notes with concern the recent Supplementary Budget presented by the minister of finance, Tito Mboweni...

Tholo Makhaola 29 Jun 2020

Woolworths participates in government-led youth employment initiative
Woolworths participates in government-led youth employment initiativeArticle

Woolworths has launched its first intake of candidates from the YES programme, a government-led partnership with business, labour and civil society that aims to empower one million young South Africans...

27 Jun 2019

#BizTrends2019: Five reasons to be optimistic about youth unemployment in 2019
#BizTrends2019: Five reasons to be optimistic about youth unemployment in 2019Article

Working in the youth employment sector, we have seen first-hand the struggles that youth face in trying to attain employment. The economic downturn and political uncertainty that has plagued 2018 has left many young people feeling sceptical and discouraged about finding employment...

Jake Willis 5 Jan 2019

New partnership to help SA's youth transition from 'learning to earning'
New partnership to help SA's youth transition from 'learning to earning'Article

Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme and Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator are tackling youth unemployment through a new collaborative partnership...

18 Oct 2018

Jobs Fair to bring opportunities to Khayelitsha
Jobs Fair to bring opportunities to KhayelitshaArticle

The Department of Labour will on Friday host the Jobs Fair, an initiative bringing potential employers and work-seekers together under one roof...

18 Oct 2018

Samsung supports local startups
Samsung supports local startupsArticle

Samsung recently arranged a Global Startup Acceleration Programme in South Africa, in partnership with Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA) and NGO Nangila...

Evan-Lee Courie 21 Sep 2018

The deeming provision ruling: what businesses need to know
The deeming provision ruling: what businesses need to knowArticle

On 26 July 2018, after three years of debate, the Constitutional Court made a judgement regarding the roles and responsibilities of temporary employment service (TES) providers and their clients with regards to employees...

Tebogo Moalusi 27 Aug 2018

Limpopo to empower unemployed youth
Limpopo to empower unemployed youthArticle

Limpopo Premier Chupu Stanley Mathabatha will on Thursday launch the Youth Development Programme aimed at empowering the province's unemployed young people in Mookgophong, Limpopo...

25 Jul 2018

Volvo invests R25m in employment initiative
Volvo invests R25m in employment initiativeArticle

The Volvo Group Southern Africa unveiled its youth employment initiative on Saturday, 19 May, a programme it hopes will help address South Africa's high unemployment rate among the youth...

22 May 2018

Budget 2018: Here's the property industry's reaction
Budget 2018: Here's the property industry's reactionArticle

Some of SA's top property experts weigh in with their opinions on how the "tough but hopeful" budget for 2018 will affect the economy and market...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 27 Feb 2018

#Budget2018: Tough budget positive for property market in medium to long term
#Budget2018: Tough budget positive for property market in medium to long termArticle

The Budget Speech is likely to prove positive for the property market in the medium to long term, says Gerhard Kotzé, MD of the RealNet...

22 Feb 2018

Graduate programme to place 24,000 internships in SA
Graduate programme to place 24,000 internships in SAArticle

The needs of the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector lies at the heart of the Graduate Asset Programme (GAP), an innovative new internship initiative that is the brainchild of Fetola, a Cape Town-based enterprise development agency.

17 Jan 2014

Liberty tackle youth unemployment
Liberty tackle youth unemploymentArticle

The Youth Employment Accord is a multi-billion Rand pact undertaken by public and private entities to create employment and training opportunities for inexperienced job seekers. Liberty, along with other companies, pledged its support for this initiative at the signing ceremony held in April this year.

7 May 2013

Partnerships are a necessity to fight unemployment
Partnerships are a necessity to fight unemploymentArticle

The fight against unemployment requires partnership between government and the private sector with the Jobs Fund programme assisting South Africans, says Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe.

21 Apr 2013

EXCLUSIVE: New Brand Council of SA announces office bearers
EXCLUSIVE: New Brand Council of SA announces office bearersArticle

The board of the new Brand Council of South Africa (BCSA) has elected HKLM's Sean McCoy as chairman, and Interbrand Sampson's Jeremy Sampson and Brand Leadership's Thebe Ikalafeng as joint vice chairs. The BCSA, incorporates the Brand Design Council (formerly known as THINK), was constituted after extensive debate around the need for a collective voice to represent, strengthen and advance the interests of the wider branding and design industry in SA, and it.

14 Oct 2011

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