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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

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P&G reaffirms commitment to drive gender equality in AfricaArticle

P&G announced new declarations aimed to propel gender equality across Africa, Asia Pacific and the Middle East at its third #WeSeeEqual summit for the region...

22 Feb 2021

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

Future of HR | 10 ways we need to prepare ourselves for the future of work
Future of HR | 10 ways we need to prepare ourselves for the future of workArticle

On 2 and 3 September, Topco Media and Simplify hosted the digital Future of HR Summit. An annual innovation-focused initiative that aimed to help delegates prepare for the hyper-digitised workplace of tomorrow...

Issued by Topco Media 4 Sep 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

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

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

New parental leave legislation enters last stretch
New parental leave legislation enters last stretchArticle

The much anticipated amendments to the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) and the Unemployment Insurance Fund Act (UIFA) are nearing implementation...

10 Sep 2019

Making unlimited leave policies work for you
Making unlimited leave policies work for youArticle

Even though unlimited leave is not a new concept internationally, the news that local specialist banking group, Investec, has embraced it has raised a few eyebrows. Nicol Myburgh, head of the HR Business Unit at CRS Technologies, says this approach necessitates a radical change in thinking from corporate policy-makers...

20 Aug 2019

Local management accountant at the top of the global game
Local management accountant at the top of the global gameArticle

Devin Kruger was recently awarded joint first place in the International Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) examinations...

Issued by CIMA 7 Jun 2019

#BizTrends2019: The transformative power of transparency
#BizTrends2019: The transformative power of transparencyArticle

Transparency. Radical honesty. Authenticity. These words conjure up a new era in marketing, one that requires bravery and self-assurance, and will change the industry for good. Because, for audiences, customers and employees that have seen everything, it is time to reveal it all...

Paula Hulley 20 Dec 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

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Maternity and the workplace - is it time to relook at best practice?Article

There is an increasing need for organisations that employ and wish to retain highly qualified women to better understand the challenges facing professional women who integrate motherhood and career breaks...

17 Aug 2018

Nigeria top African oil producer for 2016
Nigeria top African oil producer for 2016Article

Several factors have contributed to Nigeria overtaking Angola as the continent's biggest producer last year...

3 Mar 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

#BizTrends2017: The march for talent 4.0
#BizTrends2017: The march for talent 4.0Article

We're currently functioning in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, and need to assess talent requirements going forward, says Stijn Smolders, CEO of Sprout Performance Partners…

Stijn Smolders 9 Jan 2017

Labour Court rules on 'maternity' leave for fathers
Labour Court rules on 'maternity' leave for fathersArticle

The case MIA v State Information Technology Agency (Pty) Ltd (D 312/2012) [2015] ZALCD 20 turned on whether an employer's refusal to grant a male employee 'maternity leave' amounted to unfair discrimination on the grounds of gender...

27 Jul 2015

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