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Covid-19 lockdown: How it will affect your employer's finances
Covid-19 lockdown: How it will affect your employer's financesArticle

With South African businesses facing an unprecedented crisis, many are worried about whether they will be able to afford to pay their employees...

Yolandi Esterhuizen 2 days ago

Don't lose your home to the lockdown
Don't lose your home to the lockdownArticle

Many home-owners are worried about not being able to pay their bond instalments over the next few months as they face the prospect of reduced earnings...

Gerhard Kotzé 2 days ago

Covid-19: Lockdown hits informal traders
Covid-19: Lockdown hits informal tradersArticle

Many traders have no savings and without any income they don't know how they will make it through the next 21 days...

Ashraf Hendricks 3 days ago

Unpacking the UIF Benefit in response to Covid-19
Unpacking the UIF Benefit in response to Covid-19Article

In the wake of the announcement of the national shutdown, the Minister of Employment and Labour has announced the introduction of measures in response to coronavirus (Covid-19) and its impact on UIF contributors...

Jean Ewang 3 days ago

SA lockdown - assistance to small businesses and employees through tax system
SA lockdown - assistance to small businesses and employees through tax systemArticle

On 23 March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africa would go into 21-day national lockdown, from midnight, Thursday 26 March 2020 to midnight, 16 April 2020...

Jana Botha 24 Mar 2020

Empowering individuals to become financially independent ignites hope for SA
Empowering individuals to become financially independent ignites hope for SAArticle

Discover how The Hope Factory is empowering individuals to become financially independent through the story of beneficiary Unathi Kolanisi...

Kelly Sin Hidge, Issued by SAICA 18 Mar 2020

New leave laws may increase mine employee costs
New leave laws may increase mine employee costsArticle

The implementation of the Labour Laws Amendment Act from 1 January 2020 is welcome from an equality perspective but may have cost implications for mining companies...

Lizle Louw 7 Feb 2020

New parental leave laws and UIF benefits: dispelling the confusion
New parental leave laws and UIF benefits: dispelling the confusionArticle

Following a period of legal limbo, the government notified employers that the parental leave laws that were promulgated in November 2018 would take effect from 1 January 2020...

Rob Cooper 5 Feb 2020

Equatorial Guinea positioning itself as a regional gas hub
Equatorial Guinea positioning itself as a regional gas hubArticle

Equatorial Guinea is positioning itself as the Gulf of Guinea's gas hub and and hopes to deliver where others have failed: developing the first successful cross-border gas venture on the continent...

30 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Route to water prosperity - new perspectives for 2020
#BizTrends2020: Route to water prosperity - new perspectives for 2020Article

The quickest win of all lies in reticulation efficiency. We currently lose about 25% of treated, expensive drinking quality water to leaks in our cities and towns...

Dhesigen Naidoo 6 Jan 2020

NJ Ayuk, chairman of the African Energy Chamber
#BizTrends2020: The future looks bright for African oil & gasArticle

Africa holds around 7% of the world's proven crude oil and natural gas reserves, yet the continent remains largely under-explored...

NJ Ayuk 6 Jan 2020

#BestofBiz 2019: Finance & Insurance
#BestofBiz 2019: Finance & InsuranceArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

16 Dec 2019

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The next wave of programmatic will be driven by quality environments [report]Article

Programmatic advertising is at a crucial moment in its development. The emergence of connected TV, bringing a renewed focus on context, will create new opportunities in the programmatic world...

9 Dec 2019

Desiree Goodwin
SARS newsflash - how does this affect you?Article

There have been two new developments at the South African Revenue Service (SARS) this month which will affect most companies...

Desiree Goodwin, Issued by Meredith Harington 3 Dec 2019

The IMF gets it wrong, again
The IMF gets it wrong, againArticle

Unwilling to be upstaged by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has proposed even harsher austerity measures than proposed in the country's Mid-Term Budget Policy Statement...

28 Nov 2019

Confronting the City of Cape Town's PHA "myths"
Confronting the City of Cape Town's PHA "myths"Article

All of advocate Paschke's asserted "myths" are rebuttable, but the following ones in particular reveal fundamental misconceptions regarding the essence of the PHA Campaign's arguments...

Christian Alexander 19 Nov 2019

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

Platter's by Diners Club unveils 2020 South African Wine Guide
Platter's by Diners Club unveils 2020 South African Wine GuideArticle

The 2020 Platter's by Diners Club South African Wine Guide was recently unveiled at the Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town...

11 Nov 2019

The cost of cyber crime to business
The cost of cyber crime to businessArticle

In 2019 it is reported that cybercrime breaches are up 11% year on year and has increased with over 67% in the last five years...

Corien Vermaak 6 Nov 2019

New company registration platform 'Biz Portal' launches
New company registration platform 'Biz Portal' launchesArticle

Government has launched the pilot phase of a new business portal, led by the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC)...

5 Nov 2019

UIF parental benefits effective... but what about paternity leave?
UIF parental benefits effective... but what about paternity leave?Article

On 29 October 2019, a proclamation was published in terms of which sections 8(a)(cA), 11, 15 and 16 of the Labour Law Amendment Act 10 of 2018 (LLAA) become effective as of 1 November 2019...

Jacques van Wyk 4 Nov 2019

UIF to start process claims for new parental benefits
UIF to start process claims for new parental benefitsArticle

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) will start processing claims for the new parental benefits from 1 November 2019 to contributing and qualifying UIF beneficiaries...

1 Nov 2019

MSC Cruises continues long term commitment to environmental stewardship
MSC Cruises continues long term commitment to environmental stewardshipArticle

MSC Cruises celebrates two major milestones with the delivery of the MSC Grandiosa from Chantiers de l'Atlantique, and cutting of the first steel and naming of the ship, MSC Europa...

1 Nov 2019

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Senegal on the cusp of LNG boomArticle

On the back of some substantial deepwater finds, Senegal is predicted to become a hot spot during the next decade for relatively low-cost liquified natural gas (LNG) clusters...

29 Oct 2019

Groundwater supplies on Kenya's coast must be managed for people and industry
Groundwater supplies on Kenya's coast must be managed for people and industryArticle

Industry is growing along Kenya's coast, and some of these companies - such as mining and agricultural companies - are water intensive. To meet their demand, most industries are turning to groundwater...

Nuria Ferrer Ramos 23 Oct 2019

Cloud is the future of payroll
Cloud is the future of payrollArticle

Cloud technologies are becoming more popular than ever before...

21 Oct 2019

Why South Africa's wetlands are in urgent need of rescue
Why South Africa's wetlands are in urgent need of rescueArticle

With South Africa facing pressing water security issues, there is an urgent need for wetlands to be rehabilitated and preserved, says SRK Consulting's principal hydrologist Dr Simon Lorentz...

21 Oct 2019

Philippi land to be sold is not useful for farming, court told
Philippi land to be sold is not useful for farming, court toldArticle

Farm workers packed the back rows of the courtroom on the second day of the campaign by Philippi farmers against the City of Cape Town and the MEC for Local Development, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning...

Madison Yauger 17 Oct 2019

Philippi farmers challenge City on development of agricultural land
Philippi farmers challenge City on development of agricultural landArticle

Farmers and workers held posters and sang on the steps of the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday. They were protesting against plans to rezone part of the Philippi Horticultural Area (PHA) in Cape Town for development...

Madison Yauger 16 Oct 2019

Mozambique's LNG projects ready for implementation
Mozambique's LNG projects ready for implementationArticle

The latest final investment decision (FID) on Mozambique's $20bn Anadarko liquified natural gas (LNG) project makes it the largest sanction ever in sub-Saharan Africa oil and gas sector...

15 Oct 2019

President Felipe Nyusi
Exxon to sign $33bn LNG deal in MozambiqueArticle

American oil giant, Exxon Mobil, is about to sign an initial investment decision for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project worth around $33bn with the government of Mozambique...

7 Oct 2019

Labour investigates trucking industry employment complaints
Labour investigates trucking industry employment complaintsArticle

The Department of Employment and Labour has conducted inspections in the road freight and logistics industry amid complaints that South African drivers were losing out due to truck companies employing foreign nationals...

11 Sep 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

Area 4, Rovuma Basin, Mozambique
Oil & gas set to be the backbone of African growthArticle

A string of successful exploration projects over the last decade has seen the number of African countries with proven oil and gas reserves rise to 28...

28 Aug 2019

African LNG market to attract $103bn in 2019
African LNG market to attract $103bn in 2019Article

Africa is an exciting frontier in the global natural gas sector. The continent holds 7.1% of proven global gas reserves and is expected to contribute nearly 10% of global production growth through to 2024..

26 Aug 2019

Equatorial Guinea to build West Africa's first LNG storage and regas plant
Equatorial Guinea to build West Africa's first LNG storage and regas plantArticle

Equatorial Guinea is set to construct the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage and regasification plant in West Africa, advancing efforts to monetise gas resources through the creation of a domestic gas-to-power infrastructure...

21 Aug 2019

From cradle to grave: How Levi's is tackling water sustainability
From cradle to grave: How Levi's is tackling water sustainabilityArticle

Having never been inside an actual factory before, never mind a clothing factory, I had imagined mega-machines and giant conveyor belts - nothing but cold hard steel moving fabric about...

Sindy Peters 19 Aug 2019

Cotonou, capital of Benin
Benin bolsters West African LNG marketArticle

As the continent attempts to revitalise its energy sector, bring in private capital and develop gas-to-power, it is the small West African country of Benin that observers should look for positive developments.

Mickael Vogel 7 Aug 2019

Port of Richards Bay
New LNG terminal kicks off SA's gas plansArticle

State-owned freight logistics firm, Transnet has signed a cost-sharing agreement with the World Bank's International Finance Corporation (IFC) to conduct a feasibility study to develop a LNG storage and regasification terminal at the Port of Richards Bay...

31 Jul 2019

A gas-fired power station will be a cheaper option for Eskom than its current diesel plant. Shutterstock
How liquefied natural gas could change South Africa's fortunesArticle

The development of LNG could help transform the South African economy, spur re-industrialisation, reduce the country's over-reliance on coal-fired power stations, and contribute to increased regional trade...

Marie Blanche Ting 29 Jul 2019

Undercover farming helps overcome climate change challenges
Undercover farming helps overcome climate change challengesArticle

To combat the effects of climate change and to keep farming businesses sustainable, a growing number of producers are farming undercover...

Carin Venter 25 Jul 2019

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When do the parental, adoption and commissioning parental leave kick in?Article

The Labour Laws Amendment Act (LLAA) and the Unemployment Insurance Amendment Act make provision for parental, adoption and commissioning parental leave, but when do these come into effect?

John Botha 11 Jul 2019

Source water supply diversification - investing for the future
Source water supply diversification - investing for the futureArticle

In the water context, climate change, lower rainfall, population growth, economic expansion, storage depletion (like siltation of dams), over-allocation, pollution and so forth creates volatility in the water supply portfolio...

Dr Shafick Adams 18 Jun 2019

Saica explains new UIF system
Saica explains new UIF systemArticle

The new Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) new website, with electronic registration, claims and submission of returns on one system, has its fair share of teething problems...

Issued by SAICA 13 Jun 2019

Carbon tax revenues could be harnessed to help South Africa's poor
Carbon tax revenues could be harnessed to help South Africa's poorArticle

Climate change needs urgent action by all countries, and by all means...

Harald Winkler and Andrew Marquard 31 May 2019

Threat of new strike at Robertson Winery
Threat of new strike at Robertson WineryArticle

Wage talks leave workers unsatisfied...

28 May 2019

Payroll and HR technology: Threat or opportunity?
Payroll and HR technology: Threat or opportunity?Article

With many fundamental business tasks already being taken over by automation and artificial intelligence, and most other roles becoming more tech-centric with every passing year, many in the Payroll and HR industry are wondering what this growing digitalisation means for their work...

Sandra Crous 27 May 2019

R7.9bn training programmes to aid in skills development
R7.9bn training programmes to aid in skills developmentArticle

The launch of training programmmes worth R7.9 billion will go a long way to address skills development challenges while also growing the economy, says Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma...

25 Apr 2019

How maternity/paternity leave structuring impacts your salary
How maternity/paternity leave structuring impacts your salaryArticle

Despite years of progress and an increased awareness surrounding gender equity in the workplace and society in general, women bare a disproportionate responsibility when it comes to childcare...

Muhammed Goolab 16 Apr 2019

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