Customer-driver contact makes screening vital

Smartphones offer customers the ability to place orders with just the tap of a finger – be it takeout, merchandise or a taxi ride. With the growing popularity of convenience ordering in South Africa, strangers are having to come into contact with each other on a...

Networking practices to avoid

While there is no denying the importance of networking in the modern business environment, it is important to note that not all networking is the same. ManpowerGroup South Africa’s MD Lyndy van den Barselaar recommends five networking practices you should leave...

A fresh solution to job creation

Unemployment will reduce drastically if empowerment is seen as a business and commercial opportunity. However, the group think and approach needs to change. This is according to Khonology CEO Michael Roberts, who believes empowerment programs can be sustainable, but...

HR must focus on strategic alignment with the business

The human resources (HR) function must reinvent itself as a digital, data-driven partner to the business as trends such as artificial intelligence (AI), big data and mobility transform the world around us. HR departments and leaders that continue to focus on...

Prepare for cloud evolution: get yourself AWS certified

It’s reasonably safe to say that cloud technology is creeping into almost every aspect of our personal and professional lives.  From virtual IT to network storage and wearable devices that track your every heartbeat, the cloud is hovering closer over us all....

Are private company directors subject to PAYE?

Where fixed monthly payments made up less than 75% of private company director remuneration, paragraph 11C of the Fourth Schedule to the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962 used to apply to require payment of employees’ tax for such directors on a monthly basis in respect...