New measures to bring order to strikes

A new code of good practice governing various aspects of strike action came into effect on 1 January 2019. It is a welcome step towards eliminating violent and damaging strikes but its effectiveness remains to be seen in practice. By Johan Olivier & Lizle Louw,...

SA needs innovative approaches to job creation

The landmark Framework Agreement signed at the Presidential Jobs Summit during October last year has the potential to turn the tide of youth unemployment. By Najwah Allie-Edries, head of the Jobs Fund at National Treasury However, it calls for actively pursuing...

4IR and its impact in the workplace

Groundbreaking technological advancements are disrupting almost every industry across the globe, and the extent of these changes bring with them the transformation of entire systems of production, management and governance. While the scope is huge for the creation of...

Don’t be caught napping at tax year-end

Along with all the other responsibilities associated with tax management in South Africa, businesses are reminded of their PAYE (Pay as you Earn) obligations towards SARS - including the onus to issue IRP5 tax certificates to employees. This is according to HR and tax...