UCT comments on new wage bill

The Department of Labour is considering one of the biggest changes to South Africa’s labour laws since 1995 by, amongst other things, introducing a National Minimum Wage (NMW). The NMW Bill will set a wage of at least R20 for workers across all sectors of the...

12 graduates from Cell C Girl Child Bursary Fund

The Cell C Girl Child Bursary Fund, a financial resource that invests in the tertiary education of disadvantaged young women, has produced 12 female graduates over the past two years and every one of them is now successfully employed. The young women have qualified in...

Stop exploiting Day Zero crisis

Rather than taking advantage of the Day Zero crisis, companies should assist by providing affordable solutions. This is the word from Alto Africa, which has challenged other companies to step up and “do the right thing” by helping others. In an effort to...

Payroll compliance under scrutiny

By Rob Cooper, tax expert and director of legislation at Sage, explains how government will look to plug payroll holes in the 2017/18 budget. South African business and personal taxpayers are waiting with bated breath for the Finance Minister’s Budget Speech on...

MIE offers social media screening

Background screening and vetting company Managed Integrity Evaluation (MIE) has partnered with a reputable provider to expand its inclusive background screening service and now also offers comprehensive screening of all social media activities of potential employees...

Automation and skills development: an unlikely duo

The digital transformation continues to change the way we work – and one of the most commonly known ways is through automation. While the automated economy is often seen as a threat to many of today’s jobs, ManpowerGroup SA’s MD Lyndy van den Barselaar is of the...