Thumbs up: you’re hired

Think that the use of a specific emoji colour is fine? Think that a black smiley used by a white person is acceptable? Think that sending an image of an eggplant is perfectly normal? The courts in countries like the US and France say no, and it's very likely that...

Multi-channel approach improves employee experience for remote workforces

As the Covid-19 pandemic irrevocably redefined the way we communicate and work, remote working and mobile workforces have become central to doing business in the new normal. By Dharshan Naidoo, SADC sales team lead at Infobip Africa This means that organisations are...

Background screening vital for contract employees

The recently introduced Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Amendment Bill is expected to bring more protection for contract employees like domestic workers, gardeners, nannies, and au pairs, etc. With employers facing increased responsibilities and...

Philip Truter is SARS’ ‘orange jumpsuit’ example

The VBS Mutual Bank case gained massive momentum when state witness, Philip Truter, was sentenced on 7 October 2020 to an effective seven years in prison. By Roxanna Naidoo, admitted attorney at Tax Consulting SA Truter pleaded guilty to racketeering, fraud,...