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Twin tax bills and their impact on other Acts

The two new tax bills are already causing a stir over the proposed amendment that South Africans working abroad will no longer be exempt from double taxation. However, there are several other amendments that will affect employers and employees, and have an impact on other labour-related legislation.

By Tarryn Atkinson 1 day ago

TrendSetter - SA's most in-demand skills

CareerJunction has done some research and crunched the numbers to give an outlook on skills that are on South African recruiters' hot (and not) list right now when hiring talent online

Issued by CareerJunction 1 day ago

SA Tourism ensures SMMEs participate in SA's first Holiday Expo

SA Tourism has teamed up with the Future Group hosting the inaugural Holiday Expo, an experiential showcase, to ensure that SMMEs in the tourism industry get the opportunity to market and showcase their businesses

1 day ago

Highlights from Beyond Girls' Education Global Summit

The Standard Chartered Goal Programme hosted ‘Beyond Girls' Education Global Summit 2017', which highlighted the best practices and opportunities to support adolescent girls and young women with confidence, knowledge and skills to ensure they have the opportunity to fulfil their economic potential

1 day ago

Winners of Resolution Social Venture Challenge agents of change in their communities

21 African social entrepreneurs have been named winners in the Resolution Social Venture Challenge. Impact evaluation data shows that an average of 3,200 community members benefits per fellowship awarded

2 days ago

Succession planning essential for CEOs

Recent appointments of well-known CEOs in South African boardrooms raises questions as to the factors possibly influencing board decision making and whether internal processes, such as succession planning, are working effectively

2 days ago

Aguma not completely off the hook

Although the SABC has accepted former acting CEO James Aguma's resignation, he can still face a forensic investigation

By Neo Goba 2 days ago

Four tips on managing growth effectively in your business

Many business owners are well-equipped to manage the financing and human resource requirements of growth. However, growth when not properly managed could become an Achilles heel for the business

Issued by Monetary Library 2 days ago

Suspended SABC executive hit with additional charges at disciplinary hearing

Suspended SABC chief financial officer James Aguma's legal representative has argued that additional charges brought against his client at his disciplinary hearing are pure victimisation

By Neo Goba 3 days ago

Why experience and potential can trump a degree

With the fourth industrial revolution, entirely new jobs and careers now exist, and it may be time for business leaders and decision makers to review their dated notions that any candidate with a degree is ‘better' or ‘more employable' than one without

3 days ago

Retrenchment and taxes - creating best packages

As retrenchments deepen in South Africa, employers need to understand the tax implications applicable to retrenchment packages to ensure that they leave the retrenched employees in the best possible financial position

By Mariana Stander 3 days ago

Things to consider when determining executive remuneration

Many commentators have questioned the fairness of executive packages, highlighting the disparity in remuneration between CEOs and workers and calling for greater regulation of those salaries and benefits

3 days ago

Health & safety: Good intentions are often muddled with very complex execution

Mining Charter III has been mired in controversy since before its publication and is the subject of litigation

By Kate Collier and Jonathan Veeran 3 days ago

Unqualified councilors a recipe for murder

You don't need to be qualified to be a councillor, which is why people are killed over the coveted posts

By Nathi Olifant 3 days ago

eStudy wins award

In recognition of eStudy's accomplishments in the e-learning sector, CrossKnowledge has awarded them with the award for “Most Innovative Offer” as part of their Partner of The Year Awards

Issued by eStudy 3 days ago

Why you need customer experience management

Customer experience management utilises user experience, customer satisfaction and value-add and will be the next ‘big thing' for businesses looking to exploit multiple channels of communication that link the customer

18 Jul 2017

Uber drivers protected by labour laws

The Department of Labour has welcomed a CCMA ruling which states that Uber drivers are fully protected by the South African labour laws

18 Jul 2017

Reviewing automatic termination clauses in employment contracts

A recent Labour Appeal Court case reviewed whether the employee was unfairly dismissed after his appointment letter was automatically terminated because of a provision stating that his offer of employment was conditional on a positive outcome of a vetting process

By Andre Van Heerden and Jacques van Wyk 18 Jul 2017

How cash flow can kill profitable businesses

Three out of every five companies in South Africa fail, whilst showing a profit, because profit and cash flow are not directly linked nor are they both equal measures of success

By Frank Knight 18 Jul 2017

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International

Small startup in a big pond? You got this!

Perhaps the hardest part about being a small startup is that, from the very beginning, you have to compete on the same level as all of the big fish. You have to prove that you are just as worthy of a client's attention and dollars as your more established competitors. This is difficult enough for the big fish themselves, but for a new and tiny startup with a tinier budget? What are you supposed to do? How do you make a name for yourself when you can't spend as much as your competitors?

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 13 Jul 2017

Five success strategies you forgot to implement in your business

As more people ditch the stressful nine to five work life in search of more freedom and self-empowerment, they're following in the footsteps of their mentors. If you're one of those people, it's wonderful that you've found your way out of the corporate rat race in pursuit of loftier goals. Now you need some strategies to shift you deeper into success.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 10 Jul 2017

Microsoft announces 'some' job cuts

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft said Thursday it was cutting an unspecified number of jobs amid reports the US tech giant was reorganising its global sales operations.

7 Jul 2017

How to choose a cleaning service for your business

A clean environment is one of the many great factors that contribute to the success of every business. It is very beneficial to the employees as it enables them to feel more comfortable in the work environment and carry out their work faster. It also attracts clients to the ever-tidy business premises.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 3 Jul 2017

Is small business health insurance for employees a necessity?

Statistics show that 20 percent of the small businesses do not know what health benefits should be offered to employees. This is a shame since health insurance should always be a top priority for every single company out there. Even if you just hire employees for seemingly safe jobs like with Book Taxi Paris you have to offer something that makes working for your company as attractive as possible.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 Jun 2017

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