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Renewing general work visas challenging in South Africa
Renewing general work visas challenging in South Africa

General work visas are proving virtually impossible to renew, since the implementation of the current immigration laws on 26 May 2014, when the Department of Labour took on a more significant role in the process.

By Stefanie de Saude 17 hours ago

SA lagging in female representation at executive level
SA lagging in female representation at executive level

Only 2.2% of JSE-listed companies have female CEOs and SA lags behind on female representation at the executive level, according to a Bain & Company report released on Wednesday, 24 May.

By Michelle Gumede 3 days ago

What you should know about BYOD to work
What you should know about BYOD to work

There are both pros and cons surrounding the concept of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) to the workplace and these are going to multiply, as the global BYOD market is projected to increase at a compound annual growth rate of 25% over the next few years.

3 days ago

Mental health and the labour law
Mental health and the labour law

How should employers deal with employees struggling with mental health from an employment law perspective? Learn how to deal with these issues in a way that's effective, supportive and legally correct.

Issued by Knowledge Resources 25 May 2017

Can employers embark on redeployment before retrenchment processes commence?
Can employers embark on redeployment before retrenchment processes commence?

The recent case of ArcelorMittal South Africa Limited v NUMSA, unpacked what is meant by avoiding job losses indicating a possible change in section 189 requirements.

By Samantha Bonato and Aadil Patel 25 May 2017

FNB Business Innovation Awards finalists
FNB Business Innovation Awards finalists

FNB Business and Endeavor South Africa have shortlisted the finalists for the FNB Business Innovation Awards 2017. The awards are aimed at businesses that are able to demonstrate real innovation that has the potential to change the way an industry operates both locally and internationally.

25 May 2017

Executives need social media contracts
Executives need social media contracts

Executives have cited reputation as one of their top risk factors according to numerous reports. Fake news, fake social media accounts and cyber security are increasing the reputational risk in the digital world.

24 May 2017

#WomensMonth is not important
#WomensMonth is not important

“Women's Month is not important if it means we only pay attention to women's issues for 31 days of the year." - Moyin Oloruntoba

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 May 2017

Court finds employer liable for back pay
Court finds employer liable for back pay

The Constitutional Court has ruled that back pay was a judgement debt and therefore not prescribed in the recent case of National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa obo Moses Fohlisa & 41 Others/Hendor Mining Supplies (A division of Marschalk Beleggings).

24 May 2017

#AfricaMonth: The African opportunity in front of you
#AfricaMonth: The African opportunity in front of you

Philip and Malan Joubert, founders of a number of noteworthy apps such as SnapScan, Pondering Panda, and Apps Against Ebola, have been included in the Quartz 2017 Africa Innovators list alongside 29 other great innovators. We chat to Philip to find out more about tech and innovation on the continent of Africa.

By Ilse van den Berg 24 May 2017

ANC denounces Joburg official's salary increase
ANC denounces Joburg official's salary increase

Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba's chief of staff's salary has been increased by R500,000 per annum.

By Claudi Mailovich 23 May 2017

Gauteng health warns of bogus job adverts
Gauteng health warns of bogus job adverts

The Gauteng Health Department has once more warned community members of bogus job adverts that uses the department's name and fraudulently invite people to apply for vacancies at different health facilities.

23 May 2017

Top African execs choose an MBA
Top African execs choose an MBA

Top executives in South Africa and the rest of the world may no longer consider an MBA the postgraduate qualification of choice but research into the leadership landscape in key economic hubs in Africa shows that top African execs throughout the continent still choose to pursue an MBA.

23 May 2017