Roadshows bolster employment equity

August 23, 2016

The Department of Labour’s Employment Equity (EE) Directorate will conduct roadshows to strengthen EE implementation and compliance mechanisms next week in Polokwane and Bloemfontein.  In Limpopo, the EE workshop will be held at Fusion Boutique, 4 Schoeman Street, Limpopo. In the Free State, it will be held at Sun Windmill, corner N1 Highway and Jan […]

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SANRAL invests R30-million in SU for continued education in pavement engineering

August 23, 2016

In a symbolic ceremony at the Geotechnical and Transportation Division hosted within the University of Stellenbosch’s Department of Civil Engineering, the South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) announced a R30-million endowment to Stellenbosch University which will continue to fund the SANRAL Chair in Pavement Engineering at the University. Established in 2001 with the […]

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NSFAS invites 2017 applications

August 22, 2016

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is inviting applications for the 2017 academic year. Grade 12 learners and post-matrics may submit applications. The NSFAS Student Centred Model has been live from 1 August 2016. However, students who were not previously funded or not funded in 2016 will only be able to apply from 1 […]

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Logistics Partners programme finds innovative route to informal market

August 22, 2016

If companies can find a viable and reliable point of entry, South Africa’s community and informal markets offer them an ideal place to grow their customer base. However, as Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa’s (CCBSA) Market Logistics Partners programme has shown, creating mutual benefit is key to maintaining and building these markets sustainably. Getting one’s product […]

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Salary benchmarking – checking the industry standard

August 18, 2016

Whether your company is big or small, how much an individual earns compared to what they do is often big on the agenda. At times people wonder if they are underpaid compared to others in the market. With employees wanting to earn more, there is a tool that companies can use to understand why individuals […]

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B-BEE Commission to promote and enable economic transformation

August 18, 2016

The Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Commission is determined to promote and enable economic transformation in order to ensure meaningful participation of black people in the economy. This was said by the Director of Compliance at the B-BBEE Commission, Ms Busisiwe Ngwenya. She was speaking at the first provincial awareness roadshow held in Daveyton, Gauteng […]

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Women at the centre of Ithala’s growth strategy

August 17, 2016

Success is inevitable when stronger female participation is encouraged across all levels of an organisation and where men and women are given equal opportunity to achieve their full potential. An organisation that is seriously backing the advancement of women in the corporate and small business sector is Ithala Development Finance Corporation, KwaZulu-Natal’s provincial development agency. […]

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National Minimum Wage Commission panel appointed

August 17, 2016

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as Chairperson of the Committee of Principals of the National Economic Development Council (Nedlac), has appointed a seven-person panel to advise on an appropriate level at which the national minimum wage could be set. The Nedlac Committee of Principals comprises representatives of government, labour, business and community charged […]

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Wayde van Niekerk: the band that loosely binds the nation together

August 16, 2016

To the majority of South Africans, victory in any sporting code carries much more significance than in other countries, where people speedily revert to their daily tasks after fleetingly savouring in the glory. It’s not unusual. South Africans, still battling to exorcise the deep-rooted legacy of racial divisions which the system of apartheid sowed, temporarily […]

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South Africa needs more start-up businesses

August 15, 2016

“We need to think beyond a job“ The Global Entrepreneur Monitor (GEM) global report says that while South Africa is not alone in its decline and failure rate for small businesses, what remains concerning is the country’s low level of start-up activity, Mike Anderson, Founder & CEO of the National Small Business Chamber (NSBC), says […]

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