Employment Equity Regulations – What you need to know

To the CEO and HR or EE Managers Please read below and reply “BOOKING” should you like to book. Note that the Employment Equity Regulations has changed as per the Government Gazette, 8 August 2019. You will need to familiarise yourself with the changes before you submit your EE reports between today and 15 January [...]

By |2019-11-26T13:07:44+00:00December 21st, 2019|news|0 Comments

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING

South Africa contributes a large portion of its national budget towards education and skills development. Approximately 1.5% of our Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is contributed towards education and training after school, most of which is received by vocational colleges and the National Skills Fund, among others. The Importance of Training Economic Benefits The majority of [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:11+00:00November 14th, 2018|news|0 Comments

The skills shortage in the construction industry

The construction sector is one of the perceived opportunities to address the unemployment problem in South Africa. According the Industrial Development Corporation, 44,000 jobs were created in this sector during 2016. The question is, what kind of jobs were these and how sustainable were they? According to Ian Massey, Director of MDA Consulting and professional chartered civil [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:12+00:00October 18th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Networking practices to avoid

While there is no denying the importance of networking in the modern business environment, it is important to note that not all networking is the same. There are networking practices you should leave at the door on your way to your next event or meeting. Don't take friends with you to a professional networking event. Unless [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:23+00:00October 17th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Countdown to Employment Equity Submissions

The Department of Labour (DOL) takes non-compliance with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act and shows that they will not hesitate to bring the maximum penalty against defaulters. If you are a designated employer, you have only 2 months to prepare for your Employment Equity Report submissions. Designated employers are those that either have [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:25+00:00July 18th, 2018|news|0 Comments

The difference between HR and IR

Industrial Relations vs Human Resource Management Difference between industrial relations and human resource management is that industrial relations is about establishing relationships among the stakeholders while human resource management is about managing the human resource in an organisation. This article analyses these two concepts and the difference between industrial relations and human resource management in [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:26+00:00July 17th, 2018|news|0 Comments

The South African Basic Conditions of Employment Act

The Basic Conditions of Employment Act is the yardstick against which this is measured. This document stipulates the conditions under which employees, both South African and foreign, must be employed. Your work visa would not have been approved if your South African employer does not meet the requirements of the Act. However, this does not [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:26+00:00July 17th, 2018|news|0 Comments

HWSETA Discretionary Grant window closing soon

The Health and Welfare Sector Education and Training Authority (HWSETA) invites all its registered employers to apply for Discretionary Grant Funding. This is funding available from the SETA where the company can train their employees as well as train unemployed learners. This is an opportunity that no company should miss. Training intervention to apply for: [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:48+00:00May 30th, 2018|news|0 Comments