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  • We Will Rock You tour of SA postpones to 2022
    Showtime Management and international partner Selladoor Worldwide have postponed the South African tour of the We Will Rock You musical to 2022. South Africa is currently in its third wave of Covid-19 infections and, as such, the government has implemented precautions that only allows for a total audience of 100 people.
  • 6 critical PoPIA compliance steps to take before 1 July
    The eleventh hour is upon businesses who are not Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) compliant. The effective date of 1 July is upon us. By Rian Schoeman
  • #YouthMatters: Leigh-Anne Salonika, founder of OnlyKind
    From East London to some of South Africa's most storied agencies. After winning on global stages and achieving what she set out to on the inside of the corporate advertising machinery, Leigh-Anne Salonika is living her purpose, and in doing so working with brands to unlock theirs By Evan-Lee Courie
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PMI launches new course and tool kit to help create a workforce of creative problem-solvers

Project Management Institute (PMI) recently announced the launch of Wicked Problem-Solving with Tom Wujec...

Issued by PMI 15 hours ago

A preservation 'revival' will supercharge South Africa's retirement outcomes

South Africa's retirement outcomes will improve radically if all retirement funding contributions are kept invested when fund members change jobs...

2 days ago

KZN unveils database to recruit unemployed graduates

The KwaZulu-Natal provincial government has set up a database aimed at helping unemployed graduates...

2 days ago

Revised Covid-19 Direction on Health and Safety in the Workplace advises on employee vaccine protocol

A revised Covid-19 Direction on Health and Safety in the Workplace sets out the regulations on vaccines and guidelines for employers considering mandatory vaccinations of employees...

By Kate Collier, Shane Johnson and Heather Mudau 3 days ago

Burger King decision: A case of govt policies working against each other?

"It is quite ironic that a broad-based BEE grouping is now negatively impacted by a provision which intended to benefit broad-based previously disadvantaged participants," says Bravura's Soria Hay...

3 days ago

How Covid changed e-learning forever

E-learning has changed, thanks to Covid-19, and there's no going back to the way we were, however much organisations may want to do so...

By Michael Gullan 3 days ago

First Innovation and Digital Skills Centre opens in Mthatha

Liquid Intelligent Technologies South Africa opened its first Innovation and Digital Skills Centre (IDSC) in Mthatha on Friday...

3 days ago

UIF intervenes in Qebherha taxi industry protests over Ters benefits

The labour department has begun an intervention process into the stalemate between the taxi industry and other groupings in Qebherha over Covid-19 Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (Ters)...

10 Jun 2021

When your boss is allowed to read your emails in the era of PoPIA

When the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) comes into effect fully from 1 July 2021, there are some areas of possible dispute that could arise between employers and employees, including the monitoring of employee emails...

By Suemeya Hanif & Nicole Gabryk 8 Jun 2021

4 tips for first-time job seekers

In my career, I have seen many people getting stuck, settling for a job just because it is the first one available. This is not necessarily the best approach...

By Anja van Beek 8 Jun 2021

Can you lose your job over a WhatsApp conversation?

If you don't think that "secret" WhatsApp chat you had with your colleagues can't potentially cost you your job, think again...

By Nicol Myburgh 7 Jun 2021

OHSA amendments apply to both employers and the self-employed

The Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Bill has just been published for public comment, and will apply not just to employers, but self-employed people too...

7 Jun 2021

#YouthMatters: Mining industry well-positioned to train young people

The mining industry has a pivotal role to play in solving the longstanding issue of youth unemployment in South Africa, which was made worse by the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns...

By Carol Brandt 7 Jun 2021

Employee privacy is as important as consumer privacy

Of late, there have been a lot of headlines around major technology players putting customer privacy first and making data privacy one of their core values. Meanwhile, there's another important stakeholder whose privacy equally matters...

By Andrew Bourne 4 Jun 2021

Potential work from home tax deductions during the pandemic

Since the advent of Covid-19 and remote working, employees have borne the brunt of operational costs associated with places of employment, which are normally paid for by employers...

By Louise Kotze 3 Jun 2021

Eskom's De Ruyter cleared of misconduct

Eskom CEO, Andre de Ruyter has been cleared of allegations of racism and non-compliance with procurement and recruitment policies by an independent investigation...

3 Jun 2021

Ladies, if the shoe doesn't fit... demand female-specific safety footwear

The increase of women workers in more physical industries shines a spotlight on the need for female-specific safety gear, especially footwear. The typical approach of providing 'unisex' Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) does not adequately serve most women...

By Predahni Naidoo 3 Jun 2021

Skilled researchers offering critical training on better use of data in decision-making

The Rhodes Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) will offer a virtual training programme during July focused on improving critical skills on data collection, management and analyses...

Issued by ISER 11 Jun 2021

Optimising healthcare leadership

There is a general perception that superior managerial skills are lacking in the global healthcare industry because the response to the pandemic lacked urgency in placing appropriate reactive responses in place...

By Auguste (Gusti) Coetzer & Hanco Minnaar, Issued by People Power Placements SA 11 Jun 2021

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