The path to non-retirement

2017-07-20 09:07

The human lifespan is getting longer and longer. What does this mean for those who are putting money away for retirement? And can you imagine doing the same job for over 70 years?

Employment declines for the quarter

2017-06-27 12:26

Employment decreased by 48 000 jobs for the quarter ended March 2017, according to data from Statistics SA.

Life is still k*k!

2017-05-14 07:11

Black people in South Africa significantly lag behind white, coloured and Indian people in the key areas of education, employment, household spending, home ownership and access to medical aid, according to an SA Institute of Race Relations study.

SA sees small rise in job numbers

2017-04-07 12:53

Employment in SA has increased by 90 000 in a one-year period, although the mining and transport sectors recorded job losses, the latest employment survey shows.

German output growth accelerates as employment spikes

2017-03-24 11:23

German economic activity has unexpectedly gathered speed in March, prompting a marked pick-up in job creation and price pressures.

Zuma's SONA: Foggy stats or facts?

2017-03-01 10:18

President Jacob Zuma delivered his 10th State of the Nation Address and the team at Fin24 delved a little deeper to verify some of the statements he presented.

Slight drop in SA's unemployment rate

2017-02-14 10:42

Employment grew by 235 000 and the number of job seekers fell by 92 000, resulting in a slight decline in the unemployment rate for the fourth quarter of 2016 to 26.5%, says Stats SA.

Use tax incentives to create more jobs – World Bank

2017-01-22 07:56

Investment in capital such as machinery and equipment has been progressively replacing jobs in agriculture, mining, manufacturing and construction, a World Bank report claims.

SA CEOs less optimistic about global economy - PwC

2017-01-18 05:31

South African chief executives' confidence levels for the next 12 months are below that of the world average, a survey by PwC reveals.

Ramaphosa: R3 500 not a living or decent wage, but it's a start

2016-12-07 19:17

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has acknowledged R3 500 is neither a living wage nor a decent one, but it’s a good launching pad from where wages can be pulled up.


Labour brokers take fight to court

2017-07-16 06:00

Labour brokers will have at least another year’s grace before the contentious “deeming” provision potentially shuts down a large part of their industry.

Survey unveils what millennials want at work

2017-05-21 11:39

A survey has found that South African millennials are seeking flexibility in their jobs.

Government jobs not as attractive as in the past - survey

2017-05-12 10:01

Government jobs are no longer as attractive as they have been historically, a survey reveals.

A fairy tale success story

2017-03-26 12:07

Sacks Packaging’s floor in Mobeni, south of Durban, is a constant hive of activity, where different types of paper bags, used in everything from cement to sugar packaging, are made.

Millennials worry about unemployment - survey

2017-03-07 05:00

More millennials are anxious about their futures, given the uncertainty surrounding world events.

UK jobless falls as labour market edges nearer full capacity

2017-02-15 11:54

UK unemployment has declined and a measure of the number of people in work rose to a record, pushing the labour market closer to "full capacity," according to the statistics office.

How government can enforce the minimum wage

2017-02-12 17:46

Government can introduce incentives or sanctions to ensure that employers comply with the national minimum wage agreement, says a researcher.

New index of economic democracy: Can it predict sweeping change in countries?

2017-01-18 10:28

With neoliberal policies pushing voters towards the right, a university professor's index could help predict major political change on the basis of economic marginalisation.

Employment grows 1% in Q3 - Stats SA

2016-12-12 09:19

Employment growth in the third quarter was mainly driven by job creation in the community services industry.

How to retain star employees

2016-11-29 11:46

Losing a key member can have a devastating impact on your team. A couple of small and cost-effective interventions can help you prevent a resignation.

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