Sage CEO's entrepreneur tips

2015-11-23 08:14

Sage International CEO Ivan Epstein believes SMEs are vital to SA’s economy. finweek finds out more about his passion for the sector and its large-scale benefits for SA.

Home loan hurdles for the mature and self-employed

2015-11-10 10:28

Getting a home loan isn't an easy task for the mature or the self-employed. Glenda Williams finds out how you can navigate the process if you fall into one of these categories, or both.

US jobless claims in US little changed

2015-10-29 15:30

Applications for unemployment benefits in the US have been little changed, hovering close to four-decade lows and showing steady progress in the labour market.

New demands on the younger workforce

2015-10-05 12:42

There’s a whole new world out there – and it’s powered by technology, fuelled by information and driven by knowledge.

Formal employment numbers drop

2015-09-29 17:10

The number of employees in SA's formal non-agricultural sector slipped between March 2015 and June 2015, says Statistics SA.

State creates jobs agency

2015-09-20 15:00

In an attempt to help the unemployed, government has opened up its own service to help people find work, but the private sector is concerned about competition

Employers plan conservative hiring for rest of year

2015-09-08 19:50

SA employers report conservative hiring intentions between October and December, according to Manpower SA and the outlook has declined slightly.

Disparities in SA employment - survey

2015-07-29 19:12

The latest Quarterly Labour Force Survey by Stats SA shows interesting disparities regarding youth, gender and race.

Apartheid-style laws are damaging SA’s employable future

2015-07-21 14:43

Herman Mashaba says the youth need to become architects of their own futures, and calls on government to remove self-inflicted barriers to an employable future.

How to help employees with debt

2015-07-19 15:12

Big companies have played a significant role in reducing the indebtedness of their employees and, by doing so, have improved the quality of life of the country’s citizens, writes Frank Magwegwe


Getting to grips with the next 20 years

2015-11-10 16:17

What will South Africa and the world look like in the next two decades? A local scenario planner and an international futurist provide some answers.

Du Plessis: Stop lying – facts show 'blacks' don’t earn less than 'whites'

2015-10-29 16:36

It’s high time we all follow Gideon Du Plessis’ example and challenge often trotted hat, in South Africa, “blacks” still earn less than “whites”, says Alec Hogg.

Is your job safe from smart computers?

2015-10-26 16:10

Today’s digital revolution is reshaping the way we live and work, much like the industrial revolution in the 1800s. Many people fear the changes these machines could bring to their lives.

Old Mutual ranked top employer in financial services and insurance

2015-10-04 16:55

The Top Employers Institute announced that Old Mutual has secured the number one slot in the financial services and insurance categories for the fifth consecutive year.

State slated for 'costly and ineffective' jobs agency

2015-09-23 13:26

Only 2.3% of the more than 600 000 unemployed South Africans registered with the government’s employment agency have been placed in full-time jobs.

SA among top 20 on workforce index

2015-09-15 18:06

South Africa has achieved the 19th spot out of 75 countries on an index which tracks the relative ease of employing various types of non-permanent workers.

Compensation when employer relocates

2015-08-06 14:59

A Fin24 user wants to know if he could claim compensation from his employer for extra transport costs due to a relocation.

Over 1 000 firms in court over EE targets

2015-07-23 14:47

More than 1 000 companies will be taken to court because of non-compliance with the legal requirements of employment equity, says the Department of Labour.

Read this if you are in HR

2015-07-19 15:55

Five things HR managers don’t need to know any more.

US jobless claims, data point to firming economy

2015-07-17 11:00

The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits have fallen more than expected.

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