Govt plans jobs summit, says Ramaphosa

2016-06-21 20:03

Government and labour are set to organise a summit to discuss ways to retain and create jobs in the tough current economic climate, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Meeting of the presidential labour working group convened

2016-06-19 21:06

Re-igniting economic growth is a key priority, says the Presidency ahead of a high-level meeting with the president, deputy president, economic cluster ministers and unions.

UK jobless rate hits 11-year low

2016-06-15 12:15

The UK labour market has showed signs of resilience in the face of the referendum on European Union membership as unemployment unexpectedly fell.

Hunters’ answer to Cecil the lion row: We create 53 000 jobs

2016-06-10 12:32

Trophy hunting contributes R6.4bn to eight sub-Saharan African countries and employs 53 000 people, a report by the club that suspended Cecil's shooter, has revealed.

Ramaphosa: SA economy needs decisive action

2016-06-08 19:03

South Africa needs decisive action to strengthen the economy, stimulate growth and increase employment, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

SA needs advanced industrial relations, fast

2016-06-06 12:16

With the rise of automation, the relationship between local companies and workers needs an overhaul on a fundamental level.

8 jobs that no longer exist today

2016-06-01 13:04

Career paths forced into extinction due to technological advancement.

Maynard: SA bucking Phillips Curve – unemployment fuelling inflation

2016-05-27 19:24

Whereas traditionally there’s an inverse relationship between inflation and unemployment, in SA there seems to be a more direct relationship, an analysis shows.

Jobs needed for Africa's youth time bomb - expert

2016-05-25 06:00

The most crucial aspect for Africa to successfully benefit from its own greatest asset - its growing young population - is job creation, says an expert.

No wage increase for Anglo Platinum workers in Zim

2016-05-20 19:14

Anglo Platinum has not offered its employees in Zimbabwe a pay hike this year despite the mining chamber and mine workers unions agreeing to a 1.5% wage increase.


Still opportunities for entrepreneurs in tourism industry

2016-06-20 17:58

The tourism industry employs about 4.4% of all people employed in SA, and one in 12 jobs is in tourism, according to Enver Mally, chair of Cape Town Tourism.

Letter to Gordhan: National Jobs fund – funding unemployment

2016-06-15 12:43

The Warrenton Association of Cooperatives say government doesn't have a policy that can develop an industry of low skilled communities.

Professional migrants rush to and from SA - report

2016-06-15 06:00

While SA is among the top 30 countries professional migrants like to move to, it is also among the top 30 countries they are rushing from, shows a report.

SA not open for business due to immigration laws - expert

2016-06-09 21:45

President Jacob Zuma claims SA is open for business, but the country's immigration laws make this not really true in practice, says an immigration lawyer.

Telkom puts retrenchments on hold

2016-06-07 12:03

Telecommunications firm Telkom says there won't be forced retrenchments for the next two years, after the company cut almost 4 000 jobs during the last financial year.

US firms add fewest jobs in 5 years in May

2016-06-03 17:12

US employers overall have added just 38 000 jobs in May, the fewest in five years, while an index has shown services firms grew at the slowest pace in over two years.

Wikus Furstenberg: ‘Junk’ already priced into markets – But what next?

2016-05-31 07:17

Portfolio manager Wikus Furstenberg believes a downgrade to junk status is inevitable and presents some interesting views on what happens next.

Sluggish SA economy forcing higher rate of early retirement

2016-05-26 06:53

The slow economic growth may be forcing a higher rate of early retirement and increasing the number of pensioners, shows the BankservAfrica Disposable Salary Index.

Adcorp prevails despite labour law changes

2016-05-24 19:20

Listed workforce management group, Adcorp Holdings, announced group revenues increased by 17% to R15.6bn for the financial year ended February 29 2016.

Political Alzheimers – Zuma’s black entrepreneurs fund. Wessels explains why.

2016-05-20 07:12

There's little hope for Zuma's new multibillion fund for entrepreneurs without evidence of a radical rethink of strategies that continue to waste billions, says an expert.

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