WATCH: South Africans give their take on the mini budget

2016-10-25 19:29

Fin24 has taken to the streets in Cape Town and Johannesburg to ask ordinary people their thoughts about Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's mini budget.

Revealed: Most difficult positions for SA employers to fill

2016-10-18 06:45

ManpowerGroup’s Talent Shortage Survey shows skilled trades remain in the top three most difficult positions for companies to fill.

Payrolls in US rise 156 000

2016-10-07 18:14

Employers have continued to add to payrolls in September as people streamed into the workforce and most found jobs amid record openings.

US companies add fewest workers in five months

2016-10-05 15:30

Companies in September have added the fewest number of workers in five months, showing the labour market is cooling after strong gains for much of this year.

SA earns R2.2trn from manufacturing

2016-09-26 10:55

The country's total income derived from the manufacturing industry has risen by 9.4% from 2011 to 2014, but the sector has also recorded a loss of 246 000 jobs.

Ethiopia gets $200m loan for migrants jobs scheme

2016-09-21 18:02

The European Investment Bank is set to lend Ethiopia $200m to build two industry parks that will employ 30 000 refugees in a move aimed at curbing migration to Europe.

Rob Jeffery: Reindustrialise SA – critical for economic growth, jobs

2016-09-16 11:33

Reindustrialisation, electricity and employment are the keys to growth but all parties must recognise their obligations and work towards a common goal, says an economist.

UK labour market shows resilience to Brexit vote

2016-09-14 12:15

UK unemployment rate has stayed at an 11-year low in the three months through July as the economy added jobs, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Mashaba: Jozi can be business friendly and pro-poor

2016-09-13 20:08

Mayor Herman Mashaba, who wants the City of Johannesburg to be the engine room of SA’s economic activity, has doubled the city's growth target from 2.5% to 5%.

US jobless claims increases less than forecast

2016-09-01 15:02

Fewer Americans than forecast have filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, further evidence of a healthy labour market.


Big cash for burgers, doughnuts and ice cream

2016-10-23 09:30

The firm that owns the local licences to Burger King, Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins is looking to invest R1bn across these brands, which could create over 10 000 jobs.

Finding jobs for our young people

2016-10-16 07:38

South Africa’s most pressing issue is youth unemployment. There are 3.6 million unemployed young people in the country – a whopping 37.5% of the working population.

Cosatu strike will have limited impact, say economists

2016-10-07 13:25

Cosatu's countrywide one-day stay-away is unlikely to have a significant impact on South Africa's GDP figures, say economists.

Richard Grant: Why a minimum wage doesn’t equal employment

2016-10-03 12:29

Attributing productivity gains to minimum wage hikes is confusing the horse with the cart, says an analyst, adding it will also have a negative impact on youth unemployment.

Sugar tax could cause over 70 000 job losses - report

2016-09-23 07:34

The proposed tax on soft drinks may generate only R4.4bn of the R7.5bn that was estimated and could result in up to 70 700 job losses, according to a report.

Class and race shape how young South Africans access the job market

2016-09-21 07:39

Access to information, which is influenced by race and class, increases the chances of getting employed, explains Glenda Kruss.

Zim's job cuts snub a missed opportunity - analyst

2016-09-14 15:38

Zimbabwe's reversal of the finance minister's wage and job cuts plan represents a golden opportunity missed to correct an unsustainable situation, says an analyst.

Where are the jobs?

2016-09-13 21:30

SA employers report cautiously optimistic hiring intentions for the next three months, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey.

US payrolls rise by 151 000, jobless rate steady

2016-09-02 16:21

Companies have kept adding to payrolls in August while measures of slack in the labour market were little changed, signaling steady hiring.

New EU deal will boost local jobs, parly hears

2016-08-30 19:29

The partnership between the EU and seven of the SADC member states will go a long way to create new job opportunities, says the ANC's Joanmariae Fubbs.

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