Is SA's tax incentive for young job-seekers working?

2016-08-28 11:30

The Employment Tax Incentive, which has already paid out R6bn, is being carefully assessed to decide whether it should be continued, refined or allowed to lapse.

Inside Labour: 'Fashionable ideologies' no cure for joblessness

2016-08-26 06:38

Propaganda that entrepreneurship and self created work will solve the jobs crisis fits in with the smokescreens established by ruling minorities, says Terry Bell.

Manamela offers solutions to youth unemployment

2016-08-25 15:31

Self-employment and entrepreneurship is the central solution to deal with youth unemployment, says Deputy Minister in the Presidency Buti Manamela.

Only product, labour market reforms will boost SA jobs - Kganyago

2016-08-24 19:12

Solutions for SA’s high unemployment rate will not come from rising commodity prices, a rebound in global growth or fiscal policies, says Sarb governor Lesetja Kganyago.

UK jobs market shows resilience for now

2016-08-17 15:46

Britain’s labour market isn’t cracking under the weight of Brexit yet.

Fintech fertile ground for young entrepreneurs

2016-08-16 17:09

Africa’s youth need to move from being technologists to techpreneurs and from fintechnologists to fintechpreneurs, says an expert.

US payrolls surge as hiring broad-based

2016-08-05 15:34

Employment has jumped for a second month and wages climbed, pointing to renewed vigor in the US labour market that will sustain consumer spending.

ANC's R1bn election budget dwarfs all of its rivals combined

2016-08-03 15:15

As South Africans vote in municipal elections, the ANC has the advantage of incumbency and a R1bn campaign budget that dwarfs all of its rivals combined.

Jobless claims in US unexpectedly decline

2016-07-21 15:50

The number of applications for US unemployment benefits has unexpectedly fallen last week, reaching a three-month low, indicating the labour market remains steady.

US jobless claims hold at lowest level since-April

2016-07-14 15:15

The number of applications for US unemployment benefits has held at the lowest level since mid-April, further evidence of a strong labour market.


ArcelorMittal drops 'quota system' for new jobs

2016-08-28 10:00

ArcelorMittal has withdrawn a policy giving 100% preference to certain designated groups when making external appointments, says Solidarity.

Why SA needs to improve job prospects for youth

2016-08-25 18:46

South Africa won’t realise its demographic benefit if the job prospects for younger working-age people don’t improve, says statistician general Pali Lehohla.

Zim abolishes 8 000 jobs in agriculture ministry

2016-08-24 19:38

Zimbabwe plans to abolish about half the jobs in the agriculture department, as the government struggles to pay public service wages.

Govt blamed for battered economy, jobs market

2016-08-22 20:08

The government has been blamed for dragging down an already bruised economy, as the South African labour environment suffers declining job and wage security.

Sugar tax to cost SA 60 000 jobs, warns Coca-Cola

2016-08-16 17:56

The proposed sugar tax could result in South Africa losing 60 000 jobs in the beverage industry, says Coca-Cola Beverages Africa chairperson Phil Gutsche.

How SA can use wealth tax to cut poverty, unemployment

2016-08-11 06:33

A 'wealth tax' could significantly address two of SA’s triple challenges of joblessness, poverty and inequality – but it needs to be managed correctly, says an expert.

Jobless Zim graduates rise up against Mugabe

2016-08-03 16:57

Protests against President Robert Mugabe’s policies are on the rise in Zimbabwe with unemployed graduates protesting in Harare.

SA sheds 129 000 jobs in Q2

2016-07-28 13:39

The second quarter of 2016 saw a decline in jobs of 129 000, compared to the previous quarter, according to the latest quarterly labour force survey.

Media24 is top employer, say graduates

2016-07-18 14:19

Media24 has been selected by graduates as the Employer of Choice in the media category at the South African Graduate Employers Association Employer Awards.

Direct sellers rake in over R10bn for SA economy

2016-07-13 06:00

Direct selling is a growing industry with sales in South Africa reaching R10.93bn in the past year.

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