Tale of sacrifice: 10 steps to early retirement, financial freedom

2016-10-11 08:31

An analyst sets out a ten-point plan to early retirement and financial freedom. He promises it won't be easy - but it will be well worth the effort.

Cosatu wants minimum wage set at R4 500

2016-10-07 20:27

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Lechesa Tsenoli has assured Cosatu that their memorandum would be taken seriously and circulated at Parliament.

Cosatu hits out at Pityana, Basson and e-tolls in peaceful protests

2016-10-07 07:30

Cosatu has lashed out at business leaders Sipho Pityana and Whitey Basson and called for the immediate scrapping of e-tolls.

Finance sector continues to strengthen SA in global competitiveness

2016-10-04 06:27

South Africa ranks 47th out of 138 countries in the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Index, but a number of shortcomings could limit competitiveness going forward.

Protesting students not other people's problems - Nxesi

2016-09-27 07:18

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi has urged people to have empathy for angry young people who have become impatient with inequality.

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.

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.

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.

Stop fretting about ratings agencies, Coovadia urges SA

2016-08-18 07:55

SA should move away from being fixated on the views of ratings agencies and rather focus on sustainable and inclusive growth, says Dr Cas Coovadia.

SA rated the third most miserable place on earth - index

2016-08-08 14:14

South Africa has been rated as one of the most miserable places on earth, at least in terms of holding a job and keeping the rising cost of goods in check.


Credit Suisse cuts jobs in SA, Dubai to save costs

2016-10-09 11:06

Swiss lender Credit Suisse Group has cut jobs in South Africa, including researchers covering stocks, and two equity analyst positions in Dubai.

Plea for Basson to share his R100m pay bonanza

2016-10-07 16:58

Cosatu has denounced Shoprite CEO Whitey Basson's hefty pay package, charging that he is being rewarded for exploiting workers on behalf of shareholders.

Only 1% growth will mean 80 000 jobs for SA - Zuma

2016-10-06 07:45

A 1% economic growth rate for South Africa will translate into over 80 000 jobs, while 3% will enable the country to create over 300 000 jobs, says President Jacob Zuma.

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.

Brian Kantor: The SA Reserve Bank – Help or hinder?

2016-09-22 10:51

Sarb's interest rate movements have been unhelpful and interest rate hikes may have reduced measured GDP growth by 2% without much reducing inflation, says an economist.

Curbing youth unemployment good for this business

2016-09-06 17:33

Small businesses take on disproportionate risk when they sign up young, previously unemployed recruits, says the director of a debt-recovery service business.

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.

Unemployment per metro: Will new mayors deliver?

2016-08-21 10:59

SA’s official unemployment rate was 26.6% at the end of the second quarter, but how does it stack up when compared across the metros, and who has the tougher task?

Govt blamed for tighter trade conditions - survey

2016-08-15 19:44

The July Trade Activity Index survey of the SA Chamber of Commerce & Industry shows a contraction further into negative space.

US jobless claims rise to 269 000

2016-08-04 16:00

The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits has risen last week to a level that still underscores health in the labour market.

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