Battery pilot could power up 1 600 jobs

2017-10-15 06:00

A new research pilot plant for manufacturing materials used in batteries could ultimately lead to the creation of 1 600 jobs.

Start-up targets top-tier niche market

2017-04-23 06:23

Three young professionals have come together to provide skilled, experienced workers with freelance jobs and their client companies with the expertise they need for specific projects.

Transformation in automotive industry non-negotiable - Davies

2017-04-05 17:44

Trade and industry minister Rob Davies expressed concern over the surge in imports of automotive components and called for urgent transformation of the industry.

Debunking myths of youth joblessness

2016-11-06 06:18

As we repeatedly face the question of youth unemployment, it is tempting to fall back into victim-blaming – “young people are lazy, they are entitled, no wonder they cannot find work”.

Excessive executive pay is not unnoticed - Ramaphosa

2016-09-09 12:48

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says that businesses should move away from awarding excessive executive pay, especially in times of economic stress.

What drives Uber’s Alon Lits?

2016-03-10 12:06

Alon Lits, general manager for Uber’s sub-Saharan African division, shares why creating economic opportunities for locals, through Uber, is so important to him.

EFF calls itself South Africa's last hope

EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi calls his part the "last hope" for South Africa, echoing the words of leader Julius Malema. Citing economic history and macro-economic theory, Ndlozi argues the DA and ANC are scarcely different from one another. His party, he says, will introduce a new model of industrialisation, job creation, land reform and economic growth.

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Entrepreneur climate becoming hostile in SA

2015-11-13 12:54

Contrary to global trends, SA’s small and medium enterprises are showing a decline in employment, turnover and a majority are struggling to survive, an index shows.

EU agrees on fund to create a million jobs

2014-11-26 13:15

The European Commission will set up a new fund with €21bn of capital that it hopes can unlock some €300bn of largely private investment to create a million jobs.

Microsoft launches new jobs drive for SA

2013-06-06 20:32

Microsoft launched a campaign aimed at helping 3 000 graduates find IT jobs in South Africa, where one in four workers are officially unemployed.


PPC creates 70 extra jobs at cement plant

2017-09-10 06:00

PPC has made an “extra effort” to create 70 more temporary local jobs at the SK9 expansion project at its North West Slurry cement plant, following a government investigation into the presence of at least 242 Chinese workers at the factory.

Titanium plant will bring jobs

2017-04-16 06:00

The mining industry on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast will get a R4.5 billion boost next year through the construction of a titanium processing plant in the Richards Bay industrial development zone.

Millennials worry about unemployment - survey

2017-03-07 05:00

More millennials are anxious about their futures, given the uncertainty surrounding world events.

The politics of tobacco

2016-09-25 06:29

BAT SA is committed to fighting the illegal cigarette trade and helping SA reach its goal of economic growth and job creation, writes Soraya Zoueihid.

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.

How to fix SA's labour market

2016-02-25 15:48

What is feeding SA's unemployment problem and how do we begin to effectively address the massive issues that plague the labour market?

Time to put petty divisions behind us - Maimane

2015-12-16 16:28

Bridging the gap between the haves and the have-nots, the insiders and the outsiders is part of building a reconciled nation, DA leader Mmusi Maimane says.

EU weighs regulatory burden, unveils market boost

2015-09-30 17:00

The European Commission will assess the impact of of regulation adopted in the wake of the financial crisis, as it turns its attention to job-creation.

Unions should eye jobs, not only wages

2014-08-06 16:43

A Fin24 user believes the focus of unions should be on job creation rather than on wage increases at all cost.

Initiative to employ youth launched

2013-04-23 14:09

An incentive to encourage businesses to employ young South Africans and reduce youth unemployment has been launched in Johannesburg.

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