What's being deducted? A guide to understanding your payslip

2019-10-27 07:04

In terms of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, an employer may only deduct funds from your salary if an agreement to do so has been signed, and if they are legally allowed to do so. But many people don't understand their payslip.

Here are the most affordable cities in South Africa to buy a house

2019-10-04 11:20

Overall South African residential properties have lost value when corrected for inflation for the second year running.

The average CEO in SA received a pay hike of R200,000 over the past year - here's how much they now earn

2019-07-16 13:30

CEOs in the mining sector get the biggest remuneration.

This is how much South African ambassadors are paid – after all their expenses are covered

2019-06-19 18:01

South African ambassadors get generous allowances and "hardship" travel perks on top of salaries that are among the highest in the civil service – with no top diplomat earning under R1 million per year.

Afraid of moving to a new job?

2019-02-20 11:15

Experts advise on how you can make moving to a new job a smooth transition

These are South Africa’s 10 best-paying jobs right now – with salaries over R6 million a year

2019-01-23 14:37

Economic growth in South Africa in 2019 will likely push up salaries, but people in these top positions are not exactly hurting for money.

For many South Africans, payday falls after Black Friday this year - here's why you will still get the deals

2018-11-17 07:13

This year, it falls on Friday, November 23 - before pay day for many South Africans.

A former Googler and Facebook exec says a simple shift in mindset can help you land the raise you want

2018-10-22 10:00

Leffler's most important piece of wisdom? "Practice, practice, practice your pitch before walking in."

CEOs of SA's biggest firms earn 64 times the salary of average workers

2018-07-12 18:02

This figure, referred to by economists as a company's "pay ratio", is included in a new report on executive remuneration in South Africa, released on Thursday by PwC.

How much money to ask for in a salary negotiation

2018-03-27 08:57

Here's how to figure out the exact number to ask for.


“Your salary can’t afford that”: SA tweets on #SalaryDepression

2019-10-10 16:23

The SARB recently revealed that local salary growth was the lowest ever.

These are the top-paying second languages in SA – with salaries close to R500,000 a year

2019-09-30 20:42

IsiZulu English speakers showed the sharpest salary increase the past year.

The best paying industries in South Africa - and the industries most likely to pay below the minimum wage

2019-06-26 13:52

22% of South Africans earn 50% of the total salaries paid in the country, a new report found.

These SA jobs will pay up to R1 million a year – and you don’t need a degree

2019-04-09 05:27

A degree is often a prerequisite for a high salary – but not always, as these jobs prove.

Joburg no longer pays top salaries – or has the most jobs

2019-02-06 11:08

More jobs were advertised in Cape Town than in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Ekurhuleni.

What to do if you find out your coworker makes way more than you

2019-01-08 07:13

Here's what you should do if you find out a coworker is making more than you are. Most importantly, don't run to your boss and demand a raise.

Scientists say selfish people earn less money and have fewer children — but there's a catch

2018-11-10 10:50

You do have to look out for yourself somewhat in order to get ahead in life.

These are the 6 most in-demand executive jobs in South Africa right now

2018-10-06 11:14

For some senior executive positions, demand far exceeds supply right now – and salaries reflect that.

Think your salary is low? Use this tool to find out

2018-07-10 06:30

The University of Cape Town’s Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit has developed an income comparison tool to help South Africans understand "where they fit into the bigger picture".

R5 more for a bottle of wine? How the 2018 budget affects you

2018-02-22 09:47

Don't panic! Susan Erasmus breaks down all you need to know about the first budget of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s presidency.

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