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.

Understanding your salary

2018-01-22 10:22

Understanding your monthly salary slip can be quite a difficult exercise

It's not impolite to ask someone how much they earn, says science

2017-09-21 10:38

Too scared you'll strike a nerve or think you'll cause interpersonal conflicts in the workplace? Think again.

REVEALED: The highest paying jobs in SA

2017-07-10 18:55

Research by CareerJunction divulge which jobs hold the most financial rewards in South Africa, and the computer nerd wins the day.

Top 10 JSE CEOs take home average R24.6m

2017-07-06 22:30

CEOs of the top 10 JSE-listed companies take home an average pay of R24.6m, a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers revealed.

IBM says CEO pay is $33m, others say it's far higher

2017-04-24 16:04

When IBM shareholders gather on Tuesday, they’ll be asked to sign off on a $33 million pay package for Chief Executive Officer Ginni Rometty.

How far will my (small) salary go towards rent in different SA cities?

2017-01-16 13:52

Moving to a big city is (for most people) a fresh new start but, if you’re an intern like me, you’ll find making the big move could leave you homeless.

Naspers increases CEO's pay to R24m

2016-07-24 11:20

Naspers increased the compensation of its chief executive officer Bob van Dijk by 5% as the company prepares to further boost its international internet business in the face of falling pay TV customers in Sub-Saharan Africa.

7 deadly sins of salary negotiation

2016-06-07 11:18

You have to ensure you get the best possible pay deal when negotiating with a prospective employer. Agreeing to an inferior salary package will undermine your earning capacity for years to come.


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.

What to do if you find out your colleague earns more than you

2017-11-22 12:44

It nearly killed Molly on the tv series Insecure when she mistakenly found out that her colleague earns more… way more… than her. Believe it or not, this happens in real life too, especially when there’s discrimination in terms of race or gender, you can find yourself at the bottom of the pay hierarchy, but producing exactly the same amount, if not more, work.

How to figure out if you’re being underpaid

2017-09-10 21:16

Ends not meeting and bank account looking less than lush? Maybe it’s not you, but your lacklustre salary.

How to make your salary boost your savings

2017-07-10 05:30

If you're an employee, consider restructuring your salary package to eliminate deductions for benefits you don't really need.

Should performance be linked to pay?

2017-06-07 10:21

For decades, companies have given bonuses and raises based on employee performance. But is this truly the most effective way of ensuring each employee gives their best?

Dissent amid bonuses

2017-03-12 06:22

Tiger Brands’ chairperson maintains huge payouts are necessary to attract and retain top talent.

Microsoft CEO receives $18m in 2016 pay

2016-10-04 10:02

Microsoft chief executive officer Satya Nadella’s reported compensation fell 3.3% to $17.7m in the software maker’s latest fiscal year ended June 30.

Vodacom doubles its CEO's pay to R22m

2016-06-17 10:57

Mobile network Vodacom has hiked the pay of its chief executive officer Shameel Joosub by almost double for the financial year ended March 2016.

Should your salary be a secret?

2016-04-15 07:00

There is a growing movement towards greater transparency in remuneration. We look at the impact of revealing salaries on employee morale and productivity.

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