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True cost of labour... and minimum wage non-compliance

Rui Lopes, managing director at Lopes Attorneys, discusses the impact of the revised National Minimum Wage Act and its potential impact on employers...

By Rui Lopes 22 Feb 2021

Questions surrounding the Covid-19 Ters scheme extension

The President has announced the Ters benefit will be extended to 15 March 2021 for certain sectors but there are unanswered questions over certain aspects...

By Joon Chong, Shane Johnson, and Jenna Atkinson 18 Feb 2021

UIF to discuss Ters benefits extension at Nedlac

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) says the granular details of the extension to the Covid-19 Ters benefits, as announced in the State of the Nation Address last night, is to be discussed and finalised among the social partners at the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac)...

12 Feb 2021

National Minimum Wage increased to R21.69 per hour

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) will increase to R21.69 per hour from 1 March...

10 Feb 2021

UIF launches e-Compliance Certificate online system

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has launched its highly anticipated e-Compliance Certificate online system, which will enable employers, small businesses and entrepreneurs to apply for a UIF compliance certificate without leaving home...

2 Feb 2021

Salary Survey 2020: What do SA's creatives, media and marketers earn?

Recruitment company, Ad Talent has released the results of its annual salary survey, which is compiled using figures of actual placements made by the agency, as well as salary information obtained from all candidates interviewed by Ad Talent from January to December 2020...

27 Jan 2021

Labour dept tackles long queues to mitigate Covid-19

The Department of Employment and Labour is relaxing some of its processes in order to avoid long queues at its centres in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic...

26 Jan 2021

Basic Education commits to paying assistants' stipends

The Department of Basic Education says it is working with Provincial Education Departments (PEDs) to ensure that all qualifying education assistants and general school assistants - who were employed in December and have submitted all the required documents - are paid this month...

25 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: The people management landscape for 2021

Covid-19 has forced most companies to step back and re-think their organisational design and remuneration. The shift into remote work, the need to manage output - and not hours - as well as the financial pressure placed on companies to meet salary and benefits obligations, has created the opportunity to review age-old norms...

By Jonathan Goldberg 6 Jan 2021

Recommended national minimum wage increase

The National Minimum Wage Commission recently published a report with recommendations on the annual review of the national minimum wage for 2021. This is in line with the Commission's overall mandate under section 6 of the National Minimum Wage Act 9 of 2018 (NMWA)...

By Kirsten Eiser and Shane Johnson 14 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: HR & Management

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Human Resources & Management site over the past year below...

14 Dec 2020

A little pay rise for SA workers amid thawing of salary freezes

According to salary research from Willis Towers Watson, South African private sector workers are set to receive an average pay rise of 5% in 2021, which is a prudent improvement over the 4.2% given this year...

11 Dec 2020

Working from home: a double-edged sword?

Few dispute the massive impact that Covid-19 has had on every aspect of our lives, including our work. Thousands of employees have switched to working from home, rather than spread the virus through shared workspaces in office buildings...

By Auguste Coetzer, Issued by People Power Placements 10 Dec 2020

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