The back-breaking jobs in the agriculture and forestry sectors are some of the most dangerous. To reduce health risks, FAO has published two papers mapping ways to improve worker health and safety...
19 Apr 2018
The world of work is evolving, and future-conscious organisations need to be aware of the business implications associated with automation and robotics. A fundamental consideration is how such changes disrupt and affect the world of work and long-standing traditions about the role human beings play in it...
Lusanda Raphulu 8 Feb 2018
SONA 2017 highlighted two key issues that must be carefully balanced: addressing economic inequality and encouraging FDI...
Dharmesh Nagar 13 Feb 2017
Government workers in Zimbabwe vowed on Tuesday, 29 December, to go on strike in January after their salaries and annual bonuses were not paid in the latest sign of the country's economic woes...
31 Dec 2015
In this week's BizCareers column, Juliette Attwell answers questions related to contract and discrimination issues...
Juliette Attwell 3 Nov 2014
Employers must get it right from the onset when recruiting and employing an employee in Botswana. This is important because as soon as an offer of employment is made and accepted by the employee, employment relationship immediately comes into existence.
Thabiso T. Tafila 14 Jul 2014
Sanlam says it has R3bn in discretionary capital that is earmarked for growth opportunities mainly in Africa and South-East Asia.
Phakamisa Ndzamela 6 Jun 2014
If there is one industry where everything is in flux and companies have to re-jig their shapes and formats all the time, it is SA's packaging manufacturers. Apart from constantly changing industry conditions, not least from encroaching rivals, each firm has specific obstacles to get over.
Mark Allix 2 Jun 2014
LONDON, UK: British retailer Marks & Spencer faced criticism after it emerged that it allows Muslim staff to refuse to sell customers pork or alcohol.
24 Dec 2013
MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE - Doctors in Mozambique went on strike on Monday (20 May) demanding higher pay and accusing the government of reneging on a January promise to double their wages, the medical association said.
21 May 2013