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SOUTH AFRICA

Book on Steinhoff's demise shows danger of 'big men' business leaders

The collapse of Steinhoff International, the multi-billion dollar global business group, has been rightly described as the biggest corporate scandal in South African history...

By Mills Soko 16 Nov 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Barig adds health, fitness partnerships to benefit airline employees

The Board of Airline Representatives in Germany (Barig) has expanded its range of business partnerships to now include the health, fitness and lifestyle sector...

25 Jul 2018

GERMANY

Porsche workers snap up bonuses of nearly €10,000

FRANKFURT, Germany - German luxury carmaker Porsche on Wednesday said it would pay workers a special bonus of up to €9,656 ($11,800) each to celebrate a record year...

23 Mar 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

GERMANY

Pre-Christmas season strike in Germany hits Amazon

BERLIN, GERMANY: Workers went on strike at a German site of Amazon on Monday...

9 Dec 2014

GERMANY

Amazon strike hits Germany

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: One of Amazon's key sites in Germany was the target of fresh walkouts by staff in an long-running wage dispute.

1 Apr 2014

GERMANY

Siemens to cut 15 000 jobs next year

BERLIN, GERMANY: German engineering and technology company Siemens said it plans to cut 15,000 jobs worldwide by late next year as part of a cost-cutting drive. At least 5,000 jobs will be lost in Germany itself.

1 Oct 2013

GERMANY

Unemployment fears for Europe's workers

BERLIN, GERMANY: Europeans worry more about unemployment than any other social or economic problem, such as inflation, rising rents or crime, according to a 12-country survey published in Germany on Tuesday (9 July).

11 Jul 2013

GERMANY

SAP is looking for autism sufferers

BERLIN, GERMANY: Computer software company SAP said on Tuesday (21 May) it wants to employ hundreds of people with autism as software testers and programmers over the next seven years.

22 May 2013

GERMANY

Opel will close its Bochum plant

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: German car manufacturer Opel, the loss-making arm of General Motors, confirmed on Wednesday (17 April) that it will phase out vehicle production at its Bochum factory at the end of next year.

18 Apr 2013

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