Are we doing enough to protect our whistleblowers?
Are we doing enough to protect our whistleblowers?

It takes a very special person to be a whistleblower, as their motives are very seldom for self-gain but rather to pursue social justice. And yet, there is a great sense of injustice in the fact that whistleblowers often face worse consequences than those suffered by those who have committed the acts being exposed by the whistleblower, with the whistleblower often becoming a social outcast.

By Lucinda Hinxman 2 days ago

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Call for nomination of people to fill Icasa vacancies

Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Communications, Boyce Maneli, has called for members of the public and organisations to nominate suitably qualified people to fill four vacancies at the council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa).

3 days ago

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Take a moment to REST - a toolkit to manage perspective

We cannot control our environment. We tend to allow our external circumstances to dictate our internal well-being and behaviour, which can be disempowering and unproductive. Since we can only control our perspective of our environment, the responsibility and opportunity lies in learning how to manage our perspective so that we see our environment from a place of health, mindfulness, optimism and resilience, rather than from a place of fear, anxiety and overwhelm.

By Julia Kerr Henkel 3 days ago

WATCH: Sivuka Youth offers inspiration and guidance, helping SA youth find their voice in the world of work
WATCH: Sivuka Youth offers inspiration and guidance, helping SA youth find their voice in the world of work

Sivuka Youth is a South African youth development partner addressing the far too large unemployment gap in SA through novel youth coaching, work readiness training and recruitment for youth. In this BizTakeouts interview Ashalia Maharajh, the founder and director of Sivuka Youth, discusses the company's introspective, self-first approach to fundamental topics to develop SA's youth and tackle unemployment.

Issued by Sivuka Youth 20 Jul 2021

August #WomensMonth made possible by the Intercare Group
August #WomensMonth made possible by the Intercare Group

Inviting your nominations of inspiring women to be featured in our exclusive August Women's Month interview series.

Issued by 20 Jul 2021

Demonstrators loot the Ayoba Cold Store as protests continue, following imprisonment of former South Africa President Jacob Zuma, in Chesterville, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa 12 July 2021, in this still image obtained from social media video. Siphiwe Emacous Moyo Snr/via Reuters
Caught looting? It could cost you your job...

Businesses in South Africa have been seeking advice on how to deal with the impact of recent riots, unrest and looting. Critical queries have included concerns regarding insurance cover, the ability to invoke force majeure clauses in commercial agreements, ensuring the health and safety of employees, assisting staff and their families who are stranded or unable to procure food or essential items, and even dealing with employees who have been identified as having partaken in the looting.

Johan BotesBy Johan Botes 19 Jul 2021

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Covid-19 Ters applications re-open

Workers affected by the Covid-19 lockdown regulations since March 2021 will once again be able to claim from the Covid-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme (Ters).

19 Jul 2021

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