Showing posts with category "business opinion"

New ‘sick leave’ case South African workers should know about

South Africa’s labour courts recently dealt with the issue of sick leave and when an employee is ‘too sick’ to come into work.

January 21, 2022
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Fight to head South Africa’s ruling party intensifies

South Africa’s justice minister fired the latest salvo in a war of words between those who want president Cyril Ramaphosa to remain the ruling party’s head and those who want him ousted in December at a conference where its members will vote on senior leadership positions.

January 16, 2022
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business opinion

World Bank cuts 2022 global growth forecast

Covid-19 flare-ups, diminished policy support, and lingering supply-chain bottlenecks will see the global economic recovery cool more than previously estimated in 2022, after last year’s expansion clocked the fastest post-recession pace in eight decades, the World Bank said.

January 11, 2022
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These skills and jobs can boost South Africa’s economic recovery

South Africa’s unemployment rate hit a new record high of 34.9% in the third quarter of 2021, pushing unemployment beyond crisis level, says Kau Makgosa project facilitator at Economic Development Solutions.

January 9, 2022
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business opinion

Read this if you are starting a business in South Africa in 2022

Whether you’re leading a business or a business unit, or working as a freelancer, mastering business strategy is key to your success. And the end of a year and the start of a new one is a great time to create or revisit your strategy, says Tara Turkington, CEO of Flow Communications.

January 7, 2022
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business opinion

How to invest for the possibility of higher inflation and interest rates in South Africa

The investing world could look quite different over the next 10 years, characterised by higher inflation and interest rates.

December 29, 2021
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business opinion

10 important things to think about before buying into a franchise

If you’re looking to be your own boss by becoming a business owner, there is a persuasive argument for buying into a franchise rather than striking out on your own – but it’s important to do your homework before signing on the dotted line.

December 13, 2021
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business opinion

Reasons for South Africa to be positive heading into 2022: CEO

2021 is also the year that the country took a decisive step against the Covid-19 pandemic with the rollout of its vaccine programme, said Mavuso.

December 13, 2021
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How to implement a mandatory vaccination policy at a South African business

The Department of Employment and Labour introduced the Consolidated Direction on Health and Safety in Certain Workplaces on 11 June 2021. Effectively, it permits employers to introduce a mandatory vaccination policy provided certain conditions are met.

December 7, 2021
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business opinion

South Africa in the middle of a massive emigration wave as more skilled professionals resign

South Africa is seeing a massive resignation wave which will have an impact on the country’s economic rebound, says Emma Durkin, head of Human Capital at Altron Karabina.

December 5, 2021
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business opinion

Book review: The End of Money by David Buckham, Robyn Wilkinson and Christiaan Straeuli

Cryptocurrencies and their adherents’ lack of faith in the traditional financial system is the end of money in the same way that the fall of the Berlin Wall was, to historian Frances Fukuyama, the end of history. And a China-sized canary is signalling that something hideous lurks in the shadows of the world’s largest banking system.

December 2, 2021
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business opinion

Business Talk – Altron’s Emma Durkin on the importance of human capital to rebuild the economy

Altron Karabina’s Emma Durkin discusses the importance of human capital for businesses.

November 30, 2021
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business opinion