Showing posts with category "business"

Dis-Chem reports revenue growth amid shift in consumer dynamics

Dis-Chem Pharmacies reported revenue growth of 15.3% to R12.7 billion, in the 21 weeks from 1 September 2021 to 26 January 2022, compared to the corresponding period in the prior year.

February 14, 2022
tags
business

5 important things happening in South Africa today

The electricity amendment bill gives Nersa more powers; claims that health minister Zweli Mkhize collected alleged kickbacks from investment deals involving the state-owned Public Investment Corpor...

February 14, 2022
tags
business

IBM emails show millennial workers favoured over ‘dinobabies’

IBM executives discussed in emails how to force out older workers and derided them as “dinobabies” who should be made an “extinct species,” according to a court filing in an age discrimination case...

February 12, 2022
tags
business

These South Africans are not going back to the office full-time: FNB

Barring the emergence of some far more lethal strain of Covid-19, it would appear that South Africa, and the rest of the world, are set to get back to far more ‘normal’ economic life, relatively un...

February 11, 2022
tags
business

What happens if your company’s mandatory Covid-19 vaccines make you sick

With more South African companies requiring that staff be vaccinated against Covid-19, questions have been raised around employees who experience injuries, illness or death as a result of the Covid...

February 11, 2022
tags
business

10 in-demand skill and job changes that South Africans should know about

The Department of Home Affairs recently published its latest critical skills list for South Africa, outlining those skills in short supply in the country.

February 11, 2022
tags
business

Why companies in South Africa are struggling to keep hold of skilled workers

The retention of talent is likely to remain a significant risk factor for businesses in 2022 as the ‘great resignation’ trend shows no signs of slowing, says professional services firm PwC.

February 11, 2022
tags
business

Expect more discussion around controversial hiring laws for South Africa

One of the key issues missing from president Cyril Ramaphosa’s state of the nation address on Thursday evening (10 February) was the discussion around the hiring of foreign workers and the introduc...

February 11, 2022
tags
business

5 important things happening in South Africa today

Ramaphosa’s sixth SONA draws a mixed response; companies busted for irregular school cleaning contracts must pay back the profits; Ramaphosa’s latest broadband promises are nothing new; and Dali Mp...

February 11, 2022
tags
business

Former CEO offers to buy South Africa’s post office

Former South African Post Office chief executive Mark Barnes has offered to buy a portion of the embattled mail carrier in an attempt to help return it to its former glory.

February 10, 2022
tags
business

What to look out for in Ramaphosa’s state of the nation address – including new grants and business rules

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is up for re-election as head of the ruling African National Congress in December, delivers his annual state-of-the-nation address to lawmakers on Thurs...

February 10, 2022
tags
business

5 important things happening in South Africa today

What to expect from Ramaphosa’s SONA tonight; City of Tshwane is on the warpath, targeting defaulters; Moneyweb compares rates in five major metros; and a panel of analysts says Ramaphosa’s anti-co...

February 10, 2022
tags
business