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EC focus on tyre safety ahead of festive season

The South African Tyre Manufacturers Conference (SATMC), in partnership with the Road Accident Fund (RAF), held a tyre safety workshop with law enforcement in...

Internal fraud: 5 warning signs

FRAUD can hit organisations from various angles, and even though cybercrime and external fraud attacks are a huge risk, more often than many companies...

Trio of ‘world firsts’ for health and safety training

A simple phone call between two digital education organisations in 2020 laid the foundation for what they say are several innovations in the health...

Dispute resolution: helping to keep it civil in the civils sector

SETTLING disputes is a key aspect of maintaining fairness and stability in any sector, and the Bargaining Council for the Civil Engineering Industry (BCCEI)...

Does your business qualify for these sweet SBC tax benefits?

WITH many companies hard bit by the coronavirus pandemic and others physically wrecked by the unrest in some provinces, tax legislation offers a legal...

Regulator praised for firm stand on illegally treated timber

ARCH Wood Protection South Africa has praised the National Regulator for Compulsory Specification (NRCS) for seizing R1 million worth of illegally treated timber and...

Confusion over EC healthcare worker contracts

By Luvuyo Mehlwana THOUSANDS of healthcare contract workers in the Eastern Cape Department of Health face an uncertain future over the continued extension of their...

Maritime enforcement laws a lifeline for shipping creditors

SOUTH Africa’s maritime enforcement laws can be a lifeline for shipping creditors left high and dry despite having an arbitration award against their debtors. That’s...

New employment Bill set to shake up hiring. Are you prepared?

By Donné Nieman WITH more than 11 million people currently unemployed in South Africa, the Employment Services Amendment Bill aims to redress high numbers of...

Covid crisis puts health and safety of temps under spotlight

By Natashia Barnabas ACCORDING to employment legislation, temporary employment service (TES) providers are regarded as the employer of any TES worker placed within a given...

COVID vaccinations: can bosses make them compulsory?

The notion of mandatory vaccination against COVID-19 has become a talking point for employers globally. Talita Laubscher, Partner, and Chloë Loubser, Senior Associate, Bowmans...

Call for probe into SA business links with Zim tobacco cartels

THE South Africa Tobacco Transformation Alliance (SATTA) has called for an urgent investigation into revelations of an illicit international axis involving Zimbabwean tobacco smugglers,...

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Why Sanral cancelled R4bn Eastern Cape tenders

IN May, the South African National Road Agency (Sanral) announced that a "material conflict of interest" arose in the evaluation of tenders for major...

Leading car maker adopts two new earth-friendly projects

AS a major step on the road to Zero Impact Production, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has implemented two projects to dramatically reduce the...

Day Zero is inching closer but not with us yet

WHILE Nelson Mandela Bay is inching ever closer to Day Zero, the city’s taps have not yet run dry, and currently all communities in...

Company takes bargaining council for road freight and logistics industry to court

THE extension of the National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry Main Collective Agreement is bad news for employers and employees...