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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,...

New tax laws – 10 key changes you need to know about

President Cyril Ramaphosa recently signing three tax Acts into law. Jean du Toit, Head of Tax Technical at Tax Consulting SA unpacks what you need...

Surge in fraudulent credit applications – how you can avoid becoming a victim

WHETHER you are a person who keeps a low profile or a company in the limelight, anyone can be a victim of identity fraud...

PPE purchase freeze highlights need for urgent procurement review

THE recent instruction by National Treasury to all government departments to halt the emergency procurement of personal protective equipment (PPE) has once again highlighted...

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Reaching for Africa’s true potential: Five principles for realistic technology adoption in Africa

By Canninah Mapena, Rockwell Automation AFRICA is undoubtedly a land of abundance and potential. From our mineral resources to our rich agriculture to our youthful...

Wanted: ‘experienced’ developer for Ngqura manganese terminal project

THE port of Ngqura is a step closer to getting a new manganese terminal. This is after the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) announced on...

Bus line doubles down on telematics tech

CONNECTED fleet management provider MiX Telematics has renewed its contract with Intercape for an additional five years. Intercape, a customer of MiX Telematics since 2015,...

Africa is SEW ripe for investment

THE South African Department of Trade and Industry recently met with drive and control technologies specialist SEW-EURODRIVE to discuss its R200-million investment into the...