Critical for employers to be procedurally fair

South Africa’s labour law is decisive in that there are definite processes that have to be followed in order for disciplinary cases to be confirmed as being both substantially and procedurally fair. Human resources (HR) and human capital management (HCM) solution...

Boost staff wellness and reduce risk-related costs

Common cost drivers for corporate South Africa are frequently accepted as necessary expenses rather than being proactively managed. What can businesses do in the year ahead to turn these challenges into opportunities for a more productive and prosperous future? “When...

New Labour Bill may please working parents

If the Labour Laws Amendment Bill is passed into law, employers will need to ensure that their existing leave policies and procedures are in line with the proposed amendments.

Impact of unfair dismissal on SA workforce

From an HR and labour force perspective, the Labour Relations Act clearly outlines specific conditions when dismissal of employees is automatically unfair, says Nicol Myburgh, Head of Human Resources at CRS Technologies.

Robopocalypse – heading for your workplace?

Here's the good news: Experts say that for every one million industrial robots created, nearly three million jobs are directly needed to support them. The 'robopocalypse' may not be a job-muncher after all.

Successful digitisation – it’s a people thing

“Change management, culture transformation – the path to digitalisation is in every business unit’s hands. That is, not only IT or exco, but also HR and communication." ~ Ebrahim Dinat, Ocular Technologies

Do you need up-to-date data protection?

Thanks to the proliferation of data-generating devices and technologies such as virtualisation, the cloud and BYOD found in today’s digital environment, data is growing at an exponential rate. How do you protect it?

How to raise plant floor productivity

Asset managers - particularly in Africa - in Africa are under severe pressure to keep their equipment performing, despite constrained budgets and aging infrastructure. Here are some tips on doing that . . .

Hunt for qualified IT security talent is on

Contestants can participate in groups of up to three and hand in their applications before 25 October at A jury will choose those to be invited to the contest finals in Prague on 5, 6 December.

Cybersecurity: Advanced threat detection key

Professionals make it known that they don’t always have the right skills to keep up with security analytics and operations – a problem more pronounced today than it was just two years ago. Arbor Network's Bryan Hamman explains.

Workplaces that encourage productivity

When companies are flexible about where and when employees work, some staff members may actually be willing to take a lower salary in exchange for better work-life balance.

Smart technology builds smart businesses

Delivering valuable, viable internal communications drives business success: Analytics company Gallup has found that actively disengaged employees cost the US up to $605 billion each year in lost productivity.

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