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LRA Amendments wef 2015 in South AfricaIntroductionRecent amendments to the Employment Equity Act and the Labour Relations Act focus on provisions around unfair discrimination, regulation of non-standard employment and small-scale retrenchments. Key…Continue
I have noticed various discussions talkingabout the varying quality of material developers in SA. Would anybody within the Skills Universe know which developers are great and which are the charlatans that should be avoided at all costs?Continue
Started by sylvia hammond in Skills, Sector Education & Training Authorities (SETAs), levies & scarce skills. Last reply by Juliane Vorster 21 hours ago. 1 Reply 0 Likes
Working on Fire is a multi-million-rand job creation Environmental Sector Programme under the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP), primarily geared towards assisting government to fulfill its job creation and social upliftment mandate to the…Continue
Started by Ken Annandale in Industrial relations issues including retrenchment, discipline & dismissal on Tuesday. 0 Replies 0 Likes
Included are new definitions and sections that amongst others, compel employers to conduct Risk Assessments:'risk assessment' means, the process of evaluating the risks to an employee’s health and safety from workplace hazards and is a systematic…Continue
I have very little experience in RPL. What I have realized over the years that there are many myths and/ or misunderstandings regarding the RPL processes. RPL is a path that we are now investigating and preparing for.
I googled and found valuable websites, especially regarding ECD RPL in Australia. I also looked at their diagnostic tool but am not sure what the criteria exactly are for a diagnostic tool. The purpose of the tool is clear to me but not the…Continue
On Sunday morning, 22 February 2015, a fire damaged parts of the Van der Sterr-building on the campus of Stellenbosch University (SU).
Just before 09:00 a fire alarm was activated in the control room of Campus Security and within 10 minutes Campus Security, the fire brigade and senior SU-staff were on the scene. By 09:15 it was confirmed that no staff or students were inside the building. At around 11:00 the fire was under control. On Sunday afternoon the fire brigade was still on the…Continue
Sigmund Freud said that love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness. People who find their lives rewarding and fulfilling both at home and at work are found to be generally more successful in the workplace. Happy workers…Continue
Would you choose Diversity Team building or Traditional Diversity Training?
Both diversity interventions have a place in the business, or government arenas.
Traditional Diversity Training.
With skills and understanding being developed in this form of diversity training, there are often individual, intellectual changes.
The delegates will get to know why we view the world…Continue
One of the major changes brought about by the New Companies Act that will affect start-ups is the availability of business names.
Under the new Act, name reservation is no longer mandatory before registering a company.
If a proposed name is rejected the company may still be registered and the registration number then becomes the name of the company at incorporation until an appropriate name has been reserved. Furthermore, symbols are allowed in company names and…Continue