Monthly Archives: May 2013


I am actually looking for learning material for bricklaying. I am not sure if there is one unit standard for this course. The course itself covers different aspect including safety and handling of various tools. I have searched the SAQA website and I could not find any. Please respond to […]

Bricklaying learning material



By Siobhan Viljoen The current labour relations environment in South Africa is fraught with complexity on almost every front. As a result, employers are treading extremely carefully in response to basic industrial relations (IR) issues, particularly when those issues are associated with industrial action. Why? Because the way unions and […]

Turmoil in SA leads to industrial relations paralysis





By Frik Nortje While huge budgets are spent on team building initiatives, few companies report any increase in the execution capacity of whichever team was sponsored for such interventions. During the 90s, team development interventions were rife. This is also where things went wrong. Today, we are still battling the […]

Imagine if team building actually worked



The South African payroll administration industry has matured. With the offer of more technology, access to skills sets and improved levels of control, decision makers in business have several options available regarding how they want to manage mission-critical business disciplines such as payroll. With continued economic pressure affecting markets globally, […]

Payroll is on the front lines of business operation