Cindy Payle


The 61st Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, which is currently underway in New York, is discussing “Women Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work”. Minister in the Presidency Responsible for Women, Susan Shabangu, who is leading the South African delegation, delivered the Country […]

Women Changing the World of Work



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  With the aim of reducing traffic congestion, the City of Cape Town has appealed to employers to consider introducing flexible and remote working solutions. Cape Town is reported to be the most congested city in South Africa. Improved access to public transport, incentivised parking and carpooling are some of […]

Should employees work from home?



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Private training providers should prepare for a greater level of evaluation and verification as government heightens its qualification policies. The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) will soon invite public comment on important amendments to the draft National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Amendment Bill. The bill, which was published in […]

Private training providers will feel the heat



SASSETA will be launching its Road shows on 1 February 2017 in respect of the 2017/2018 financial year. The purpose of the Roadshows is to capacitate its stakeholders on the following: The WSP and ATR online submission template Mandatory Grant process and procedure The SASSETA Sector Skills Plan Discretionary Grant […]

SASSETA 2017 Roadshows



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  Workplace Skills Plans/ Pivotal Training Plans /Annual Training Reports and Pivotal Training Reports Submissions 2016-2017 The Services SETA hereby notifies all levy paying and non-levy paying employers that the Services SETA Skills Development Management System (SDMS) is open for the 2016/2017 submissions of the following documents: Workplace Skills Plan […]

Services Seta 2016/2017



It seems that working as a public servant no longer holds the prestige it once did. Occupations like teaching and other public sector services have taken a back seat. Very often the brightest graduates set their sights on joining the biggest corporate companies or worse, opt to leave the country […]

Who wants to be a public servant?



The Services Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA) is a statutory body established in terms of the Skills Development Act of (1998) as amended, to enable stakeholders to advance skills levels in the services sector. The Services SETA invites suitable stakeholders to apply for Discretionary Grant funding. The Discretionary Grants […]

Discretionary grant applications



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Corporate Wise recently reported an incident where a scam artist used their accreditation information and brand name to perform training. Training providers are now being warned to watch out for similar suspicious behaviour. This is their story: On Thursday of last week our Durban office was contacted by a company […]

Training providers being scammed