Employment Equity Amendment Bill – decisive measures to transform South African Workplaces.

The Employment Equity Amendment draft Bill includes several significant proposed amendments to the Employment Equity Act. Notable amongst the proposed amendments are the following: 1. The deletion from the definition of “designated employer” of paragraph (b) which provides for an employer who employs fewer than 50 employees; but has a total annual turnover that is […]

16 Days of Activism – the 2020 pandemic

Initiated by the Women’s Global Leadership Institute in 1991, more than 187 countries, including South Africa, have taken part in this initiative in attempts to highlight the societal ill of violence against women and children. World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that 12.1 in every 100 000 women are victims of femicide in SA each year. […]

Medium Term Budget Speech – Social Distancing of Money

From looting scandals to Eskom’s unplanned load shedding in populated areas, the pandemic has proven to be a widespread virus that affected the country in more ways than one. While the country attempts to recover from the devastating impacts of lockdown and hopes to avoid a second wave, the budget speech was delivered in anticipation […]

Mental Health in the Workplace

High employee absenteeism, low turnover rates, poor work quality – these are just some of the traits to look out for when an employee is suffering from a mental health-related disorder. The South African Anxiety and Depression Group (SADAG) states that only one in six employees are willing to disclose their diagnosis or wellbeing with […]

B-BBEE Roadmap of Growing your Business

The journey of workplace transformation for many developing countries such as ours is a long one. The vision of creating an inclusive South Africa where the rainbow nation can preside in all areas in the workplace is a goal that needs to be achieved to give groups who were previously disadvantaged the chance to partake […]