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December 4, 2019

Parental, adoption and commissioning parental leave nears implementation

The much-anticipated amendments to the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) and the Unemployment Insurance Fund Act (UIFA) are nearing implementation. On 4 September 2019, the […]
November 27, 2019

Diversity and Inclusion Key to Growth and Prosperity Across the Board by Yvonne Scott

Stories of acts of gender-based violence and xenophobic attacks have in recent weeks and months dominated headlines in South Africa, bringing into sharp focus the need […]
November 20, 2019

The Misinformation About Temporary Employment Services by John Botha

For the last number of years, temporary employment services (TES) – which were previously termed labour brokers – have been given the reputation as being exploitative. […]
November 13, 2019

The State of HR in SA – Looking Forward to 2020 by Lisa Steingold

Whilst change has long been a constant consideration in business, today’s organisations face an ever-evolving exponential rate of change that is increasingly complex in nature. Volatile […]
November 11, 2019

BEST WISHES WITH THE 2019 HR/IP EXAMS

Dear HR/IP Class of 2019 The SA Board for People Practices (SABPP), the HR professional and accreditation body would like to wish you all the best […]
November 6, 2019

The State of Mental Wellness in a South African Workplace: Is HR living its values by Kgomotso Mopalami

“Proactive Management Is the Best Medicine for Mental Illness In The Workplace” (Dr Ali Hamdulay). The World Health Organisation (WHO)defines mental health as “ a state […]
October 23, 2019

Department of Home Affairs Sheds Light on Critical Skills in SA by Dylan Price

The demand for critically skilled foreigners has significantly increased considering its integral role within the economic growth within South Africa. The Department of Home Affairs’ (DHA) […]
October 16, 2019

To (queen) bee or not to bee? by Prof. Charlene Gerber and Prof. Anton Schlechter

Politics at work in order to gain power and status is as old as mankind. In this regard, sexist behaviour in the workplace is most often […]
September 25, 2019

The role of human resource professionals in navigating the new world of work by Deseré Kokt

1. Introduction Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies has a profound impact on humans in both the social and organisational spheres. Throughout human history, technological advances have […]