COVID-19 and the impact on Employment Equity compliance
October 09, 2020
Amongst the many unfortunate negative impacts that the Covid-19 pandemic has had on the life-styles, well-being and health of people all over the world, the harsh reality is that in our country, where the economy was already volatile and plagued by unemployment, it was inevitable that the business sector would also suffer a dramatic loss.
How to calculate severance pay due to employees during retrenchments
October 02, 2020
It has been estimated that South Africa has lost approximately 2,2 million jobs in the second quarter of 2020. When the number of discouraged job seekers are included in the current unemployment statistics, the unemployment rate seems higher than 27% and closer to 43%.
Features and advantages of the latest Employment Equity Amendment Bill
September 28, 2020
There has been a lot of speculation regarding the new Employment Equity Amendment Bill that was gazetted earlier this year, with the focus on two pressing factors, one being Industry Related EAP targets and the other the implementation of more specific affirmative action targets in the workplace.
Guidelines on motivating employees when working remotely
September 21, 2020
Working from home is a worldwide trend and affects companies in numerous ways. At the beginning of lockdown, everyone said remote working made them more productive and held many benefits.
Dealing with depression in the workplace during and after lockdown
September 18, 2020
The global outbreak of the Coronavirus and the resultant national lockdown in South Africa have had a profound impact on many employees, in varying degrees.
Requirements for annual financial statements to be independently reviewed or audited
September 16, 2020
The primary purpose of annual financial statements is to measure and communicate two aspects of an entity's activities, namely its financial position and financial performance.