Executives have cited reputation as one of their top risk factors according to numerous reports. Fake news, fake social media accounts and cyber security are increasing the reputational risk in the digital world...
24 May 2017
SONA 2017 highlighted two key issues that must be carefully balanced: addressing economic inequality and encouraging FDI...
Dharmesh Nagar 13 Feb 2017
Government workers in Zimbabwe vowed on Tuesday, 29 December, to go on strike in January after their salaries and annual bonuses were not paid in the latest sign of the country's economic woes...
31 Dec 2015
On 9 April 2015 the Information and Communications Technologies Appeal Tribunal in Mauritius handed down a decision in Alteo Limited v Data Protection Office. The Tribunal held that the use of fingerprints for attendance purposes not expressly consented to by the employee was not in compliance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act...
Ammar Oozeer and Arvin Halkhoree 21 Apr 2015
The BizCareers column returns once again and tackles the question of "Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" as well as the issue of salaries for specific job titles...
Juliette Attwell 18 Mar 2015
In this week's BizCareers column, Juliette Attwell answers questions related to contract and discrimination issues...
Juliette Attwell 3 Nov 2014
Employers must get it right from the onset when recruiting and employing an employee in Botswana. This is important because as soon as an offer of employment is made and accepted by the employee, employment relationship immediately comes into existence.
Thabiso T. Tafila 14 Jul 2014
The Employment Act (Chapter 268 of the Laws of Zambia) is the principal piece of legislation governing employee rights in Zambia. A distinction is drawn between oral contracts of service, which are governed by Part IV of the Employment Act, and written contracts of service, which are governed by Part V.
Lauren Salt and William Woolcott 10 Jul 2014
LONDON, UK: British retailer Marks & Spencer faced criticism after it emerged that it allows Muslim staff to refuse to sell customers pork or alcohol.
24 Dec 2013
Bizcommunity.com is thrilled to invite you to attend its first recruitment event specifically intended for HR specialists, to be held in Cape Town this Thursday, 12 September.
Bizcommunity.com 10 Sep 2013
MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE - Doctors in Mozambique went on strike on Monday (20 May) demanding higher pay and accusing the government of reneging on a January promise to double their wages, the medical association said.
21 May 2013
The economy is rarely stable. On some occasions, it's less stable than others, though. During those chaotic days, you must have a plan for how to run your company. Otherwise, you'll become another statistic about failed businesses. Here are four ways to respond to an uncertain business climate.
As a business owner, you'll need different functional departments for the smooth running of the company because you can't do it all on your own.
Naija Writers’ Coach 13 Nov 2017
So, you're used to taking the bull by the horns, taking charge, and getting things done your way. Becoming injured and being in the middle of a personal injury claim can change a business owner who's used to running his company like a roaring lion into a timid kitten. For once, you won't be able to get up and run your own errands and the idea of holding an emergency meeting in the middle of the day has to fall by the wayside while you're busy giving a deposition. Getting involved in a civil personal injury action is a slow and arduous process. You may think your case is about to be settled only to hear from your attorney a few days later and be right back to square one. So, if you own a business, approach your pending personal injury claim in the same way that you'd run your company.
Creating a safe working environment should be the topmost priority of every organisation. This way, the safety of the employees, visitors, clients, consultants, inspectors and the likes can be guaranteed.
Naija Writers’ Coach 9 Oct 2017
Until quite recently, businesses didn't have a reason to dig deeper than assessing the price and appearance of the products shipped to their warehouses. But the reality of buyer-driven global supply chains means their decisions on price and the suppliers they select dictate conditions for workers across their entire supply chain.
5 Oct 2017