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Executives need social media contracts

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

The transformation balancing act: SA faces a tipping point

SONA 2017 highlighted two key issues that must be carefully balanced: addressing economic inequality and encouraging FDI...

By Dharmesh Nagar 13 Feb 2017

Zimbabwe government workers vow to strike over late pay

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

Use of biometrics to monitor attendance of employees

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...

By Ammar Oozeer and Arvin Halkhoree 21 Apr 2015

[BizCareers] Is entrepreneurial flair good or bad? How does my salary compare?

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...

By Juliette Attwell 18 Mar 2015

[BizCareers] Read the fine print of your contract

This week we bring to light that it is imperative to read the fine print of your employment contract...

By Juliette Attwell 25 Nov 2014

[BizCareers] How to tackle contract and discrimination issues

In this week's BizCareers column, Juliette Attwell answers questions related to contract and discrimination issues...

By Juliette Attwell 3 Nov 2014

AECI plans to reduce its reliance on a weak SA

JSE-listed AECI plans to start producing explosives in Australia by year-end‚ as the chemicals and explosives firm looks to reduce its reliance on South Africa's weak mining and manufacturing sectors.

By Nick Hedley 30 Jul 2014

Recruiting and employing in Botswana

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.

By Thabiso T. Tafila 14 Jul 2014

Employment Act governs employee's rights in Zambia

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.

By Lauren Salt and William Woolcott 10 Jul 2014

Marks & Spencer's row over Muslim refusal to sell alcohol

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

Calling all HR specialists, Bizcommunity.com launches recruitment event!

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.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 10 Sep 2013

Doctors strike over poor pay

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

If you're content, we're content

"Content" is currently on everybody's lips, with everyone from the existing media to brand owners and individuals being encouraged to become content providers. Bizcommunity has been ahead of the content curve for over a decade.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Mar 2013

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International

Top four ways to respond to an uncertain business climate

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.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 day ago

Four ways the wrong janitor can ruin your business

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.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 13 Nov 2017

How to run a business while pursuing a personal injury claim

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.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 16 Oct 2017

Five nifty products that will help you increase your workplace safety

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.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 9 Oct 2017

What businesses can do to stamp out slavery in their supply chains

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

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