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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

How to start a business selling precious stones

Precious stones are beautiful and exciting to own, but what's more exciting is running a precious stone or gemstone business. Other than the fact that they're beautiful to have around, precious stones generally don't depreciate in value - gemstone value is usually based on supply.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 28 Dec 2017

Five leisure activities that can boost your productivity at work

Whether you're the CEO of a company or an employee, working becomes very stressful and monotonous at some point - doing the same thing every day, meeting the same people and dealing with the same issues over and over again.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 28 Dec 2017

Three ways to failure-proof your business in 2018

If you plan on starting a business in the year 2018 or have one established already, there are some important questions you might want to consider. Some are: what you're going to do to stand out from the crowd; how you'll manage your revenue enough to ensure you don't fall into any debt; how you'll ensure your products and services are topnotch; how you'll ensure your employees are putting in their best to achieve the company's growth, and many others.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 27 Dec 2017

Nine items your office first aid box should contain

Hazards happen every now and then in companies hence the necessity of a well-stocked first aid box. In fact, the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulation requires that all employers provide appropriate equipment and well-trained fist aider so employees can receive immediate attention soon as the accident occurs at work - including calling an ambulance.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 27 Dec 2017

Four mental health tips for entrepreneurs from Johnny Tabaie

When talking about mental health, it deals with one of the most important part of the human body, the brain. Because the brain controls all other parts of the body, the state of mental health can make all the difference between one set of people and the other.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 19 Dec 2017

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