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Best recruitment practices for small businesses

Employees are a company’s most valuable assets, regardless of its size. However, if unsuitable or unscrupulous employees are hired, they can also be the biggest liability.

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Partnership approach key to maximising value from recruitment providers


Partnering with a recruitment agency should be a rewarding experience for a business. Your recruiter saves you time and delivers tangible value to your business through the quality of Candidates they source, labour market advice offered and insights.

Full and sustainable recruitment success requires a partnership mentality. One in which the relationship goes far beyond a typical Client/service provider arrangement, but rather sees both parties working in close collaboration to deliver a shared vision of employee-driven value.

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Labour department to consult on new wholesale and retail sector minimum wage

The Department of Labour is set to begin a national consultative process with the wholesale and retail sector on a new multi-year minimum wage adjustment structure.

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THE CHANGING FACE OF THE RECRUITMENT INDUSTRY

The staffing and recruitment industry is vital not only in identifying job opportunities for - and placing - a large portion of the population, but also in contributing to economic growth and encouraging skills development in a somewhat stagnant employment environment. With such a crucial role in various market segments.

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Labour requests funding for 100 posts

The Department of Labour has asked the Portfolio Committee on Labour for additional funding for 100 posts.

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THE RECRUITMENT INDUSTRY’S ROLE IN THE UPTAKE OF BBBEE


One of the legacies of Apartheid in South Africa is the unequal distribution of wealth between its white and black populations. Connected to this is gender and racial disparities in education and skills levels.

On 5 May 2015, the Department of Trade and Industry (“DTI”) released Notice 396 of 2015 (“Clarification Notice”) to clarify the position of the DTI with respect to the recent amendments to the Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Act. The clarification notice states that the Amended Codes became effective on 1 May 2015.

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Government revises wage offer for public servants

The government has revised its wage offer to public servants, but it is still far from the trade union demands of a 10% cost of living increase.

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Labour brokers harvest employment tax incentive

The employment tax incentive introduced to promote youth employment is translating into a cash windfall for the country’s much-maligned labour brokers.

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Public sector unions claim state is pushing SA to crisis

Public servants’ unions aligned to labour federation Cosatu on Thursday accused the government of pushing the country towards a crisis by failing to accede to demands for a double-digit wage increase.

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