Why should organizations implement skills development, now more than ever?

While the full impact of COVID-19 on South Africa is still unclear, we can all agree that this pandemic has brought both negative and positive change for businesses. Looking at the socio-economic consequences caused by this pandemic, businesses have been faced with difficult decisions as the pandemic forced an increased unemployment rate and loss of […]

The Basics of OHS in South Africa right now

In South Africa now, Google searches for “workplace safety” and “regulation” (as a related search term) have increased to the highest number of searches in the past year – amidst the COVID-19 global pandemic and South Africa’s lockdown regulations allowing more people to return to the workplace premises, it is essential for employers and employees […]


On 1 March 2020, the new increased minimum wages took effect in South Africa as announced by the Minister of Employment and Labour. The National Minimum Wage Act specified that minimum wages are increased with 3.8% to R20.76/hour, with a few exceptions to this rule and excluding benefits. This change impacts Employment Equity for designated […]