Job Cuts

SA’s ‘welfare state’ is in trouble

The government has to make tough decisions about social grants in the face of poor economic performance

Gold Fields set to cut jobs in restructure

The mining company is set to cut more jobs despite numerous restructuring efforts

Amplats to cut 4 800 jobs

Anglo American Platinum, the world's top platinum producer, has said it will shed around 4 800 jobs through its restructuring process.

Sibanye Gold plans to shed 1 600 jobs

At least 1 600 jobs could be affected at Sibanye Gold as it restructures its support services, says the company.

Grim outlook for jobs in short term

Unemployment is set to worsen globally, posing the risk of social unrest as inequality worsens.

Sibanye gets leaner as Beatrix woes bite into head count

No surprises at the announcement of plans to cut 1 100 positions.

NUM: Amplats showed its stakeholders the middle finger

The National Union of Mineworkers will oppose the retrenchment of 6 000 workers at Anglo American Platinum, the union has said.

Amplats’s planned job cuts raises Cosatu’s ire

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has expressed outrage over Anglo American Platinum's announcement that it will cut 6 000 jobs.

Minister shocked by Amplats’s 14 000 job cuts

Plans by Anglo American Platinum to cut 14 000 jobs has come as a shock to the government, said Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu.

Standard Bank to cut jobs

Standard Bank has said it would cut up to 15% of its staff in London to save $100-million, as the bank scales back operations outside Africa.

Sappi to rejig business, slash jobs

Paper maker Sappi says it will be cutting jobs and restructuring its operations to rein in costs and focus on higher margin businesses.

HSBC confirms 30 000 jobs will go

HSBC's new chief executive says the positions will go worldwide over the next three years after announcing first-half profits up 3% to $11.5-billion.

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

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South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.