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Covid-19 puts Eskom’s integrated resource plan at risk

The economic effects of the pandemic could hamper the government’s initiative to procure new generation capacity

October 7 strike: ‘Lukewarm’ action amid Covid-19 crisis?

After months of little action, the planned nationwide stayaway may not be an impressive show of force by the trade union movement

Government misses the mark on the recovery plan

Government, labour, business and community have come up with a combined economic recovery plan amidst three others to help kickstart the economy. Some are new, while others are old and falter in not taking into account the ‘new normal’

‘We are painstakingly putting things right’ — Ramaphosa

Talking to the media, President Cyril Ramaphosa said he too was frustrated by the slow pace of justice around corruption, but that ‘the change that we have all wanted to see is unfolding’

Employers are now compelled to claim Covid-19 relief from the UIF

In the first weeks of the lockdown, workers reported that they had been left with nothing to survive on as their employers failed to apply to the UIF

Covid-19: ‘Unemployment benefits will not be extended to the informal sector’

Almost three million workers are not covered by measures implemented by the department of employment and labour to lessen the economic effects of the coronavirus

The national disaster fund will be used to finance preventative measures for Covid-19

Money from the national disaster management fund will be used to fight the spread of the coronavirus and funds from other departments could be used as well

Bring ‘empathy’ back to Nedlac

Lisa Seftel started out in the labour movement before she took up positions in government. Now, as the head of Nedlac, she has to create a space where both sides can meet to discuss and debate important policy issues

Everything Ramaphosa said about the economy in the Sona

The poor condition of state-owned enterprises remains a blight on growth forecasts

Labour court rules banking strike unlawful

Cosatu and Sasbo say the banking strike is not cancelled but suspended after the labour court ruled it unlawful

Nedlac struggles with inclusivity

The labour council has battled to defend its representation of workers’ interests, given that union membership is on the decline across the country

Cosatu takes to the streets over Eskom, job losses

​The country’s largest trade union federation will embark on a one-day nationwide strike against job losses and Eskom restructuring

Businesses expected to agree to publish pay ratios at Jobs Summit

Businesses are already required to report income differentials under the Employment Equity Act

Cosatu warns jobs summit could be ‘damp squib’

The National Jobs Summit, on Thursday and Friday in Midrand, is being touted by President Ramaphosa as an avenue to address the rising jobless rate

Ramaphosa constructs big plans

The president intends to rescue the economy with infrastructure, accountability and investors

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Unions cry foul over SABC dismissal costs and retrenchments

Broadcaster bodies say claims that a recent skills audit is unrelated to retrenchments are ‘irrational’

Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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