Apart from the national minimum wage that was introduced recently, the National Minimum Wage Act also triggered other amendments to inter alia the Basic Conditions of Employment Act and the Labour Relations Act, the most noteworthy being the introduction of parental and adoption leave.
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One of the most important elements of cybersecurity is constant monitoring of the nature of security risks The approach is to focus resources on crucial system components and to protect the biggest known threats without leaving components defenceless against less
Globally, people are becoming progressively connected with all types of smart devices, and cybersecurity is now an international concern The amount of data that businesses and their customers are generating is increasing. With this comes an aggregate number of people
What you need to know about your probation period at work There is an upward trend of companies appointing new employees subject to a probationary period. There are some instances where these companies have very little understanding of the legal
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Will B-BBEE start fading away once these proposed amendments become effective? Since the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) published the proposed amendments to the B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice in March 2018, there appears to be uncertainty among business
Gideon Gerber explains the importance of having a Workplace Skills Plan Skills Development has been identified as a Priority Element under the Amended Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Codes of Good Practice. This essentially means that businesses must place
Up to four times faster than flatbed scanners, Qidenus is proud to bring you the new state-of-the-art Qidenus Swan. Unveiled in March at the Global Event for Digital Business, CeBIT, in Germany, the Swan is a versatile document and book scanner
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