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Crafting a Culture of Training Excellence

The synergy between practical training and employee engagement in South Africa's workplaces is the bedrock of organisational success. Employers who understand the intricate dance between nurturing talent and fostering a culture of engagement often find themselves at the forefront of innovation and productivity. This comprehensive guide aims to equip South African employers with strategies that [...]

2024-02-26T14:12:42+02:00February 26th, 2024|Theme|0 Comments

Moving forward with an applicable Action Plan and Timeline

This article continues on our Monday article titled A Blueprint for Workplace Success in South Africa for Employers and Employees Alike, where we will provide an applicable timeline to reach your adaptability goals. Consider the following "Adaptability Timeline" as a structured approach over the next 180 days for integrating adaptability into your workforce: Next 30 [...]

2024-02-16T08:28:09+02:00February 15th, 2024|General|Comments Off on Moving forward with an applicable Action Plan and Timeline

A Blueprint for Workplace Success in South Africa for Employers and Employees Alike

In the dynamic landscape of the South African business environment, the ability to adapt has become a crucial component for achieving unprecedented success. As employers navigate through technological advancements, economic shifts, and unexpected global events, recognising and fostering adaptability is not just a survival strategy but a pathway to thriving. This article delves into the [...]

2024-02-15T11:57:43+02:00February 15th, 2024|Theme|Comments Off on A Blueprint for Workplace Success in South Africa for Employers and Employees Alike

Optimising Skills Development

Continuing with our theme from last week’s article, skills development stands as a strategic investment for organisations aiming to achieve and maintain a favourable B-BBEE level while adhering to the requirements of the Skills Development Act. The CEO Training Dept. is committed to guiding employers in navigating the complexities of skills development, explaining the utilisation [...]

2024-02-12T11:37:46+02:00February 12th, 2024|Theme|Comments Off on Optimising Skills Development

Rising Tides: The National Minimum Wage & Keeping Your Business Buoyant

The recent announcement by the Department of Employment and Labour to increase the National Minimum Wage (NMW) from R25.42 to R27.58 per hour, effective from 1 March 2024, marks a critical juncture for South Africa’s labour market. This legislative change is aimed at addressing longstanding issues of living wages and economic disparity, seeking to uplift [...]

2024-02-07T13:45:27+02:00February 7th, 2024|Wages|Comments Off on Rising Tides: The National Minimum Wage & Keeping Your Business Buoyant

An Update is Available! Cultivating Operational Integrity through Policies, Processes, and Agreements

Have you ever felt that sinking feeling when your laptop decides it's time for an update, right when you're in the middle of finalising an urgent report or you’re about to hop onto a critical Zoom meeting? It's like your device is saying, "Hold on to your digital hats, because I'm about to take a [...]

2024-02-14T07:59:34+02:00February 5th, 2024|General|Comments Off on An Update is Available! Cultivating Operational Integrity through Policies, Processes, and Agreements

CEO’s Elevate’ED Training: Innovate | Educate | Advocate

In an ever-evolving business and legal landscape, the CEO Training Dept. recognises the pivotal role of employer and staff training in fostering organisational success. As employers strive for growth and sustainability in a harsh economy, investing in strategic training initiatives becomes a cornerstone for success. Our CEO Training is tailored for employers and their staff, [...]

2024-02-05T09:52:16+02:00February 5th, 2024|Theme|Comments Off on CEO’s Elevate’ED Training: Innovate | Educate | Advocate

Time To Set the Record Straight – An Analysis of a Commissioner’s Mindset in Default Awards

We at CEO have published numerous articles on Default Arbitration Awards made by the CCMA. Those articles primarily focused on the remedies available to the employer in terms of the Labour Relations Act (LRA). This article will analyse how a commissioner comes to their outcome and the methodology they could or should have applied. It’s [...]

2024-01-25T09:09:51+02:00January 25th, 2024|Arbitration|Comments Off on Time To Set the Record Straight – An Analysis of a Commissioner’s Mindset in Default Awards

Learning to Earn – The Characteristics of a Learnership Agreement

Learnership agreements are governed by the Skills Development Act 97 of 1998 (SDA) read with the Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997 - Sectoral Determination 5. Section 16 of the SDA defines “learnerships” as a structured learning programme consisting of a theoretical and practical component that leads to a qualification registered on the [...]

2024-01-25T09:01:11+02:00January 25th, 2024|Theme|Comments Off on Learning to Earn – The Characteristics of a Learnership Agreement

Think Again Before Pulling a “Sickie” – The Abuse of Sick Leave

The best place to start dealing with sick leave abuse as an employer is to understand what the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) states regarding sick leave. Section 22 of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act stipulates that: “Sick leave cycle” means the period of thirty-six (36) months of employment with the same employer [...]

2024-01-18T11:09:11+02:00January 18th, 2024|Sick Leave|Comments Off on Think Again Before Pulling a “Sickie” – The Abuse of Sick Leave
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