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Equal pay  –  for work of equal value

Equal pay – for work of equal value

Address pay equality in the workplace in light of new legislation. Legislation on equal pay for work of equal value was enhanced by the publication of the Code of Good Practice on Equal Pay for…

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Are draft B-BEE thresholds unclear as to what constitutes a B-BBEE transaction?

Are draft B-BEE thresholds unclear as to what constitutes a B-BBEE transaction?

January 2017, the Department of Trade and Industry published, for public comment, a notice containing draft thresholds for major B-BBEE transactions. In order to understand the draft thresholds and their implications, one has to consider…

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Why there’s a strong uptick in top level BEE appointments after four year lull

Why there’s a strong uptick in top level BEE appointments after four year lull

Transformation of the top leadership teams in South African companies appears to be back on the agenda, with BEE appointments up by 10% from the year before. After very static placement statistics between 2012 and…

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How redressing inequality in SA can be done through skills development and entrepreneurship

How redressing inequality in SA can be done through skills development and entrepreneurship

Inequality emerged as a major theme at the 47th World Economic Forum in Davos, and remains a pressing concern globally and in SA. Research shows that eight individuals own as much as 50% of the…

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How to navigate the B-BBEE Codes to improve your business cheaply

How to navigate the B-BBEE Codes to improve your business cheaply

Companies concerned about how the revised codes of Good Practice will affect their scorecard rating and their business, need not be concerned, as it is feasible to intelligently increase your company rating at a negligible…

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Is your business doing enough to support LGBT staff?

Is your business doing enough to support LGBT staff?

While progress and strides have certainly been made when it comes to workplace equality, many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees are still anxious about revealing their sexuality at work. This can be attributed…

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How to harness diversity

How to harness diversity

“It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences”  –  Audre Lorde. RealityAround the world the trend to more diverse workplaces is accelerating. In South…

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How to manage diversity in the workplace

How to manage diversity in the workplace

Simply put: Diversity management recognises individual differences and demands respect for all cultures, gender, sexual orientations, age, religious/political beliefs, physical abilities or ideologies and races. We all are different and come from different backgrounds. Managing…

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Eliminate gender-based inequality in pay

Eliminate gender-based inequality in pay

Gender based income inequality in South Africa persists! Whether it is social, racial or gender based inequality, South Africa is all too familiar with the socioeconomic consequences of unjust inequality. According to an article published…

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Why you need to welcome millennial women into the workforce

Why you need to welcome millennial women into the workforce

It is time to consider the aspirations and rate of progress of young women in the workplace. These millennial women, born between 1980 and 1995, are our leadership pipeline for the future. By 2020 they…