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Who is responsible for what? There has been a significant upswing and focus with regard to Employee Wellness. Put aside the surreal 2 years we have all experienced in the shadow of COVID-19; with many jobless, many going through depression,…

CCMA – Not a swear word CCMA – these four little letters have caused hives to break out on many a business owner.  But, when understood, they can become your best friend. Let’s take a step back. What is the…

Workplace Harassment – New Legal Changes Harassment in the workplace has always been a big talking point amongst workers and management alike. It is a touchy subject but does need airtime. Recently, the law was adjusted in terms of dealing…

It is all fair and well to think that, as an employer, you can tell your employees that everything and anything born from your offices during the course and scope of their employment belongs to you and your company ……

According to the Labour Relations Act, Bargaining Councils are a forum for Collective Bargaining between one or more registered trade unions and one or more registered employer organisations on matters like wages and working conditions. A Bargaining Council can apply…

There is no doubt that mental health issues have been around for a very long time, and managing staff who are experiencing these issues still needs to be dealt with delicately.  With the onset of the pandemic, mental health-related illnesses…

“Diversity is having a seat at the table, and Inclusion is having a voice and taking part in the conversation” – Satrix.2 The words, Diversity and Inclusion have become slang words in the workplace.  Everyone, at one time or another,…

Falling pregnant is, for many women, one of the most joyous times of their lives.  The idea of a mini-me growing inside you is a marvel, and that the little peanut will soon be joining you in your world is…

One of the most frequently asked questions in the area of labour employment is simply “Is my domestic worker legal?’’ This generally emanates from the fact that many employers of domestic workers are unfamiliar with the law surrounding such employment, but as…

This blog post is written as a request from one of my followers on social media so I am very excited to be able to write about this topic. If you have a request for a blog post, please get…

December is a few days away and I am so excited! I absolutely love this time of year – the weather has warmed up, the days are longer, there is festive music playing, people are winding down and getting ready…

I know that when it comes to wealth and money management and everything else that goes along with it, there will never be a time when I am done learning. I love being on this journey to discover what money…

I am not going to lie; I love a good sale! A few years ago, we happened to be camping over Black Friday so the day before I walked around to find the spot that had the best signal so…

In my opinion, I don’t think school adequately prepares children for the real world in terms of finances and everything that comes along with “adulting”. Once you matriculate, you should be equipped with certain tools and skills regarding finances that…

The question of whether you should buy your primary residence or rent it is one that most people have been asking for years and will continue asking as I don’t think there is a clear-cut answer given that there are…

In the first article in this series, I outlined the four steps that I think make up your financial planning journey, namely: Step 1: Take stock of where you are. What is your starting point? Step 2: Establish your goals…

In the first article in this series, I outlined the four steps that I think make up your financial planning journey, namely: Step 1: Take stock of where you are. What is your starting point? Step 2: Establish your goals…

In the first article in this series, I outlined the four steps that I think make up your financial planning journey, namely: Step 1: Take stock of where you are. What is your starting point? Step 2: Establish your goals…

In the previous article in this series, I outlined the four steps that I think make up your financial planning journey, namely: Step 1: Take stock of where you are. What is your starting point? Step 2: Establish your goals…

By this time, each one of you are probably fed up with POPI compliance, however it is something that will become a constant reminder. The importance of POPI compliance cannot be understated. In short, POPI is all about how we…

In business you must always be mindful of risks. The risks of losing your fellow shareholders support or even interest in the business, for whatsoever reason, is not ideal. So how do you manage these type of situations? Well for…

The year is 2025. An artificially intelligent robot has been elected as a world leader for the first time, Elon Musk and SpaceX has succeeded in taking people to Mars, and traffic jams are a thing of the past. Well,…

Whenever I mention words like Skills Development Levies, Discretionary Grants and SETA’s, most people roll their eyes or have a confused look on their face. In my experience, employers will pay their skills levies because they are obligated to do…

If this Covid-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it is that this world is unpredictable and ever-changing. The one day we are enjoying after-work cocktails with our colleagues, the next we find ourselves at home baking banana bread, surrounded only…

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