Blog for Employers

  • Top 10 staffing trends for 2020 Over the past decade the recruitment process has undergone a huge transformation with the help of technological tools and advancements that have shifted the way companies are hiring staff, making the process more efficient and streamlined. The expansion of technology is likely to continue this year as it appears to have strongly influenced the... Read More
  • Parental leave - Employee rights as from 1 January 2020 Labourwise Employees are legally entitled to parental leave, adoption leave and commissioning parental leave as from 1 January 2020. This follows a proclamation issued by the President (on 23 December 2019) in terms of section 17 of the Labour Laws Amendment Act of 2018. Unemployment Insurance claims Although the Department of Labour has been... Read More
  • How to reduce your staffing cost while still growing the business You have deadlines to meet and need skilled staff to help you meet the deadline, but you cannot afford the high staffing cost to hire any more permanent staff... what can you do? The solution is easy.... Hire career part-timers. An online agency like RecruitMyMom specialises in matching forward-thinking companies to top skilled women... Read More
  • Is flexible working the new employee benefit? Traditionally, employee benefits were medical aid and pension fund contributions. This has evolved as people’s needs and the work landscape changed. Now, as flexible working is fast becoming the norm around the world, should employers consider implementing flexible working as an employee benefit?   Increased demand for flexible... Read More
  • Drafting of disciplinary charges All too often employers are expected to be technically correct when drafting disciplinary charges. But is this fair to the employer? What if the employee has not been prejudiced? Guidelines
    Before dismissing an employee for misconduct there has to be an investigation to determine whether there are grounds for dismissal. “This does... Read More