Blog for Employers

  • 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
  • Dismissal due to breakdown of trust It is the breakdown of the relationship of trust that normally justifies termination of employment in cases of employee misconduct. How serious must that breakdown be? Does the employer have to prove such breakdown of trust to justify dismissal? The relationship of trust is most pertinent in cases of dishonesty. But not always. The question of... Read More
  • Implementing flexible working practices: Organisational factors In the article “Important Factors when implementing Flexible work practices”, we focused on Individual preference such as work style, motivators and value systems and we shared some practical tools and advice on how these... Read More