Blog Articles

  • Using Game-Thinking to Innovate Learning Experiences
    We are navigating a new workplace and era. It is estimated that one of the most in-demand skills will be the ability to learn. It is therefore obvious that the role of learning designer will be elevated in preparing and supporting the work-force. An exciting time offering many opportunities. It...
  • What is a POPIA Deputy Information Officer
    The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) came into effect on 1 July 2020 with a grace period of one year. The grace period ends as of 1 July 2021, and the reality of the implications of non-compliance is causing many companies to have to respond quickly and get their processing of...
  • Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) - An Employer’s Perspective
    Purposes of the Act The Protection of Personal Information Act of 2013 (POPIA) follows the example of similar, quite onerous legislation in the European Union aimed at protecting individuals’ right to privacy. More specifically, the Act aims to give effect to the right to privacy as provided for in...
  • HEREWITH A BRIEF LEGAL SUMMARY TO UNDERSTAND YOUR RIGHTS AND THE LEGAL POSITION WHEN YOUR EMPLOYEE RESIGNS: The court clarified that a resignation involves two separate elements. The unilateral act of resignation; and The requirement to give notice. In other words, an employee decides to resign...
  • What to consider when developing a hybrid work policy
    Many organisations who have opted for work-from-home arrangements during the pandemic have experienced the benefits of a remote workforce firsthand. Now that it is more common to return to in-office working, the question is, how do companies continue to take advantage of the benefits of working...
  • Why Use A Targeted Job Application Strategy?
    Regardless of the reason, doing a job application is not on anyone’s top ten list of favourite pastimes. It can be a time-consuming process that is emotionally draining. This is, however, one task that should not be undertaken haphazardly and must be given the effort needed to yield positive...
  • Covid-19 vaccinations in the workplace
    It is of the highest priority for any employer to provide a safe working environment for their employees. This includes keeping them safe from Covid-19. Now that the Covid-19 vaccine is being rolled-out, the question arises to which extent can an employer use the vaccine to ensure the safety of all...
  • EdTech: Digital transformation takes the education sector by storm
    Over recent years, the education sector has seen a radical shift towards a more immersive, interactive and collaborative learning approach due to the introduction of instructional tools such as gamification and augmented, virtual or mixed reality experiential learning. Digital transformation in...
  • Tax benefits for work from home employees
    Work from home and remote working has many benefits, some challenges too, but the good news is that SARS does offer tax benefits for work from home and remote working employees.    As a freelancer and independent contractor working from home in South Africa, there are various income tax benefits...
  • 10 Clever Apps to Make a Mom’s Life Easier
    Working moms need all the help we can get. In between school activities, dinners, work and doctors appointments we hardly have time for ourselves. Here is a list of 10 clever parenting apps that we think will help busy working moms manage their day.   1. MMGuardian Parenting App Keeping your child...