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Section 42 of the amended Employment Equity Act, No 55 of 1998, (EEA), as amended by the Employment Equity Amendment Act, No 47 of 2013, deals with the assessment of compliance with employment equity by a designated employer.


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NATIONAL HR STANDARDS

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HR Professional Practice Standards to strengthen the HR Management System

Professional Practice Standards must now be developed to ensure the 13 HR Standards can be implemented. By Marius Meyer During 2013, the National HR Management System was developed by the SA Board for People Practices (SABPP) in association with HR Future. The HR Management ...

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Auditing the National HR Standards

Use this “Three Lines of Risk Defence” model to ensure sound governance in the practice of HR. By Michael Robbins and Marius MeyerHaving developed the first National HR Standards in 2013, the SA Board for People Practices (SABPP), in association ...

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Next move in South Africa's National HR Standards

Move from application to internal and external audits in 2014. By Marius Meyer and Penny Abbott In 2013, 13 HR Standards were developed for HR management in South Africa by SABPP in association with HR Future. Now that these Standards have been ...

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Review of 2013 HR Standards initiative

Get ready for a move from 13 Standards to 13 governance actions in 2014. By Kate Dikgale-Freeman The year 2013 has been the most exciting year in the history of HR in South Africa. SABPP and its alliance partner HR Future ...

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Making the SA HR Standards work

HR Application Standards take the National HR Management System Standard to the workplace (Phase 2). By Marius Meyer The year 2013 will be remembered as a crucial turning point in the history of HR in South Africa. While many top HR professionals ...

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HR service delivery made easy - SA's National HR Standards Case Study

A case study of the HR function at Bidvest TMS (TMSG). By Leon SteynThe value proposition of a service or commodity provider is something which can take the executive committee (Exco) of a particular enterprise quite some time to reduce ...

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Firm foundation laid for HR practice

HR professionals are working together to see the national HR Standard firmly established. By Dr Linda Chipunza The first version of the much heralded HR Management Standards (HRMS) was presented to the HR community at the National HR Standards Roll Out ...

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HR Standards highlights package

A summary of the importance, benefits and key features of each of the first formal HR Standards for South Africa provided by the facilitators at the HR Standards Development Summit in May 2013. Standard 1 Strategic HRM Facilitator: Elizabeth Kumalo Importance South African ...

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National HR Standards are rolled out

First HR Standards move from definitions to definitive outcomes. By Marius Meyer You may by now be aware that, on 21 May this year, 120 senior South African HR leaders became the first HR group in the world to generate draft ...

LATEST OPINIONS

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#BadValuesGoViral: The Ethical Dilemma in Social Media

Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are becoming a popular communication trend in business. Unfortunately, the trend sometimes comes with unforeseen ethical problems for the business. One bad tweet could end up hurting your sales, your image and your ...

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Exec search trends show no “tanking” economy

As blanket reports of an impending recession strike fear into the hearts of South Africans, many still bruised from the global recession four years ago, a glimmer of hope is emerging from an unlikely source – the executive search sector. Trends ...

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Human resources: The impact of social, mobile and predictive analytics

A recent LRMG conference highlighted emerging trends in human resources: The use of social and mobile learning, the need for improved user experiences and the use of predictive analytics. As a leading local performance agency, LRMG used the conference to showcase ...

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Economic growth needed to drive youth employment

The youth wage subsidy is a positive initiative in the battle to reduce youth unemployment, but it’s a band-aid solution. In the longer term, we need to focus on growing the economy to generate jobs and on education to ensure ...

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Flexible working means a greener business

Streamlining and efficiency are always considered good business practices, but before the global economic downturn it could well be argued that efficiency was not as widely regarded as immediately essential. Now, as companies continue to face tougher business conditions, there ...

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Creating a Compelling Mobile User Experience

With millions of apps available today and growing at a rapid pace, consumers are spoilt with choice and have little patience for apps that don’t deliver. In a market where quality and performance always come before brand loyalty, the competitor’s ...

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Employee wellness a key differentiator for employees

Employee wellness isn’t a nice-to-have, it’s a must-have for companies looking to attract and retain top talent. Companies that want their employees to really invest themselves in their work should also show that they in turn are willing to invest ...

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New online resource helps graduates land – and keep – their first jobs

A free new online resource is set to change the landscape for post-qualification jobseekers. The World of Work, created by The Independent Institute of Education, has been designed specifically to help South Africa’s graduates bridge the gap between studies and ...

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Can free advertising boost your business? Tips for Small Businesses on a budget

Every small business owner knows that cash flow can be a challenge – especially when you are just starting out. In a world of increasingly sparse attention and vast amounts of advertising assailing your customers’ senses, how do you make ...

NEWS

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Monday, 29 September 2014

Talent in emerging markets: South Africa leads the way

I’ve been pitching Africa as a supply chain growth imperative for a while now. Our recent and bullish Africa report has had some pretty good reviews, making me confident that ...

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Friday, 26 September 2014

Q&A: The Sugar Tax: Leaving a bitter taste in consumers’ mouths?

1. What are the health risks associated with excessive sugar consumption? Put plainly, excessive sugar consumption results in obesity – and from obesity stems a myriad of health risks. High blood ...

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Thursday, 25 September 2014

Transfer of employees in terms of Section 197 of the Labour Relations Act in out

To what extent, if any, can employees be transferred from one employer to another in circumstances where an outsourcing arrangement is terminated with one service provider and another outsourcing arrangement ...

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Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Blueprint for improving China-Africa business relationship

A recent three-day dialogue between Chinese and African stakeholders has identified a number of actions to improve the business relationship between China and its African trading ...

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Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Stricter enforcement of the EEA under the amendments

The Employment Equity Act, No 55 of 1998 (EEA or Act) has been extensively amended. The amended act came into force and effect on 1 August 2014. This article examines ...

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Monday, 22 September 2014

Doing business in Sub-Saharan Africa

Tapping into the growth markets of Sub-Saharan Africa appears to be a promising way of expanding business but a closer look reveals that doing business in these countries comes with ...

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Monday, 22 September 2014

No more temporary passports

On the 25th August 2014 the Director General of Home Affairs issued a directive discontinuing the issuance of temporary passports by the Department of Home ...

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Thursday, 18 September 2014

African CEOs optimistic about growth despite challenges on the continent: PwC re

CEOs in Africa are optimistic about their company’s prospects for revenue growth over the medium term, according to PwC’s ‘Africa Business Agenda, 2014’ report issued today. Suresh Kana, Senior Partner ...

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Thursday, 18 September 2014

Will amended laws make retail labour compliance better or worse?

Intent on bringing non-compliant employers to book, the Department of Labour has amended the labour laws to provide for a far simpler process for enforcement. Whether these amendments will have ...

 

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