Managing People

Can an employee be dismissed for lying on their CV?

Can an employee may be dismissed for misrepresenting his qualifications in his curriculum vitae (“CV”). 

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Top employers develop their people

The results of the 20th African Top Employers Certification Programme were announced at an annual Certification Dinner on 12 October 2017, recognising African organisations that have been able to demonstrate the highest standards in HR practices in the past 12 months.

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How private is communication in the workplace?

The European Court of Human Rights has recently considered the issue of whether employees have a right to privacy in terms of their private correspondence in the workplace.

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Let’s chat about HR bots

HR admin,task,technology

We’ve gotten used to doing all manner of tasks without needing input from someone else.

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Dismissal for poor work performance

The importance of setting realistic targets for employees and providing the employees with resources to reach such targets.

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How valuable is background screening to the retail industry?

Fraud and violence in the workplace are serious threats to business stability and can be significant in retail environments where, daily, employees have direct access to customers, commodities and cash.

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The pilot "sick-out": taking strike action to new heights

"Ladies and gentleman, welcome to Air Berlin flight AB 9909, destination: this tarmac.

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5 secrets from SA's top employers

HR has traditionally been viewed as the cogs in the wheel to strategically manage people as a business resource – dealing with HR policies, contracts, employee development etc. However, HR has become much bigger than that.

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The rights of employees and employers during Business Rescue

The rights of employees and employers during Business Rescue Since its introduction in 2011 via Section 6 of The Companies Act, Business Rescue has slowly gained momentum as an alternative to liquidation.

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The need for business policies on paper

Budding entrepreneurs have a lot on their plates when starting a new company. Between looking for funding, setting up the business, and looking for staff members, there’s a lot going on.

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