Employee Benefits & Medical Aid

Progressive parliament approves paternity leave

On 28 November 2017, Parliament passed the Labour Laws Amendment Bill (the Bill).

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Employee Wellness Month: Benefits vs Bucks

Employees are increasingly seeking customised benefits to suit their unique needs The traditional remuneration and benefits model has shifted significantly over the last few years, with more people viewing quality of life as paramount – and not just as measured by the size of

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5 Funeral Cover questions you should ask

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Death may seem to some like a far-distant reality. “It happens to other people, but it won’t happen to me,” is a phrase far too many people believe.

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Maersk Group introduces new maternity benefits in SA

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Women leaving the workforce after maternity leave is a growing concern globally, with research conducted by KPMG revealing that it costs global businesses $47 billion every year* to recruit and train new employees to replace women who do not

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Warning about bogus company approaching companies about COIDA

Department of Labour Acting Compensation Commissioner Vuyo Mafata issues warning about bogus company claiming to administer COIDA compensation fund.
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Improved rewards programmes crucial to employee retention

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According to a recent survey conducted by Accelir, the solution to the lack of employee engagement companies are currently experiencing is through improved rewards and recognition programmes.

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No quick-fix solution to bonus question

Amid a climate of increasing economic pressure companies have had to become more pragmatic in their approach to the management of year-end bonuses.

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Draft tax legislation published for public comment

Two tax Bills that will give employees some breathing space have been published for public comment.

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The secret to reward management is a steady strategy

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Amid continued strike action affecting key sectors within South Africa, a discussion on reward management is appropriate and relevant to the current socio-economic climate.

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New face of employee benefits generates outstanding results

The term “employee benefits” has recently assumed a new guise – an added dimension of which every employer and employee should keenly be aware. Traditionally, the term has been interpreted as the range of benefits deriving from pension and provident funds.

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