Wine industry prioritising transformation and talent development

13 March 2018 – The South African wine industry has prioritised transformation and the development of people as key imperatives to ensure a strong and sustainable future, with industry bodies initiating strategies, structures and funding to facilitate enterprise development effective learning, as well as social investment initiatives, over the past decade. Read more…


Too Much Togetherness? The Downside of Workplace Collaboration

15 November 2017 – The mere mention of keeping up with overflowing email, constant meetings, and time-sucking conference calls makes many of us groan and roll our eyes. How did we all get so busy?  Read more…


South Africa: Cabinet approves minimum wage bill

3 November 2017 – According to this, workers will receive a minimum of R20 per hour which translates into a monthly wage of about R3 500 for a 40-hour week, and about R3 900 for those who work 45 hours a week. Read more…


7 Critical Skills For the Jobs of the Future

6 July 2017 – Combined with the effects of technological automation on the workforce, this leaves us with a crucial question: What are the skills future generations will need? Read more…


Laborie group re-affirms commitment to negotiated settlements

The stakeholders in the Laborie Dialogue Initiative (LDI), comprising VinPro, Hortgro, FAWU and AWETUC, this week re-affirmed their commitment to the principle of constructive workplace engagement, i.e. ongoing honest and transparent negotiations between employers and employees on matters of mutual interest.