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BODY WORN CAMERAS; THE SAVIOUR OF SECURITY

Across the globe, security technology is constantly developed, improved upon and provided in order to create an environment that is truly safe and secure. According to a report issued by the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC), violent crime remains an ever-present threat in South Africa. The findings, based on the South African Police Service’s (SAPS) major crime statistics for 2015/2016, common crimes include: “murder, rape, armed robbery, carjacking, home invasion, property theft, smash-and-grabs, and ATM robberies. Victims who resist or fail to comply with demands may be killed or seriously injured.”

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Texting Will Change How You Think About Recruiting

The old way of doing things is not always the best way, especially in the business world. Yet, so often successful professionals get stuck in their own ruts and have trouble seeing the changing tide. If you have been against implementing texting for the recruitment process, then here is a strong case to change your mind. These are the common arguments we hear and why we just don't think they hold up:

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DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: WHAT DOES IT MEAN, WHY SHOULD YOU CARE?

Digital transformation is more than a mere buzzword. Modern businesses must evolve as the digital age continues to overtake lives, both personally and professionally. To maintain the capability to leverage intricate market changes, businesses must undergo an in-depth metamorphosis. This digital transformation must bring the business and its organisational activities in line with the fourth industrial revolution and all of the opportunities it holds.

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10 Tips – What to look out for when changing medical schemes and benefit options

We all get to the point where we review our healthcare plans and costs, and wonder whether the grass is greener on another side, or whether we could be getting more bang for our buck. But before you dive into making any changes to your essential medical aid cover, there are a number of important factors and implications that you need to thoroughly evaluate beforehand. The Board of Healthcare Funders of Southern Africa (BHF) has a big picture, independent knowledge of all the medical aid schemes on the market and recommends that you ask yourself these important questions:

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ARBITRATORS CAN BE TAKEN TO TASK

It is true that the law does not allow any party to lodge an appeal against an award made by an arbitrator at the bargaining council or CCMA. This does not mean, however, that employers and employees cannot apply for an arbitrator’s decision to be overturned. In fact, either party can take the arbitrator’s conduct on review to the Labour Court if they are able to prove that the arbitrator, in making his/her award, has materially broken a rule thereby committing ‘misconduct’.

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