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POSTPONEMENT-Private sector-NCFT meeting

POSTPONEMENT-Private sector-NCFT meeting Dear valued economic stakeholder Kindly note that the meeting between the National Committee on Trade Facilitation and the Private Sector which was scheduled to take place on 17 July 2019 has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. We appreciate the interest you have shown in participating in this meeting. We humbly apologise for […]

Eskom Must Stop Potential Electricity Blackouts in communities

A City of Johannesburg Media Statement byExecutive Mayor, Cllr Herman Mashaba Eskom Must Stop Potential Electricity Blackouts in communities 11 July 2019Release: Immediate Yesterday, I wrote to Eskom requesting a meeting within the next 48 hours in reaction to Eskom’s alleged institution of credit management procedures across entire communities due to certain residents’ failure to […]

No Licence To Fire At Will!

BY  Ivan Israelstam, Chief Executive of Labour Law Management Consulting. He may be contacted on (011) 888-7944 or 0828522973 or on e-mail address: ivan@labourlawadvice.co.za. Go to: www.labourlawadvice.co.za Employers are becoming more and more desperate in their attempts to run orderly, productive and profitable businesses. The special obstacles to the achievement of this goal are intense and […]

May heralds trade surplus but export picture remains bleak

South Africa’s export figures rebounded in May by R1.75 billion, the Reserve Bank has announced. In its latest trade assessment the central bank said May had recorded exports of R112.07 billion compared to imports of R110.33 billion. The trade surplus has come as welcome news after April’s trade deficit of R3.53 billion. Unfortunately May’s surplus […]

Labour Laws Constrict Employers

BY Ivan Israelstam, Chief Executive of Labour Law Management Consulting. He may be contacted on (011) 888-7944 or 0828522973 or via e-mail address: ivan@labourlawadvice.co.za. Website address: www.labourlawadvice.co.za. South Africa’s labour legislation provides very heavy protection for employees. That is, numerous and imposing obstacles in the law and in the legal system make it extremely difficult […]

BEE Commission does it again!

EconoBEE would like to commend Ms Zodwa Ntuli and her team at the BEE commission for their recent excellent work. On the 23rd of April news broke regarding dodgy BEE schemes that don’t provide voting rights, economic interest and/or net value. An astonishing number of these had been awarded points by verification agencies in the […]

Debate Hots Up Re: Legal Representation At Disciplinary Hearings

BY Ivan Israelstam, Chief Executive of Labour Law Management Consulting. He may be contacted on (011) 888-7944 or 0828522973 or via e-mail address: ivan@labourlawadvice.co.za. Website address: www.labourlawadvice.co.za. Item 4 of the Code of Good Practice: Dismissal (The Code) contained in Schedule 8 of the Labour Relations Act (LRA) states that, when an enquiry is held […]

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