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How will the gig economy change the face of employment law?

The gig economy has taken over the world, with most people not fully realising its impact. Put simply, the gig economy is a labour market characterised by freelance, flexible, on-demand work rather than the more…

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Why is the gig economy becoming an HR issue?

Why is the gig economy becoming an HR issue?

Articles about the gig economy have been written during the past 18 months with the focus technology-enabled on-demand work opportunities with Uber, Airbnb, TaskRabbit, to name a few. However, little has been written about the…

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Top challenges facing HR Directors of global firms in 2017

Top challenges facing HR Directors of global firms in 2017

These are uncertain times. Never has that statement been more pertinent in 2016 which played host to seismic political events such as Brexit and the election of Donald Trump to the US presidency. This allied…

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Can staff outsourcing save a business up to 60% on operational costs?

Can staff outsourcing save a business up to 60% on operational costs?

In a survey published in the New York Times, American workers admitted that only about 35% of their day was productive work time. The rest is lost to distractions – instant messages, chatting, the internet,…

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Workspace trends to watch in 2017

Workspace trends to watch in 2017

There’s no doubt 2017 will be a shape-shifting year when it comes to the ways in which we work. It’s the year Generation Z enters the workforce and more and more Millennials become managers while…

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Are you ready for the new world of work?

Are you ready for the new world of work?

To add to the woes of our country beset with high levels of unemployment, predictions are that millions of jobs will be lost around the world  as a result of the rapid changes taking place…