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Let’s get women into the boardroom

Let’s get women into the boardroom

Women who learn to play three games have a better chance of making it to the top! Women are not in boardrooms. They are in functional roles, building teams, motivating colleagues, ensuring that processes and…

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Sir, your maternity leave has been granted …

Sir, your maternity leave has been granted …

Some laws need to be updated for civil unions and same-sex couples. From the early 1950’s women in South Africa were involved in many activist campaigns to fight for their maternity leave benefits in the…

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Arrest the income gap bandit

Arrest the income gap bandit

Take a holistic approach to measuring income inequality. Income inequality is still the elephant in the room. It is by far the biggest time bandit on Remuneration committees today and will continue to be for…

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Fair does not necessarily mean equal

Fair does not necessarily mean equal

A one-size-fits-all policy is not the answer when it comes to developing female leaders. In aviation, ‘service ceiling’ is used to describe the maximum altitude at which an aircraft can effectively operate. Above that, it…

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Equal pay  –  for work of equal value

Equal pay – for work of equal value

Address pay equality in the workplace in light of new legislation. Legislation on equal pay for work of equal value was enhanced by the publication of the Code of Good Practice on Equal Pay for…

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Are draft B-BEE thresholds unclear as to what constitutes a B-BBEE transaction?

Are draft B-BEE thresholds unclear as to what constitutes a B-BBEE transaction?

January 2017, the Department of Trade and Industry published, for public comment, a notice containing draft thresholds for major B-BBEE transactions. In order to understand the draft thresholds and their implications, one has to consider…

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Why there’s a strong uptick in top level BEE appointments after four year lull

Why there’s a strong uptick in top level BEE appointments after four year lull

Transformation of the top leadership teams in South African companies appears to be back on the agenda, with BEE appointments up by 10% from the year before. After very static placement statistics between 2012 and…

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How redressing inequality in SA can be done through skills development and entrepreneurship

How redressing inequality in SA can be done through skills development and entrepreneurship

Inequality emerged as a major theme at the 47th World Economic Forum in Davos, and remains a pressing concern globally and in SA. Research shows that eight individuals own as much as 50% of the…

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How to navigate the B-BBEE Codes to improve your business cheaply

How to navigate the B-BBEE Codes to improve your business cheaply

Companies concerned about how the revised codes of Good Practice will affect their scorecard rating and their business, need not be concerned, as it is feasible to intelligently increase your company rating at a negligible…

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Is your business doing enough to support LGBT staff?

Is your business doing enough to support LGBT staff?

While progress and strides have certainly been made when it comes to workplace equality, many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees are still anxious about revealing their sexuality at work. This can be attributed…

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