The dramatic collapse of the crude oil price at the end of 2014 caught the market unawares. Between February 2011 and August 2014, Brent crude oil traded in fairly stable price range, averaging US$110 per barrel (/bbl). The industry players came to accept US$100/bbl as an appropriate price for planning purposes.
UNDERSTANDING LOAD SHEDDING – Here are helpful tips and some insightful information about load shedding.
Anza Motors will be hosting a potjiekos competition, at their premises, on the 7th of March 2015 and would like to know if there are companies interested in entering the competition which will be held in Alberton North.
The Department of Labour and CCMA invite members to the Labour Law Amendments Communication Campaign.
According to Government Notice (G.G. 38044 of 03/10/2014) the Department of Labour (Compensation Fund) has extended the license of the RMA in terms of section 30 of the COIDA 130 of 1993 as amended, to include Class 13 employers.
President Zuma has announced the date on which the LRA Act 6 of 2014 (‘the Act’) becomes effective. In terms of section 45 of the LRA Act 6 of 2014, the Act [excluding that portion of section 37(c) inserting subsection 198(4F) in the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995] and a new set of regulations gazetted last year, took effect on 1 January 2015.
In the wake of the recent incidents of violence and intimidation in the tow truck environment in Cape Town, the South African Insurance Association (SAIA) has categorically distanced itself, as well as the short-term insurance industry, from any acts of violence and intimidation, as it believes that violence is not a solution to challenges.
Is there an alternative to the hard copy MIBCO forecast that gets posted back and forth? Has MIBCO got an electronic online option available that is paperless and convenient? What is the cost of the online option to the employer and employee?
Need to your car repaired by an approved panel beater? We can help you find your nearest approved Nissan, Datsun, Hyundai or Infiniti motor body repairer.
It’s that time of year on the Skills Development calendar, where all WSP (Workplace Skills Plan) / ATR (Annual Training Reports) / Pivotal Plans must be submitted in order to be granted either MG (Mandatory Grants) & DG (Discretionary Grants) for all training that happened during 2014/2015.
Load shedding has been implemented and early indications are that it will continue at least to the end of the first quarter of 2015. Many members have posed questions and specifically on how to deal with staff when the electricity supply is down.
An urgent fraudulent activity statement by African Rand Underwriting Managers (Pty) Ltd has been released, detailing a fraudulent communication, sent on an African Rand Underwriting Managers letterhead.
merSETA wishes to inform all Skills Development Facilitators that the mandatory and discretionary grant submission deadline date for the financial period 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016 for merSETA levy paying companies is Thursday, 30 April 2015.
Members of the public have until 19 February 2015 to comment on the “Occupational Certificate: Panel Beater, NQF 4, Occupational code 684904” that has been posted on the Quality Council of Trade and Occupations (QCTO) website.