'It would be foolish to think that anyone can be made a leader by simply sending them on a course, programme or bootcamp' ,says Anil Salick. He provides a breakdown of the qualities and attributes of a true leader.

Vehicle sales surged in May, rising by 20.7% to 50 229 from 41 625 units in May 2011, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) said.

Procedural fairness in the workplace is based on company policies yet many managers are ignorant about these guidelines and fail to apply these principles in their management practices. Des Squire highlights the importance of following the proper procedures.

The Air Line Pilots’ Association, which strives to serve as the "national voice of pilots’ has launched a new website. The aviation body aims to enhance its services to members of the industry by though the online medium.

To aid the development of SMMEs and to answer the call for a commitment to be made by every business in South Africa to support, develop or initiate projects that specifically benefit small business, Siyakha Consulting has developed an incubation centre for SMMEs.

South Africa won the right to co-host the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope, demonstrating the country's untapped potential to play a leading role in science and technology on the global stage.

The CCMA, bargaining council, Labour Court, Labour Appeal Court or private arbitrator are empowered to take very strong action against employers who commit unfair labour practices or an unfair dismissals. Ivan Israelstam explains the difference between re-employment and re-instatement and the implications of these and other remedies for unfair dismissal.

Government plans to strengthen its war on corruption through its Public Service Anti-Corruption Unit which investigates officials with undeclared business interests or those who solicit and receive bribes in return for performing or not performing official duties.

The Department of Labour, with the assistance of International organisations introduced an Organising Framework for Occupations in February 2005 to align all skills development activities in South Africa. Des Squires discusses the functions and operations of this framework.

Do you know how case law provides guidance on how you should implement your disciplinary procedures at the workplace? Ivan Israelstam explains why it's important to keep up with the decisions of the CCMA and labour courts.



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