SANAS and the DTI have issued a joint statement announcing that BEE Verification agencies would now be accredited to issue EME certificates from 1 March 2012. Econobee explains the reason for the sudden change and the implications for business.

President Jacob Zuma will unveil a state-of-the-art cargo terminal, a trade zone, an agrizone and associated property development all located at the Dube Trade Port in La Mercy, KwaZulu-Natal.

On March 8, women from around the world will observe the 101st International Women's Day - a day that celebrates women?s progress and at the same time highlights the inequalities they continue to face.

The steel industry, one of the largest manufacturing sectors in the domestic economy welcomed the opening of the R1 billion metal coating facility in KwaZulu-Natal.The plant has already created 370 jobs, by employing people from the local community said Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

In South Africa women make up 18% of the core IT workforce while they represent 75% of the IT end users. Despite an increase in female IT professionals Jeannine Jennings says the industry should focus on attracting even more women to its ranks.

Business Analysts will have an opportunity to share practical and organisational experiences during South Africa's first Business Analysis Conference. Interested professionals have been encouraged to submit abstracts for the conference.

Deaf learners are often regarded as incompetent because of their hearing impairments but Maccauvlei Learning Academy proves that the deaf community have a lot to offer by bringing diversity to any environment.

The Gauteng Provincial Government has set aside R30.6 billion of its total budget of R69.311 billion to go towards infrastructure development, including the building of new health facilities.

Global economic turmoil has left financial experts at a loss to find even the slightest glimmer of hope. Despite these dire predictions Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan believes there are opportunities available in South Africa.

No legal representation at internal disciplinary hearings - the standard response from employers - is now in question. Ivan Israelstam explains the cases that have examined this question and when legal representation would be considered reasonable.



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