Policies Procedures

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An employment contract is a binding agreement between an employer and an employee that outlines the terms of their working relationship. All employers are required to offer you an employment contract before hiring you, unless they are an exempt employer (and even then they must offer you one if your employment lasts more than 3 months). 


Human Resources (HR) plays an important role in developing, reinforcing and changing the culture of an organisation. The HR department is responsible for recruiting new employees as well as retaining current ones.


The #METOO movement has correctly focused public attention on inappropriate workplace conduct.


Even though unlimited leave is not a new concept internationally, the news that a local specialist banking group has embraced it has raised a few eyebrows.


Companies must ensure their human resource (HR) policies and procedures reflect South Africa’s multi-cultural society, especially when it comes to the religious beliefs of their employees


For years, employers and employees alike have understood that an employer cannot make unilateral changes to contracts of employment. 


Do employees and organisations know their rights and obligations?


With the end of the year drawing to a close, organisation’s performance review period is fast approaching, a very important tool to keep your workforce encouraged and engaged.


Maintaining transparency in the organisation is an ongoing challenge that can be
proactively managed by HR leaders who are committed to developing progressive
policies and procedures that promote employee checks.


Many companies do not have policies pertaining to alcohol abuse and its related
effects on the workplace. As a result organisations are suffering from low
productivity, high absenteeism rates and a range of other misdemeanors displayed by
social drinkers.

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