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Canada-based tech start-up, CostCertified, has announced the opening of their new headquarters in Cape Town’s city centre. Providing a first-of-its-kind cost estimating software for the residential construction industry, CostCertified joins over 550 firms in Africa’s Silicon Valley.
In the first quarter of 2022, Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) revealed that the unemployment rate increased to 63.9% for people aged 15-24 years old. On the other hand, unemployment stood at 42.1% for the 25-34 age group, prompting government to find ways to combat youth unemployment.
Both employers and prospective employees feel the pain of the recruitment process. Job searches are often tense, drawn out and exhausting. Both sides can benefit from a quicker, more accurate and less costly match.
This week Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana tabled the first Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) of his tenure
South Africans are waiting in anticipation for Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana to deliver his maiden Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS).
South Africa’s Minister of Finance Enoch Godongwana will deliver the first Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) of his tenure.
The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) recently announced that they will be distributing short-term financial relief to workers who were affected by the July unrest in parts of KwaZulu Natal and Gauteng.
Despite today’s report that showed the official unemployment rate steady at 29.1% in the fourth quarter of 2019, South Africa’s largest employment services group predicted that employment numbers would likely continue to rise in 2020.
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Thousands of parents in the Gauteng province are advised to get ready for the upcoming school admission season, as there is less than a month left before the online allocation period begins.
The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has revealed that when the lockdowns began in March 2020, they were inundated with requests for benefits, which also created an increased demand for improved service delivery. In addition to this, data from Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) showed that more than 600 000 formal sector jobs were lost during this lockdown period.
Whether it be for work, making school applications, making an appointment for a drivers licence test or simply for leisure purposes, you will need the appropriate documentation. The latest announcement from Home Affairs will allow people more time to access official documentation.
With more than 18 million permanent grant recipients in South Africa, technical difficulties with grant payment systems could inconvenience millions of individuals and their family members who rely on the crucial government support mechanism.
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It has been almost three months since unemployed individuals in South Africa received the crucial R350 grant. This is due to the rules around the grant’s disbursement changing after the National State of Disaster was lifted.