Tag: Employment

Alarming acceleration in business decline

The Standard Bank Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) on Wednesday showed private sector business activity in South Africa declined for the third successive month in June, with the rate of contraction accelerating...

Catch 22 and the minimum wage law

To point out the flaws in making a minimum wage compulsory risks being seen as in favour of grinding the faces of the poor or advocating starvation, but however virtuous it...

SONA 2017: Plans to boost employment

President Jacob Zuma has outlined a number of proposals aimed at boosting employment. Speaking during the State of the Nation Address on Thursday night, President Zuma said that while indications...

Employment up by 1,5 million

According to The number of people employed between 2009 and 2015 increased from 14,2 million to 15,7 million, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said on Tuesday. Releasing the Labour Market...

Economic Performance Indicators for Cape Town (EPIC)

Key Highlights of the Economic Performance Indicators for Cape Town (EPIC) for the 1st Quarter 2016   •  While GDP growth remained stable for most developed economies, Germany experienced a notable decline from the fourth...


Cape Town voted among world’s best cities to live in

It comes as no surprise that the Mother City has made it to yet another coveted list of the world’s best cities to live...


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