By Natashia Barnabas, Labour Relations, and Commercial Manager at Workforce Staffing When it comes to labour laws and regulations, a critical component often under scrutiny is deeming provision, and its implications on both employers and employees. The Assign Services case stands as a Constitutional milestone, casting a clarifying light on this provision entrenched in the Labour Relations Act.
By Quintus Sliep, Managing Director of Worldwide Staffing As the festive season approaches, the demand for goods surges, putting immense pressure on supply chains. The intricacies of container and warehousing logistics, exacerbated by external factors like fuel costs, infrastructure challenges, staff shortages and load shedding, emphasise the need for a flexible workforce to optimise efficiency.
By Viren Sookhun, MD at Oxyon People Solutions South Africa’s energy situation is currently in a state of disaster, and the only long-term and sustainable solution is for the country to move away from the use of fossil fuels. Not only is this essential in addressing the electricity shortages and ever-increasing demand, it is also
By Tennille Bell, General Manager of Sales at PPO Today’s business landscape is characterised by complexity, uncertainty, and volatility. South African companies face an overwhelming array of challenges, from rising costs to erratic power supply and shifting consumer behaviours and in such an unpredictable environment, conventional strategies are no longer enough to manage fluctuating tides
Surviving Black Friday mayhem: How BPOs are reshaping retail and warehousing during e-commerce peaks
By Tennille Bell, General Manager: Sales at Programmed Process Outsourcing (PPO) Black Friday was the busiest shopping day of the year for South Africa in 2022, with online spending growing significantly, especially in the electronics, clothing, and home appliances product categories. This event shows that retailers and e-commerce players need to be prepared for peak
By Donné Nieman, Sales Director – Western Cape at Workforce Staffing The festive season is always a challenging period for warehousing in South Africa, thanks to pressures of increased demand and customer service expectations coupled with security risks, logistics issues, staff shortages and potential supply chain disruptions. Leveraging the expertise of a reputable Temporary Employment