Workforce turns 50

Its 2022, and we are excited to celebrate 50 years of Workforce Holdings and 50 years of profit with a purpose. Our business has always been about people and how to change people’s lives for the better. We’ve spent years earning our place at the forefront of industry, supporting our clients, candidates, and stakeholders. Driven by our daily goal of uplifting people and growing business, we’ve aided countless individuals and businesses across our clusters. From humble beginning in a tiny office in Rissik Street Johannesburg, we’ve spread our services beyond borders and onto global levels.


1972 Workforce was Established
1992 National footprint launched in Durban
1993 National footprint launched in Port Elizabeth
1995 National footprint launched in Cape Town
1999 Cycad Financial Holdings Limited, acquires a 20% interest
2003 Training Force established.
2003 Workforce Healthcare established.
2005 20% BEE ownership deal concluded with Vunani Capital, replacing Cycad.
2006 Listed on JSE AltX
2006 Babereki Employee Support Services established.
2007 Telebest Group acquired.
2007 Albrecht Nursing Agency acquired.
2008 Revenue exceeds R1 billion
2008 Established PhaPhama Empowerment Trust and PhaPhama Investments.
2011 DebtWorX established.
2012 Revenue exceeds R1,5 billion
2013 Launch of Allmed Healthcare Professionals brand.
2014 Nursing Emergencies acquired.
2014 Essential Employee Benefits established.
2014 DNA Wellness brand launched.
2015 Aquisition of Prisma
2016 New Chief Executive Officer Philip Froom appointed
2016  Sean Momberg appointed Managing Director of Workforce Staffing.
2016 Acquisition of Gcubed
2016 Acquisition of Quyn group of companies.
2016 Qunu Workforce established.
2016 Commencement of Workforce Africa operations and branches were opened in Mozambique, Namibia and Botswana
2017 Revenue exceeds R2,8 billion
2017 Workforce acquired KBC Holdings Proprietary Limited
2017 Oxyon Human Capital Solutions was acquired
2018 Executive Committee Established
2018 Acquisition of Dyna
2019 Acquisition of Chartall
2020 Acquisition of Opensource
2020 Established business outside of Africa, In Chile
2021 Aquisition of GetSavvi
2021 Achieved Level One B-BBEE

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