SMEs can immediately activate a one-year complimentary membership to the NSBC.
Constant and effective communication with your employees is essential. See the wood from the trees though – steer clear from non-factual information and opportunists.
Employers who have had to close their businesses due to the lockdown, and can’t afford to pay their employees, may apply for money from government to help pay salaries.
As communities throughout the world respond to COVID-19 (coronavirus), we know that this time presents unique challenges for businesses.
The purpose of this article is not to deal with the medical aspects of the virus that received wide coverage in the media but to highlight the effect that the outbreak could have in the workplace.
There are no case studies or blueprints to guide businesses during these challenging and uncertain times.
As the business world feels the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and takes steps to adapt.
The purpose of this article is to provide practical guidance to employers as well as answers to legal questions and considerations which may arise with application to the workplace in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
At the time of the publication of this article, the World Health Organisation has on 11 March 2020 declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic, and has declared Europe to be the epicentre of the pandemic on 14 March 2020.
South Africa will be under 21 days of lockdown from midnight on Thursday – with businesses in for a rough time as measures to break the spread of Covid-19 get serious.