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5:50

How COVID-19 accelerated SA’s move to the gig economy

Gig workers allow companies to be more flexible in terms of scaling up or down fast − an essential survival tactic as competition and demand for digital skills intensify.

3:00

Workforce Management – maximise your Omni-Channel performance

Major uses for Workforce Management within an Omni-Channel Contact Centre include simplifying and automating processes of staffing and scheduling, says ScopServ Integrated Services.

3:00
Friday

This solar company is adding over 100 new work-from-home jobs in SA

WiSolar, a supplier and distributor of solar energy systems, is creating work-from-home opportunities in a thriving and essential industry.

5:50
Thursday

Altron retrenches 600 employees, pays them R19m

The JSE-listed technology services firm retrenches employees, as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic takes its toll.

4:00

African states remain tech colonies, says 4IR commissioner

A large number of technological-intensive services in Africa are still outsourced from international countries, says Rendani Mamphiswana, commissioner on 4IR.

3:40
16 Oct

Cloud, programming skills gap impedes SMEs’ digital initiatives

Small local businesses struggle to source cloud computing, programming and app development skills, according to a Xero survey.

4:10

Comms department stands firm on USASSA caretaker appointment

The department moves to quell concerns over the appointment of Basil Ford as executive caretaker at the Universal Service and Access Agency of SA.

2:50
15 Oct

Job cuts at Telkom subsidiary BCX

The company this morning served the Section 189 notice to unions in accordance with the Labour Relations Act. 

3:50
14 Oct

E-hailing protest ends in shooting, arrest of drivers

The two-day protest by Uber and Bolt drivers ended with two Johannesburg protesters shot with rubber bullets and seven others arrested.

3:00
13 Oct

Altron’s group CIO to head Karabina unit

Collin Govender, current group chief information officer, will take over as MD of Altron Karabina and will be replaced by Debra-Lynn Marais.

1:50

Liquid Telecom SA appoints Deon Geyser as new CEO

The former Vodafone and Nokia executive replaces Reshaad Sha, who resigned from the company in June.   

4:30

E-hailing drivers hold nationwide protest, call for regulation

E-hailing drivers and operators across various platforms stage what they call the “mother of all” protests, calling for government regulation of the industry.