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UIF looks to updated databases to strengthen payment controls

The Unemployment Insurance Fund partners with other government entities to create an updated database for Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme payments.

6:30

‘Weak’ govt IT systems enabled COVID-19 corruption, says auditor-general

The auditor-general’s audit unravels governance and information technology gaps, which created opportunities for abuse of COVID-19 relief initiatives.

2:00

UIF boosts payment controls to eliminate fraud

The Unemployment Insurance Fund introduces new measures to verify bank accounts before any COVID-19 relief payments are made.

2:30

SASSA gives rejected COVID-19 grant applicants a ‘lifeline’

The agency switches to an updated database after discovering declined applicants actually do qualify for the R350 relief grant.

1:40

IT system shortcomings make UIF target of fraud

Parliament's finance watchdog SCOPA urges the Unemployment Insurance Fund to fix the COVID-19 relief fund’s IT system, amid a rise in fraudulent activities.

4:30
Jun 22, 2020

Cell C, labour unions ready to square off over jobs

Unions say they communicated their displeasure to Cell C management and hope to get an urgent meeting to engage on this matter.

3:00
May 27, 2020

‘Freak’ fibre cable break derails UIF payments

A damaged fibre link between the fund's offices and the State Information and Technology Agency results in delays for capturing May claims.

1:50
Apr 23, 2020

A time to lead…

Chillisoft has chosen to contribute financially to its employees' domestic help during this lockdown period.

2:20
Apr 16, 2020

Vodacom zero-rates UIF site for COVID-19 benefit claims

Zero-rating the Web site will assist those affected by virus-disrupted earnings to get information about the UIF and/or apply for benefits.

3:00
Nov 5, 2019

Govt intros new digital portal for company registration

The Department of Trade and Industry launches an online portal  which allows entrepreneurs to register a company within a day.

1:40

UIF seeks assurance after AYO 'debacle'

The Unemployment Insurance Fund engages the PIC over concerns about the suspension of two execs.

4:50
Dec 6, 2012

A legislative look at 2013

The dawn of 2013 brings a number of legislative changes, some of which are unpacked by Softline VIP.

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