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Opinion Piece - Productivity SA

Two successive years since March 2020, South Africa is still gripped by a series of Covid-19 viruses that morphs at will and has put a spanner in the works of our attempts to transform our economy to be relevant, as the world o...
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South Africa formally submits the candidacy of the SADC and African Union endorsed Prof Mthunzi Mdwaba as next International Labour Organisation Direc

September 14, 2021 - South Africa today formally nominated and lodged papers for Professor Mthunzi Perry-Mason Mdwaba to run as the next Director General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO).

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Recovery Plan crucial as SA slides down the competitiveness rankings

As if being a country with its back against the wass as it fights the highly contagious Delta variant of the Corona virus is not challenging enough, SA has been hot with something of a double whammy as it sees its competitivene...
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Recovery Plan crucial as SA slides down the competitiveness rankings

Die COVID-19 pandemie kan nie regtig as verskoning gebruik word waarom Suid-Afrika se mededingendheid vanjaar so agteruitgegaan het nie.

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Why South Africa continues to slide down this global ranking system

The Institute for Management Development (IMD) has published its World Competitiveness Yearbook, providing a global reference point on the competitiveness of countries.

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Pandemic has presented economic reset opportunities

Deputy Minister of Employment and Labour Boitumelo Moloi said on Wednesday that while the Covid-19 pandemic has been catastrophic, it has, in many ways, presented a lot of economic reset opportunities in the process.

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Stop trying to hide your failings

SA is at the bottom of the pile on so many global tables that matter, but when it comes to these, it’s at the top.

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SA mededingendheid:Pandemie g'n verskoning

Die COVID-19 pandemie kan nie regtig as verskoning gebruik word waarom Suid-Afrika se mededingendheid vanjaar so agteruitgegaan het nie.

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South Africa's international competitiveness drops amid the Covid 19 pandemic

South Africa’s competitiveness dropped 6 places between 2019 and 2021 according to the latest World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY) by the Swiss based Institute of Management Development (IMD).

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TERS to be strengthened to give relief to businesses, save jobs

Businesses who were on the verge of retrenching their employees due to the fact that they are struggling to stay afloat will get relief through a strengthened Employer/ Employee Relief Scheme (TERS).

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Labour Department allocates more funds to assist struggling businesses

Businesses that were on the verge of retrenching their employees as a result of struggling to stay afloat amid the Covid-19 pandemic will now get relief through a strengthened Employer/ Employee Relief Scheme (Ters).

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Labour minister reveals budget cuts for current financial year

Labour minister Thulas Nxesi said on Friday his department's budget for the 2021/22 financial year had shrunk by R351m to R3.5bn.

“The major reductions made by the department are R213m from compensation of employees and...
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Cape Town partners with Productivity SA to boost small businesses

The City of Cape Town has partnered with Productivity SA to implement the Productivity Efficiency Programme for local small businesses.

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Pandemic has presented ‘economic reset’ opportunities

Deputy Minister of Employment and Labour Boitumelo Moloi said on Wednesday that while the Covid-19 pandemic has been catastrophic, it has, in many ways, presented a lot of economic reset opportunities in the process.

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Why South Africa continues to slide down this global ranking system

The Institute for Management Development (IMD) has published its World Competitiveness Yearbook, providing a global reference point on the competitiveness of countries.

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Pandemic has presented ‘economic reset’ opportunities Deputy

Pandemic has presented ‘economic reset’ opportunities Deputy Minister of Employment and Labour Boitumelo Moloi said on Wednesday that while the Covid-19 pandemic has been catastrophic,

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TONY LEON | Stop trying to hide your fail ings with euphemisms, weasels

SA is at the bottom of the pile on so many global tables that matter, but when it comes to these, it’s at the top

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Printing SA CEO Breakfast Highlights Productivity and Printing Technology

Printing SA’s recent CEO breakfast took place at the Kyocera South Africa offices in Midrand and was live streamed via YouTube.

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Productivity and Loadshedding

South Africans working from home say the load shedding forced many of them to return to the office, putting them at risk of contracting the coronavirus amid a third wave in the country.

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Protesting NPOs call for CCMA to open to the public amid pandemic

Several organisations are demonstrating outside the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration's (CCMA) offices, calling for, among other things, walk-ins to be brought back at facilities.

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Cape Town’s Township economy vital contributor to city’s economy

Programmes include the Small Business Incubation and Development Project, where the City provides local business incubators with funding, facilities, and business development workshops.

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Labour sector must consid er all alternatives before retrenchment

Retrenchments in South Africa are rife. We have the highest unemployment in the world, and our labour regulatory system did not support job creation.

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The Hub of Economic Transformation | 2021 Top Empowerment Conference

Welcome to the future of South Africa where there is a strong economic value chain - proudly powered by South Africans. Imagine it - companies driving economic impact by doing good business.

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The Hub of Economic Transformation | 2021 Top Empowerment Conference

Welcome to the future of South Africa where there is a strong economic value chain - proudly powered by South Africans. Imagine it - companies driving economic impact by doing good business.

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Welcome speech at the launch of the South African chapter of the World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY)

Productivity SA Chief Executive Officer, Mr Mothunye Mothiba, welcome speech at the launch of the South African chapter of the World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY) on 23 June 2021

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South African Chapter of the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook Report

Virtual Launch of the 2021 South African Chapter of the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook Report 23.06.2021
Keynote address: Ms Boitumelo Moloi MP Deputy Minister of Employment and Labour.

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World Productivity Day, 20th June Message from the CEO of Productivity SA

Yesterday, 20th June was World Productivity Day, in which for two successive years people across the globe celebrate productivity grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic which is devastating the socio-economic and labour market sy...
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Transnet and Productivity SA - ESD Programme

The Transnet Enterprise and Supplier Development Department has partnered with Productivity SA since 2014 to support enterprises with business development and services. The Transnet Enterprise and Supplier Development Programme...
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Printing SA CEO Breakfast Highlights Productivity and Printing Technology

Printing SA’s recent CEO breakfast took place at the Kyocera South Africa offices in Midrand and was live streamed via YouTube. The hybrid event was held in partnership with Productivity SA and proudly hosted by Kyocera S...
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The future role of the SCORE programme, in South Africa, boosting the productivity of firms and workplace cooperation

Inputs by the Chief Executive Officer of Productivity SA, Mr Mothunye Mothiba, at the occasion of Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) Programme Knowledge Sharing Webinar

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Boosting the SCORE on Better Working Conditions and Improved Productivity

Boosting the SCORE on Better Working Conditions and Improved Productivity in SA's Clothing and Textile Manufacturing Sector. A webinar on learnings and possible solutions from a breakthrough international pilot project

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Productivity and Competiveness Symposium - 23 March 2021

Guest Speaker Remarks by Dr Joni Musabayana, ILO Director, DWT/CO Pretoria

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Deputy Minister Boitumelo Moloi’s speaking notes - Virtual Productivity and Competitiveness Symposium

Deputy Minister Boitumelo Moloi’s speaking notes - Virtual Productivity and Competitiveness Symposium

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Symposium presentation from Mr Dragan - ILO

Mr Dragan Radic Presentation - Building back better micro and small enterprises and resilient market systems during crisis and post Covid 19

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Speech by the Chairman of Productivity SA, Prof Mthunzi Mdwaba

Speech by the Chairman of Productivity SA, Prof Mthunzi Mdwaba, at the occasion of the Productivity and Competitiveness Virtual Symposium.

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