Five Newsworthy Things in SA 10th May 2023:

News in South Africa 10th May: 1. Good news for food prices: South Africans can breathe a sigh of relief as experts predict that food inflation is set to decelerate this year. Consumers have been facing a tough economic climate, with inflation, interest rate hikes, and load shedding all taking their toll. According to Stats SA, […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 17th May 2022:

News in South Africa 17th May: 1. Retrenchment and vaccination: Long-standing precedents mean someone who refused a Covid-19 vaccine can be fairly retrenched without being paid any severance, the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) has ruled. In fact, it would not be fair to expect retrenchment pay, the CCMA said. The recent ruling came […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 16th November 2021:

News in South Africa 16th November: 1. Growing debt problems: The latest debt index from DebtBusters shows that South African consumers are falling further into financial trouble as people turn to unsecured credit to supplement their paycheques. The group’s third-quarter enquiries show that debt counselling increased by 17% compared to a year ago. Many consumers […]

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