Achieving Disability Employment Equity Through Skills Development

According to the latest Commission on Employment Equity Report, only 1% of the workforce are persons with disability.  The Disability Employment Equity target is 7.5%. The Chamber’s Human Resources Portfolio Committee invites you to attend an engagement with Rustim Ariefdien, disability consultant to Altitude Skills Development and Michael Bagraim, director at Altitude Employment Solutions. The meeting will […]

How Small Business can Benefit from Taking on Interns – Masterclass

Don’t miss out on the Small Business Development Portfolio Committee’s Master Class session on how employing interns can add value to your business as well as the practical steps to hire interns. This masterclass will allow you to ask the experts for advice, so remember you need to arrive with all your questions. You are […]

Take your Exporting to the Next Level – Taking advantage of AGOA

Apparel and textile articles are not included under the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) program.  Although based on the GSP, the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) does provide qualifying countries with duty-free market access for these items, provided adherence with the Rules of Origin and general administrative requirements including the textiles certificate of origin, This workshop […]

An Economist’s Perspective – National Economic Outlook for 2019 / 2020 

The Economic & Finance Portfolio Committee will be hosting a meeting with Mr Johann Els, Chief Economist at Old Mutual Investment Group. The purpose of the engagement is to inform and interact with business on the state of the national economy. With South Africa undergoing many changes – politically, socially and financially the economy remains […]

Encouraging Labour Absorption Growth – Making South Africa more labour intensive   

The Chamber’s Human Resources Portfolio Committee invites you to attend an engagement with Professor Haroon Bhorat, Professor of Economics and Director of the Development Policy Research Unit at the University of Cape Town. Labour-intensity varies widely across sectors of the South African economy. This implies that sectoral structure needs to be explicitly taken into account in the […]