NEWS | HOME AFFAIRS TO TRIAL NEW E-VISA SYSTEM IN NOVEMBER

South Africa will trial a new e-visa system in November, making it easier for tourists to enter the country thanks to the online capture of visa applications and biometric information.

NEWS | REALISE YOUR HUMAN CAPITAL POTENTIAL

The economy is in crisis. The latest unemployment statistics have rung alarm bells, and a possible downgrade by Moody’s looms. Government and business are both recommitting to creating jobs to kick-start growth.

NEWS | DEPARTMENT OF HOME AFFAIRS SHEDS LIGHT ON CRITICAL SKILLS IN SA

The demand for critically skilled foreigners has significantly increased considering its integral role within the economic growth within South Africa.

NEWS | IN 2019 RECORD NUMBERS OF SOUTH AFRICANS APPLYING FOR A SECOND EU PASSPORT (PLAN B)

With the pending tax changes in South Africa, due to be enforced from 1st March 2020, the EU Second Passport scheme is an attractive and enticing proposal for South Africans. The turbulent future of South Africa is driving record numbers of South African in applying for Second EU Passports.

NEWS | MORE AND MORE SOUTH AFRICANS ARE EMIGRATING TO MAURITIUS

The number of South Africans leaving the country on a permanent basis has increased “exponentially” and many are opting for the island life in Mauritius, not only for its beauty, but certainly for greater financial and tax security.

NEWS | UNITED STATES INVESTOR VISA PROGRAM – DRASTIC CHANGES LOOMING

South African Expat Exemption – Need for Greener Pastures As many know by now, the exemption on foreign income for South African tax residents has been amended, and the amendment comes into effect on 1 March 2020. Due to the harshness of the amendment, many South Africans are looking into obtaining second passports or starting […]

NEWS | ICT SKILLS BRAIN DRAIN: IS THERE A SILVER LINING?

South Africa’s senior IT skills are increasingly leaving the country, but this creates a series of new opportunities for local companies and IT professionals, writes Mari-Lize van Reenen, Director at Information Dynamics.

NEWS | SA HOME AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT WAIVES VISAS FOR FOUR COUNTRIES TO BOOST TOURISM

South Africa’s home affairs minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Thursday he had granted visa-free status to Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and New Zealand, among seven countries singled out for the concession in a bid to boost tourism.

NEWS | UNEMPLOYMENT CONTINUES ITS UPWARD TRAJECTORY – INCREASING PRESSURE ON FINDING CRITICAL SKILLS

The latest unemployment statistics released by Statistics SA for the second quarter of this year paints a very dark picture of the state of South Africa’s labour market.

NEWS | MERCER’S QUALITY OF LIVING CITY RANKING

Cities in Asia are the most expensive locations for employees working abroad Multinationals’ focus on mobility as a workforce strategy supports career growth and global competitiveness