Gigaba resigns as Home Affairs Minister

Attracting and Retaining Critical Skills

In October, the Institute of People Management hosted a panel discussion at their annual convention covering the topic of Globalised Resourcing and Strategic Skills Growth through the import, export and exchange of skills. Four key role-players participated in the panel who discussed the typical challenges of sourcing foreign nationals and strategies to address common challenges.

What skills has your business been struggling to recruit locally?

In a recent statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on economic stimulus and recovery plan for South Africa, he said that government is decisively and rapidly accelerating the implementation of key reforms that will unlock greater investment in important growth sectors.

Unabridged birth certificates scrapped in time for festive season

As the festive season approaches, the department of home affairs will scrap regulations requiring parents travelling with minors to present an unabridged birth certificate at ports of entry. Speaking at a media briefing on Tuesday, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba said minors will still require the consent of both parents to leave the country. Children […]

Resident Expert: What are the Advantages of Permanent Residency?

If you are an expatriate in South Africa, applying for a work permit can be a time-consuming process. This leads many to ask whether it is more beneficial to apply for permanent residency sooner. We found that there can be a significant upside; however, depending on the complexities, there may also be adverse consequences.