On 12 May 2021, International Nurse’s Day was celebrated in South Africa, where nurses and healthcare workers remain fighting on the frontline against the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
SA General Work Permit Requirements: How To Apply If you are a foreign national with a keen interest to live and work in South Africa you may apply for a general work permit. However there are a vast array of categories to consider before filing a formal application.
The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) processes hundreds of visa applications daily, however foreign nationals often face rejections when prescribed requirements are not met, or perhaps just a mere oversight from adjudicators.
The Department of Home Affairs recently ended public commentary on the draft national Critical Skills List, which includes several common accountancy roles.
Xpatweb has released its 2020/21 Critical Skills Survey Report. “The report data is most used by stakeholders who influence policies around critical skills and the import of foreign professionals,” says Marisa Jacobs, the firm’s MD.
Xpatweb has published its Critical Skills list for 2021, detailing the jobs which are short supply in South Africa and what government and business need to do to attract skilled professionals.
Xpatweb’s Critical Skills Survey 2020/21 highlights the most in demand scarce skills the country is facing, which has led to businesses seeking to recruit talent from across the globe.
According to Marisa Jacobs, Managing Director of Xpatweb, certain artisan skills have been left off the recently gazetted draft Critical Skills List. “This should be cause for concern for affected organisations and we encourage them to review the list urgently,” she says.
In July last year, the UK government announced that it would be launching a special visa for Health and Social Care workers to apply to work in the UK. This included, amongst other things, faster visa turn-around times, reduced visa fees compared to that paid by other skilled applicants and exemption from the Immigration Health […]
The Department of Home Affairs is currently calling for public comment on the draft of a new Critical Skills List. However, several roles that featured in the previous list, has been omitted from the latest draft List.
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