Important Business Updates @

  • Feedback from the Hazyview Chamber of Business and Tourism Meeting

    Sincere thanks to the more than 100 people who turned out for out General Meeting on Wednesday and special thanks to all the officials who came through from Nelspruit and beyond to help us with our deliberations. We REALLY appreciate the support of Vincent Mabuza, Jomo Malupe, Patrick Khoza and … more »

  • Did you know this about “Paternity Leave”?

    Currently the Act provides for 3 days’ family responsibility leave for employees to spend time with their new-born babies. Should they require more leave, they have the option to apply for annual leave. However, the 3 days is only applicable to employees who have been employed for at least 4 … more »

  • Mbombela valuation roll is open for inspection and objection

    The City of Mbombela has published a new General Valuation Roll for the period 1 July 2018—30 June 2023. It includes Objection Forms, Public Notices Folder and the General Valuation Roll. The valuation roll is open for public inspection from 2 April to 31 May 2018. An invitation is hereby … more »

  • National Minimum Wage Bill of 2017 effective 1 May 2018

    Cabinet has approved the National Minimum Wage Bill , Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Bill as well as the Labour Relations Amendment Bill in November 2017. With regards to Basic Conditions, the act has been amended to include its incorporation of the National Minimum Wage Act 2017. The Labour Relations … more »

  • SBI requests SMEs to complete a survey to establish challenges

    The Small Business Institute (previously AHI), requests all Small and Micro Enterprises to complete their survey. The aim of the survey is to establish which challenges these small entities are facing and what makes them succeed or fail. This will establish the core focus areas for the SBI going forward. … more »

  • Common sense prevails at Moody’s – Dr Roelof Botha

    The last week of March provided the SA economy with reason to cheer, as influential ratings agency Moody’s decided to maintain the status of the country’s sovereign debt at above investment grade. And for good measure, Moody’s also chipped in with an unexpected bonus in the form of an improvement … more »

  • Deadline for Skills Development Plan is 30 April 2018

    The deadline for submission of the Workplace Skills Plan as well as the Annual Training Report to your respective SETA’s is on the 30th of April 2018. (April have many holidays so best submit by 20th April on Skillogical)   Skills Development is a PRIORITY ELEMENT under the amended B-BBEE Codes of … more »

  • Who to contact at City of Mbombela

    Resident Queries Accounts (Jael Nkuna) 013 759 9301 /9275 /2025  E-Mail: Electricity (Fickson Maphanga) 013 759 2231  E-Mail: Refuse & Waste (Johan Mpila) 013 759 9086  E-Mail: Roads (Amelia Mare) 013 759 2171  E-Mail: Traffic (Eddie Prollius) 013 759 2121  E-Mail: Licensing (Thaba Ndou) 013 … more »

  • NERSA’s decision & reasons for decision on Eskom’s Revenue Application for 2018/19

    In excess of 23 000 written stakeholder comments were received from private individuals, small users, intensive energy users, Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) and environmental activists, as well as local government and other stakeholders. Testimonies supplied the necessary information for NERSA to reject Eskom’s application for a 19,9% rate increase, which would … more »

  • Become a partner in the School Principal Support Programme

    The Partners for Possibility Programme is a Leadership Development and Principal Support Programme sponsored by business and foundations. Becoming a Partner for Possibility involves entering into a collaborative relationship with a principle for one year. The programme offers principals a unique opportunity to learn from business peers, to receive cutting … more »