disability technology in workplace

Workplace Enhancement Technology for Person’s with Disabilities

Technology is moving at a rapid rate in all industries and it is no different for enhancement technology for persons with a disability, particularly to enhance their experience and comfortability inside the workplace. 1) Visual Enhancement Technology   For those who are blind there are screen readers, like JAWS, Window-Eyes & free software  Non-Visual Desktop […]

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SMEs

An Overview of the SME Landscape in South Africa

            Introduction to SMEs The buzzword ‘growth’ is like a golden key for nations looking to advance into the upper frontiers of development. It is also a word that has been no stranger to South African politicians in recent times. It is widely believed by experts that to unlock the […]

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5 Apps That Will Help You Save Money

With rising fuel prices, living expenses and the convenience of online shopping today, it is very easy to get carried away and spend too much money. Luckily, there are a number of apps out there that can aid in keeping your spending under control and help you save money.   1) StokFella (iOS & Android)     […]

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Top 5 Apps for Transferring Money Easily

Whether you owe, or you’re owed, there are always difficulties associated with making that quick and easy transaction. You may need to send money to family, pay your friend back for dinner or simply transfer some quick cash. The world is becoming more and more cashless by the year, making the market for transferring money […]

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Tax

Tax benefits for employing people with disabilities

Introduction There are tax benefits for enrolling a person with a disability into a learnership commissioned by your organisation. This involves a deduction at commencement and another deduction upon completion. These are claimable from the South African Revenue Services (SARS) and is not related to the cash incentive offered by Fasset called the Learnership Cash […]

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Ramaphosa Jobs Summit

Summary of the Jobs Summit (October 2018)

The Jobs Summit took place over two days in Midrand last week, where President Ramaphosa outlined the country’s plans for tackling the trifecta of core issues plaguing South Africans; unemployment, poverty and inequality. The unemployment rate in South Africa currently sits at 27.2% and is the seventh highest in the world. Ramaphosa says that we […]

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workplace

How to treat a person with a disability in the workplace

It is important that employers follow the correct etiquette when they are working with a person who has a disability. This article will look at the do’s and don’ts of treating your colleague who is living with a disability, with respect to specific workplace environments.  Introduction The information used in this article was taken from […]

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Benefits

What are the financial benefits of employment someone with a disability?

As an employer, you may be unfamiliar with some of the benefits of employing someone with a disability. However, through doing so, you can uncover many previously unseen advantages. For example, people with disabilities may have unique skills or be more motivated. Furthermore, 7.5% of the population are currently living with a disability. Therefore, there […]

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