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Absa Group reviews employee ownership programme

Absa Group, formerly Barclays Africa is currently reviewing the ownership programme, following the downsizing of the shareholding by Barclays PLC from the Group which is also currently undergoing rebranding across the Africa continent. Asked recently by The Telegragh if the group intends to have a strategy on employee share option scheme for the employees to have the sense of ownership into the group, Deputy CEO Peter Matlare said that “We are currently reviewing the ownership programme across the business as…

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Employee hurt in explosion at Missouri pyrotechnics company

PLEASANT HOPE, Mo. (AP) — An employee was seriously injured after an explosion inside a Missouri pyrotechnics company. KSPR-TV reports that firefighters responded Tuesday to a call at the AM Pyrotechnics plant, a wholesale retailer that provides pyrotechnics for big fireworks shows. Fire Protection District Fire Chief Jake Agee says they received a report of a loud explosion in the area. When they arrived, multiple explosions started inside the building. Firefighters say several workers had left the building before the…

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Short on workers, German companies offer more employee…

By Emma Thomasson BERLIN, June 27 (Reuters) – German companies are so desperate to attract staff that they are falling over themselves to offer perks such as long holidays, shorter hours, flexible shifts and sabbaticals, even though employees here already work the fewest hours in the developed world. Last year, state-owned rail operator Deutsche Bahn, one of the country’s biggest employers, offered workers a choice between six days extra annual leave, a 2.6 percent pay rise or a one-hour cut…

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3 men held for killing petrol pump employee – Canindia News

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Three persons were arrested on the charge of killing a petrol pump employee when he resisted their robbery attempt in north Delhi, police said on Monday. The accused, all residents of Adarsh Nagar, were arrested on Sunday from their hideouts in north Delhi. Nikhil Saxena, 19, Vishal Sonkar, 23 and Puneet, 24 killed Naresh on April 13 while he was returning home. A motorist had informed the police about a man, later identified as Naresh,…

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French consulate employee arrested by Israel for ‘security’ issue | News

An employee at the French consulate in Jerusalem was arrested a few weeks ago by Israeli authorities and will appear in court for a “security” issue, sources close to the case said. The French national, a man in his twenties, is due to appear before a court in southern Israel on Monday, they said. The judge is expected to spell out the charges against him, the sources said, adding that they were “serious.” Israeli authorities suspect him of arms trafficking,…

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employee engagement and workforce productivity · Business Report

Posted On: 16th August 2012 It won’t surprise anyone to know that employees with higher levels of engagement do a better job than those who just turn up and get paid but now, a recent survey says they are also likely to be healthier than their slightly more lackluster workmates. Results from the CIPD’s latestEmployee Outlook survey suggest a “significant link” between an employee’s engagement with their job and their well-being, showing that engaged employees score higher on the OFS “Happiness…

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Employee or Contractor – Debra Anderson by Legally BAS

Please follow and like us: There are several myths and assumptions by both workers and employers when it comes to trying to decide whether or not someone is a contractor or an employee. Here are 12 common myths that often get both businesses and workers into hot water. Having an Australian business number (ABN) Myth: If a worker has an ABN they are a contractor. Fact: Just because a worker has an ABN does not mean they will be a…

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