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Back to Basics: Financial Wellness Programmes

Employers have a unique opportunity to provide education, tools and programmes to improve their employees’ financial literacy and well-being. It is important for an organisation to take care of its employees through providing the wherewithal to become financially...

Eduweek Sponsor Spotlight: Sanlam

Eduweek Sponsor Spotlight: Sanlam

Yanush Singh – National Business Development Manager Institutional Segment at SanlamWe spoke with Yanush Singh, National Business Development Manager: Institutional Segment at Sanlam to gain insight into the purpose of Sanlam’s sponsorship of Eduweek and the benefit...

Cannabis in the workplace

Cannabis in the workplace

As per the 2018 Constitutional Court judgment, adult South Africans are now permitted to cultivate, possess and use cannabis in a private place (this does not necessarily have to be a dwelling) for personal consumption.  This case, however, does not cover the...

Mpumalanga Chapter Launch

Mpumalanga Chapter Launch

We launched a new chapter in Mpumalanga called " The Place of the Rising Sun", it took place on the 28th of June at the Kruger National Park. The guests from the board were EAPA-AS President Ms Thiloshni Govender and Membership Portfolio Holder Ms. Andiswa...

EAPA-SA STRATEGIC SESSION FOR 2019 -2023

EAPA-SA STRATEGIC SESSION FOR 2019 -2023

Progressive organisations embrace the value of a strategic planning exercise as a mechanism to give direction and propel the organisation forward.   A successful outcome of any strategic planning outcome is expressed in clear measurable goals, SMART...

EAPA-SA Board: Strategic Insights for 2019 – 2023

EAPA-SA Board: Strategic Insights for 2019 – 2023

Through a series of questions and answers we asked EAPA-SA President, Thiloshni Govender, to provide members with feedback from The Board’s strategy meeting - pertaining to EAPA-SA’s plans and key focus areas over the next five years as a leading industry...

Focus on EAPA-SA Eduweek

Focus on EAPA-SA Eduweek

The annual EAPA-SA Eduweek has just celebrated its 20th anniversary – and this year it incorporated the Pan African Conference.  EAPA-SA and Pan African Eduweek 2018 was a resounding success, drawing the largest number of delegates in the history of the event and...

EAPA-SA Office move and year end closure

EAPA-SA Office move and year end closure

Dear EAPA-SA members and partners As communicated during our last AGM, the Association continues to grow from strength to strength. The business outlook is so positive and promising, that we are expanding and will be moving our location in order to...

EVENTS
EAPA SA Egoli Chapter Event Year End Function

EAPA SA Egoli Chapter Event Year End Function

Dear All Members and Stakeholders, EAPA-SA EGOLI CHAPTER EVENT: YEAR END FUNCTION (Annual General Meeting) SAVE THE DATE INVITATION: DATE: Friday 15 November 2019REGISTRATION/ARRIVAL: 09:00amVENUE: Bryanston Country Club – Pool Lapa AreaCOURSE: YEAR END FUNCTION...

The Benefits of Peer Engagement – Insights from Eduweek 2019

The Benefits of Peer Engagement – Insights from Eduweek 2019

The primary role of a events like Eduweek is to gather like-minded individuals from across a country, region, or even the world, to learn, discuss thoughts, network, share ideas and to inspire innovation. It is people, with their wealth of experiences and knowledge,...

Eduweek Sponsor Spotlight: ASI

Eduweek Sponsor Spotlight: ASI

In a question and answer session with Anthony Govender, CEO of ASI, we learned more about ASI and why the organisation chose to partner with EAPA-SA to be an Eduweek 2019 sponsor. Q:  When was ASI founded and what is the company’s purpose, vision and mission? ASI was...

Eduweek 2019 Report: Thiloshni Govender, EAPA-SA President

Eduweek 2019 Report: Thiloshni Govender, EAPA-SA President

I am so proud in my role as the EAPA-SA President to report that the 21st annual EAPA-SA Eduweek, which took place at The Wild Coast Sun from 17th to 21st September, was considered to be our best Eduweek ever - far surpassing even our own expectations.  With its focus...

EAPA-Ikhala Chapter cordially invites you to the CPD Session

EAPA SA and the EAPA-Ikhala Chapter cordially invites you to the CPD Session Venue: Chiselhurst, East London, Department of Human Settlements Date: 15 AUGUST 2019: 08H00 – 14H30 Arrival and Registrations : 08h30 -09h00 Occupational Health: Dr Mnyanda :...

EAPA-SA Service Provider Breakfast Programme

EAPA SA is always looking at building valuable relationships with stakeholders within our industry. As a service provider we consider you as a key stakeholder. We therefore invite you to join us in a consultation session on the criteria of becoming a...

First Round of Eduweek Speakers Announced

First Round of Eduweek Speakers Announced

We are thrilled to announce the first round of speakers for Eduweek 2019 with many more to come in the following weeks. These speakers are coming from around the globe to share their knowledge and expertise with you through a variety of workshops and talks. Have a...

Invitation to the EAPA-SA Service Providers Engagement Session

Invitation to the EAPA-SA Service Providers Engagement Session

EAPA SA is always looking at building valuable relationships with stakeholders within our industry. As a service provider we consider you as a key stakeholder. We therefore invite you to join us in a consultation session on the criteria of becoming a service provider...

ARTICLES

How has working remotely changed the need for cyber security?

The COVID-19 pandemic with the resulting need for counties to go into lockdown is creating perfect vulnerabilities in the working environment for cyber criminals. More people than ever are working from home or elsewhere in isolation, often with weaker cyber security measures than they would have in the workplace.

Will a Mental Health Pandemic Follow COVID-19

Will a Mental Health Pandemic Follow COVID-19

The business landscape is shifting like never before, with the lines between work and life blurring, technological change accelerating, the rise of the gig economy and a growing need for workforce mobility. This means that both employers and employees are operating in a state of constant change.

The Importance of Internal Communications during a Pandemic

The Importance of Internal Communications during a Pandemic

Communication is the lifeblood of an organisation. As working remotely ramps up during the coronavirus pandemic, there is a risk that employees may start to feel disconnected and isolated. This has implications for mental wellbeing and productivity, and can negatively impact the organisation as a whole.

Learnings from the Frontline: Andre Cloete

Learnings from the Frontline: Andre Cloete

We spoke to Andre Cloete, Manager of Client Relations and Chairperson of EAPA-SA’s Egoli Chapter about his experience and learnings as an EAP service provider over the national coronavirus lockdown period.Q: In your experience as an EAP service provider, has there...

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