Sequence Risk

We previously published an article on returns and how the reporting of returns can confuse members. We emphasised that member education is paramount and should continually be driven especially in the context of planning for retirement. We presented a table in this article (http://www.axiomatic.co.za/news/returns-reality-vs-reality/) with fictitious returns and have since received a lot of feedback…
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RETRENCHING EMPLOYEES IN DUBAI – A SCIENTIFIC AND STRATEGIC METHODOLOGY

In our recent article entitled “There’s No Money for HR in Dubai” (http://www.axiomatic.co.za/news/theres-no-money-for-hr-in-dubai/) we suggested that it is important that HR practitioners should start considering various retention tools to improve their Employee Value Proposition (“EVP”) and retain top talent. Several clients have stated that while they would love to introduce retention strategies, they are in…
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Tanzania Social Security Fund Amalgamation

Axiomatic continually monitors changes in the benefits landscape in Africa. An example of such, a recently shared note, on the Zambian national health insurance bill that was recently passed into law can be read here: (http://www.axiomatic.co.za/news/zambia-national-health-insurance-bill/). On 8 February 2018, President John Magufuli, signed into law the Public Service Social Security Fund Act which proposed…
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THE CASE FOR AN INDEPENDENT EQUAL PAY AUDIT

Equal Pay for work of Equal Value is now entrenched in legislation, as to are the enforcement mechanisms around this. A number of cases are being brought against employers where employees feel they are being unfairly discriminated against. One such case of critical importance is the decision in National Education Health & Allied Workers Union on…
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