Minimum wage vs the robot age

Minimum wage vs the robot age

South Africa is gearing up to introduce a national minimum wage that could see workers earning R20 an hour, yet the World Bank says the future of work requires revised labour regulations with lower minimum wages, easier dismissals and lax contractual agreements. A...
How companies are playing in the changing technology landscape

How companies are playing in the changing technology landscape

At the beginning of February, Apple announced record revenue of US$88.3bn and net income of $20.1bn for the final quarter of 2017. Operating profit at the US giant’s Korean rival Samsung was $14.1bn for the same period, up 64% from the previous year. The big internet...