Tag: Young people

South Africa’s Relief Grant: How It Can Be Used to Help Young People into Jobs

Social grants provide income that helps people to survive the short-term economic hardship of unemployment. In the long term, new opportunities must be created to get people back into work.

Failures of Gov’t Incentives for SMMEs to Hire, Retain Young Talent

The incentives, in question, are from the Employment Tax Incentive (ETI), Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETA), and Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE).

Better Positioning Youth to Gain Employment at SMMEs

Young people encounter challenges such as the lack of workplace skills when obtaining or securing employment from these enterprises.

Social Capital Impacts Youth’s Exposure, Access to Economic Opportunities

“Social connections create a multi-layered safety-net that not only supports young people but helps them rise,” reads a Youth Capital consultation report.