Graduates To Benefit From Newly-Approved Scheme

Posted on December 12th, 2017
Biz News

What you need to know about the tax incentive responsible for 270 000 jobsSouth Africa’s young graduates stand to benefit from the Public Service Graduate Recruitment Scheme Framework, which was recently approved by Cabinet.

The framework forms part of the development programme within the public service to attract talented graduates.“The framework includes earmarking a percentage of each department’s vacant posts for the recruitment of graduates in scarce occupations,” Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said at a post Cabinet media briefing on Thursday, 7 December 2017.

The Minister of Public Service and Administration is expected to align this framework to the Youth Employment Service Programme, which aims to empower one million unemployed youth over the next three years by offering them quality work experience.

Cabinet has approved four bills for submission to Parliament. The Social Assistance Amendment Bill of 2017, Property Practitioners Bill of 2017, National Qualifications Framework Amendment Bill of 2016 and International Crimes Bill of 2017, are among the bills approved for submission. (via Bizcommunity)