Latest update on return to work

30 April 2020 ipoadmin 0

If you are planning to return to work from tomorrow, 1 May, please note DSAC strongly advises against it until further clarification, which should form part of the DSAC Minister’s detailed briefing early next week. The legal opinion received by the IPO this evening, supports the view that we may not resume work, […]

Covid-19 Submission to Government by SASFED

28 April 2020 ipoadmin 0

Covid-19 Level 4 Submissions Please see attached the submissions made on 27/04/2020  in respect of the Level 4 Risk Adjusted strategy. We have consulted as widely as time allowed in drafting both documents over the past 48 hours, however they are yet to finalised with inputs being received from various […]

SAFTAs 2020 winners to be announced on Twitter

27 April 2020 ipoadmin 0

The winners of the 14th annual South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) winners will be announced social distancing style. On 16 March the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) announced that the ceremonies scheduled to be held on 27 and 28 March was cancelled due to the National State of Disaster […]

Getting back to work

26 April 2020 ipoadmin 0

Dear Members The Breaking News which you may already have heard is that part of our sector is amongst those allowed to return to work from 1 May, falling into the Level 4 category of the 5 levels which guide which sectors will be allowed to resume activity. The four criteria considered […]

Digital school expands to TV

25 April 2020 ipoadmin 0

The science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Lockdown Digital School has expanded into community television, as the Department of Basic Education (DBE) revises its National Recovery Plan, after postponing the mid-year rewrite of matric examinations, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The online learning school, which has gained 70 000 […]

‘Resident Evil’ Stuntwoman Wins Legal Battle

24 April 2020 ipoadmin 0

Olivia Jackson, a stunt performer who had to amputate her arm after suffering a career-ending injury on set of the sixth “Resident Evil” film, has won a legal case for damages in South Africa. Jackson, a UK-based stunt performer, former model and Muay Thai fighter, was standing in for actress […]