UIF stands for the Unemployment Insurance Fund. UIF is responsible for unemployment benefits. uFiling is a FREE online service that allows you to securely submit your UIF declarations and pay your monthly contributions.

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South Africa's unemployment rate hit a record high in 2021, according to Statistics South Africa. However, things have since turned around for the country’s labour force.


Former employees under the Presidential Youth Employment Initiative are encouraged to apply for UIF as they meet the eligibility requirements. The Initiative is an effort by government to reduce the high rates of unemployment in the country, especially amongst the youth. 

Earlier this month, the Unemployment Insurance Fund sent out a notice to former teachers assistants and general workers living in the KwaZulu- Natal province that they would be entitled to claim unemployment benefits again.

Former teaching and general assistants living in the KwaZulu-Natal province will be entitled to claim unemployment benefits again, following an announcement made by the labour department. 

Former candidates of the Presidential Youth Employment Initiative have recently had their UIF applications approved and paid millions. This comes as the department is looking to begin the fourth phase of the initiative. 

A Labour Activation Programme was implemented to provide young people with training opportunities in the Hospitality sector. The programme was started by the Employment and Labour Department.

If you are among those who have had their 350 SRD grant application declined due to UIF registration, this is how you can appeal the decision.

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) gives short-term relief to workers when they become unemployed or are unable to work because of maternity, adoption leave, or illness. Here is how to apply for UIF online in a few simple steps.

Now that the Unemployment Insurance Fund's Covid-19 Temporary Employer/Employee Temporary Relief Scheme, or TERS as we know it, has been extended, only specific sectors will qualify to benefit from it. Here's who qualifies to benefit from TERS.

This week a report was released by the watchdog organisation about the Temporary Employee Relief Scheme. The UIF Ters was meant to provide support to those who could not work during the lockdown when most industries were closed.

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