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Coverage and industry insights

The Soma Initiative is considered to be a highly credible leader in South Africa’s absentee management, disability assessment and incapacity management sectors. Below you’ll find samples of Soma’s media coverage, as well as articles containing others’ insights into current developments and trends in our industry – locally and globally.

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At work, but in lala-land?

published by Mail & Guardian 20 February 2015

The insidious impact of absenteeism and presenteeism on bottom-lines

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Work absenteeism costs SA economy R16bn a year

published by Ina Skosana - Mail & Guardian - 12 August 2014

An estimated average of 15% of staff are absent on any given day - and only one in three people who do not go to work are actually physically ill.

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Ms Deaf Africa 2012

published by Marianne Lancefield

Soma Initiative Disability Claims Assessor crowned Ms Deaf Africa 2012

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Cost of leave at work enormous

published by Sapa/Business Day/14 May 2012

Absenteeism and sick leave cost the SA economy R3,9bn last year

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Soma GM holds Xmas party for disadvantaged kids

published by Soma Initiative (Pty) Ltd

WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE is a concept a friend and I discussed for months. Rather than continuing the discussion, we decided to put the idea into action. A day of fun and games for thirty or so under-privileged children between the ages of four and seven was our goal.

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