What now and what about my family? Retrenchment became a “household” name in the homes of many South African families, due to the downturn of the economy as well as the effects of the Global recession. Retrenchment causes financial and emotional distress. It is important that you, during this difficult time, take care of yourself to enable you to be strong for your family. It is important that you discuss the situation with your partner/spouse, and see how these changed circumstances will affect your family. You don’t want to scare your children, but neither do you want to generalise the situation and say that itRead More →