10 Questions to Ask When You Are Considering Outsourcing Your HR


There comes a time in the life cycle of most businesses when it becomes difficult to manage the HR function internally.

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How to make your Annual Training Report work for you!


As an employer, you have a number of obligations and responsibilities as regards the management of your staff. Some of these are internal to your business, whereas others are legal requirements that you need to comply with.

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What you need to know about COIDA


Every year employers in South Africa are required by law to submit their Annual Workman’s Compensation Plan. This is an administrative task that can cause a number of issues and delays, so how do you do this with the least amount of complications?

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Claiming back the employee tax incentive (ETI)


Have you hired new employees between 18 and 29 years of age? Government introduced the ETI to facilitate the employment of youth and to create opportunities for school leavers. The scheme is effective from 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2016. How does it work?

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Pensionable Age and Appointment of People past this Age


The EEA states that an employee may not be unfairly discriminated against because of their age. However, reaching the retirement age is a fair reason for dismissal. This means that the employer must have an agreed retirement age policy in place. In terms of fair discrimination, reaching retirement age is one of those grounds for which an employee’s services may be terminated lawfully.

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Making your HRIS work


HR is an extensive function with a range of activities - other than paperwork - that needs to be performed. As Finance has a financial system, so too should HR be given the tools to perform. Be sure to buy a system that can grow with you. Once a system has been selected a successful implementation is critical. Here are 10 points to keep in mind during implementation.

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