January, 2016
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Workforce planning

Posted by on Jan 25, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Article by: Ian Businesses today are under enormous pressure. From power supply to skilled labour, companies have to operate under difficult conditions and have to comply with governance legislation, among other considerations. It stands to reason that workforce planning is becoming critical to sustain businesses. Why? Well, there are several reasons and a number of different aspects that can be discussed and debated. Workforce planning is a useful tool to maximise productivity and motivate staff. But implementing this requires a large amount of change management to ensure buy in and get the best possible return. Fortunately, there are a number of software solutions which enable the process. This provides decision makers with an effective avenue through which to drive this aspect of modern business management. Of course, there is always the option to not implement workforce planning and rather ‘go it alone’ from a strategy point of view. However, there are consequences to this approach and not having workforce planning in place could mean missed shifts, sub-standard productivity, unhappy employees and possible legislative risk. Make no mistake, workforce planning will continue to grow in significance. Some of the trends characterising this facet of the business include correct scheduling of employees, from a skills and timing perspective, which leads to better performance and improved...

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CRS Technologies – Tax Year End Seminar 2016

Posted by on Jan 18, 2016 in Blog, Tax laws legislation | 0 comments

In January 2016 President Jacob Zuma signed into law new tax legislation that will affect taxable deductions from retirement income – just one example of the changes that continues to impact personal and business tax. It is a fact that payroll Legislation is an area of business management that requires careful consideration, consistency and a proactive approach to stay ahead of new developments. As a result of the vanguard of human capital management and human resources, CRS Technologies will host its national Tax Year End Seminar 2016 to assist and guide our clients. We will discuss a range of topics including the Employment Services Act, yet another Labour Law Amendment Bill, the controversial Retirement Reform, POPI Act and Tax Law Amendments for 2016. UIF remains and important employer consideration and we scheduled Mr.Teboho Maruping from the UIF to present! Our half day 2016 tax seminar will take place in Johannesburg on 8 March, in Hartbeespoort on 9 March, in Cape Town on 11 March and in Umhlanga on 14 March and kicks off our legislation journey for the next 30 years. The cost is R1 850 per delegate and we believe this is true value for money! We are also offering a group booking special (book for six people and only pay for five!) We urge our customers and partners to participate and attend this seminar because it focuses on the professionals in the industry. The quality of information made available and the insight that delegates will benefit from is invaluable and it is summarised in a well written manual. For more information and reservation enquiries, please speak to Susan Abrahams on (011) 259-4739 and/or...

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