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How to say focused at work as the festive season beckons

It’s that time of the year again – when it’s difficult to stay focused and productive. After a busy year all we want to do is plan our festive period, and just think about relaxing with our family and friends and having a good time. But before we put our feet up, we need to...

Proposed new Treasury regulations may limit a foreign employer’s ability to pay South African workers in foreign currency

National Treasury has proposed new tax legislation which seeks to align the obligations of foreign employers with that of their South African counterparts. The new proposed requirements will place additional burdens on foreign employers as, besides paying the skills development levy and contributing to the Unemployment Insurance Fund, they would also need to: Register as...

Are you following the correct dismissal process?

Under South African labour law, the onus is on the employer to ensure that a dismissal is fair and just, from both a procedural and a substantive point of view. This means that a full investigation must take place and the employee must be notified about the process during the disciplinary hearing. It’s also critical...

Don’t let nepotism get a grip on your workplace

Nepotism in the workplace is never a good thing. Basing what should be a professional decision of outcomes and performance on personal feelings can result in unethical outcomes. Hiring a friend or family member for a job that they are not qualified for or don’t have the correct skill set to do, can have a...

Budget 2023 Highlights

The Minister of Finance presented the 2023 Budget Review in Parliament on 22 February 2023. The most important tax changes proposed by the Minister of Finance, which will be effective from 1 March 2023 to 29 February 2024, are summarised below. Subsistence Allowances and Advances The daily amounts for overnight allowance in respect of travelling for business...

The threat that is quiet quitting and what to do about it

Recent statistics show that 50% of the US workforce comprises quiet quitters. If this is true, companies can forget about reaching their targets regarding growth and profitability. When half your workforce is doing the bare minimum, the result is catastrophic bottom-line results. Already under pressure from the great resignation and the havoc this has wreaked...

Moonlighting shines the spotlight on employer-employee trust

In today’s tough economic environment, with ever-increasing petrol and food prices, everyone seems to be looking for ways to earn extra income. The media has played its part in cultivating the concept of ‘a side hustle’, especially among the youth, where the emphasis is on entrepreneurship. This has become so popular that it’s no longer...

leveraging technology enables global reach

Processing local payroll has to be done in accordance with local labour law. Compliance is mandatory and the pressure on payroll practitioners has increased because of data management legislation like PoPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) and GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). Professional payroll management requires thorough knowledge of local regulation, law and industry standards....

Next-gen payroll technology enables global reach

Next-gen payroll: Processing in accordance with local labour law Processing local payroll has to be done in accordance with local labour law. Compliance is mandatory and the pressure on payroll practitioners has increased because of data management legislation like PoPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) and GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). Professional payroll management requires...

Employment Tax Incentive benefits

Employment Tax Incentive – Don’t let your company miss out on the benefits The growing number of unemployed young people, particularly those without tertiary training or education, is of great concern. According to the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), the official unemployment rate was 33,9% in the second quarter of 2022. In 2014 National Treasury...

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