Starting with Skills Development? Start here.

Determine how much you can afford to spend in Skills Development, or how much you need to spend for your B-BBEE implementation in the coming year. Make a list of all the critical skills in your business, and why they are important. Identify persons that have those skills and those who are eligible to learn […]

Employment Equity is not a tickbox exercise – don’t just “show up”, buy in

Transformation is a topic high on the agenda of many important and necessary conversations in South Africa. True transformation is never a linear process – it seldom starts at an identifiable point and it does not always have a definitive end point. Along the way there are some legislative procedures to follow, but true transformation […]

How to align Skills Development with Employment Equity

When planning for Skills Development or Employment Equity, the one must always be considered with the other. Employment Equity is never a “hire and fire” thing to get racial profiles right.  In the true spirit of Employment Equity legislation, true transformation with competent candidates must be sustainably activated – this means that employees must be […]

Strategies to help employees reach their Skills Development goals

For companies participating in B-BBEE, large amounts of money are often dedicated to Skills Development. Training employees is a great way to elevate them, motivate them, promote their career paths, and contribute to a higher standard of living and opportunities for individuals. But, what if it feels like you’re not seeing a return on investment […]

How to get a BEE Certificate

Our team has put together a quick guide to how to get a BEE Certificate: Determine the B-BBEE level you need to obtain. Identify the set of BEE Codes that will govern your strategy – i.e. what is applicable to your industry and scope. Align your Ownership structure for the level you need. For some […]

#BEEready Free Resource Download

WHAT’S INSIDE? PAGE 3 | What is the BEE Act PAGE 4 | The Basics of the BEE Code PAGE 5 | Who needs a BEE Affidavit PAGE 8 | What are BEE Levels PAGE 9 | What BEE Level should you aim for PAGE 10 | BEE and Ownership explained Go from new to […]

#BEEready: What are BEE Levels

BEE Levels are recognition levels, that indicate to what degree you comply with BEE legislation. Now, there are 8 BEE Levels for compliance – with Level 1 being the best compliance. If you score lower than what qualifies for a Level 8, you are non-compliant. Across an entire BEE Scorecard, you can score 100+ points […]

#BEEready: What is your BEE Level if you have an affidavit?

Many people assume you’ll automatically get a Level 1 BEE Compliance with your affidavit, but that’s not true. For an EME, you’ll get an affidavit for a Level 1, Level 2, or Level 4 based on the actual percentage of direct black ownership in your company. So that clears up the perception that only 100% […]

#BEEready: What is a BEE Affidavit?

First, it is as valid as a BEE Certificate and it is essentially an affidavit stamped by a commissioner of oath to confirm the direct Black Ownership within a company Essentially, companies that make use of a BEE Affidavit in place of a BEE Certificate are startup companies, companies with a turnover of 0-10million rand, […]