Understanding Employment Equity

In today’s competitive business environment, fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace is not only a moral imperative but also a legal requirement for many organizations. Employment Equity is a crucial aspect of this endeavor, particularly for designated employers. This blog post will delve into the importance of Employment Equity, how designated employers can identify employment […]

EMPLOYMENT EQUITY ACT AMENDMENTS

Understanding the Employment Equity amendments and how it will affect you and your business? The Employment Equity Act 1998 Amendments have been confirmed in the Government Gazette no.48418 dated 14 April 2023. For South African businesses, this includes designated employers who employ 50 or more than 50 employees, irrespective of their annual turnover. Businesses with […]

DEL is ready to enforce hefty penalties!

Now that the Skills Development Submission Deadline has passed, let’s work towards the next deadline to avoid penalties from the Department of Employment and Labour (DEL). DEL is ready to enforce penalties – read more: https://businesstech.co.za/news/business/579302/more-businesses-fined-for-employment-equity-violations-with-big-regulations-changes-coming/ It is extremely important to comply with the Employment Equity Act (EEA) to avoid penalties being imposed by the […]

EE Submissions Deadline

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The EE Submissions Deadline is midnight 15 January each year. Are you ready? We have compiled a variety of resources to assist business owners – for peace of mind, you can use our Checklist for a final pre-submission check and our forms relevant to your submission. TOP TIP: DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE! […]

Our Guarantee – get 20% of your SDL back

Did you know that if your payroll exceeds R500 000 per annum, you have to submit your WSP/ATR before 30 April? Our team specialises in WSP/ATR submissions, with SDFs at the ready to assist your business for peace of mind. But, you don’t have to submit just because your are compelled to – there are […]

Starting a new business: 5 Core Regulatory Frameworks you should know

If you’re starting a new business, there are a million things you’re thinking about. One of the important aspects you need to consider is your legislative compliance, regardless of your sector or industry. This post outlines the 5 core regulatory frameworks that businesses in South Africa must be aware of: BCEA: The Basic Conditions of […]

5 Reasons to conduct a professional Skills Development and EE Evaluation

If your company pays a Skills Development Levy each month (any company with an annual payroll exceeding R500 000), it is critical to conduct a Skills Development and Employment Equity Evaluation that will enable you to accurately implement and monitor your efforts: It allows you to identify shortfalls, gaps, signs of EE non-compliance, and discrepancies […]

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 […]