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 […]

Get Started with Skills Development – Free PDF Download

Are you getting started with Skills Development? Whether you are starting with one Learnership or a large enterprise spending millions on their Skills Development strategy, our basic guide to Skills Development will give you all the information you need to start executing your Skills Development with confidence: What is Skills Development What are the benefits […]

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 […]

The Duties and Responsibilities of the EE Committee

As the Employment Equity (EE) Committee, we need to ensure that we analyse the current composition of the employee profile, as well as policies and procedures and eliminate all forms of discrimination within the company as well as set goals and targets in the form of an 3 year Employment Equity Plan. Furthermore, the EE […]

Our Business Case

For QSEs and South African Businesses Meet Brandon, a South African Business Owner. His construction company has 48 employees, but he struggles to find time and money to train them in specialist skills. Our solution: We help him implement Learnerships, which allows for maximum operational productivity and lowest downtime, while his team gets training. We […]

How will the 2020 Employment Equity changes affect my business?

Jump to: What do these changes mean for my business? The Employment Equity Amendment Bill of 2020 has been approved by Parliament. It now only needs the President’s signature to take effect, and many businesses will be impacted by these changes. IN A NUTSHELL The proposed amendments to Employment Equity legislation will give the Minister […]

When do you need in-house expertise?

When it comes to BEE, Employment Equity and even Skills Development it is often difficult to decide if you should 1) appoint a person in-house to do these tasks; 2) upskill someone in-house to do these tasks; 3) hire an external party to do these tasks for you. Each of these approaches has up- and […]