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 […]

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 […]

Business, legislation, and government

The SDF Corp Group mandate and mission is to provide accurate and strategic business solutions to levy-paying businesses. We strive to help businesses benefit from their legislative compliance when it comes to the 5 core regulatory frameworks: BEE, Skills Development, Employment Equity, BCEA, and OHS. We strive to provide a level of advice to businesses […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

EE – who must comply?

Employment Equity legislation is compulsory for all Designated Employers – here’s how to know if you are a Designated Employer. If you answer YES to any of the following questions, you are a Designated Employer: Do you employ 50 or more people? Do you employ less than 50 people BUT your total annual turnover exceeds […]