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 […]

#BEEready: What to do if you are registered under the incorrect SETA?

If you find out you are registered under the incorrect SETA, your must follow these steps: 1. Complete an IST01 (inter-SETA transfer) document, available online or from your SDF. 2. Submit the IST01 to your current incorrect SETA to be signed off and processed to the new correct SETA. 3. When submitting an IST01, be […]

NEW MINIMUM WAGES: NEED-TO-KNOW ONLY

On 1 March 2020, the new increased minimum wages took effect in South Africa as announced by the Minister of Employment and Labour. The National Minimum Wage Act specified that minimum wages are increased with 3.8% to R20.76/hour, with a few exceptions to this rule and excluding benefits. This change impacts Employment Equity for designated […]

DISCRETIONARY GRANTS – WHAT ARE THEY, AND HOW DO I APPLY?

When linking Skills Development to BEE, it can become a whirlpool of confusing terminology – and not to mention all the hoops you have to jump through to try and implement them. We believe that it is easier than it sounds, and the benefits outweigh the implementation procedure by far. One of the best ways […]

WSPS AND ATRS – WHERE TO START

By now, most business owners have seen many reminders on the internet about the deadline for Workplace Skills Plan (WSP) and Annual Training Report (ATR) submissions that are due 30 April 2020. Skills Development legislation currently determines that any business with an annual payroll of over R500 000 are required to submit their WSPs and […]