South Africa’s Paternal Leave is here

What you need to know This paternity leave will be funded by the UIF applications and be paid to qualifying beneficiaries at a rate of 66% of their earnings/income, subject to a  maximum earnings threshold. Effectively, the amendments provide that employees that are parents can either have access to ten days of parental leave when [...]

By |2019-11-04T09:18:07+00:00November 1st, 2019|news|0 Comments

Organisational Announcement: Business Developer To Administrative Manager

Shirwin has been promoted to Administrative Manager as of October 2019. The Business Lab is pleased to announce the new appointment of Shirwin Mudaly. Shirwin has been promoted to Administrative Manager as of October 2019. Within a year and a half, Shirwin has successfully soared from being a Tele Sales agent, Client Liaison Officer to [...]

By |2019-11-01T11:17:45+00:00October 29th, 2019|news|0 Comments

Labour Court Dismisses Claims Against Affirmative Action

An application that challenged the Employment Equity Act and affirmative action was dismissed by the Labour Court on Tuesday last week. The application to the court was submitted by Solidarity after the South African Human Rights Commission's (SAHRC) released a report entitled 'Achieving substantive economic equality through a rights-based radical socio-economic transformation in South Africa'. [...]

By |2019-10-15T13:59:04+00:00October 15th, 2019|news|0 Comments

New Laws South African Businesses Need To Prepare For

President Cyril Ramaphosa has recently signed a number of new bills into law which have brought in with them changes in a number of areas including traffic enforcement and qualification fraud. Businesses and companies are directly affected by these laws and it will be best practice for them to align their policies with the new [...]

By |2019-10-15T14:02:40+00:00October 11th, 2019|news|0 Comments

Ramaphosa Approves 5 Major Laws

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has signed a number of new bills into law, adding to a number of pieces of legislation that he has approved since being sworn into office in May. These laws cover a number of areas including traffic rules, property legislation and debt relief. Here's what each law means to you: [...]

By |2019-10-10T13:06:07+00:00October 10th, 2019|news|0 Comments

Gear up for 2020 HR policies

Employers should review and audit their human resources and labour relations policies and practices annually. This is especially true when there are amendments to labour laws as well as when significant case law that has passed through from the Courts. According to HR experts, over the past months, South Africa has had amendments to most [...]

By |2019-10-10T12:41:47+00:00October 10th, 2019|news|0 Comments

Take advantage of learnerships and boost your BEE scorecard.

Skills development continues to play a pivotal role in the country’s economy amidst the Stats SA’s report revealed in February, stating that overall employment in South Africa had increased by 1, 5 % in the fourth quarter of 2016 with about 235 000 jobs created. Fundamentally, skills development remains South Africa’s much-needed remedy in order [...]

By |2019-10-09T07:05:50+00:00October 9th, 2019|news|0 Comments

Technology making people lose their jobs?

Humans vs The Robots You can't be on your laptop or turn on the TV without reading or hearing about the 4th Industrial Revolution. Here are a few tips to stay relevant in the workplace With the human advantage in mind, here is our suggested game plan: Interpersonal networking Relationships can’t be replaced by technology. [...]

By |2019-10-09T07:01:31+00:00September 25th, 2019|news|0 Comments

Employment Equity Compliance Training South Africa

Are you compliant? Let Eskilz take away the stress and assist with completing, submitting and meeting compliance with your employment equity plan and report to the Department of Labour in obtaining a letter of compliance from Department of Labour. Provide feedback on findings and advise you on EE strategies to implement. Align your employment Equity [...]

By |2019-10-09T07:02:25+00:00September 25th, 2019|news|0 Comments

2020 EE Report submissions open

Avoid Fines and Penalties Employment Equity (EE) report submissions are now open and will run from 1 September 2019 to 15 January 2020. Failure to comply will see fines ranging from 2 - 10% of a company's turnover or R1.5 Million. This mandatory submission is relevant to all companies with a headcount of 50 employees [...]

By |2019-10-09T07:06:07+00:00September 25th, 2019|news|0 Comments