Corona Virus and your Business

This week saw business owners of all from all sectors and business sizes act fast and hold emergency meetings with staff and their management to implement processes and mitigate risks that the corona-virus has impacted. President Cyril Ramaphosa's and his cabinet implemented fair and strict measures to ensure the safety of South Africa and its [...]

By |2020-03-17T11:40:34+00:00March 17th, 2020|news|0 Comments

New BEE regulations for South Africa’s ICT sector

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) published new draft employment equity regulations for the ICT sector. The draft aims to promote equity ownership by Historically Disadvantaged Persons and to promote Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE)’, Icasa said. The group plans to introduce these changes through: The implementation of a revised ICT sector code; [...]

By |2020-02-19T06:31:24+00:00February 19th, 2020|news|0 Comments

Skills Development & B-BBEE Workshop

17 years in business and over 50 years of experience All registered companies are registered with a particular SETA based on the core business undertaking of the company (i.e. their primary sector in industry). Companies also need to submit an Annual Training Report (ATR) and a Workplace Skills Plan (WSP) every year. By submitting the [...]

By |2019-11-26T13:09:36+00:00December 23rd, 2019|news|0 Comments

The Ins And Outs Of Employment Equity

Employees Should Understand An alarming number of workers in South African do not learn about labour law, despite the fact that the laws are available to the public.  In a country where transformation has been high on agenda ever since 1998, overall corporate transformation is apparently only cheap talk with numerous South African employees crying [...]

By |2019-11-26T13:08:50+00:00December 22nd, 2019|news|0 Comments

Employment Equity Regulations – What you need to know

To the CEO and HR or EE Managers Please read below and reply “BOOKING” should you like to book. Note that the Employment Equity Regulations has changed as per the Government Gazette, 8 August 2019. You will need to familiarise yourself with the changes before you submit your EE reports between today and 15 January [...]

By |2019-11-26T13:07:44+00:00December 21st, 2019|news|0 Comments

Learnerships should be a priority

With South Africa’s unemployment rate at an all-time high, learnerships are necessary to help build a competent workforce as well as the key to boosting an organisation’s B-BBEE levels in the process. According to Richard Rayne, CEO of iLearn, a learning solutions-based business and the leader in next generation learning for business in the country, [...]

By |2019-11-26T12:59:55+00:00December 20th, 2019|news|0 Comments

Be part of the solution

Unemployment in South Africa has risen close to the 30% mark. In a country of approximately 58 million people that means almost 17,4 million people are unemployed. That by any standard is not acceptable. Eskilz College an accredited private college in partnership with Sizanani a registered NPO have through its 17 years of successfully implementing [...]

By |2019-11-20T12:45:27+00:00December 20th, 2019|news|0 Comments

How companies utilise learnerships effectively

According to Richard Rayne, CEO of iLearn, companies that are obliged by law to contribute to the country's Skills Development Fund (SDF) through paying the mandatory skills development levy will find a number of important benefits if they include learnerships in their annual Workplace Skills Plan (WSP). A learnership is a work-based learning programme directly [...]

By |2019-11-26T12:59:00+00:00December 19th, 2019|news|0 Comments

Learnership initiatives are good for business

In November, South Africa’s unemployment rate reached a 12-year high of 27.1 percent. Although this figure has since dropped to 26.5 percent (92000 people have found employment), South African unemployment ranks as one of the highest in the world. Unemployment is driven mainly by our skills crisis. Programmes, such as corporate learnerships, that build skills [...]

By |2019-11-26T12:57:19+00:00December 18th, 2019|news|0 Comments