What are Mandatory Grants?

What is a Mandatory Grant and how do I access it? The Mandatory Grant facilitates a reimbursement of training expenses incurred (both internal and external) by a compliant employer of up to 20% of their Skills Development Levy contribution, subject to: The employer being up to date with the payments of Skills Development Levies due [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:24+00:00August 23rd, 2018|news|0 Comments

Why Skills Development Matters in SA

The development of your staff is very important in business, mainly because they are the driving force in moving your business forward. Regular skills development is essential in ensuring ongoing business development. There are a number of important reasons why skills development training can be beneficial to the business and should therefore be made a [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:24+00:00August 6th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Women in the workplace 2018

According to the latest edition of the Global Gender Gap Report almost half of all the world’s women are now in employment, , why are only 31% leading their field? Women’s marches, protests and campaigns may paint a picture of women smashing through centuries of sexual inequality, but in many, very measurable ways, the push [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:24+00:00July 26th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Workplace Skills Plan (WSP) and Annual Training Report (ATR)

The WSP and ATR submission deadline was on the 31st of March 2018. Preparing and submitting these documents can be very time-consuming, confusing and stressful. What is a Workplace Skills Plan? The Workplace Skills Plan (WSP) is intended to document the skills needs in a company The Workplace Skills Plan (WSP) is intended to document [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:25+00:00July 26th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Enterprise Development Programmes for Black Entrepreneurs

As small businesses in South Africa are recognised as a driving force for economic growth and creation of jobs, enterprise development programmes offered by government and corporates offer black entrepreneurs the opportunity to find support and training to further develop their small businesses. Businesses serve a critical role in driving more inclusive and sustainable development. [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:25+00:00July 20th, 2018|news|0 Comments

The Impact of Enterprise Development in South Africa

Enterprise development is defined as the act of investing time and capital in helping people establish, expand or improve businesses. Enterprise development helps people to earn a living; it helps them out of poverty; and it leads to long-term economic growth for themselves, their families and their communities. Not only is enterprise development one of [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:25+00:00July 20th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Countdown to Employment Equity Submissions

The Department of Labour (DOL) takes non-compliance with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act and shows that they will not hesitate to bring the maximum penalty against defaulters. If you are a designated employer, you have only 2 months to prepare for your Employment Equity Report submissions. Designated employers are those that either have [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:25+00:00July 18th, 2018|news|0 Comments

The difference between HR and IR

Industrial Relations vs Human Resource Management Difference between industrial relations and human resource management is that industrial relations is about establishing relationships among the stakeholders while human resource management is about managing the human resource in an organisation. This article analyses these two concepts and the difference between industrial relations and human resource management in [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:26+00:00July 17th, 2018|news|0 Comments