Claiming back Skills Development Levies

You have an annual payroll of more than R500 000 and pay your 1% of your annual payroll towards the Skills Development Levy (SDL) for the sake of being compliant. You know your staff need to be up-skilled, but neither you, nor your overworked HR manager have the time or energy to figure out what SDLs [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:11+00:00November 13th, 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

Workplace skills planning and training

Now that your Workplace Skills Plan (WSP) is ready, how do you manage and implement it proactively? Developing a training schedule or workplace skills plan (WSP) each year to coordinate and direct the implementation of skills development interventions, is therefore of utmost importance for each organisation’s strategic goals when it comes to identifying proper skills [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:27+00:00July 9th, 2018|news|0 Comments

More to SETA compliance than statutory obligations

Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs) are primarily funded by the skills development levies paid by South African companies with payrolls of over R500 000. However, companies narrowly viewing the SETA governing their industry just through the lens of compliance, may very well be missing out on optimising on the numerous benefits built into their [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:48+00:00May 24th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Benefit from grants and tax rebates for skills development

There are several ways to benefit from grants and tax rebates for skills development. MANDATORY GRANT To qualify for a mandatory grant equal to 20% of the skills levy paid, a company must appoint a Skills Development Facilitator (SDF), complete an Annual Training Report (ATR) with all training provided to staff during the reporting period [...]

By |2018-03-15T10:07:25+00:00March 15th, 2018|news|0 Comments