What is HR?

What is HR?  What is the definition of Human Resource Management?  The birth of human resource management practices can probably be traced back to the industrial revolution.  Prior to that people had worked at home-based crafts, or as travelling craftsmen, or in agriculture.  The creation of work in factories meant that the relationship between management and employee needed to be managed, time-keeping records kept, and large payrolls had to be processed.

Employers urged to submit annual reconciliations

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has reminded employers to submit their 2016 Annual Employer Reconciliations (EMP501’s) for the period 1 March 2015, to 29 February 2016, to SARS, by 31 May 2016.

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Retrenchment in Africa – an overview of the legal framework

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According to Mergermarket’s Deal Drivers Africa, the African continent has firmly entrenched itself into the global marketplace, with both domestic and inbound dealmakers seizing the opportunities on offer.

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Should length of service affect salaries?

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Is length of service a justifiable reason for paying employees performing the same functions differently?

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Settlement reached on former editor

Independent Media and former Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois have reached a settlement in the Labour Court case in which she was suing the company over her December 2013 removal from the post.

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Maersk Group introduces new maternity benefits in SA

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Women leaving the workforce after maternity leave is a growing concern globally, with research conducted by KPMG revealing that it costs global businesses $47 billion every year* to recruit and train new employees to replace women who do not

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The employers responsibility during the transfer of an employee

One of the automatic consequences of a transfer in terms of section 197 of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 is that the new employer is substituted, or ‘steps into the shoes’, of the old employer.

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BUSA legal challenge to DHET SETA Grant Regulations

Employers who pay Skills Development Levies (SDL) are able to claim part of their levies funds back

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How to negotiate the minefield that is compliance in payroll

How to negotiate the minefield that is compliance in payroll Compliance in any facet of business management is critical, but specifically when it comes to finances – hence the focus on accuracy and efficiency in payroll administration.

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Limitation of the employer’s right to lock out

In the case of Transport and Allied Workers Union of South Africa v PUTCO Limited [2016] ZACC 7, the Constitutional Court pronounced that an employer may not impose an offensive lock-out in respect of members of a union who are not party to a

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