Payroll

Payroll & Employee Benefits. In many smaller organisations the payroll personnel fulfill many of the human resource management functions. Most employees who wouldn’t remember the names of all the management staff will know the payroll personnel and seek them out for advice on a broad range of personnel issues that fall within the human resource management profile, including employee benefits. In larger organisations with well-developed employee benefits, managing these benefits becomes a highly specialised field requiring legal and taxation knowledge.

Progressive parliament approves paternity leave

On 28 November 2017, Parliament passed the Labour Laws Amendment Bill (the Bill).

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Cabinet approves National Minimum Wage

Cabinet has approved the National Minimum Wage Bill, Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Bill and Labour Relations Amendment Bill. These bills will now be submitted to the National Assembly and National Council of Provinces for concurrence and enactment.

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Time-fillers at work

A behavioural phenomenon is the reason why people rarely finish jobs in less time allocated to them or have more money at the end of the month, even after a pay rise.

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Employee Wellness Month: Benefits vs Bucks

Employees are increasingly seeking customised benefits to suit their unique needs The traditional remuneration and benefits model has shifted significantly over the last few years, with more people viewing quality of life as paramount – and not just as measured by the size of

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Is your workplace at risk of hacking?

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The past few years have seen an increasing trend in the implementation of biometric clocking systems to monitor and control employees' access to the workplace.

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5 Funeral Cover questions you should ask

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Death may seem to some like a far-distant reality. “It happens to other people, but it won’t happen to me,” is a phrase far too many people believe.

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Organisations must review security controls

Recent incidents have highlighted the need for all companies and organisations to review the safety and security of their data and their IT systems, as standard approaches no longer protect against myriad vulnerabilities, an expert says.

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Time is money – and the labour law is clear on that

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The Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) sets the fundamental conditions of service for all employment situations, ranging from the domestic to, with variations, the industrial.

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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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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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