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3 Reasons to Make Payroll Outsourcing a Priority

3 Reasons to Make Payroll Outsourcing a Priority in Tough Post-COVID Economic Times South Africa’s business landscape is witnessing drastic change. With HR and payroll departments tested, COVID leaves many SMMEs little choice but to close shop or retrench and...

WhatsApp Messages Can Land You A Fine

Sending these WhatsApp messages in South Africa can now land you with a fine and jailtime Reported on: 2 June 2021 Written by Staff Writer. BusinessTech President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed the Cybercrimes Bill into law, bringing South Africa’s cybersecurity laws in...

CHA Newsletter May 2021

Employers need to comply with the new compensation law for domestic workers. Click to view CHA Group Newsletter May 2021

COIDA Service Booklet

Click to view the Compensation For Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (1993) Service Book

Resignation With Immediate Effect

Resignation with immediate effect –how does this affect pending disciplinary action? It is not uncommon for an employee to resign “with immediate effect”, in the hopes of evading a disciplinary hearing. The argument is that having resigned with immediate effect, the...

Restraint of Trade and the Covid-19 pandemic

Over the years the Courts have issued very concise requirements for the enforceability of a restraint of trade agreement.  In general the courts take account of whether the employer has an interest that deserves protection, this could include confidential information,...

Labour Court shows its’ teeth

The litigation terrain is rough and anyone who steps into the arena must accept the field for what it properly is: a theatre of war, or as aptly once referred to as “institutionalised violence”. Employment disputes quickly become expensive, are long drawn and have the...

Sick Note – Dismissed For Going Fishing

I am going fishing, I have medical certificate, Don’t try dismiss me!!!!! And just when we thought things could not get any more unpredictable, the MEIBC in a very recent Arbitration Award ruled that the dismissal of an employee who went fishing whilst booked off with...

New discrimination laws for South Africa

New discrimination laws for South Africa could make employers liable for what their workers say or do Reported on: 1 May 2021 Written by Geoffrey Allsop. GroundUp Draft amendments to the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act aim to provide...

Emerge Stronger Than Before With HR Outsourcing

Emerge from the Pandemic Stronger Than Before with HR Outsourcing  South African businesses are battling with the crippling effects of the pandemic, with 90% of SMMEs in crisis. As our economy sinks to its lowest since the Great Depression, stringent lockdown laws, a...