Reasons to relook your payroll solution

Legacy systems, like old habits, die hard. Should that necessarily be the case, however? Take your payroll and HR solution, for example. Yes, there are logistic reasons for using the one you’ve been using since time immemorial, but is it a smart business...

In a tough job market, know who you are dealing with

Times are tough, and the local job market continues to have a rather bleak outlook. Stats SA recently reported that the official unemployment rate increased by 0,5 of a percentage point, sitting at 27,2% when compared to stats for Q1 2018. According to Pine Pienaar,...

Are millennials turning away from remote working?

Much has already been made of the working habits of digital natives. An influx of young professionals joining the workforce who have grown up using the internet, mobile devices, social media and other modern technologies greatly affects the way businesses operate. By...

Countdown to the amended South African Expatriate tax law

The announcement by National Treasury and SARS in 2017 that the tax exemption on South African expatriates is set to change, has resulted in the lifestyle of many South Africans, who are employed by companies abroad, to rapidly change from a South African tax...

Seven reasons businesses should promote flexible working

What hours did you work yesterday? Chances are, it wasn’t 9-5. By Paul Burrin, vice-president of Sage People The world of work as we know it is changing. With new technology making it easier to work anywhere, anytime, the traditional 9-5 is effectively dead....

Hone your communications skills in a digital world

Online communication has shaken up the rules for traditional communication – not only in general life but in business too. Here’s how you can thrive in the new digital landscape. A few decades ago, being a good communicator referred to being in possession of a few...