Automate your payroll to stay in SARS’ good books

Automation can help South African businesses decrease the R7,2-billion lost to administration, writes Gerhard Hartman, vice-president: medium business at Sage Africa & Middle East. We're racing towards the end of another tax year, which means that we'll soon hear...

Immediate resignations contrary to legal procedures

Employment contracts always include a notice period should an individual decide to resign. Typically, South African workers must give a calendar months' notice when they decide to part ways with their employer, but what happens in the case of resignation with...

Business can help government fight unemployment

Losing a generation to unemployment will make true economic recovery more difficult in later years. By Yolandi Esterhuizen, registered tax practitioner and compliance manager at Sage Africa & Middle East President Cyril Ramaphosa highlighted the urgency of South...

Why it’s important to know about employee business interests

Most people could do with some additional income to help offset the stress of life's many expenses. While it may be completely acceptable to have a second income in these tough economic times, it is up to employers to ensure their permanent employees are not...