How you can become a people company

At the Future of HR Summit, I discussed the challenges of shrinking workforce productivity, why employees are demotivated and disengaged, and how businesses can turn things around. By Gerhard Hartman, regional director: medium business at Sage Africa & Middle East...

Talent and workplaces: a virtuous cycle

What does it take to keep good people? Back in 2003, Rudy Giuliani wrote in his seminal book Leadership that "one quality every effective performer shared was a sense that their job was more than a simple transaction of time for money." By Chris Buchanan, director:...

Consider the security implications for payroll when adopting cloud

The recent launch of two multinational data centres in South Africa has placed renewed focus on the benefits that the cloud can provide businesses. Ian McAlister, GM of HR (human resources) and payroll specialists CRS Technologies South Africa, believes that when it...

Traditional accountant role is changing

Finance is an ever-changing industry and accountants need to adapt to keep up. Accounting is more competitive today than at any time in history, as accountants strive to match the expectations of increasingly demanding clients. Osidon CEO and co-founder Hennie...