What You Need to Know About The Prospective National Minimum Wage
An Agreement was signed on 8 February 2017 that brings a national minimum wage into existence. View Agreement here.
Encouraging Employee Loyalty and Good Conduct
Many Employers find that Employees will leave them if there is a misunderstanding, miscommunication and / or if an Employee is offered a marginally higher wage and / or salary elsewhere. This comes, more often than not, at an inconvenient time for an Employer.
Building Without Authority
We have become increasingly aware of instances of employees (or ex-employees) and /or occupiers building without permission of the land owner.
The Benefits of Debt Collection On a Contingency Basis
When customers do not pay on time it seriously affects the cash flow of a business. Accordingly, when cash flow has been affected, it is difficult to rationalise paying a law firm to assist with the collection of the debt. This is a typical business Catch 22 situation.
NEWSFLASH – New Minimum Wage for Farm workers effective 1 March, 2014
In terms of the Sectoral Determination for farmworkers, the new minimum wage will be as follows:
To our Farming Clients: A very important notice from AgriSETA
AgriSETA invites all AgriSETA stakeholders to submit applications for skills development training in the Agricultural Sector. The Application period for 2014 / 2015 is 1 November 2013 to 31 January 2014. Click here for further information. If you require assistance in completing applications or justifying the skills development, please do not hesitate to contact Heinz Kuhn […]
Government subsidised Employee training
All employers wishing to receive grants from AgriSETA for training completed during the 2012/13 financial year have to submit their Annual Training Reports and Workplace Skills Plan for the 2013/14 financial year to AgriSETA by 30 June 2013.
Employment Equity Reports
Much has been said in the press lately about Employment Equity Reports and the general non-compliance by employers with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act. The Employment Equity Act requires all employers that employ more than 50 employees, or have a turnover above a certain threshold (R2 million in the case of agriculture), referred […]
Problems and Solutions for Employee Accommodation
All landowners, including farmers and owners of lifestyle properties, who live outside urban areas, are subject to the Extension of Security of Tenure Act (ESTA). This means that all employees, including farm workers and domestics, who reside on these properties are afforded the protection of ESTA.
Practical advice on debt collection
Your company’s cash flow is important, and may become critical if anything unexpected happens. The following are tips on debt collection, which is a critical aspect of keeping your cash flow running smoothly: