Entries by Gloria

June – Be wary of recorded conversations

Contrary to popular belief, companies may be within their rights to secretly record conversations with employees and use that information against them in a court of law. However, the reverse is also true. Nicol Myburgh, Head of the Human Resource Business Unit at CRS Technologies, says this has the potential to significantly change the dynamic in the workplace.

Why Outsource your HR?

The business case for outsourcing the HR function is straightforward – it provides any-sized business with a dependable resource that can be used to effectively manage HR with less cost, less risk and less pressure on resources, if you have the right partner on board.

Gender pay gap inequality still impacts human resources

Human resource and human capital management experts agree – the fact that women are generally paid less than men in the workplace has a detrimental effect on society.  As one academic put it – “unfair pay practices perpetuate societal inequalities and keep families in poverty”.

Access to a tax advisory service during tax season adds substantial value

Access to a tax advisory service adds value in a substantial manner during the annual tax season. We all know the drill by now… around this time of the year, tax season, businesses have to ensure compliance with SARS legislation governing the submission of returns. We also all realise that we are operating in a […]

News on Kenya’s National Housing Development Fund

The latest news about Kenya’s National Housing Development Fund (NHDF) is that its implementation has been delayed. On Monday 27 May 2019 the implementation of the NDHF levy was extended by the Employer and Labour Relations Court, which effectively barred the government from enforcing the disputed 1.5% housing levy.

June – The impact of compliance on cloud and the payroll

The impact of compliance on cloud and the payroll – At a time when so much attention is placed on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union and the Protection of Personal Information Act (Popia) in South Africa, companies must consider a plethora of permutations when it comes to the hosting of their data.

June – Selecting a cloud approach for your payroll

With public, private, hybrid, and even hyper-scale cloud solutions available to decision-makers, it is easy to become confused by all the technical differences. Ian McAlister, General Manager of HR (human resources) and payroll specialists CRS Technologies South Africa, discusses the options relevant to HR and payroll departments.

May – Security implications for Cloud Payroll Solutions

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, General Manager of HR (human resources) and payroll specialists CRS Technologies South Africa, believes that when it comes to sensitive payroll data, there are caveats to be aware of when migrating to the cloud.