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Outsourcing your payroll: How it can benefit your business

23 August 2016

The ‘do-it-yourself’ instinct that inspires you as an entrepreneur to start a business can also prevent you from recognising when it’s time to stop trying to do everything yourself. One aspect of the business that many Small & Medium Business owners manage on their own, when it often makes sense to get help, is the processing of the payroll.

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Making sense of SA’s tax and labour laws around labour brokers and personal service providers

15 August 2016

In other words, your finance team needs to know something about labour law as it handles your taxes, while your human resources team needs to understand where labour and tax regulation intersect.

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Automated payroll: taking the pain away from small businesses

08 July 2016

By Sandra Swanepoel, Managing Director, Sage HR & Payroll
One of technology’s key gains is doing away with the time consuming and painful weekly or monthly manual payroll system.

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10 Cost effective ways to train and educate your team members

30 June 2016

By Sandra Swanepoel, Managing Director, Sage HR & Payroll
It has been said that there are only two ways that a manager can improve a team’s output: motivation and training. Businesses need a more effective workforce during these tough economic times, but cost-cutting often prevents this from happening.

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Chameleon workers – how they can help your business flourish

24 June 2016

By Heidi Duvenage, Head: Sage Talent Solutions

As businesses are being forced to change, become more agile and disruptive to remain competitive, the pressure on employees to adapt is increasing.

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HR Tech: The key to workplace transformation

08 June 2016

Never before has human resources (HR) been more important to the success of a business than now.

In a world where technology is more pervasive and the new millennial generation are entering the workforce, business will rely more heavily on the human resource department to ensure that key talent is found, and retained.

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Five qualities employers look for in job candidates

03 June 2016

A good degree or professional certification can help secure an interview for your dream job, but once you're sitting in front of the recruiter or potential employer, you'll need to show what you can offer in addition to your qualifications. Today’s top employers are looking for more than the right training and education.

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Payroll fraud: How to find it and fight it

18 May 2016

Payroll fraud is more endemic than many business owners realise, and this problem is not exclusive to small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

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10 LinkedIn tips that can get you hired

05 May 2016

Most recruiters these days will take a look at your LinkedIn profile to learn more about you if your CV captures their eye and they’re interested in interviewing you. They also often scan relevant profiles on LinkedIn to identify people they think might be a match for positions they are struggling to fill or don’t want to advertise.

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