Consulting Specials

At Sage we have a Professional Services Division who can offer on-site payroll consulting services to customers who require one-on-one training and support.

As well as offering on-site support that is customised to your specific business requirements, we also offer a range of training and consulting specials designed to meet a number of pre-defined requirements.


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Initial setup
If you’ve recently purchased the Sage Pastel Payroll & HR software, our three hour consulting special will help you get the most out of your investment.

Do you want absolute peace of mind, knowing that your Payroll has been configured according to the latest legislation from SARS and the Department of Labour and complies with the latest UIF legislation?

Do you want to ensure that you are using all the features available in your Payroll system?

Price: R1 950.00 incl. VAT.

Travel time fee: R239.00 incl. VAT per hour.

Kilometres travelled fee: R4.70 per km travelled from Sage Pastel Payroll & HR’s premises to the customer’s premises and return.

Any additional hours will be charged at R747 incl. VAT

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Comprehensive check-up

During this four hour consultation we will help ensure that the current features included in your Sage Pastel Payroll & HR system are being used to their full potential.

Do you want to ensure that you are 100% compliant with the latest payroll and tax legislation?

If so, we can do a 100-point check on your system to optimise your payroll software.

Some of the aspects covered;

  • Custom transaction and template check
  • Medical aid setup (make sure the correct tax credit is applied)
  • Pension/Provident fund check
  • Check and correct IRP5/IT3 Exceptions
  • ETI Setup

Price: R2 600.00 incl. VAT.

Travel time fee: R239.00 incl. VAT per hour.

Kilometres travelled fee: R4.70 per km travelled from Sage Pastel Payroll & HR’s premises to the customer’s premises and return.

Any additional hours will be charged at R747 incl. VAT

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Skills and Equity check

Did you know that your Sage Pastel Payroll & HR system includes all required Skills and Equity functionality?

Are you using your Skills and Equity module to its full potential?

Do you want to know how this module can make your life easier?

In this three hour consultation one of our trained Professional Service Agents show you how to use your Skills and Equity module, ensuring that your company is compliant with the Department of Labour’s compulsory submissions.

Some of the aspects that will be covered;

  • Making sure that your Numerical Gold Plan is setup
  • Maintenance of the Masterfile setup for Skills & Equity
  • Printing of EEA2 and EEA4 if you are manually submitting
  • Online reporting

Price: R1 950.00 incl. VAT.

Travel time fee: R239.00 incl. VAT per hour.

Kilometres travelled fee: R4.70 per km travelled from Sage Pastel Payroll & HR’s premises to the customer’s premises and return.

Any additional hours will be charged at R747 incl. VAT

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Industrial Council set-up

Does your company follow legislation of any of the following industrial council?

  • MIBFA
  • MIBCO/MICFA
  • Electrical Industry
  • Road Freight Industry
  • Security Council

Make your payroll compliant with the relevant industrial council.

In this two hour workshop, one of our trained Consultants will help you with the basics to configure your payroll to comply with your specific Industrial Council, to ensure that your monthly payments and reports are calculated correctly and paid on time.

Price: R1 300.00 incl. VAT.

Travel time fee: R239.00 incl. VAT per hour.

Kilometres travelled fee: R4.70 per km travelled from Sage Pastel Payroll & HR’s premises to the customer’s premises and return.

Any additional hours will be charged at R747 incl. VAT

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Leave and Bonus run

During our three hour Leave & Bonus Run workshop, one our Professional Service Agents will show you ;how to process annual leave transactions according to the relevant leave dates and days taken for individual employees, in line with the BCEA and how to process Annual Bonus Payroll transactions for all employees, according to the Income Tax Act, as well as any additional payslips.


Price: R1 950.00 incl. VAT.

Travel time fee: R239.00 incl. VAT per hour.

Kilometres travelled fee: R4.70 per km travelled from Sage Pastel Payroll & HR’s premises to the customer’s premises and return.

Any additional hours will be charged at R747 incl. VAT

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Maintenance Agreement

Do you have a complex payroll, dealing with complex Pension/Provident Fund/Medical aid or integrated income source as a result of your large number of employees? Do you require frequent consulting services to assist you with this?

Then the Maintenance Plan is your affordable solution. Get a customised consulting structure for your company.


Price: Available upon request

Travel time fee: R239.00 incl. VAT per hour.

Kilometres travelled fee: R4.70 per km travelled from Sage Pastel Payroll & HR’s premises to the customer’s premises and return.

Any additional hours will be charged at R747 incl. VAT

Operating hours:


Telephone Support

Monday to Thursday: 08:00 -17:00

Friday : 08:00 – 16:30 

Saturday : 09:00 – 12:00


Consulting Services

Monday to Thursday: 08:00 - 17:00

Friday: 08:00 – 16:30  

Available on Saturday, only by appointment

 

Support & consulting will be operating on extended office hours from 

the 20th February 2017  – 31st May 2017. 

The extended office hours are as follows:

Monday – Thursday:  07:00 – 18:00

Friday: 08:00 – 16:00

Saturday: 09:00 – 13:00