payroll and hr related articles

Know when to outsource your payroll – and how to do it right

Many businesses are choosing to outsource their payroll to manage this business function with greater efficiency. If you’re considering making this move too, you might be debating whether or not it’s a viable option for your business – or wondering about when to outsource it. If you’re not entirely sure, read on. Here’s a quick [...]

What is global payroll and why is it good for business?

What is global payroll? Simply put, it’s the management of your company’s entire payroll function – for all your international offices – from one central location. Enabled by cloud technology, global payroll is transforming how multinationals manage their business operations. Gone are the days of having to recruit multiple in-country service providers and manage a [...]

Your guide to payroll outsourcing in Africa – download this free eBook now!

Expanding your business into new territories is no easy feat. Even with the help of local service providers, the process can be fraught with challenges. Local suppliers rarely have the knowledge and experience to cover more than one or two countries with confidence. This leaves you with a pile of individual service contracts to manage [...]

The benefits of data analytics for your business

You and your colleagues make thousands of decisions every day. Some are quite simple and straightforward, but others require in-depth analysis. Either way, a bit more information to help guide the outcome would no doubt be very helpful. There’s nothing worse than seeing the consequences of a decision and realising that you should’ve given it [...]

The pros and cons of digital tax in Africa

Digital connectivity is transforming how many African companies and governments are doing business. As more countries bring their financial services online, digital tax returns are becoming more common. South Africa, Zambia, Botswana and Kenya were all early adopters and now offer quite advanced online tax submission services. One of the main benefits of online tax [...]

Develop an efficient leave management system in 5 steps

Managing employee leave can be an onerous task. Requests come through constantly and someone has to respond to them, make sure that staff don’t all take leave on the same days and record the various dates in the company’s payroll system. The leave management process at many companies still involves paperwork: employees have to print [...]

Two common payroll outsourcing issues – and how to avoid them

There are many good reasons to outsource your payroll. A robust, global solution can help companies simplify the process of managing their payroll in multiple locations. Instead of having to source and manage various service providers in each location, your HR and procurement team only needs to manage one contract. This reduces the administrative burden [...]

What is digital HR – and how do you implement it?

The Deloitte 2017 Global Human Capital Trends report identified digital HR as a top trend in the human capital space. But what is digital HR, and what does this trend mean for your business? As businesses increasingly digitise their processes, HR departments are being called upon to lead the way. This means that HR leaders [...]

How to calculate payroll taxes correctly

With tax season in full swing, employers and payroll managers are very likely feeling the pressure. Your approach to calculating payroll taxes over the past year will impact whether your employees have problems when they submit their returns. Many South Africans are extra nervous about this year’s tax season. SARS is under fire for tax [...]

How to combat payroll fraud in Africa – download this free eBook now!

Payroll fraud occurs in 27% of businesses worldwide Payroll fraud is becoming more and more of a threat to organisations across all sectors in Africa, affecting companies and governments alike. HR processes such as leave administration, sales commission, and new employee verification are all susceptible to fraud – especially when processes are managed manually. A [...]