25 02 2016
PAIA MANUALS: ANOTHER LAST MINUTE EXTENSION
If your business is one of those (mostly smaller – see below) businesses temporarily exempted from lodging your PAIA manual until 31 December 2015, you will be happy to hear that the pressure is off for another 5 years, and that the turnover thresholds have been increased. This is now three times since 2005 that government has, after telling us there will be no further extensions, done an about-face at the very last minute.
22 02 2016
Last year was a difficult year with low economic growth, a declining currency, an increasing budget deficit and a substantial trade shortfall.
18 02 2016
In South Africa it can be difficult to dismiss employees due to our inflexible labour laws. This makes firing employees a potentially expensive and time consuming exercise, which tends to put the business on a defensive footing and distracts it from performing its core functions.