1 Apr, 2019

Bursaries and Skills Development: Education for a Better South Africa

By | 2019-04-01T10:19:11+00:00 April 1st, 2019|Bursaries, Employee Development, Employee education, Latest Payroll News, Payroll advice, payroll professionals|0 Comments

Author: Matt Newnham Access to education is a tremendous challenge in South Africa. Schooling at all levels costs money. Many employees all over the country struggle to afford even basic education and yet it is such a vital pillar [...]

13 Sep, 2017

Self-evaluation: Does your organisation’s payroll comply with international best-practice? 5 key areas to assess

By | 2017-09-13T08:29:41+00:00 September 13th, 2017|International Payroll/HR best-practice, Payroll Administrators, Payroll advice, payroll professionals, Payroll Tips|0 Comments

Author: Ian Hurst — Managing Director, Paymaster People Solutions Before we attend to the issue of how to conduct the self-evaluation, let’s be clear on one thing: every organisation is different. Organisations have different needs and expectations of their payroll. [...]

31 May, 2016

Empowering your line-managers, freeing-up your payroll staff

By | 2016-10-31T08:29:25+00:00 May 31st, 2016|Employers, Entrepreneurs, Latest Payroll News, Payroll Administrators, payroll professionals|0 Comments

In a recent Accenture report entitled The Platform Economy, it was revealed that “81% of executives say [that] platform-based business models will be core to their growth strategy within three years.” This interesting claim makes it clear that managers and [...]

17 May, 2016

Are you responding to countless payroll-related questions? Here’s how to recover 3 hours of your valuable ‘lost time’…

By | 2016-10-31T08:29:26+00:00 May 17th, 2016|Employees, Employers, Latest Payroll News, payroll professionals, Productivity|0 Comments

Problem: are you responding to countless payroll-related enquiries? Often, it seems as if all of our time is consumed by responding to staff and colleagues’ countless payroll-related questions. This type of time-wasting is an easy trap to fall into. In [...]

22 Apr, 2016


By | 2016-09-22T13:13:41+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|department of labour, Latest Payroll News, Paymaster, payroll professionals, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Department of Labour Legislation update COID: MAXIMUM EARNING AMOUNT INCREASE & ANNUAL RETURN FORMS REVISED Government Gazette notice no. 449 on 15 April 2016 Occupational Injuries and Diseases: Maximum Earning Amount Increase Department of Labour published Government Gazette notice no. [...]

30 Mar, 2016

Become the centre of the Human Resource/Payroll network in your organisation

By | 2016-09-22T13:14:56+00:00 March 30th, 2016|Employers, Latest Payroll News, Payroll, payroll professionals, Recruitment, Remuneration, Workflow|0 Comments

Artificial intelligence  and automation to make payroll process redundant Last week I wrote about the demise of the payroll process position. In this article, allow me to emphasise that in 5 years time, I do believe that artificial intelligence (AI) [...]

15 Mar, 2016

Payroll Professionals: the capstone human resource in an organisation

By | 2016-10-31T08:29:32+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Latest Payroll News, Leaders, Motivation, Motivational, Payroll Administrators, payroll professionals|0 Comments

  Do you desire to be known as the ultimate payroll professional? Do you wish to be the ultimate ‘go to’ person in the payroll department? Similarly, do you dream of being that ‘one particular person’ within your organisation, that [...]

8 Mar, 2016

The payroll professional — boosting your ‘relevance factor’ in an information-hungry business world

By | 2016-10-31T08:29:32+00:00 March 8th, 2016|Latest Payroll News, payroll professionals|0 Comments

Does the Payroll Professional know everything? Yes, the payroll professional does know everything because we are expected to know everything! We know all about that which is happening in our organisation: from employee overtime, to employee leave and sometimes, even [...]