19 Mar, 2018

Paymaster proudly announces its support of Ian & Leslie’s thru-hike of the Appalachian trail in the USA

By | 2018-03-19T09:59:03+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Cloud-based HR software, Opinion piece, Paymaster Supported Initiative, Productivity|2 Comments

Paymaster People Solutions is proud to announce that it will be supporting Ian and Leslie Hurst (Ed. a married couple) on their thru-hike attempt of the Appalachian Trail (AT) in the USA. The term ‘thru-hike’ is used to indicate the hiking [...]

10 Oct, 2017

How much does your payroll department cost you? — Hopefully not more than R70 per employee, per month!

By | 2017-10-10T12:39:47+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Legacy payroll, Payroll, Payroll advice, Payroll benefits, Payroll Tips|0 Comments

Author: Ian Hurst — Managing Director, Paymaster People Solutions The past — What might the typical legacy payroll costs include? Payroll software annual licence-fee Payroll software support contract Payroll software maintenance contract Printing cost of payslips Paper cost for contracts [...]

10 Oct, 2017

Performance management systems — Why everyone needs one

By | 2017-10-10T12:33:31+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Performance management, Performance management systems, Performance review, Staff appraisals|0 Comments

Author: Ian Hurst — Managing Director, Paymaster People Solutions Key question: Why would my organisation need a performance management system? Key answer: 5 reasons It’s a great way of retaining staff. It’s a great way of compelling people to talk [...]

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. [...]

15 Aug, 2017

Bursaries — A way to assist your employees and their children with obtaining an education

By | 2017-09-13T07:50:23+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Bursaries, Company Policy, Employee Development, Employee education, Employee-relations|19 Comments

Author: Ian Hurst — Managing Director, Paymaster People Solutions In South Africa, where access to affordable education remains a huge challenge for many, progressive companies that facilitate access to education (for its employees and their children) certainly do make a [...]