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The National Minimum Wage Act

  The National Minimum Wage Act As of January 2019, the first ever National Minimum Wage Act came into effect, and while most employers have embraced this initiative, we thought that we would give you a summary to re-cap.   What is the rate? The...

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It’s time to Embrace Generation Z

As managers and recruiters, we just thought that we had Millennials figured out, and then Gen Z arrived, and we are going to have to change the way that we do business again! Generation Z (also known as Post Millennials or...

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Employ Youth and Save

This June we celebrate Youth Day on the 16th, so this is an ideal time to employ some young, energetic graduates and school leavers Did you know that you can claim back monthly against your PAYE submissions for new staff members...

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Public Holiday Pay

 A challenge to any business when you are trying to keep productivity up, staff motivated and focused and expenses down. It is important to know what you legally are obliged to pay staff- so that you are not paying too much...

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Family Responsibility Leave

For a lot of companies, they make up their own rules when it comes to what is allowed for Family Responsibility Leave, and often employees in the past have set president and the company policy with regards to this has...

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BUSINESS DRESS CODE

When most of us started out businesses, we did not have office uniforms and were often working on our own, so dress code was not an issue- we would dress in a way that we wanted our company represented.  Over...

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DESERTION

Although you may know that a employee is not coming back to work, and in effect have resigned, from information other staff members give you, it is important to follow the correct procedure when dealing with desertion.   WHAT IS DESERTION? Desertion implies...

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LEAVE

The Basic Conditions of Employment Act states that if a staff member (temporary or permanent) works over 24 hours a month, they have the same right as permanent employees. Annual Leave Employees who work more than 24 hours a month are all...

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EMAIL AND INTERNET ABUSE

Email and Internet is a brilliant thing. It has changed the way that we do business. Gone are the days of visiting a library to research products, competitors and clients, and visiting the bank to get your bank statements. Communication...

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HOW RESOURCE recruitment DIFFERS FROM REGULAR AGENCIES

We are owner managed so you don’t speak to a different person every time you phone! Because we are smaller (three experienced consultants) you get personal service! Because we offer a personal service, we are flexible to the individual and unique skills...

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