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  • So, why should an employee's drug abuse be your problem?
  • Taking drugs is bad enough (not to mention illegal!) but taking drugs while on the job could lead to even bigger issues. This is what a South African woman found out on a working trip to Uganda to prepare for a film shoot when she took cocaine. She now needs be treated for paralysis to her right side after taking the drugs. Now, you may think this is not your problem, but let me show you why it is...... ››› Read more
  • [26 September 2016]
  • If someone dies in your office - would you know what to do?
  • If someone dies in your office - would you know what to do?
    As a student I worked at a restaurant to earn some extra cash to get me through my varsity years. One night I was serving a particularly nice family. The mom, dad, granny and grandpa completely doted over the six-year-old twin girls. I left their table to fetch their drinks after taking their order and chatting to them about the icy cold front that hit us.... ››› Read more
  • [23 September 2016]
  • 'What's happening with my audit?' How to make SARS stick to this 90-day rule
  • Do you know what's happening with your SARS audit? If SARS has audited you before, you'll know that you send all the requested information to them and then you wait... and wait... and wait. And if you phone to find out how much longer the audit will take, SARS will tell you 'it's under no statutory obligation to complete the audit within a certain timeframe'. Now you can tell SARS they're wrong. Here's how...... ››› Read more
  • [22 September 2016]
  • How SARS can help you with your credit checks
  • So, you're about to sign on a new customer, who'll bring you an average of R50 000 a month in business. But they're asking for credit. Do you just grant it and hope they're good for the money? Can you take that risk? What if you sign a credit agreement and they never pay up? Thanks to SARS' new tax compliance status (TCS) service on eFiling, you can credit vet them for free. Keep reading to find out how...... ››› Read more
  • [22 September 2016]
  • Five cheap tricks employees play to get a day off work... And how you can put a stop to them
  • I know you've heard it ALL before.... Excuses like: 'I asked my brother to phone you but he didn't'. 'I didn't have airtime and didn't have any money to buy some'. 'The taxi broke down and I only got home at 12h00, I was too tired to come to work and I woke up too late to phone'. If you think your employee's abusing his leave, you can investigate the situation. You can even ask for proof and discipline him if you find he's been absent without an acceptable reason. And to help you, we've put together a list of the top five tricks employees play to get the day off - and a way to nip them in the bud...... ››› Read more
  • [22 September 2016]
  • Eight requirements you must follow before you send your senior manager packing
  • Eight requirements you must follow before you send your senior manager packing
    It's usually senior managers who manage staff and conduct incapacity proceedings for employees. But what do you do when it's your senior manager who isn't performing? Since he already knows the drill, can you relax the rules for dismissing him when he doesn't meet expectations? The answer is surprisingly 'yes'! Armed with these requirements below, you'll know exactly what do to... But first, what exactly is a senior managerial employee?... ››› Read more
  • [21 September 2016]
  • Three reasons why you shouldn't attend just any cheap VAT course
  • Three reasons why you shouldn't attend just any cheap VAT course
    Are there VAT courses out there, cheaper than the VAT Masterclass 2016? The answer to your question is Yes! There most certainly are. And there are shorter courses too. But are they to your benefit? A few weeks ago, I attended a cheaper, morning VAT workshop. I have to admit I was curious to find out more information on how vendors were dealing with the SARS VAT audit. Here are three lessons I found...... ››› Read more
  • [20 September 2016]
  • Stop! Before you fire that poor performer
  • Stop! Before you fire that poor performer
    Do you have an employee whose work just isn't up to scratch? You know the one... Always missing deadlines, and when he does meet them, the work is inevitably wrong anyway! I'm sure you're about ready to show him the door. But it isn't as simple as that! Make sure you use these three phases to counsel the employee properly, so you don't land up with an unfair dismissal case on your hands...... ››› Read more
  • [19 September 2016]

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