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4 key global payroll tips

4 key global payroll tips

Taking your business to new markets often provides new opportunities, but it can also present new challenges. International companies aren’t just international companies: they are local ones, too. Every office you open in every country…

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5 factors that drove the interest rate decision

5 factors that drove the interest rate decision

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) met on 26 – 28 March 2018 to deliberate an interest rate stance that anchors inflation to the middle of the 3 –…

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Why money won’t solve your talent retention problems

Why money won’t solve your talent retention problems

Your business is as good as your people. You know this. But the average South African worker only stays at a company for 47 months, and as many as 55% of employees say they’d reject…

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How to take your salary to the next level

How to take your salary to the next level

Everyone wants to know how they can grow their salary, how they can take their increase above the standard percentage point and take home more for their hard work. Fortunately, there are steps that anyone…

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Extensive reform for suppliers of electronic services

Extensive reform for suppliers of electronic services

Proposed amendments expanding the scope of electronic services resulting in a VAT registration liability for foreign suppliers. In 2014 the Value-Added Tax Act, 89 of 1991 was amended to include in the definition of “enterprise”…

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How to evaluate your current retirement annuity

How to evaluate your current retirement annuity

The National Treasury found that only 6% of South Africans will be able to maintain their standard of living in retirement. There are two key contributing factors to this. Firstly, many people are investing in…

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PwC’s tax comments on the 2018 Budget Review

PwC’s tax comments on the 2018 Budget Review

Personal income tax When looking at the changes to personal income tax in isolation (i.e. ignoring the increase in the VAT rate and the usual increases in “sin taxes”), the budget speech was probably as…

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2018 Budget Speech: The small biz wish list

2018 Budget Speech: The small biz wish list

The Finance Minister’s Budget Speech for 2018/9 (21 February 2018) outlined the country’s economic growth strategy for the year to come. Small & Medium Businesses, feeling the pressure of a tight economy, will be hoping…

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What part will reward professionals play in Ramaphosa’s new dawn

What part will reward professionals play in Ramaphosa’s new dawn

The prosperity and equality of the nation’s workforce alluded to in the recent State of the Nation address by President Ramaphosa – is in large part determined by reward practitioners: professionals that advise companies on…

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What are the financial risks of job hopping?

What are the financial risks of job hopping?

There used to be a stigma attached to those who hop from job to job, raising their salaries and expectations along with their restless move from organisation to organisation. Considered flighty and a risk to…