Taxation Laws Amendment Act 2013 (TLAA) from 1 March 2015

Recent communication regarding the retirement reform changes introduced by the Taxation Laws Amendment Act 2013 (TLAA) from 1 March 2015 – The practical implications of these changes are that employer payroll systems, as well as IRP5s/IT3(a)s (tax certificates) issued by employers to employees, will have to change….

APSO National Recruiter Indaba

The Abantu Staffing Solutions Team joined the APSO Experts at a one-day conference in Port Alfred recently as they shared their secrets for Ultimate Survival in today’s highly competitive recruitment industry. Topics Included: Finding Opportunity (and Relevance) in the New World of Work Recruiters are constantly asking…

Interview Tips for Job Seekers

Tip 1: Practice makes perfect Very few people can honestly say that they are not nervous when they attend an interview. Consider “role play” with a friend or family member to get used to the kind of questions you’re likely to be asked.  The more…

Job Search Tools

Finding a job, is a job! Prepare well, keep positive & achieve success! Tip 1: Get your CV together Your CV is the document that will assist you in marketing yourself as a good potential employee. It is critical that it gives the right impression,…

Job Seeker Tools – Know your Rights

Respect & Confidentiality APSO members are required to treat all candidates with respect and keep their information confidential. Professionalism You are entitled to be interviewed by a recruiter who is senior enough to understand the assignment, can takes notes and present you to a client…

Legislative Amendments Update

Dear All Compliments of the new year. We wish you a successful 2014. 2014 was predicted to be a busy year and it has not disappointed thus far. Besides the current labour unrest and looming national election dates, matters have moved quite rapidly on the…

MITIGATING YOUR RISK

With the current uncertainty around the temporary employment services (TES) regulations, many companies are worried about engaging new TES suppliers or beginning new contracts. And because of the joint and several liability risks that already exist under current legislation, this is a critical decision that…