BBBEE, SDF & EE Consulting2020-11-23T09:11:31+02:00
Does my company have to comply with the Employment Equity Act?2021-04-19T11:30:38+02:00

Employment Equity Compliance. Sentence should read: ‘All employers that employ more than 50 people or exceed the annual turnover requirements as per specified chapters of the Act, need to comply, including NGOs, Trade Unions, Trusts, Cooperatives, Professional Practices and churches.

What is the deadline for Workplace Skills Plan (WSP) and Annual Training Report (ATR) submissions?2020-11-03T11:10:02+02:00

Submissions to all SETA’s are due by 30 April annually.

What is the purpose of the Skills Development Levies Act and who pays levies?2020-11-03T10:37:18+02:00

The levy grant scheme, legislated through the Skills Development Levies Act, 1999, serves to fund the skills development initiative in the country. The intention is to encourage a planned and structured approach to learning, and to increase employment prospects for work seekers.
According to the Skills Development Levies Act, all employers that have a payroll of more than R500 000 per annum have to pay a skills development levy (SDL) to SARS. The levy is calculated as 1% of your wage bill, payable monthly.

What is Skills Development Facilitation and its benefits?2021-04-19T20:23:03+02:00

Skills development facilitation is the process where a Skills Development Facilitator (SDF) analyses, plans, implements, and reports on all training activities in an organisation. The SDF develops and monitors personal development plans for each employee, draws up Workplace Skills Plans (WSPs) and is responsible for SETA related duties for the organisation.
Our Skills Development Facilitators (SDF’S) assist our clients with effective skills development by means of an integrated approach to education, training and development initiatives that are aligned to our clients’ needs, compliant with relevant legislation and further to ensure that quality standards are adhered to.

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What is the Skills Development Act?2020-11-03T10:16:57+02:00

The Skills Development Act aims to expand the knowledge and competencies of the labour force in order to improve productivity and employment. The main aims of the Act are: To improve the quality of life of workers, their prospects of work and labour mobility.

Do I have to submit reports to the Department of Employment and Labour?2020-11-03T11:36:34+02:00

If your company is a designated employer and registered as such with the Department of Employment and Labour, then EE reports must be submitted annually before 15 January.

What is meant with PIVOTAL programmes?2020-11-03T09:53:10+02:00

PIVOTAL Programmes is an acronym which means Professional, Vocational, Technical and Academic learning programmes that result in occupational qualifications or part qualifications on the National Qualifications Framework e.g. Learnerships, Apprenticeships, Recognition of Prior Learning, Skills Programmes and Graduate Development.

What will happen if my company does not comply with the Employment Equity Act?2021-04-19T11:33:21+02:00

Employers who fail to comply with the provisions of the Act, can have fines of R1.5 million or up to 10% of turnover imposed. Our clients have a 100% record of successful audits and none have ever been referred to the Labour Court for non-compliance.

What is Employment Equity?2021-04-19T20:32:43+02:00

Employment equity is governed by the Employment Equity Act, which aims to: “achieve equity in the workplace, by a) promoting equal opportunity and fair treatment in employment through the elimination of unfair discrimination; and b) implementing affirmative action measures to redress the disadvantages in employment experienced by designated groups, to ensure their equitable representation in all occupational categories and levels in the workplace. A designated group means black people, women and people with disabilities. “Black” refers to African, Coloured, and Indian.

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What is a Disability Management Programme?2021-04-19T20:33:28+02:00

A well-structured Disability Management Programme gives organisations and employers a way of understanding, incorporating, and employing people with disabilities into the work environment, with all the support they need. This creates an inclusive, cooperative, and productive workplace and also ensures that Employment Equity targets are met. 

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What resources does your company provide that will ensure my company’s compliance?2021-04-19T11:04:27+02:00

Our team of specialists assist our clients in all aspects of the compliance process to ensure all relevant sections of the Employment Equity Act and Regulations are adhered to.

What are the benefits of utilising your skills development services?2021-04-19T10:31:42+02:00

It is a legislative requirement to be compliant with the Skills Development Act for the purpose of BBBEE compliance. We assist our clients in accessing funding from the respective SETAs and in so doing we address your company’s skills shortages. Your company’s skills shortages will be addressed.

What are the benefits of employment equity?2021-04-19T10:24:54+02:00

Employment Equity aims to improve the skills and overall quality of the workforce through equal opportunity. This leads to better provision of high-quality goods and services, which then instils trust in South African businesses locally and internationally.

What is BBBEE consulting?2021-04-19T20:34:53+02:00

BBBEE consulting involves a consultant advising and helping you achieve your desired level of BBBEE compliance, efficiently and cost-effectively. It is a process of guiding a client towards the required compliancy level. It involves managing, collecting, and compiling documentation for verification.

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What is our BBBEE calculator?2021-04-19T20:35:21+02:00

The BBBEE Calculator is a simple and easy-to-use tool to establish where your organisation needs to spend time and money on improving your scorecard. According to BBBEE policy you are assigned a score based on a range of criteria. The calculator works out your points and levels and tracks your legislative compliance against BBBEE codes.

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Woodmead
Sandton
2191

Phone: +27 86 022 7337

Web: ldgroup.co.za

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