Learnerships : Can they be funded by TAX Rebates?

Yes, they can! Tax Rebates are there to fund your Learnerships. Capitalise on this investment – grow your business through learnerships – grow the economy through your success. Learnerships are positive programmes that enhance the education and potential of your workforce. In this article, we will give further details about tax rebates, specifically with regard … Read more

Foundational Learning Competence

FLC Foundational Learning Competence Foundational Learning refers to the competence needed in the low key areas of Communication and Mathematical Literacy in order to deal successfully with any learning at NQF Levels 2-4. It is a part qualification registered at NQF Level 2, SAQA 88895, and carries 40 credits in total. Each learning area carries … Read more

The Fundamentals of Skills Development in South Africa

Fundamental Learning and Skills Development are at opposite ends of the Employee Development Escalator. For skilled employees to exit at the top of the escalator, they need to enter with strong, fundamental foundations in place. Possibly the most significant threat we, as a country face, is present and pending. Presently, we have a few skilled … Read more

Mining: Compliance, SLP, and Socio-Economic Development

Mining Compliance, SLP, Socio-Economic Development. Comply with the Mining Charter’s SLP whilst achieving the socio-economic development element of the BEE verification process. Business expansion is the answer to developing and emerging economies. It must however include growth that leads to the reduction of the gap between the very rich and the very poor. In this … Read more

3 Ways to benefit from grants and tax rebates: Skills development grants and rebates explained

Skills development grants and rebates explained There are several ways to benefit from grants and tax rebates for skills development. Mandatory grant To qualify for a mandatory grant equal to 20% of the skills levy paid, a company must appoint a Skills Development Facilitator (SDF), complete an Annual Training Report (ATR) with all training provided … Read more

3 Reasons to invest in training: Why your business needs an accredited skills development programme

Why your business needs an accredited skills development programme There are many reasons to invest in training. As an accredited training provider, we have seen both the short and long-term benefits of skills development programmes for our clients. Over the past 27 years, we have helped South African companies, big and small, to train their … Read more

We maximise the benefit of your compliance spend for your company

The Skills Development Act (SDA) requires all employers to spend 6% of their annual payroll on education and training, but how can you maximise the benefit of your compliance spend? Skills development grants Further to the compliance spend there is also the Skills Development Levy (SDL); a levy imposed to encourage learning and development in … Read more