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Black economic empowerment must be broad-based to succeed

Black economic empowerment must be broad-based to succeed Black economic empowerment (BEE) has been in the news extensively with this year’s fees must fall protests. In an article in Business Day last month Gideon Gerber, an attorney specialising in BEE structuring and compliance, wrote about various solutions to fund higher education. Two of his proposed … Read more

Skills development as part of your company’s BEE transformation strategy

I recently received a request from a prospective client that read: “We are investigating the feasibility of rolling out skills development as part of our BEE transformation strategy. Please can you present the solutions aligned to Category B, C, and D certified training?” Because this is a request we receive regularly at Triple E Training … Read more

How to comply with the skills development element of the BBBEE scorecard

Requirement: Compliance to the skills development element of the BBBEE scorecard My client, that operates in the wholesale retail industry based in Welkom in the Free State, contacted me to provide guidance on the best way to comply to the skills development element of the BBBEE scorecard. The company compiled a Workplace Skills Plan (WSP) … Read more

Experienced and accredited ABET facilitators provide learner support to ensure successful BEE training

Problem: Low-skilled employees lost interest in training because they did not understand a computer My client is a member of the manufacturing, engineering and related services SETA (merSETA) and is based in Krugersdorp. The company has recently attempted adult education and training (AET) with a different outsourced service provider but it was unsuccessful. One of … Read more

ABET for the unemployed is a legit way of increasing the points on your BEE scorecard

Challenge: What do you do if your workforce is already literate and you need to get points for your BEE Scorecard? My client, who is based in Midrand and a member of the Fibre Processing and Manufacturing SETA (FP&M SETA), needs to increase its BEE points by 8% before the end of May 2016. Their … Read more

Succession planning with ABET in the mining industry also benefits the SLP

Requirement: Compliance with B-BBEE, SLP and LED My client is a multi-national manufacturer of highly specialised pumps for the mining industry based on the East Rand. When they contacted Triple E Training they indicated a need for assistance to comply with the government’s Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment programme, social and labour plans (SLP) and local … Read more

ABET will help your family business reach its BEE rating target

Challenge: A family business struggling to improve its BEE rating My client operates a family business in the wholesale industry and is struggling to improve its BEE rating. With three branches in Gauteng, this small business will be able to utilise outsourced BEE training to gain the maximum possible points under the skills development element … Read more

Outsourced BEE training by a fully accredited service provider will help to improve your company’s BEE Score

Requirement: My client wants to retain or improve its BEE status My client, who is a provider of turnkey projects to the mining sector, is subject to the industry’s strict procurement policies. With its current status being that of a Level 3 contributor to BBBEE it is imperative to retain or, even better yet, improve … Read more