How will POPIA impact cloud providers?

While Covid-19 has seen organisations shift to cloud platforms overnight to help them remain operational while their workforces are operating remotely, too many are not up to speed with what this means in terms of their data. This is particularly true now that the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act is coming into play, says […]

Ways to upskill the workforce to create a multiskilled team

In the past year, organisations were forced to start working remotely and employees had to adapt to new ways of doing things. Companies had to find ways to ensure that their teams were keeping with the times and had to guarantee the upskilling of their employees. This sped up and highlighted the importance of having […]

Entangling Payroll, HR and the POPIA

1 July 2021 is a significant day for organisations in South Africa. This is the day when the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA), will take full effect. Companies were granted more than a year to ensure compliance with the new legislation. Cutting out the legal lingo, what does this have to do with any payroll […]

Accurate payroll data is critical for a smooth filing season

Annual filing season is now open for businesses, with the South African Revenue Service (SARS) giving organisations until the end of May to submit all their employees’ payroll and tax information. According to SARS: “The data that must be submitted to SARS from employers should cover the Monthly Employer Declarations submitted, payments made and Tax […]

Outsourcing makes sense for multinationals

Outsourcing, or the transfer of a business activity or function to a third party service provider, is a solution gaining popularity throughout Africa. This leads to a more efficient allocation of roles and responsibilities, and an organisation that runs well, performs well.  According to Edmund Pohl, Head of Outsourcing at PaySpace, a leader in payroll […]

Mitigate risk by moving from CapEx to OpEx

With 2020 drawing to an end, it’s probably safe to say that we’ve all been reminded exactly how uncertain the future can be. Whether willingly or unwillingly, we’ve had to accept it is critical to mitigate risk, remain agile and flexible, and to preserve capital.  “Now is not the time to make large capital outlays, […]

HR professionals: Be aware, and stay relevant

01 December 2020: The Covid-19 pandemic caused major shifts in the way we work and do business, forcing payroll and HR leaders to rethink workforce planning, management, and to develop strategies to handle the future of work. The pandemic disrupted companies across the board and led organisations to think differently about their people as they had […]

PaySpace and Microsoft Azure partnership – going from strength to strength

Johannesburg, 26 November 2020: As a tech company and leader in payroll and HR software, PaySpace has always used Microsoft technology at its core for development and language. Microsoft speaks to Microsoft, which is why when it came to the cloud, Microsoft Azure was the logical and most compelling choice.  “Since we are no longer servicing […]

Giving payroll ‘legs’ by adopting a true SaaS solution

Although most organisations view payroll primarily as a way to remain compliant, calculate accurate net pay and pay employees in time, in reality, it goes way beyond these functions. The pace of change today, particularly when it comes to technology, is enabling businesses to become much more agile, it allows us to redesign the way […]

Payroll and HR compliance across borders

‘Africa is not for sissies,’ is a phrase often used by businesses who are operating in various regions on the continent. Africa is made up of many different countries, each with their own culture, as well as rules and regulations that present both challenges and opportunities. The complexity of doing business on the continent is […]