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People in various organisational functions and departments have had to work better together over the past few years. This has put renewed focus on how effectively human resources and payroll integrate. Ian McAlister, General Manager at CRS Technologies, examines how human resources should work closely with payroll if companies are to remain effective.
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The South African payroll administration industry has matured. With the offer of more technology, access to skills sets and improved levels of control, decision makers in business have several options available to them in terms of how they want to manage mission critical business disciplines including payroll.
As people become desperate to make ends meet more workers are turning to
employee fraud as a means of supplementing their income. A recent survey revealed
that fraud committed by employees in the UK alone went up by over 40% last year.
Third party payroll reconciliations are set to become more complicated as legislation
will be passed to provide a provident fund for domestic and farm workers. The labour
department is also considering a medical aid scheme for the private security sector.
The South African Reward Association strives to ensure that its members acquire and develop the skills, confidence and passion required for reward management. It recently held it's annual conference in October. Concluding the conference by hosting a Reward Awards Banquet recognising reward industry achievers.
Planning for retirement is an important step in ensuring individual financial well-being. Often important decisions are left to companies or financial advisors which could lead to maladministration. Individuals should take it upon themselves to safeguard their financial future.
The payroll industry is becoming all the more significant with more than 40% of payroll in Africa being conducted through South Africa and $173 billion of business being conducted per day globally. The ability to adapt to new working environments and deal with change is considered a must in the modern workplace.
The recognition of payroll practitioners and their role in business remains a core objective of the national payroll conference initiated by SAPA. This year the agenda will focus on driving excellence in payroll practices.
Job seekers who are thinking about pursuing a career in the Human Resources sector can now review the latest salary offerings for 2011 through the Career Junction Index which provides salary trends based on the 25,000 job advertisements placed every month.
Using a sample size of over 2 million job advertisements and job seekers CareerJunction has provided the latest salary trends in the engineering, construction and mining industries in South Africa.
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