Eamonn Ryan

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New micro payroll

A growing trend is for small business to outsource their human resources function, including payroll -- down to domestic staff. Thus Paxsal Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), a member of the Kelly Group, has introduced a micro-payroll product tailored to small businesses with up to 50 employees.

Pre-integration — a bad idea

There has long been an argument relating to integration, between best- of-breed products and pre-integrated systems, for which one size fits all. The lines are blurring and today you do not have to opt for best of breed or pre-integration -- but the argument hasn't died.

A dot.com rebirth

The 50-year-old Pension Funds Act is today a hodge-podge of amendments, guidance notes and interpretations, long in need of consolidation. Reform has been under way several years already and is unlikely to be resolved before 2010. The national treasury in 2006 released a discussion paper on retirement fund reform with wide-ranging proposals on all aspects of retirement savings.

Landmark ruling for insurers

Following a landmark decision by the Supreme Court, short-term insurers will be permitted to design and sell medical cover. Since 1998 this market has been all but barred from selling medical cover because of an interpretation of the definition of "business of a medical scheme" by the Council of Medical Schemes.

Press Releases

Request for Quotation for Benguela Current Convention Secretariat

A chartered aircraft for an aerial survey and counting software for cape fur seals and seabirds in Angola, Namibia and South Africa is required

Fifteen additional speakers for SingularityU SA Online Summit 2020

SingularityU hosts global line-up with an extra 15 speakers to address thought-provoking topics to help solve the world's grand challenges

Recyling water and waste management

One solution to South Africa's water shortage is to install infrastructure that will save rainwater from run-off into the stormwater system

Covid-19 and CVD: The heart in the time of crisis

The pandemic has been a time of great humility for health workers and tactics have had to be changed if they weren’t working

POPIA: it’s not as scary as you think

Companies that get proactive about compliance are creating huge strategic advantages for themselves — they are able to reduce operational costs

CUT declared as medium risk

‘Our major challenge at the university is the access to appropriate technology and internet connectivity for our students’

Headline Speakers announced for SingularityU SA Online Summit 2020

SingularityU announces multi-national line up with world-renowned speakers addressing ground-breaking topics to solve the global grand challenges

JSE lists two new global ETFs

'Impact investing has become increasingly topical and for us to provide investors with access to sustainable investment options is a key focus'

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