Tagged: B-BBEE

The ICT Sector: the complexity of definitions

The relatively new Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector is made up of the manufacturing and services sectors whose main activities are linked to development, production, commercialisation, and intensive use of new technology. This sector is the fastest-growing sector within South Africa, however, there does exist a scarcity of participation...

MAY MADNESS!

During the month of May, EconoBEE will be running specially tailored full-day and half-day B-BBEE workshops with an added twist! Our Directors will be unpacking extra information which includes, but is not limited to, the following: How the new measured period will impact measured entities The debate around sale of...

Are YOU being paid out your Mandatory and Discretionary Grants?

There are 2 types of Grants that are awarded to companies to assist with Training and Upskilling. These are the Mandatory Grants and Discretionary Grants. Let’s look at the difference between these Grants and the benefits of each: Mandatory Grants This Grant is payable to all levy paying companies upon...

The deadline for the annual submission of the WSP is 30 April 2021!

The law states that a company with a payroll that exceeds R500 000 per annum must be registered to pay the Skills Development Levy (SDL). All companies with 50 or more employees need to establish a Skills Development Committee and consult with the Committee prior to the submission of the skills...

Are your skills development goals aligned to your employment equity targets?

Recently the Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Employment and Labour has called for public comment on the Employment Equity Amendment Bill. The bill has been described by President Cyril Ramaphosa as a ‘game changer’ for Black Economic Empowerment in South Africa. The Minister of Labour, after consulting with various sectors including...

Are you being sold a dubious B-BBEE share option scheme? Hear what the B-BBEE Commission has to say……..

Firstly, compliments of the season to you all and here’s to wishing everyone a good 2021! I hope you have all managed to remain safe and hopefully had a decent break! Onto interesting business matters now……. Towards the latter part of 2020 we had a non-compliant QSE client come to...

Has the ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal in relation to the PPPFA changed B-BBEE ?

EconoBEE was recently asked to participate in a live, televised interview by eNCA in relation to the Supreme Court of Appeal’s ruling on the PPPFA (preferential procurement policy framework act). Headlines such as “Court rules BEE pre-disqualification in public procurement invalid, unconstitutional” got many interested parties talking about B-BBEE. Our...

B-BBEE Fronting Indicators: Are you committing fraud?

Fronting is a form of fraudulent misrepresentation in an attempt to circumvent the BEE codes. There are various forms of fronting indicators listed in legislation. In consulting, we have come across some glaring examples which we would like to point out: The black people identified by an enterprise as its...

how to create a bee scorecard

How to Create a B-BBEE Scorecard for your Business

We run regular half-day workshops on B-BBEE. In a short 4 hours, we cover the BEE in practice – what it means to you in business, how it affects you, and how to produce your own scorecard. Duration: Half day Venue: 435 Rugby Avenue, Ferndale, Randburg. Time: 9:00 to 13:00...