An organisation cannot assemble a first-class team of working professionals devoid of good Human Resources. The chief functions of the Human Resources Management team include recruiting people, training them, performance appraisals, motivating employees as well as workplace communication, workplace safety, and much more.
Chief among other things is that it is the Human Resources department’s duty to handle an organisation’s payroll activities. In a company, payroll is the summation of all financial records of salaries for an employee, wages, bonuses and deductions. From an accounting perspective, payroll is the total paid to employees for services they offered for a particular period of time. Payrolls play a most important role in a company for several reasons.
Sage Pastel Payroll and HR, is one such organisation that fits well in the above criteria. With its headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa, the firm is a leading developer of Payroll and HR software, offering a broad Payroll solution for all types and size of businesses. The firm is a division of Sage South Africa (Pty) Ltd.
The Sage Pastel Payroll and HR’s outsourcing service was designed to relieve small and medium sized enterprises of the burden of running a legally compliant payroll. Its outsourcing service also caters for partial outstanding allowing companies to outsource selected elements of their payrolls, such as executive Payrolls for confidentiality purposes.
Sage is in line with six Acts that govern payroll in South Africa, and in addition to this, complex rules governing Director’s salaries. But the company’s payroll Outsourcing Team ensures that its client’s payroll remains utmost confidential all times and that Directors’ salaries.
Not all companies are entitled to facilitate their salaries and wages efficiently, or the finances to purchase Payroll software. Sage Pastel Payroll and HR have an App called Sage Pastel which is bent on supporting the human resource infrastructure supporting both management and the workforce in the following ways:
- Significantly improve critical HR and payroll functions for businesses in the areas of planned recruitment, payroll, time and leave management, compensation and benefits management
- Strengthen regulatory compliance
- Deliver better information for decision making
- Produce substantial efficiencies and productivity gains around the business.
The app is unique in the sense that both employees and employers can access it with a click of a button from any mobile location. With this self service app, balance of annual leave days due are retrieved and sent to the direct line manager who can accept or decline the application and both the employer and employee are given benefit of a good audit trial.