Ancel Draai Appointed as Managing Director of Applico Training

Much like the human body, when the heart is healthy, the body is happy. However, when the heart starts acting up…every part of the body starts complaining. The same applies to Human Capital Management (HCM).

HR leaders are responsible for the health of the business heart (or in other words… the employee sentiment and drive).

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When last have you done a Payroll Audit?

AWC - payroll audit necessary

With all the tax and business requirement changes, it is necessary to ensure everything is running smoothly and accurately. Just as we have our vehicles serviced on a regular basis and checked before a long journey, likewise, we need to check our payroll systems and have it audited.

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WATCH: How a modern financial solution solves (solar) billing challenges for landlords


Jeff Ryan, MD for AWCape, a Platinum Sage Business Partner, presented at an event “Renewable energy thrives with tech” hosted by AWPower and Nedbank. During the presentation, Jeff provided a live demo to the attendees of how a modern accounting solution (Sage Intacct) can solve solar billing and financial admin challenges for landlords when needing to bill tenants – which is often a mundane and admin-intensive task – and errors occur.

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Checklist: Choosing your payroll software solution

AWC - steps choosing cloud payroll

As your business grows, your people will ultimately decide how successful you will be. Good things happen if your team is happy and getting the payroll right is a great first step.
Good payroll is more than just paying your employees. The right software allows you to dig into data to help make business decisions and keep on top of your admin.

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Sage 300 People HR and Payroll provides a platform for growth for Cape Town International Convention Centre

CTICC Sage 300 People AWCape

The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) – one of Africa’s leading conference, exhibition, and convention venues – has implemented Sage 300 People HR and Payroll to provide a platform for its ambitious plans to grow its business. The CTICC selected AWCape, a leading Sage Platinum Business Partner, as the implementation and support partner for the rollout.

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Hisense SA takes payroll to the cloud with Sage 300 People

AWCape - Hisense SA Sage 300 People

Hisense SA, a leading home appliance, consumer electronics and air conditioning distributor and manufacturer in South Africa, has implemented Sage 300 People Payroll solution to modernise its payroll processes and streamline management reporting.

AWCape, a Sage Business Partner, served as the consulting and implementation partner for the project.

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Are you making these Payroll Tax Mistakes?

AWCape - most common payroll tax mistakes

Globally, legislation is becoming more complex because of continual amendments. Even the most experienced payroll professionals turn to different resources to keep them up to date.
Also, businesses that use outdated tools to manage payroll data inherently need to spend more time double-checking their figures because of the higher margin of human error. WATCH the video below to see if you are making these payroll tax mistakes:

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Sage 300 People Payroll supports Premier FMCG’s ambitious growth

AWC - Happy Customers - Premier FMCG

Premier FMCG, one of South Africa’s largest fast-moving consumer goods companies with an annual turnover of R12 billion, has implemented Sage 300 People Payroll to streamline operations and enhance management reporting. This follows a series of acquisitions that has seen the group’s payroll expand from 2 000 to over 8 000 employees in less than a decade.

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