How the Web Tool will help small business

The Web Tool is designed to:

  • Cut red tape and associated costs of labour relations compliance for small business
  • Contribute to workplace stability for small business owners
  • Improve employer and employee understanding of the Employment Laws
  • Improve legislative compliance and push for formalising small businesses

Value Add

  • The Web Tool is targeted at small businesses, but is generally accessible to the public free of charge
  • The Web Tool provides step-by-step guidance on employment law compliance requirements, and is a self-help tool that demystifies labour relations
  • The Web Tool minimises the need to find and pay consultants or labour lawyers for basic industrial relations processes

Project scope and future interventions

  • In late 2018, BUSA piloted the project on a focus group of small businesses to determine areas of interests and needs for future enhancement of the Web Tool were identified
  • The Tool may, with time, be extended into other areas to support small businesses gain access to information that is user friendly
  • The Web Tool can be accessed on: smelaboursupport.co.za

Web Tool main sections:

  • How to recruit, select, appoint and contract employees
  • How to manage employees during employment
  • How to end the employment relationship in a fair manner

Web Tool covers:

  • Contracts of employment and Basic Conditions of Employment for full-time, part-time and fixed-term contracts
  • Misconduct, incapacity and operational requirements processes and templates
  • Union representation and organisational rights steps
  • Strike or lockout steps and processes

Long term, the Web Tool will reside with the CCMA and BUSA to ensure on-going maintenance and updating as required, as well as exploring in future the possibility of embedding the web-based resource into a call center.


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