According to the Employment Equity Amendment Act 2013, a designated employer must submit a report to the Department of Labour once every year.
Please remember that a designated employer is defined as:
- an employer who employs 50 or more employees
- an employer who employs fewer than 50 employees, but has a total annual turnover that is equal to or above the applicable annual turnover of a small.
business as defined in the table below:
Sector Or Subsections In Accordance With The Standard Industrial Classification
Total Annual Turnover
|Agriculture||R 6 million|
|Mining and Quarrying||R 22.50 million|
|Manufacturing||R 30 million|
|Electricity Gas and Water||R 30 million|
|Construction||R 15 million|
|Retail and Motor Trade and Repair||R 45 million|
|Wholesale Trade, Commercial Agents Services and Allied Services||R 75 Million|
|Catering Accommodation and other Trade||R 15 million|
|Transport, Storage and Communications||R 30 million|
|Finance and Business Services||R 30 million|
|Community, Social and Personal Services||R 15 million|
Failure to comply could result in a fine of between R 1 500 000.00 and R 2 700 000.00 or between 2% and 10% of turnover – whichever is greater.
In the event that you would require our assistance in the submission of the required reports and in order for Connold and Associates to accurately determine whether your company is classified as a designated employer, please can we request that you provide Tessa at our offices with:
- The current number of employees on your payroll as at 1 August 2017
- The company’s current annual Turnover
- Confirmation of Sector company is registered under
Please contact Tessa Lourens at our office if you would like us to assist with the relevant submission of your EE report to the Department of Labour.