Services from CHA Consulting
Employment Equity - development and implementation of Employment Equity Plans
Labour Consulting - advice, guidance and assistance with industrial relations issues
Financial Services - assistance with bookkeeping, statutory monthly and annual returns
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CHA Consulting

Employment Equity in South Africa - deadline approaching fast!

CHA Consulting are experts in the development and implementation of Employment Equity Plans and submission of required reports. We will guide you through the process and make sure that Employment Equity in your organisation meets the requirements of the Act, and supports the growth and success of your business.

Avoid penalties - Contact CHA Consulting and ensure that your company complies with the Employment Equity Act and meet the Department of Labour's deadline of 1 October - contact us today!

5 important facts about Employment Equity in South Africa

  • If your company has more than 50 employees (or a turnover above the designated threshold) you are required to have an Employment Equity Plan and report in line with the requirements of the act by 01 October.
  • You are required to develop your Employment Equity Plan in consultation with your employees.
  • The Employment Equity Commission is taking action against companies who fail to comply with the requirements of the Employment Equity Act.
  • You are required to appoint a Senior Manager to ensure that Employment Equity is implemented within your organisation.
  • The Department of Labour does random inspections to ensure compliance with the Act and fines (starting at R500 000) can be issued for non-compliance with the Act.

What is the purpose of the Employment Equity Act in South Africa?

The purpose of the Employment Equity Act in South Africa is:  

  • To promote equal opportunities and fair treatment to all in the workplace by eliminating unfair discrimination; and
  • To implement affirmative action measures to redress the disadvantages in employment experienced in the past by members from designated groups.

For more information on employment equity in South Africa, contact CHA Group today!

Employment Equity Services

  • Conduct workplace audit
  • Define Employment Equity strategy
  • Implement Employment Equity policies and procedures
  • Develop Employment Equity plan
  • Submit required reports to the Department of Labour
  • Train employees on Employment Equity
  • Monitor performance against Employment Equity plan


Total annual turnover

Agriculture R2.00m
Mining and quarrying R7.50m
Manufacturing R10.00m
Electricity, gas and water R10.00m
Construction R5.00m
Retail and motor trade and repair services R15.00m
Wholesale trade, commercial agents andAllied services R25.00m
Catering, accommodation and other trade R5.00m
Transport, storage and communications R10.00m
Finance and business services R10.00m
Community, social and personal services R5.00m

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