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2021 PAYE rates effective from 1st January 2021
Compliance and Statutory

2021 PAYE rates effective from 1st January 2021

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Paul Kimani

The Covid-19 tax relief comes to an end on 31st December 2020. On 22nd  December 2020, the National Assembly passed Tax Laws (Amendment) [No.2] Bill, 2020 introducing the new tax rates. The Bill introduced new 2021 PAYE rates. The proposed Bill will come into effect on the 1st of January 2021. The same will be […]

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Employee Management

5 Healthy Work Habits While Working From Home in Kenya

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Carol Nduta

Healthy work habits while working from home in Kenya during the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed organizations to close down their offices and employees working from home. This including many who have never done it. The majority of these remote working arrangements were made suddenly leaving both the employers and employees unsure of what to do.  […]

Employee Management

Software for Managing Kenyan Employees Working from Home

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Margaret Mwangi

Software for managing Kenyan employees working from home is a current challenge in any company. Due to COVID 19 , most business owners have opted for their employees to work from home to maintain social distance and reduce the spread of the virus. While this is a new concept for most businesses.  The need to […]

Employee Management

How To Reduce Your Employee’s Stress and Anxiety During COVID-19

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Carol Nduta

Reducing your employee’s stress and anxiety during COVID-19 should be the ultimate goal of businesses. Working from home has been the new normal in Kenya. Although businesses have started opening up,  many organizations are still working from home. There is a lot of uncertainty and questions among employees. Is my job safe? Will productivity be […]

Employee Management

5 Secrets on How to Conduct a Virtual Job Interview in Kenya

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Carol Nduta

A virtual job interview in Kenya is an important part of the hiring process. As organizations around the world are trying to prioritize the health and safety of their employees and community at large amid COVID-19, the talent acquisition departments are changing how they conduct job interviews. Many organizations are adjusting and transitioning to doing […]

Employee Management

Top 5 Benefits of Remote Working in Kenya

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Carol Nduta

Most organizations in Kenya have adopted remote working due to the spread of COVID-19. It has been hard as employers try to provide the necessary tools to their employees. However, employees have quickly picked up the pace and adapted to working from home. Here are the top 5 benefits of remote working in Kenya; Creates […]

News

Understanding mental well-being during COVID-19 pandemic

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Paul Kimani

During a pandemic such as the one we are currently in, it is common for health professionals, managers, and scientists to focus predominately on the pathogen as well as the biological risks. This is done in an effort to understand the pathological and physiological mechanisms for prevention, containing, and treating the disease. In such a […]

News

Covid-19 pandemic : Contractual and labour laws (part 3 of 3)

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Paul Kimani

This is the 3 part of a 3 article series on impact of Covid-19 pandemic: Contractual and labour laws Compulsory and Unpaid Leave During the subsistence of COVID-19, it may be necessary for employers to require employees to take compulsory paid leave or even unpaid leave. Where it is completely impossible to have employees attend […]

Employee Management

Covid-19 pandemic : Contractual and labour laws (part 2 of 3)

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Paul Kimani

This is the second part of a 3 article series on impact of Covid-19 pandemic: Contractual and labour laws. Employment Issues The Government of Kenya continues to encourage where possible for Government officers, Companies and business personnel to work from home. Employees working however in critical essential services are exempted from home working. Despite this […]

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Covid-19 pandemic: contractual and labour laws consideration(part 1 of 3)

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Paul Kimani

Corona virus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease that is caused by the novel corona virus. COVID 19 is not only a global pandemic but also a source of significant regional and global economic disruption. The impact of the virus has been felt across the globe with some countries in total or partial lock down […]

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Mental health concerns amid novel Covid 19: Depression

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Paul Kimani

In the past few months, the world has experienced numerous public health crisis caused by the outbreak of the Covid-19. The emergence of this new infection has exerted significant mental health concerns amid novel covid 19. It is therefore vital to emphasize the mental health wellbeing of the population and take proactive steps to minimize […]

News

What is the impact of Covid-19 on Mental Health and How Can We Better Manage the Anxiety?

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Paul Kimani

Mental health amidst covid-19:managing anxiety People around the world are experiencing increased Mental health issues during this novel Covid-19 pandemic. Employers and employees are currently facing uncertainty and the fear of the disease itself. Forced physical isolation (social distancing is normally associated with poor mental health) causes economic constraints and societal disruptions. Extensive news coverage […]

Working Remotely

Times are Tough: How To Reduce COVID-19 Impacts on your Business Processes in Kenya

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Edwin Mwangi

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused negative effects on people’s lives, families, and businesses, but how do you reduce COVID-19 impacts on your business in Kenya? The risk of the virus spreading saw the government of Kenya advise businesses to have their employees work from home. This directive has given business owners significant challenges in managing […]

Managing Teams

Eminent Features of Effective HRM Software For Businesses

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Margaret Mwangi

When Human resource Management software first came in the limelight several years ago, most companies were reluctant to change from paper HR to electronic HR system since they seemed to be technical and relatively expensive. But today, the trend has changed and modern HR systems are easy to use, affordable, and empowering. HR management software […]