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The skills training levy in South Africa: skilling the workforce or just another tax?

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In 1998, the Skills Development Act was implemented in South Africa. Its purpose was to encourage employers to provide skills training for employees through the use of a levy system linked to a company's payroll. Ten years on, the system is burdened with bureaucracy. Whilst there is evidence of increased skills training, it varies greatly within and between sectors. In particular, it would seem that many small- to medium-sized enterprises do not have the human resources to comply with the cri...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Research group:
Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE)
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Economic and Social Research Council More from this funder
Publisher:
ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE) Publisher's website
Series:
SKOPE Issues Paper
Place of publication:
http://www.skope.ox.ac.uk/publications
Publication date:
2009-01-01
Paper number:
19, May 2009
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2010-07-07

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