April 2014
Welcome back from all the public holidays and the much-needed break. As we start the new financial year, Fasset would to take this opportunity acknowledge all of our stakeholders for the support you have shown us on our continuous journey in skills development.

A big thank-you to all those that have already submitted the Mandatory Grant, and a reminder to others that the deadline for submission is midnight tonight (30 April 2014). The assessment process has begun and the first payment is scheduled for the end of May 2014.

If you missed the Budget and Tax Update 2014, which saw over 6 500 delegates attending, you'll be pleased to know that we've included a link for you to download the content. The Lifelong Learning calendar is full of interesting topics this year, so register early to avoid disappointment.

To find out about what's happening at Fasset, read below, or visit the website: www.fasset.org.za

Kind Regards
Romaana McKinnon
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Developing and Implementing Strategy



Register here for Fasset's 2014 Developing and Implementing Strategy event, scheduled for May 2014. This event will assist employers to devise and monitor their organisational strategy, to allow for effective management and leadership.
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Call for employer applications: FASSET TVET (FET) learners work experience project

Fasset is funding TVET learners, placed at employers in the sector, for 18 months' work experience as required for completion of the National N Diploma. Closing date for applications (first intake): 15 June 2014. The application form and related information can be accessed here. Queries may be directed to Molly Rabaloi (molly.rabaloi@fasset.org.za) or Marlie Spencer (marlie.spencer@fasset.org.za).
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Office Etiquette



The Office Etiquette workshop was held in February 2014 in a number of venues in South Africa. Final material from the event, video clips and a self-assessment is available for download on the Fasset website.
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Budget & Tax Update



The Budget & Tax Update seminar was held in March 2014 in a number of venues in South Africa. Final material including the 2014 - 2015 Tax Guide from the event and a self-assessment is available for download on the Fasset website.
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Fasset Incentives Update



The Fasset Incentives Update event was held in April 2014 in a number of venues in South Africa. Final material from the event is available for download on the Fasset website.
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Performance Management



The Performance Management workshop was held in April 2014 in a number of venues in South Africa. Final material from the event and a self-assessment is available for download on the Fasset website.
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Learnership Agreements

The various Fasset learnerships have unique requirements and processes for registration. For ease of understanding, please refer to the following summary per learnership. Employers should ensure that the latest Fasset learnership agreement is completed, and that two copies are submitted with the original.
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Non-levy payers



Non-levy paying employers can register with Fasset, and enjoy Seta benefits and incentives, such as attending free training events. Click here to download the registration form.
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Career Guidance

To find out how to get Fasset material for your Career Guidance programme, send an email to romaana.mckinnon@fasset.org.za outlining your requirements.
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Do we have your correct details?

If any of your particulars have changed, please contact Fasset at 086 101 0001 or via email at fassetcallcentre@fasset.org.za, so that we can update your details on our database. You can also login to verify or update your details.
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Fasset Tender Bulletin

Fasset procures a number and variety of services in the course of achieving its objectives. All procurement at the relevant threshold according to supply chain regulations is advertised on our website and we advise prospective service providers to regularly check the Tender Bulletin section for new information relating to Fasset's service requirements.
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Fraud Prevention

In order to assist Fasset in giving effect to our Fraud Prevention Plan, we encourage all stakeholders to make use of the Fasset Tip Offs Hotline 0800 205 054 to notify Fasset of any suspected fraudulent activities impacting on Fasset.
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Win Win Win

Congratulations to Keith Valentine the winner of our website lucky draw competition for March 2014.