April 2015
I trust that you are all looking forward the long weekend! As we move from one busy period to the next, Fasset would to take this opportunity acknowledge all of our stakeholders for the support you have shown us in the previous financial year. We look forward to the exciting opportunities that 2015/2016 brings.

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).

If you missed the Budget and Tax Update 2015, 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: www.fasset.org.za

Kind Regards
Romaana McKinnon
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Mandatory Grant Reminder




Employers and government departments are reminded that the Mandatory Grant deadline is 30 April 2015. Large and medium employers as well as government departments will only be able to submit their grants online. Small employers can elect to submit their mandatory grant in hardcopy or through the online process. Click here to view the Mandatory Grant Guidelines and Manuals.
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Management and Leadership Workshop



Click here to register for the Management and Leadership workshop. This event aims to build capacity for Fasset stakeholders and ensure an intermediate level of understanding of Management and Leadership. Today's workplace is ever changing. Moreover, autocratic or command styles of leadership are outed in a higher democratised workplace. If you have people reporting to you, this workshop will provide you with essential tools to develop highly motivated teams.
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Budget & Tax Update 2015



The Budget & Tax Update seminar was held nationally in March 2015. Final material including 2015/ 2016 Tax Guides from the seminar and a self-assessment is available for download on the Fasset website.
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Update on Provider Requirements

TThe Processing and Quality Assurance (PQA) Department is implementing a few new processes. These new processes should allow for a quicker response to queries. Providers are reminded that there are specific templates for the uploads and they are requested to contact Nomadlozi Buthelezi (Nomadlozi.buthelezi@fasset.org.za) should they require the templates or further information.
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Recent Lifelong Learning Events

Fasset recently hosted the Update event for SDFs as well as the Influencing and Negotiating Skills workshop. The material distributed at these events will be available for download from our website shortly.
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Learnerships

Fasset will now accept email copies of learnership agreements. In order for a learnership agreement to be registered, the completed, signed agreement and all the required supporting documentation must be attached and emailed to: learnership.agreements@fasset.org.za. The learnership agreements remain available on our website.
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Fasset Success Stories

We always love to hear back from those who have completed Fasset-funded programmes and encourage these stories via email as well on our Facebook page. Click here to read a few comments of gratitude and success stories from the Fasset beneficiaries.
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LL calendar of events

Check the updated Fasset Events Calendar to plan your workshop and seminar attendance in 2015.
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Getting Started with Fasset

Click here for a guideline on how to get started with Fasset, and how to take advantage of the Seta's offerings.
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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 Raquel Fairbairn the winner of our website lucky draw competition for March 2015.