The Best HR Outsourcing Services in South Africa

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Let’s Take A Look At Some Of The Best HR Outsourcing Services in South Africa

Outsourcing HR in your business? Perhaps this hasn’t been front of mind while you’ve been trying to get your startup off the ground. The problem is that many South African SMEs end up facing a lot of compliance problems a couple of years into their registration being approved by the CIPC, ultimately going up against penalties and the risk of being deregistered for not being compliant. It is for this reason and others that it’s so important to keep abreast of all HR related functions, including payroll, recruiting, benefits administration, training and more. So where can you go to find the best HR outsourcing services in the country? We’ve got you covered right here with three of the best options to consider. 

What is HR Outsourcing?

For the sake of clarity, we should detail exactly what we mean by “HR Outsourcing” to begin with. Also known as HRO, this is a process of subcontracting specific human resources related functions to a third party, typically an external supplier who is a specialist in the field. From a business review perspective, many companies have realised that certain functions can be contracted out to agencies at a reduced cost in comparison to the overheads related to hiring a full-time human resources team or department. HR outsourcing is becoming more popular among small and medium sized businesses, and is also expected to gain a foothold in corporate environments as we head deeper into the 2020’s.

Dalitso Holdings

The first company to consider when looking to outsource HR services is Dalitso Holdings. Established in 2005 and well recognised as a provider of HR related services to clients in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban, the company often boasts about the fact that they align their tasks with the strategic objectives set out by the businesses themselves. Their primary objective is to help businesses to develop people and implement hires based on more than just short-term goals. Dalitso does comprehensive evaluations of all their clients, placing specialised services where the need is the greatest. The approach has even led to them being nominated for ‘HR Consultancy of the Year’ at the 2019 Future of HR Summit.

Ubuntu Resource Management

We can’t talk about HR outsourcing without mentioning Ubuntu Resource Management. With a team of experts and experience dating back 23 years, the company remains one of the most consistent and valuable players in the field across the South African landscape in 2020. In recruitment alone, they are well known for being a one-stop staffing solution, catering to businesses looking to find the right employees in industries spanning pharma, all the way through to merchandising and I.T. Recruitment and training go hand-in-hand for Ubuntu, which has shown across a long list of loyal clients just how reliable they are in providing these services to companies of all shapes and sizes. 


Last but not least, if you’re looking to get in touch with one of the best HR outsourcing firms in the country, 360HR is a good place to check in with. Owned and operated by specialist Lara Haskins, who has roughly two decades of HR and people related work experience, the company first got its start in 2014 and has landed some prominent contracts in the years since. 360HR’s client portfolio has continued to diversify over the years, and now includes businesses who have outsourced corporate wellness, talent management, people coaching and so much more. If you’re looking for a personalised experience with hands-on adjustments based on the needs of your business, this is a good place to begin your search. 

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