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Mar 5th, 2024

Free Leave Management Software,Employee Management Software

In a move set to transform the way businesses manage their workforce, FaidiHR has proudly announced the release of their groundbreaking free Payroll and HR Software Modules. This momentous announcement promises to revolutionize the HR landscape by providing small and medium-sized businesses with access to powerful tools previously only available... Read More

Jan 12th, 2024

How to Pay Nhif with Mpesa new Paybill 222222

With the introduction of the government paybill 222222 for all its services NHIF is no longer accepting payments with its old mpesa paybill.

The National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) notifies all Members and Employers that effective immediately, all NHIF payments through mobile money platforms shall only be made through the... Read More

Nov 29th, 2023

Reprieve for Kenyans as Highcourt declares Housing Levy unconstitutional

In a groundbreaking decision on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, the High Court declared the Housing Levy, introduced under the Finance Act 2023, as unconstitutional, marking a significant win for Kenyan workers. Justices David Majanja, Christine Meoli, and Lawrence Mugambi deemed the levy null and void.

The petition challenging the constitutionality... Read More

Nov 24th, 2023

Social Health Insurance Fund - What you need to Know

In a groundbreaking move, the Social Health Insurance Act, of 2023, has ushered in a new era in Kenya's healthcare landscape, repealing the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) and giving rise to three distinct funds. Effective as of November 22, 2023, this transformative legislation aims to address the challenges faced... Read More

Nov 16th, 2023

How Companies are Navigating Kenya's Economic Storm with Efficiency and Innovation

In recent years, Kenya has faced economic challenges that have compelled companies to reevaluate their operational strategies. The need to streamline processes, cut costs, and enhance efficiency has become paramount, leading to a surge in layoffs, redundancies, and voluntary retirements. Today, we explore how businesses in Kenya are navigating these... Read More

Nov 3rd, 2023

Types of Individual Taxes on Personal Income in Kenya

Taxation is a fundamental aspect of any thriving economy, and Kenya is no exception. It is essential to understand the various types of taxes individuals in Kenya are subject to, particularly regarding personal income. Whether you are a resident or a non-resident, the Kenyan tax system has specific guidelines to... Read More

Oct 27th, 2023

How to Benefit from KRA's Tax Amnesty Program

In an effort to provide relief to taxpayers and encourage compliance, the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) introduced a Tax Amnesty Program, offering a golden opportunity for individuals and businesses to address outstanding tax issues. The program, which commenced on 1st September 2023, extends to 30th June 2024 and covers penalties... Read More

Sep 22nd, 2023

Demystifying Payroll in Nigeria with FaidiHR


Nigeria, with its vibrant population of over 200 million, presents an enticing opportunity for businesses seeking top-notch remote talent. However, understanding and managing the payroll system in Nigeria can be a complex and challenging task. From navigating local taxes to handling compensations and benefits, employers must be well-versed in... Read More

Sep 14th, 2023

Navigating Payroll in Tanzania with FaidiHR


Tanzania, one of Africa's nations, has been making remarkable strides in economic growth and development. With its abundant natural resources and diverse industries, the country transitioned from a low-income status to a low-middle-income nation in 2020. Tanzania's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) reached an all-time high of $67.78... Read More

Sep 6th, 2023

How To Run Payroll in Uganda


A Comprehensive Guide to Running Payroll in Uganda


Expanding your business to Uganda can be a rewarding endeavor due to the country's economic growth and burgeoning workforce. However, navigating the intricacies of Ugandan payroll can be a daunting task for any organization. To ensure smooth operations and... Read More

Aug 25th, 2023

Increased Discomfort from Housing Tax as KRA Targets Gross Pay.

In a move that has sent shockwaves through the corporate landscape, the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has issued a groundbreaking directive that has far-reaching implications for both employees and employers. The controversial directive mandates that employers calculate the deduction for the recently introduced housing levy based on employees' gross pay,... Read More

Aug 8th, 2023

How to File Returns for Housing Levy

The housing levy, a mandatory contribution for both employees and employers at a rate of 1.5%, has become effective following the lifting of the suspension of the Finance Bill 2023 by the courts. As of this August, it's required for both employees and employers to be well-versed in the process... Read More

Jul 31st, 2023

Important Update: Housing Levy Implementation in Your August Payroll!


As a leading HR and Payroll tech company, we strive to keep you informed about significant changes that may impact your payroll processes. Recently, the Kenyan government presented the Finance Bill 2023 with several tax adjustments, and we have some crucial updates to share regarding the Housing Levy. This... Read More

Jul 3rd, 2023

FaidiHR Unveils CasualPay Platform to Facilitate Casual Workers Payments in Kenya.

Nairobi, 3rd July 2023 – Over the past few decades, ghost workers have proven a thorn in private and public institutions, costing firms and government bodies billions, as they lack proper management systems to track the enrollment and payment of casual workers.


This has prompted FaidiHR, a leading... Read More

Jun 30th, 2023

Understanding the Implications of Kenya's Finance Bill 2023

The Finance Bill 2023 was signed into law by the President four days ago. It has significant implications for the country's economy and taxpayers. This bill proposed various tax increases and the introduction of new taxes aimed at bolstering revenue generation and funding crucial government initiatives. In this article, we... Read More

Jun 15th, 2023

A Step-by-Step Guide to Filing Kenya Revenue Authority Returns through the iTax Platform


Filing tax returns is an essential obligation for individuals and businesses in Kenya. Thanks to technological advancements, the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) provides the iTax platform, a convenient and efficient way to file tax returns online.

The iTax filing system is specifically created to accommodate different types of KRA... Read More

Jun 8th, 2023

The Future of HR and Payroll Software: Trends to Watch


As technology continues to advance at a rapid pace, the world of HR and payroll software is evolving alongside it. The days of manual paperwork and time-consuming processes are being replaced by innovative solutions that leverage emerging trends and technologies. In this blog post, we will explore... Read More

May 12th, 2023

The Importance of HR Technology: Empowering Human Resources for Success

In today's fast-paced and technology-driven world, Human Resources (HR) departments play a crucial role in the success of organizations. The advent of HR technology has transformed traditional HR practices, enabling HR professionals to streamline operations, improve efficiency, and elevate employee experiences.

Below are some of the significance of HR technology... Read More

May 3rd, 2023

President Ruto's new NHIF proposal will see top earners pay more for NHIF

On May 1st, President William Ruto announced changes to the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) contributions that would affect salaried and informal workers in the country. The changes propose that top salaried workers will have to pay higher contributions while informal contributors will enjoy lower rates.

Currently, salaried workers in... Read More

Apr 26th, 2023

Go paperless with FaidiHR's Green Payroll, let's support sustainability.

FaidiHR is a leading HR software provider, that has taken an important step forward in the journey toward sustainability with the introduction of our Green Payroll system. This innovative solution enables businesses to reduce their carbon emissions associated with payroll processing. It does this by eliminating the... Read More

Apr 14th, 2023

Empowering East African Businesses: FaidiHR Announces Strategic Partnership with Softlink Options Limited

We're excited to announce our strategic partnership with Softlink Options Limited, a reputable Kenyan-based company with over 15 years of experience in providing professional web services. Through this partnership, Softlink's clients will now be able to access FaidiHR's powerful HR solutions platform at discounted rates across the East... Read More

Apr 13th, 2023

FaidiHR launches a Market Place with Lipa Later as Partner

Exciting news to our extensive community! FaidiHR has teamed up with Lipa Later, a lending platform that empowers you to Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) for essential products and services. This means you can make purchases without having to pay the full amount upfront, giving you the flexibility... Read More

Mar 31st, 2023

FaidiHR Making Waves in the African Startup Ecosystem

FaidiHR, our cutting-edge HRTech startup, has been selected to the prestigious YASR30 2023 List by the Yale Africa Startup Review. The announcement of this achievement was made on March 30, 2023, on various social media platforms. Our startup has been recognized for its innovative solutions and its unique African story,... Read More

Mar 24th, 2023

AI-Powered Recruitment: The Future of HR Technology

The field of HR Technology has undergone tremendous advancements in recent years, with new innovations transforming the way businesses operate. While the adoption of remote work and hybrid workforces has been the most talked-about trend, the latest buzz in HRTech is AI-powered recruitment. AI-powered recruitment is fast becoming the go-to... Read More

Mar 17th, 2023

Managing a Remote Workforce: Best Practices and Challenges for HR

With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing many companies to adopt remote work policies, the issue of managing a remote workforce became increasingly important. Most companies have still not fully transitioned to working from the office despite the COVID-19 pandemic coming to a halt. In this blog post, we will discuss the... Read More

Mar 7th, 2023

Specifications for new NSSF Returns file structure

Following the implementation of the NSSF Act 2013 (Act 45 of 2013 Laws of Kenya) the format of the returns to be submitted to NSSF have been changed to enable Employers and NSSF capture more details of the wider variety of Pension Contributions. The new file will be submitted in... Read More

Mar 2nd, 2023

KRA Suspends Payment of Tax Reliefs to Enhance The Process

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has suspended all tax relief payments with effect from 28th February 2023 until further notice, as they aim to enhance the processes related to the payment of tax refunds, exemptions, waivers, and abandonments. In a statement released by KRA, it stated that this move follows concerns... Read More

Feb 23rd, 2023

Staying Compliant Made Easy: How FaidiHR Can Streamline Your Business Operations

Human Resource Technology (HRTech) systems are designed to streamline HR processes, increase efficiency, and improve compliance with labour laws. In Kenya, where labour laws are complex and constantly evolving, using a HRTech system is becoming increasingly important for businesses of all sizes. FaidiHR, a cloud-based people's operations platform, is one... Read More

Feb 21st, 2023

New NSSF rates to become operational this month

Kenya's National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has announced new contribution rates that were agreed upon by the State agency’s board of trustees and the Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE) following a Court of Appeal ruling on February 3, 2023. The new rates, which are set to take effect from the... Read More

Feb 16th, 2023

Employers to adjust their February payroll with new NSSF Rates

Kenya's National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has announced new contribution rates that were agreed upon by the State agency’s board of trustees and the Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE) following a Court of Appeal ruling on February 3, 2023. The new rates, which are set to take effect from the... Read More

Feb 7th, 2023

FaidiHR is one of the only three Kenyan companies selected to Pitch at the Africa Tech Summit

FaidiHR is pleased to announce that we will be one of the only three Kenyan companies selected to pitch at the 5th Annual Africa Tech Summit happening in Nairobi on February 15th-16th at the Sarit Expo Centre. The other two companies selected are real estate platform Kiotapay and health... Read More

Jan 27th, 2023

Have you heard about our low-interest, no security Faidi Loans?


FaidiHR, in a bid to keep innovating and changing how employees are managed, recently introduced a new feature known as Faidi Loans. This is a loan facility that enables employees to borrow loans from their employers at low interest rates and using their salaries as security. This innovative loan... Read More

Jan 20th, 2023

Why Your Business needs to adopt HR Technology.


Human Resource Technology, also known as HR Tech, refers to the use of software and technology to manage and support various HR functions within an organization. For small businesses, HR Tech can provide a wide range of benefits, from streamlining HR processes to improving employee engagement and retention.

    ... Read More

Jan 12th, 2023

Survival guide for your business in the looming 2023 recession


The Covid-19 Pandemic hit the economy harder than anticipated. Analysts had forecast that the world economy would have recovered by now but that has not been the case. While a few sectors of the economy have been on an upward trajectory post-pandemic, other critical areas have been spiraling downhill.... Read More

Dec 1st, 2022

Court Orders Against NHIF Grant a Temporary Reprieve to Kenyan Employers

The NHIF Amendment Act, 2022 which became law in January introduced a requirement for employers to match the NHIF contributions of their workers while not deducting the cash from their employees’ remuneration. This would have generated an additional 31 Billion for the National Health Insurance Fund which reported... Read More

Nov 17th, 2022

Everything You Need To Know About The Hustler Fund

President Ruto’s  campaign was anchored on the promise of a new fiscal order that would address unemployment and lack of opportunities for youth. It is in this regard that affirmative actions such as the highly anticipated Hustler Fund came about.  Ruto’s Kenya Kwanza coalition pledged to enable access... Read More

Nov 3rd, 2022

New M-Shwari Pricing Model Will Have Individuals Paying Different Interest Rates

Days after President William Ruto pushed for lower interest rates on mobile loans, leading to Safaricom cutting Fuliza charges, the giant telco is looking to implement a risk-based lending Model for its M-Shwari service. Safaricom partnered with NCBA in 2012 to launch M-Shwari, a savings and loan service... Read More

Oct 27th, 2022

President Ruto to deploy a 100,000km Digital Superhighway

Kenya has been spotlighted as one of Africa's best technologically advanced countries behind South Africa, Egypt & Nigeria. International tech companies looking to set up shops in Africa have been continually drawn to Nairobi, the country's business-friendly capital. Kenya’s ICT blueprints and mandates have continuously been flattering to... Read More

Sep 29th, 2022

Safaricom has lowered Fuliza interest rates by upto 40%

Commencing 1st of October, all customers will enjoy Fuliza free of the daily maintenance fee for transactions below Ksh 1000 and if repaid within 3 days. Additionally, the daily maintenance fee has been reduced by upto 40%.

In a meeting held at the Norfolk hotel on... Read More

Sep 22nd, 2022

Uganda has a bigger pension scheme than Kenya, but a smaller economy

Regime change is always inevitable for any democracy. Rarely, do things remain static. The likelihood of policy shifts and new appointments has been looming over the head of Kenyans this month. The new president, in a bid to encourage a saving culture among netizens, had suggested an increase... Read More

Sep 15th, 2022

FaidiHR to offer Free Payroll Software to Small Businesses In Kenya

The standard package is being rolled out into the market at the time a report by Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) shows 7.4 million SMEs are struggling to manage human resources.


This Free offer applies to businesses with 5 employees or less. The package will include features... Read More

Aug 30th, 2022

Why Kenya is now ranked as Africa’s leading innovation and technological hub

For a long time, Kenya has been East Africa’s Tech Hub. Kenya is referred to as Africa’s ‘Silicon Savannah’. This can be greatly attributed to the rapid development of large-scale telecommunications infrastructure, growth of mobile money, and a thriving economy, about a decade ago. This telecommunication infrastructure, spearheaded by Safaricom,... Read More

Aug 23rd, 2022

Reprieve for Beneficiaries as High Court declares HELB Penalties Unconstitutional

The High Court has found a petition against HELB to be merited and issued several declarations. Advocate Ben Njeru and other petitioners had moved to court to decry the punitive charges by The Higher Education Loans Board.

Higher Education Loans Board, as enacted under the HELB Act in 1995, was... Read More

Aug 5th, 2022

FaidiHR bags first round of VC investment

Kenyan startup Crew HR & Payroll has rebranded to FaidiHR after it received an undisclosed amount of funding from SprintX, a US based  Venture Capitalist (VC) for early... Read More

Jul 6th, 2022

Kenyans will have to pay more for these products from this month

A report released by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics on the 30th of June, revealed that inflation had risen from 7.1% in May to 7.9% in June. This is the highest it has gone in five years. This 2022 1st Quarter Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Balance of... Read More

Jun 29th, 2022

How automating HR Workflows increases efficiency

Human Resources is the fabric that holds any organization together. It has a great impact on the company’s bottom line because it is responsible for recruiting, managing benefits & payroll, building company culture, and keeping employees engaged among other things. These are intensive processes that shape the overall outlook of... Read More

Jun 24th, 2022

President Kenyatta has killed the controversial ICT Practitioners Bill of 2020

The Head of State failed to sign the ICT Practitioners Bill into law despite it being passed by the House last week. The president on Tuesday, 21st of June, had been presented with several bills for signing. He sent the ICT Bill back to parliament alongside the Higher Education Loans... Read More

Jun 20th, 2022

How to file KRA nil tax returns from the iTAX website

What are tax returns?

Tax returns refer to a declaration of income earned by an individual, business or company within a particular financial period. This statement is used by tax authorities to assess liability for tax. 

Who is obligated to file tax returns in Kenya?

Every registered taxpayer in... Read More

Apr 17th, 2022

Why Uhuru Kenyatta Gave Megashift Technologies Ltd Ksh 1 Million

Starting a business as a youth in Kenya should be included in a thousand ways to die. This i say having had started and operated a tech company in Kenya.

Megashift started with the aim of building custom cloud solutions for small and medium enterprises

in Kenya and have since... Read More

Apr 10th, 2022

A silver lining for job seekers and employees in Kenya

President Uhuru Kenyatta signed five parliamentary bills into law on the 4th of April 2022. One of them was The 2019 Employment (Amendment) Bill which was unanimously passed by parliament on November 10th, 2021. Additional bills signed by the President include the 2021 Copyright (Amendment) Bill, the 2020 Deposit... Read More

Apr 7th, 2022

More than Luck – How to Land Your First Job Interview

“Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.” - Ray Kroc

We all dream of our first job. We hardly think of the challenges that might come in the way of getting that first job though. The news that it is harder than ever... Read More

Mar 31st, 2022

Importance of setting goals for your employees

Employee goal setting is the process of setting specific, measurable, and role-oriented objectives that employees work towards while at your company. They take into account the employee’s personal growth targets, requirements of their future desired role, and resource availability.

The idea is to use these goals to measure performance throughout... Read More

Mar 29th, 2022

Strategies for small businesses to hire on LinkedIn.

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network. With limited time and resources, small businesses need to be as efficient as possible during the recruiting process. They are competing for the same top talent with established companies that have larger budgets. Small businesses therefore need to be intentional and tactful... Read More

Mar 24th, 2022

Reasons People Aren’t Taking You Seriously as a Leader

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way – John C Maxwell. Great leaders don’t tell you what to do. They show you how it’s done.

Being a leader isn't a bed of roses; if it were, everybody would be one. The truth... Read More

Mar 21st, 2022

Things every CEO should do to support their HR

A recent survey found out that one in five HR professionals do not feel that their job is appreciated in their company.

The main reason is that HR has been relegated as compared to other departments such as sales. The notion is that the HR department is not profit-generating... Read More

Mar 17th, 2022

How to Share Your Corporate Values With Employees

Company values refer to an organization’s overall appeal, approach, or attitude to its bigger mission and vision.  These values form one of the most vital parts of an organization's culture.

It is good practice to introduce new employees to your company culture. However, word of mouth is hardly impactful, the... Read More

Mar 14th, 2022

Importance of Human Resource Management

?What is Human Resources?

Human resources simply put is human capital, the expertise, abilities and skills that the individuals command. It refers to the people who make up a company's workforce and help achieve organizational goals. and are hence important assets to a company. Human resources also mean the department... Read More

Mar 10th, 2022

Reports that you need to generate when you process payroll in Kenya

Running payroll in Kenya means considering employees’ allowances, statutory deductions, and the number of days one has worked.

The Kenyan Employment Act mandates employers to pay statutory fees to the relevant government bodies. Failure to remit these statutory deductions on time warrants a penalty such as a fine.

These are... Read More

Mar 8th, 2022

Ways to Make Payroll More Efficient for Your Business

Payroll processing is an important aspect of each organization. It can be tiresome, time-consuming and a costly affair. It, therefore, needs to be done correctly. Businesses need to adopt ways to make this process more accurate and efficient. Purchasing a good payroll software is the best investment any company... Read More

Mar 3rd, 2022

Things to know about payroll processing in Kenya

Employers in Kenya are required by law to withhold income tax and social security contributions from their employees’ salaries as part of the payroll process. These contributions are collected via the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system, and then submitted to the Kenya Revenue Authority on a monthly basis.

Employers... Read More

Feb 28th, 2022

Why is a Payroll solution important in Kenya?

What is payroll?

Payroll can be defined as the process of providing reparations to employees for the work they do on behalf of their respective companies. It is the total of all compensation an employer must pay to their employees for a set period or on a specified date.

Why... Read More

Feb 24th, 2022

How to Demonstrate Respect at Work

Respect is a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements. Respect at the workplace refers to treating people with appreciation and dignity. It is one of the most important aspects of the workplace because it creates a healthy work environment for the... Read More

Feb 22nd, 2022

5 Things You Should Look for in Any Job Candidate

When you have a position open in your company, you want to fill it as soon as possible with the best talent you can get. You need to look beyond the hard skills of each candidate. Hard skills refer to the technical know-how for a particular job. Soft skills are... Read More

Feb 17th, 2022

How to be a Stellar Team Player in the Office

A stellar team player simply refers to an outstanding/exemplary teammate. So how do you ensure you are the person your fellow employees would prefer to be teamed up with? How do you kill it at work?

Constantly improve yourself

I like a quote that says, in this life, you are... Read More

Feb 16th, 2022

Why Your Professional Dress Code Might Want to Loosen Its Tie

For the longest time, official wear to the office was never an issue for debate. It was ingrained in our work culture. We all knew we had to go to work in official wear unless stated otherwise. However, like everything else, with the constant evolution of the world, work culture... Read More

Feb 8th, 2022

How to Hire an Intern Who Can Do More Than Order Coffee

Internships are amazing opportunities for both companies and interns, but it’s prevalent for organizations to hire interns with little forethought. Some companies hire interns just to get more bodies on a project or to avoid employing a full-time employee. However, not only are internships important to students but they also... Read More

Feb 1st, 2022

5 Signs you are an awful boss

‘People don’t quit jobs, they quit managers.’ Thousands of employees revealed that poor leadership was reason enough for them to quit a job. What’s more, mental health and productivity deteriorate significantly as a result of a poor manager. 

Are you or do you have a bad manager?

Knowing how... Read More

Jan 27th, 2022

The secret to being happy at work

The pandemic has interfered with our day-to-day life as well as the outlook for people and businesses. It's not just our physical health that's at risk. Our mental health has also taken a toll, with the economic uncertainty, sporadic lockdowns and shift to remote working. As a result, employees the... Read More

Jan 25th, 2022

Team building strategies to create strong employee relationships

Team building is a very important aspect of employee management. Teams comprising of people who are free and know each other well are more likely to deliver better results. A successful team building event is one that seeks to achieve particular set out goals while breaking the monotony of work.

... Read More

Jan 21st, 2022

What is Talent Management?

Talent management refers to the anticipation of required human capital for an organization and the planning to meet those needs. It involves attracting and retaining high-quality employees, developing their skills, and continuously motivating them to improve their performance.

Talent management consists of... Read More

Jan 20th, 2022


It’s way past mid-January. You probably already set out your new year’s resolutions. I’m sure your list, just like many of ours, didn’t miss the ‘Save more money’ line. Don’t we all desperately wish the spirit of saving could find and attack us?

Today however I want to police your... Read More

Dec 8th, 2021

How to hire a good employee for your small business

Hiring is a very important aspect for any business whether big or small. Small businesses however need to be extremely cautious when hiring. This is because employees can either break or build the company. For small businesses which operate with a total of 5-20 employees, one employee’s failure can derail... Read More

Dec 8th, 2021

How to hire a good employee for your small business

Hiring is a very important aspect for any business whether big or small. Small businesses however need to be extremely cautious when hiring. This is because employees can either break or build the company. For small businesses which operate with a total of 5-20 employees, one employee’s failure can derail... Read More

Dec 3rd, 2021

Rethinking Reputation: How Your Employees’ personal Brands Affect Your Employer Brand

We’ve all heard the saying that there is no such thing as bad publicity. But is it so really? The presumption that bad publicity cannot cause damage is debatable. In today’s world, you need to be politically correct on so many levels. Gen Z and millennials on the internet don’t... Read More

Dec 1st, 2021

How to Incorporate a Flexible Work Week without Losing Productivity

There exists a thin line between keeping your employees happy and keeping them productive. One might even refer to it as a dicey balance. The pandemic brought with it several disruptions; most of which were negative. But we have to agree that it pushed us out of normalcy at the... Read More

Nov 29th, 2021

5 Tips for managing diversity at the workplace

What is diversity at the work place?

Diversity within a workplace refers to significant differences such as race, gender, ethnicity, age, religion, sexual orientation, citizenship status and military service, mental and physical conditions between people. A diverse workplace will encourage employees to be comfortable being their truest selves. This will... Read More

Nov 25th, 2021

Tips for minimizing Workplace Negativity

It’s not all roses at the workplace. Negativity can result in a toxic work environment for all employees leading to reduced productivity.

What is workplace negativity?

Negativity refers to an expression of criticism or pessimism about a situation or something. Workplace negativity can be a big hindrance to the... Read More

Nov 23rd, 2021

Perks you can offer your employees without breaking the bank

Let us debunk the myth that employee benefits will cost you, the employer, an arm and a leg. You don’t have to match up to the benefits well established companies, with greater financial muscle are offering their employees. It’s not just about money when it comes to offering great employee... Read More

Nov 17th, 2021

Reprieve for job seekers as mandatory requirements for clearance certificates is lifted

Ever stumbled across a job title, got really excited, and then felt the enthusiasm and energy drain out as you read through the requirements?  Well, not anymore!

Good news for job applicants after the National Assembly unanimously passed a bill against conditions that all job seekers must provide clearance certificates... Read More

Nov 15th, 2021

Tips for Effective Team Meetings

Team meetings are crucial for every business. Through these meetings, employees understand what’s going on with the company and what goals they need to attain, for the company to achieve its mission. It is also a time where team members can share their concerns, ideas, ask questions, get important information,... Read More

Nov 10th, 2021

How to retain your best employees

More often than not, we always think that the talent acquisition process is one hard task. Flipping through several CVs, interviewing a number of people for the role, shortlisting and then finally deciding who to hire; it all sounds like too much work. One vital thing organizations forget is that... Read More

Nov 5th, 2021

Should your company take a stand on political issues?

The political noise is far too loud to be ignored at such a time. It is officially that season when the air is pregnant with political heat in Kenya. Political rivals are dragging each other in murky waters to see who will win the masses. Our seasoned politicians are promising... Read More

Oct 26th, 2021

How do you get your team out of a creative rut?

What is a creative rut?

A creative rut is a state of feeling bored, frustrated and lacking new stellar ideas. It is when your creativity takes a nose dive. This is often the result of not being stretched or challenged. Frankly speaking, all of us have been there.

Creativity goes... Read More

Oct 14th, 2021

Should Interns Be Paid?

To pay or not to pay interns? This has been a bone of contention; a debate that has been going on for ages. Both parties in this debate usually present very strong defending points; perhaps this is why the debate has never been settled. The referee keeps waving play on.

... Read More

Oct 8th, 2021

Key Human Resource Tips for your Organisation

Human resources (HR) departments are the fabric that hold any business together; it is its lifeline. A company is only as strong as its HR department. Their prosperity will trickle down to create a streamlined and organized process, helping the business long-term. The HR department can either build or break... Read More

Oct 5th, 2021

Kenya NHIF Amendment Bill 2021; what you need to know

Every Kenyan above the age of 18 will now be required to make an annual compulsory contribution of Sh6,000 to the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) following a bill passed by parliament last week. The recent bill that was passed came as part of the government’s plan to reposition the... Read More

Sep 28th, 2021

Why You Need a Payroll Management Software To Run Your Business

Payroll is the list of employees entitled to a certain pay from a business or company.  It is a company’s employee’s financial records; the distribution of their paychecks. Managing payroll involves factoring out state payroll taxes and calculating employee earnings among other functions.

Manually generating payroll can be an uphill... Read More

May 4th, 2021


Before Covid rocked our world, the unemployment rate in Kenya stood at 2.64% and this became worse after covid to 2.65% in 2020.

Higher unemployment rate means for every job vacancy announced by a company the number of applications expected are way higher than normal to the tune of thousands.... Read More

Apr 24th, 2021

Hybrid Office: The future of work Post-Covid

When I resigned from my day job as a software engineer back in the year 2018 and founded Megashift Technologies, working from home was a thing only associated with freelance developers and the so called online writers. In fact, I remember one time having a hard time explaining to one... Read More

Apr 20th, 2021


Filing of returns is not a new concept. Since 1992, every individual with a PIN has been required to file their income tax returns for every year of income by 30th June of the following year. This is a statutory requirement that if not met will attract penalties. Filing of... Read More

Apr 8th, 2021

Employees are now entitled by law to 30 Paid Leave Days following President Uhuru Kenyatta Signing of Employment (Amendment) Bill

President Uhuru Kenyatta has today signed into law the Employment (Amendment) Bill of 2019 and Business Laws (Amendment) Bill of 2021.

On March 30th President Uhuru Kenyatta signed into law the Employment (Amendment) Bill of 2019 and Business Laws (Amendment) Bill of 2021.

The new Employment (Amendment) Act, 2019 amends... Read More