Our services

HR and Payroll Training Courses


Our hands-on, interactive training courses are delivered by lecturers who have extensive and in-depth knowledge of the South African payroll industry.

They’re also accredited by FASSET, the SETA for Finance, Accounting, Management Consulting and other Financial Services. This allows employers who contribute to Skills Development Levies (SDL), to claim rebates for training their employees receive from Salt Agency.


The Payroll & HR 5 Module Course covers the following:


1 - Sage Pastel Payroll & HR Basic Software Training:
A fundamental course for every Sage Pastel Payroll & HR user.

2 - Sage Pastel Payroll & HR Advanced Software Training:
Ensure that you utilize Sage Pastel Payroll & HR to its full potential.

3 - Payroll Administration Training Course:
Everything you need to know about effectively running a compliant payroll office.

4 - Sage Pastel Payroll & HR Tax Training:
Are you taxing your employees correctly?

5 - Sage Pastel Payroll & HR Problem Solving:
Simple steps on how to become a payroll “do- it- yourself” expert. This comprehensive and practical workshop will provide you with extensive problem solving techniques in respect of Tax, Leave, Reporting and Backups. 


This training can be hosted at our office or at yours for both one-on-one or group training.  Our consultants work right next to you answering your questions making sure you can navigate your software or any tricky areas you may need help on.

Support & Consulting


At Salt Agency we have Professional Consultants that are PCI Qualified who can offer on-site payroll consulting services to customers who require one-on-one support or training.

As well as offering on-site support that is customised to your specific business requirements, we also offer Telephonic and Remote Desktop support.


According to recent research, in excess of 50% of existing Sage Pastel customers do not make use of the feature rich functionality of the Sage Pastel range of products.


On-site consultation rates:
Consulting fee: R650 excl VAT per hour.
Travel fee: R350 for the general Durban Area.
Kilometres travelled fee: R4.70 per km travelled from Salt Agency HQ to the customer’s premises and return.
Cancellation fee: R350.00 excl VAT if cancelled/rescheduled within 24 hours of appointment.

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