About Us

Introduction :

Novas Labour Relations Consulting (Pty) Ltd. originally commenced business in August 1992 as Piron Smit & Associates cc. Since then it has been providing a full spectrum of Labour Relations and Human Resources Consulting services to a wide variety of clients.

The Novas approach is to build long-term relationships with our clients in order to get a thorough knowledge and understanding of their business. The service we provide is both hands on and strategic.

Our business :

Our business consists of the following types of services viz.:

Consulting Services :

Consulting services provided, cover advice in all areas of labour legislation and labour relations as well as human resources management and include:

  • General advice on Labour Relations and Human Resources issues.
  • Attending meetings and negotiations with shop stewards and/or union officials.
  • Chairing of disciplinary hearings and appeals hearings.
  • Assisting Employers / Representing members of the Employer Associations with disputes referred to the CCMA and/or Bargaining Council.
  • Dealing with any strike or other form of industrial action.
  • Dispute resolution including mediation in internal disputes.

Training and Development :

Through our Training Division, Novas Learning Solutions we conduct Labour Relations training courses, either in-house or on an open enrolment basis.
These courses are developed by ourselves, are topical and have always resulted in positive feedback. Courses can be tailor-made to satisfy client’s specific needs.