Auditors to track TERS payments

UIF Spokesperson, Makhosonke Buthelezi spoke with eNCA's Anlie Hattingh. Courtesy of #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Employers who received COVID-19 Temporary Employer-Employee Relief Scheme are not off the hook yet.

The Unemployment Insurance Fund has appointed forensic auditors to track financial records of companies that received funds.

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Some employers have already been arrested for fraudulent claims.

UIF Spokesperson, Makhosonke Buthelezi said fraudulent claimants may have slipped through the cracks as the UIF was not connected to other relevant systems.

Buthelezi said audits will be taking place from 1 December and will take approximately six months.

Watch the full interview above


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