Who We Are

THE FOCUS GROUP was formed in 1989 and has offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town. We are a full service Human Resource Consulting Company, in association with Black Empowerment Partner, Focus Kamoso. We offer a comprehensive range of integrated Executive, Management and Professional Talent Search, Assessment, Training and Development, Employee Benefit, Payroll and Management Consulting Services to a wide range of South African, African and international business organisations.

Our commitment is to enter into a partnership with you, the Client, which adds value to your business and profit to your bottom line, by tailoring solutions that assist you to:

  • Source, assess and select the best possible human resources
  • Design and implement remuneration, employee benefit, and payroll policies and procedures that ensure that your people take
    ownership of your business and protect you against losing your most valuable resources to your competition
  • Create a business environment in which you manage change to your advantage and an organisational climate that allows your team to perform to its maximum potential.
The Focus Group is a Human Capital Management Agency and
specialises in Executive, Permanent and Temporary Talent Search,
Employee Benefits, Payroll and Management Consulting.

Our approach is proactive: we anticipate challenges and offer our clients tailored solutions to ensure that their strategic management of human resources and business processes are both effective and efficient.

We offer our large corporate clients additional capacity and expertise when required and small to medium businesses cost effective HR solutions and management consulting services which would otherwise not be available to them. Furthermore, we are supported by a team of highly experienced and professional consultants and support staff, all of whom are capable of delivering the quality of service to which we are committed, and which you as a client would expect.

It is important to stress that from commencement you will always have access to the principals of our company, the intention being to build a close personal relationship, which is designed to ensure that your business becomes our business.

The Employee Benefits Team
 Our Employee Benefits Division, headed up by Carl Chemaly (right),
is staffed by experts who share a dual role in helping our clients while
setting the bar high for responsiveness and integrity.
The Payroll Team
Taking care of your greatest asset – your employees – doesn’t have to be so hard. Our Payroll Team, headed up by Sharen Govender (middle) can take the headache out of tracking employee information, administering benefits and paying your employees right the first time.