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The visible and invisible value of Personal Protective Equipment
March 30, 2022
What is Personal Protection Equipment? Seatbelts while driving, aprons while cooking, athletic shoes while running, and Covid-19 face masks etc. When we think of industry-related PPE for construction, restaurants or hospitals, we will definitely be able to identify the required PPE prescribed by legislation.
 
Sexual harassment and vicarious liability of the employer
March 29, 2022
An employer has a duty to provide a workplace safe from any unfair discrimination; therefore, companies will not be absolved from their responsibilities in respect of sexual harassment in the workplace. Employers can be held liable for the actions of their employees should they fail to take reasonable steps to eliminate sexual harassment.
 
POPI Act and Electronic Direct Marketing - YES Cold Calls are allowed
March 04, 2022
Direct Marketing is defined in POPIA as marketing aimed at an individual with the direct or indirect purpose of selling goods or services or to solicit a donation of some sort from the data subject. 
 
BEE SPEND DEADLINE LOOMING FOR FEB FINANCIAL YEAR END
February 23, 2022
The BEE Act aims to achieve more equitable participation of Black South Africans in all aspects of business and the economy. Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BEE) has commercial benefits for many companies with the added advantage of contributing to the economic growth in South Africa.
 
Workplace Skills Plans (WSP) submission deadline 2022
February 21, 2022
Skills development has become a strategic priority for enterprises wishing to attain or retain an acceptable B-BBEE level and also meet the requirements of the Skills Development Act.
 
Navigating Direct Marketing in the business environment
February 16, 2022
Marketing plays a critical role in a business’s success, with Direct Marketing being one of the most popular forms of marketing used by Companies. This form of marketing is regulated by various laws, including the Consumer Protection Act and the Protection of Personal Information Act.
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