Blog Articles

 
How to stay cyber resilient and protect personal information during and after lockdown
April 30, 2020
Responding to the global increase in the remote workforce due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have no other option but to adopt a futuristic outlook on how to improve information security as cyber threats spike.
 
THE APPLICATION OF THE DRAFT B-BBEE VERIFICATION MANUAL FROM A LEGAL VIEWPOINT
April 29, 2020
B-BBEE Professionals in the industry are debating the application of the draft verification manual (draft published 2015) vs application of the current verification manual (published 2003) when applying verification methodologies. For the purpose of this blog,
 
The important role of an Independent Chairperson in Disciplinary Enquiries
April 23, 2020
Employers in South Africa are unfortunately often faced with instances where an employee must be disciplined due to misconduct.
 
PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION: UNDERSTANDING COMPLIANCE FOR BUSINESS OWNERS
April 21, 2020
The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act of 2003 emanates from section 14 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, which states that all persons have a right to privacy.
 
Occupational health and safety in the Covid-19 workplace in South Africa, during and after
April 17, 2020
We as human beings respond to disasters in various ways. The various proactive and reactive responses to the current COVID-19 pandemic by individuals, states, governments and organisations illustrate the ways in which we are different. In South Africa, we have noted a mixed bag of responses.
 
IMPORTANT GUIDELINES ON ANNUAL AND SICK LEAVE DURING THE LOCK DOWN PERIOD
April 14, 2020
Arguably the most contentious labour issue at present in South Africa is whether an employer can force an employee to take and/or use their annual leave during the lockdown period.
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