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Understanding the POPI Act – what exactly is Personal Information and the processing thereof?
October 28, 2021
The year 2021 to date has been a year in which companies had to scramble to become compliant with the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA). Many businesses did not know whether they are exempted from the POPI Act or whether they even processed personal information.
 
SETA grants and B-BBEE recognition for Accredited Training
October 22, 2021
Some companies are still uncertain about the current Seta benefits, especially in comparison to Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) benefits.  Seta benefits and B-BBEE recognition are two distinct concepts, but they also largely overlap. 
 
Are B-BBEE Trusts still valid and what are the requirements?
October 11, 2021
The objective of B-BBEE is to increase the effective participation of black people in the South African economy and promote a more equitable income distribution.  In this regard, trusts can provide financial benefits to more black people than individual ownership structures can.
 
What type of information should be included in a PAIA manual?
October 04, 2021
The Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) requires that entities declare and categorise the information available in their businesses in the form of a Manual, which must be submitted to the Information Regulator, while a copy thereof must at all times be available on the business’s premises and website.
 
Understanding the “spirit” of uBuntu and how it links to B-BBEE and South African law
September 30, 2021
What is the Spirit of uBuntu? uBuntu is essentially about togetherness, and how all our actions have an impact on others and on society.
 
A practical guide to the proposed Legal Sector Codes and the legalis fraternitas (the legal fraternity)
September 27, 2021
Initially B-BBEE Compliance in the Legal Industry was crucial for procurement, however, the proposed Legal Sector Codes aim to regulate B-BBEE regardless of State affiliation.
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