Preferential Procurement and Supplier Development – the underutilised enhancement partners
July 16, 2021
As in the case of the Revised Codes of Good Practice, Exempted Micro Enterprises (EMEs) and Qualifying Small Enterprises (QSEs) in the Construction Sector qualify for enhanced recognition levels based on their annual turnover and Black Ownership.
POPI Act Guidelines - Processing Personal Information subject to Prior Authorisation
July 05, 2021
Personal information has become one of the most powerful commodities in the modern world. In this new age of processing Personal Information, companies that process Personal Information outside the borders of South Africa will be subject to foreign data privacy and protection laws such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
B-BBEE scorecard: naturalisation – what does it mean and how can it benefit BEE points?
June 23, 2021
The B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice make provision for the definition of “Black People”, who ultimately qualify to participate and benefit from the B-BBEE programme and for measured entities to gain BEE points for implementing initiatives to benefit such participants.
What role does each party play in a Workplace Disciplinary Hearing?
June 14, 2021
In terms of section 188 of the Labour Relations Act 65 of 1995, an employee should not be dismissed without following a fair procedure and ensuring the procedural and substantive fairness of such a dismissal.
Is the use of B-BBEE Affidavits under threat?
June 08, 2021
The Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (hereinafter referred to as B-BBEE) Codes of Good Practice allow for the use of so-called sworn affidavits to represent a measured entity’s B-BBEE Level in certain instances.
Dealing with Constructive Dismissal when Resignation is the last resort
June 01, 2021
Employees often complain about various aspects of their employment. However, mere complaints about aspects of their employment, or their employer, or their duties as an employee do not automatically mean that the employer is making continued employment intolerable for the employee.