We at SERR SYNERGY are proud of our qualified team of legal professionals and their collective expertise and skills that will ensure that your business is aligned to BEE legislation and best practice while you focus on your core business. Since 2014, we provide local and multi-national businesses, ranging from SMMEs to large organisations and across a broad spectrum of industries, with tailor-made strategies and solutions to meet South Africa’s legislative requirements.
Our professional and qualified employees enable you to focus on your core business by assisting you to make sense of the country’s stringent laws, and ensure that your business policies and practices are aligned accordingly.
Skills development and employment equity are imperative for businesses that need to complete a scorecard for B-BBEE compliance.
The main objective of the YES BURSARY FUND is to provide support in the form of study bursaries to black students at Higher Education Institutions such as universities and colleges.
Training of employees in South Africa is no longer a luxury, but mandatory. Various statutory regulations determine mandatory training in the areas of, First Aid, Fire Fighting, Occupational Health and Safety, etc.
The importance of human resource development of black people through empowerment training and development programmes cannot be ignored. Especially for some of the employees who are participants in collective ownership programmes who are unable to actively participate in annual general meetings.
South African labour legislation prescribes what employers and employees are able to do, when they are allowed to do it, and how.
Occupational health and safety legislation is applicable to all businesses in any industry, as stated in Section 8(1) of the OHSA 85 of 1993. “Every employer shall provide and maintain a working environment that is safe and without risk to the health of his/her employees”.
The Consumer Protection Act can be singled out as one of the most comprehensive pieces of legislation affecting businesses in South Africa. It has replaced five other pieces of legislation and combined all provisions into one Act.
The introduction of the new Companies Act, 2008 (Act no. 71 of 2008) has implications for all businesses. For public companies there are stricter requirements regarding accountability and transparency.