POPI Act readiness: 6 things to do
POPI Act readiness: 6 things to do

The KnowBe4 and ITWeb online data protection survey in October 2020 discovered that when it comes to the preparedness of their organisation for POPIA compliance, just under one-third (30%) indicated they were well prepared, while 39% said they were 'somewhat ready'.

By Anna Collard 21 hours ago

#YouthMatters: Celebrate youthful diversity this June on Biz
#YouthMatters: Celebrate youthful diversity this June on Biz

To coincide with National Youth Month, which celebrates South Africa's young people and commemorates the Soweto Youth Uprising of 16 June 1976, we'll be calling on SA businesses to nominate the rising under-35s making a difference in their organisations to be featured in our June 2021 #YouthMatters content exclusive.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 9 Apr 2021

Business rescue process: Don't disregard the rights of employees
Business rescue process: Don't disregard the rights of employees

Companies in business rescue have plenty of worries to preoccupy them but legal challenges over retrenchments are not usually at the top of the list. After all, such companies are insulated from legal action - including claims from employees - through the moratorium on legal proceedings provided for in section 133 of the Companies Act, 2008.

By Rosalind Davey, Chloë Loubser and Nikita Reddy 8 Apr 2021

Remote working - no reason to overlook annual leave
Remote working - no reason to overlook annual leave

Flexibility reigns in the Covid-19-era of remote working, driving trends such as semigration where professionals can escape the big city for the coast or countryside without taking a pay cut. However, with this inherent flexibility comes the assumption that, since an employee's workplace is conveniently situated wherever they are, they are easily able to work outside of what would in the past have been considered as office or working hours. Welcome to the always-on culture.

By Melissa Cogger and Leila de Saude 7 Apr 2021

Dr Tumi appears in court for fraud
Dr Tumi appears in court for fraud

Gospel artist and medical doctor, Dr Tumi Makweya and his wife have been released on bail after being arrested for allegedly defrauding the National Lotteries Board (NLB).

By Onalenna Mhlongo 7 Apr 2021

Court order: Doctors can prescribe ivermectin for Covid-19
Court order: Doctors can prescribe ivermectin for Covid-19

Doctors can now prescribe ivermectin to Covid-19 patients, thanks to an order handed down by the Pretoria High Court on 6 April 2021.

7 Apr 2021

The duty to report suspected fraud and the consequences thereof
The duty to report suspected fraud and the consequences thereof

Section 34 of the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act, 2004 (PRECCA) places a duty on defined persons in a position of authority (i.e. director, manager, chief executive officer) to report certain offences over R100,000.

By Corné Lewis 6 Apr 2021

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