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Who are the people most likely to be SA's Covid super-spreaders?
Who are the people most likely to be SA's Covid super-spreaders?Article

There are those that are largely adhering to Covid-19 preventative measures, and those that show only limited adherence to the recommended guidelines. It is this latter group that should be of concern as they are potentially super-spreaders of Covid-19...

Andrea Rademeyer, Issued by Ask Afrika 4 hours ago

Compliance a priority as Covid-19 continues to shake up mining
Compliance a priority as Covid-19 continues to shake up miningArticle

Whether large-scale or artisanal, the need for mines to be compliant and ethical is highlighted by the implications for the environment, economy, and communities in which the mines operate...

Janine Espin 5 May 2021

One year into the pandemic: SA shows small signs of recovery on most fronts
One year into the pandemic: SA shows small signs of recovery on most frontsArticle

The past year has been a traumatic one for many people. Encouragingly, however, overall distress levels are now at their lowest level since the start of the lockdown...

Issued by Ask Afrika 30 Apr 2021

EPR regulation: Doubling down on plastic bag producers
EPR regulation: Doubling down on plastic bag producersArticle

South Africa's amended plastic bag regulations and the new extended producer responsibility regulations raise concerns about double taxation in the plastic bag sector...

Garyn Rapson, Paula-Ann Novotny and Emma Bleeker 29 Apr 2021

Data centre modernisation is key to innovation for the modern enterprise
Data centre modernisation is key to innovation for the modern enterpriseArticle

Companies are increasingly considering data centre modernisation as a means to implement digital transformation...

Amith Thota 22 Apr 2021

Fica and KYC compliance for property professionals
Fica and KYC compliance for property professionalsArticle

LexisNexis will host a free webinar on 4 May 2021 at 10am, specifically looking at KYC verification as a subset of Fica compliance...

Issued by LexisNexis 22 Apr 2021

North West businesses slapped with non-compliance notices
North West businesses slapped with non-compliance noticesArticle

The IES unit of the labour department has issued 14 businesses with 33 non-compliance notices during a blitz inspection conducted at Tower Mall, Jouberton...

21 Apr 2021

Minister engages farmers on evictions
Minister engages farmers on evictionsArticle

Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Thoko Didiza, together with the Mpumalanga MEC of Agriculture, Rural Development, Land and Environmental Affairs, Mandla Msibi has met with farmers and farmer organisations to discuss farm lease agreements, among other issues...

12 Apr 2021

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

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...

Rosalind Davey, Chloë Loubser and Nikita Reddy 8 Apr 2021

Are you ready for PoPIA enforcement?
Are you ready for PoPIA enforcement?Article

The Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) was proclaimed by the president in July 2020 and from 1 July 2021, any person or organisation that keeps any type of records relating to the personal information of anyone, including companies as a juristic person, is required to comply or face very heavy fines...

Issued by Freelancers Writing Services 8 Apr 2021

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PoPI changes in the insurance industryArticle

Driven by increasing regulation, competitive pressures and new technologies the insurance industry has been under pressure to evolve at a rapid pace...

24 Mar 2021

Professor Marc Mendelson, head of the Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital
Vaccinate, vaccinate, vaccinate, says Professor Marc MendelsonArticle

Scientists are predicting that the social gatherings associated with the Easter weekend will trigger the third wave of Covid-19, just as the country heads into winter. What are the lessons learned from the second wave?

19 Mar 2021

Why Aarto's enforcement spells good news for vehicle insurance policyholders
Why Aarto's enforcement spells good news for vehicle insurance policyholdersArticle

With South Africa suffering, on average, over 13,000 deaths a year from motor accidents it is very clear that something needs to be done. Better enforcement should lead to fewer accidents and road deaths...

4 Mar 2021

True cost of labour... and minimum wage non-compliance
True cost of labour... and minimum wage non-complianceArticle

Rui Lopes, managing director at Lopes Attorneys, discusses the impact of the revised National Minimum Wage Act and its potential impact on employers...

Rui Lopes 22 Feb 2021

Tackling compliance: A key focus area for small businesses
Tackling compliance: A key focus area for small businessesArticle

Which regulatory bodies are small businesses required to be compliant with...

Dhiraj Mathapersadh, Issued by SAICA 12 Feb 2021

Ensuring 'proper fitness' of significant owners of insurers in 2021
Ensuring 'proper fitness' of significant owners of insurers in 2021Article

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority and the Prudential Authority published Joint Standard 1 of 2020 on 1 June 2020, which sets out the requirements for fitness, proprietary and other matters related to 'significant owners', as defined and introduced by the Financial Sector Regulation Act...

Christine Rodrigues 4 Feb 2021

3 data safe work-from-home habits CIOs should consider
3 data safe work-from-home habits CIOs should considerArticle

To help organisations set priorities and make decisions that better protect the safety of organisational data, devices and personal information, organisations can empower employees to navigate the change in a way that balances a need for convenience and security by considering habits relating to these three themes...

Francois Kriel, Issued by Kriel & Co 4 Feb 2021

UIF launches e-Compliance Certificate online system
UIF launches e-Compliance Certificate online systemArticle

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has launched its highly anticipated e-Compliance Certificate online system, which will enable employers, small businesses and entrepreneurs to apply for a UIF compliance certificate without leaving home...

2 Feb 2021

5 ways data can shape your corporate travel programme in 2021
5 ways data can shape your corporate travel programme in 2021Article

In a 2021 - hopefully post-Covid - world, we can expect data to become 'the old answer to new questions in travel...

25 Jan 2021

What parents need to know before buying back-to-school goods
What parents need to know before buying back-to-school goodsArticle

As schools are set to re-open for the 2021 academic year, the Competition Commission urges institutions and parents to observe the circular on "Procurement of School Uniform and other Learning-Related Goods and Services"...

14 Jan 2021

Johan Botes
#BizTrends2021: The post-pandemic workplace - a look at key trendsArticle

Putting the brakes on business travel and physical offices due to tech transformation...

Johan Botes 11 Jan 2021

Professor Frederick Cawood, director, Wits Mining Institute
#BizTrends2021: Mining's year ahead will demand deep innovationArticle

Mining's immediate future is to be impacted not just by economic cycles or established trends, but by structural issues demanding urgent and deep innovation...

Frederick Cawood 6 Jan 2021

Vinpro raises concerns about consequences of alcohol ban for SA wine industry
Vinpro raises concerns about consequences of alcohol ban for SA wine industryArticle

Representing the South African wine industry, Vinpro has raised concerns about the dire consequences that the reinstated alcohol ban will hold for wine-related businesses...

30 Dec 2020

Command council details move to adjusted Level 3 lockdown
Command council details move to adjusted Level 3 lockdownArticle

The National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) on Tuesday, 29 December, provided detail on South Africa's move to Level 3 of the Covid-19 lockdown...

29 Dec 2020

#BizTrends2021: Communication refocuses on people-centricity
#BizTrends2021: Communication refocuses on people-centricityArticle

Communicating with all stakeholders has become more important than ever and this will have a significant impact on the trends influencing these engagements in 2021 and beyond...

Karyn Strybos 29 Dec 2020

Are landlords obligated to pay tenant utilities that are in arrears?
Are landlords obligated to pay tenant utilities that are in arrears?Article

Property experts weigh in on whether landlords are still obligated to pay tenant utilities that are in arrears, even if their rent payments are up to date...

22 Dec 2020

Motorists urged to exercise caution
Motorists urged to exercise cautionArticle

The Gauteng Traffic Police has called on motorists to be responsible and exercise caution on the roads as traffic volumes are expected to increase this weekend...

18 Dec 2020

Sumit Kumar Sharma, enterprise architect at In2IT Technologies
Anti-money laundering can never be a tick-box exerciseArticle

Anti-money laundering (AML) compliance should not merely be a tick-box exercise for financial institutions, as it not only exposes the organisation to the risk of hefty non-compliance penalties and reputational damages...

Sumit Kumar Sharma 2 Dec 2020

Reserve Fund compliance now urgent for ST schemes
Reserve Fund compliance now urgent for ST schemesArticle

Sectional title schemes that are not yet compliant with the reserve fund provisions of the Community Housing Schemes Ombud Services (CSOS) Act should rectify that position as soon as possible...

Andrew Schaefer 26 Nov 2020

Switching over to the Draft Digital Sound Broadcasting Services Regulations
Switching over to the Draft Digital Sound Broadcasting Services RegulationsArticle

The South African (SA) sound broadcasting industry has been waiting patiently for legislative developments regarding the switchover from analogue broadcasting to digital sound broadcasting (DSB)...

Peter Grealy, Nozipho Mngomezulu, Wendy Tembedza, Karl Blom, and Ziyanda Ngcobo 24 Nov 2020

Sibani Mngadi
Taverners Summit addresses responsible trading and social responsibilityArticle

The tavern industry should play its role in promoting responsible behaviour and avoid the pressure to immediately recoup the financial losses suffered from alcohol sales ban during the coming festive season...

20 Nov 2020

Are businesses ready for the imminent POPI Act?
Are businesses ready for the imminent POPI Act?Article

Small businesses may become daunted by the apparent cost of POPI compliance. The real question is, can any business afford non-compliance?

Carrie Peter 19 Nov 2020

CIPC terminates temporary Covid-19 relaxation measures
CIPC terminates temporary Covid-19 relaxation measuresArticle

The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) has announced that the temporary relaxation measures granted to companies during the national lockdown will lapse on 1 December 2020...

Elodie Maume and Candice Meyer 19 Nov 2020

Using cross-functional services to reduce complexity of multi-source environments
Using cross-functional services to reduce complexity of multi-source environmentsArticle

Multi-sourcing is a good way for organisations to access industry-leading services that specialise in niche areas. However, managing multiple suppliers invariably creates greater complexity and inconsistent service integration across IT processes, support tools and governance...

Alta Van Der Linde 18 Nov 2020

Get to grips with AARTO with an online course from expert
Get to grips with AARTO with an online course from expertArticle

Alta Swanepoel has developed an online training course to assist company representatives and individuals understand the impact of the AARTO legislation...

Issued by LexisNexis 11 Nov 2020

EPR - What does it mean for waste in South Africa?
EPR - What does it mean for waste in South Africa?Article

While change has become fast paced and inevitable, one thing remains constant - the need to protect our environment. All possible means to do so, including recycling and reusing packaging, should be increased at pace...

Shabeer Jhetam 6 Nov 2020

Six things you need to know about doing business during Alert Level 1
Six things you need to know about doing business during Alert Level 1Article

The national state of disaster has been extended to 15 November 2020, and a further extension is imminent. Employers must become comfortable with the regulatory framework under alert level 1. Here are six things to keep in mind to ensure your business is compliant...

Jason Whyte and Laura Macfarlane 4 Nov 2020

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Whistle-blowers in South Africa are treated as pariahs in spite of their moral courageArticle

Recent reports of the looting of relief funds meant for managing the Covid-19 pandemic have once again shone the spotlight on the abuse of power in South Africa. They beg the question as to how it can be prevented...

Theresa Onaji-Benson, Elmé Vivier, Gideon Pogrund & Mollie Painter 26 Oct 2020

Trends to look out for in the steel production sector
Trends to look out for in the steel production sectorArticle

According to recent GDP reports, the downturn in the manufacturing sector - including iron, steel, non-ferrous metal products, metal products and machinery - has contributed a total of 11% to the overall 51% decline...

23 Oct 2020

Stumbling blocks to avoid on the AI journey
Stumbling blocks to avoid on the AI journeyArticle

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has many possible applications for business, and can deliver significant benefit and competitive advantage, if it is successfully applied...

Harkrishan Singh 16 Oct 2020

Department monitors safety in mines
Department monitors safety in minesArticle

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) will intensify the monitoring and evaluation of mine health and safety management systems through inspections and audits during the remainder of the year...

13 Oct 2020

Sars red tape jeopardises recovery of tourism SMMEs
Sars red tape jeopardises recovery of tourism SMMEsArticle

South Africa's tourism SMMEs face another hurdle in their battle for survival as Sars seeks to charge them VAT on fees made for international travel arrangements - something which is VAT-exempt by law...

12 Oct 2020

Hayley Barker Hoogwerf, project director for assurance,Saica
Auditor's responsibilities relating to fraud - part 2Article

There are eight steps that auditors should follow during the audit to add value to the client and enhance the chances of detecting fraud...

Hayley Barker Hoogwerf 5 Oct 2020

POPIA in the age of AI
POPIA in the age of AIArticle

The artificial intelligence (AI) market is predicted to reach revenues of $156 billion by the end of 2020...

28 Sep 2020

Why VDP applications really must be 'voluntary'
Why VDP applications really must be 'voluntary'Article

Voluntary Disclosure Programme (VDP) applications have been a permanent part of our law since 2012. The essence of a VDP application is that a taxpayer is incentivised to disclose to Sars a tax default by being granted some relief from the consequences of their default...

Graeme Palmer 18 Sep 2020

SPLUMA results in 60% spike in demand for property inspections
SPLUMA results in 60% spike in demand for property inspectionsArticle

According to Sheldon Jennings, principal architect and founder of property inspection firm ArchiCheck, the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act (SPLUMA) - set for implementation in October 2020 - has led to a 60% increase in the demand for property inspections over the past three months...

16 Sep 2020

Employer reconciliation, third party declaration period opens
Employer reconciliation, third party declaration period opensArticle

The interim employer reconciliation and third party declaration period is now open, the South African Revenue Service (Sars) said on Tuesday...

15 Sep 2020

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