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Classifying black people as per the B-BBEE Act

Who qualifies as “black” in terms of the B-BBEE Act – no set criteria to determine racial classification?

B-BBEE (broad-based black economic empowerment) Jun 2019

Clarifying any uncertainty around criteria for racial classification in terms of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act (B-BBEE Act).

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Tips on dealing with poor work performance in the workplace

Tips on dealing with poor work performance in the workplace

LabourPro Jun 2019

Discussing poor work performance and the importance of employment contracts where the employee undertakes to perform according to the reasonable, lawful and attainable work performance standards set by the employer.

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How are Healthcare Professionals influenced under the Consumer Protection Act?

How are Healthcare Professionals influenced under the Consumer Protection Act?

Consumer Protection

Explaining why "patients" are considered as "consumers" and how Healthcare Professionals are influenced under the Consumer Protection Act (CPA).

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Socio Economic Development – ‘paying it forward’ by supporting NPOs and charities in South Africa

B-BBEE (broad-based black economic empowerment) May 2019

Understanding the role of Non-Profit Organisations (NPOs) specifically in the context of B-BBEE compliance and the benefits for corporates that engage into Socio-Economic Development activities.

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Religious discrimination

Understanding religious discrimination in the workplace

LabourPro May 2019

Gaining a better understanding of the Labour Relations Act and the Employment Equity Act with regards to religious discrimination. 

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POPI ACT and health professionals

Healthcare Professionals and their obligation to the POPI Act

POPI Act May 2019

Discussing the POPI Act with reference to Healthcare Professionals that are subject to the risk of unlawful disclosure which is placing them on great responsibility to assess their practices and policies for processing health-related information.

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Black ownership

The importance of Citizenship and Black Ownership points on the BEE Scorecard

B-BBEE (broad-based black economic empowerment) May 2019

Looking at the different ways in which a person can become a SA citizen and the importance of Citizenship and Black Ownership points on the BEE Scorecard.

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A brief overview of the revised draft Chartered Accountancy Profession Sector Code

B-BBEE (broad-based black economic empowerment) May 2019

Looking at the salient points of the revised draft of the Chartered Accountancy Profession Sector Code (CAPSC) which was published for public commentary and input (Government Gazette 42417).

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The importance of reporting an incident in the workplace

Occupational Health and Safety Apr 2019

Discussing the importance of reporting an incident in the workplace as workplace safety-related incidents occur daily and are sometimes treated haphazardly within the operational context of each business.

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Taxation and Accounting of Supplier, Enterprise and Socio-Economic Development Contributions

B-BBEE (broad-based black economic empowerment) Apr 2019

An in-depth overview of the taxation and accounting of Supplier, Enterprise and Socio-Economic Development contributions in respect of B-BBEE measured entities and the recipients.

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