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Enabling the disabled

How to enable the disabled – complying with the B-BBEE Act

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

Looking at the definition and qualification criteria of people with disabilities in line with the B-BBEE Act.

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Important tips when employing Foreign Nationals

Important tips when employing Foreign Nationals

LabourPro Oct 2019

Sharing important tips for employers to comply with laws relevant to the employment (and terminating the employment) of immigrants in South Africa.

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Alcohol and drug policy in the workplace

Essentials of an Alcohol and Drug Policy in the Workplace

LabourPro Oct 2019

Looking at the importance of an Alcohol and Drug Policy prohibiting the use of alcohol or any mood-altering substance in the workplace.

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Directors and Companies Act

What is the Director’s Protective Mechanism as per the Companies Act?

Corporate Governance and Administration Sep 2019

Looking at directors and fiduciary duties and what directors should do in order to avoid situations of liability for breach and dereliction in line with the Companies Act.

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Construction industry

What are the OHS legislative requirements for the SA construction industry?

Occupational Health and Safety Sep 2019

Discussing the Occupational Health and Safety legislative requirements for the SA Construction industry with special focus on Principal and Sub-contractors.

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Suspending an employee

When and how should an employee be suspended pending a disciplinary inquiry?

LabourPro Sep 2019

Looking at situations where employers must make a decision whether an employee that was allegedly involved in misconduct should be suspended or not.

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Access to Information

What are the grounds for refusing Access to Information?

POPI Act Sep 2019

We discuss the grounds for refusing Access to Information in line with 'The Promotion of Access to Information Act' or PAIA. Any person or Juristic person may obtain information to protect or exercise his/her rights, irrespective of whether such information is in the form of hard copies or electronic records.

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Suppliers and Contractors Minimum Requirements

What is my legal liability and the implications of legislative compliance in the workplace?

Occupational Health and Safety Sep 2019

Discussing the question of legal liability for suppliers and contractors and the widespread implications of legislative compliance in the workplace.

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B-BBEE ownership

What are the B-BBEE ownership challenges that multinational companies are faced with?

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

Looking at the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment or B-BBEE ownership challenges that multinational companies are faced with when doing business in South Africa.

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Is it the end for B-BBEE?

Is it the end for Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment or B-BBEE?

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

Looking at elements of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE or BEE) which remains a controversial subject in South Africa more than a decade after its official inclusion in the country’s legislative framework.

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