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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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Protection of Consumers outside the precepts of the Consumer Protection Act (CPA)

Protection of Consumers outside the precepts of the Consumer Protection Act (CPA)

Consumer Protection Aug 2019

Looking at the fundamental concepts in the law of contract along with the strict liability clause of the CPA that serve as protection for all individuals and businesses who enter into a contracting agreement within the ambit of a supplier and consumer/customer relationship.

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The future of Healthcare Professionals

National Health Insurance – The impact of B-BBEE on hospitals, clinics and other healthcare providers

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

Looking at the National Health Insurance (NHI) and the impact of B-BBEE on hospitals, clinics and other healthcare providers.

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B-BBEE requirements for law firms

B-BBEE requirements ‘de jure’ for law firms

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

Looking at Personal Liability Companies, or incorporated companies operated by professionals who are also forced to consider having B-BBEE-compliance due to today’s competitive economic climate.

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Obtaining consent in terms of the POPI Act

The importance of obtaining consent in terms of the POPI Act

POPI Act Jul 2019

Discussing the different types of consent and what type of elements should be included in a consent form in line with the provisions of the POPI Act.

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Explaining fixed-term employment contracts

Important facts about fixed-term and limited-duration employment contracts

LabourPro

Explaining the risks and pitfalls associated with the recent amendments to fixed-term contracts.

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Understanding the implications of 4IR and its opportunities for businesses

The 4th Industrial Revolution – opportunity for skills development and job creation

Training and Development Jul 2019

Explaining the reality of 4IR and opportunities to address youth unemployment by specifically focusing on skills development to upskill the next generation and catalyse innovation for digital transformation.

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Explaining the basics of B-BBEE

Back to basics with B-BBEE

B-BBEE (broad-based black economic empowerment)

Discussing the basics of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment or B-BBEE as transformation has entered a new phase of diversity, requirements, dimensions and facets and is not only limited to ownership and management considerations.

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B-BBEE gets a face lift with some more amendments

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

Looking at highlights of the new Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment or B-BBEE amendments that were gazetted by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) which will have some rather interesting implications for all BEE-compliant companies in South Africa.

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Healthcare providers and security breaches

Important tips for Healthcare Providers regarding security breaches

POPI Act Jul 2019

Guiding healthcare providers regarding security breaches as different systems for data collection and maintenance of patients’ health records are being used.

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