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SIU welcomes prosecution of Umthatha State Attorney official, lawyer
SIU welcomes prosecution of Umthatha State Attorney official, lawyer

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has welcomed the prosecution of the former acting Head of the Office of the State Attorney in Mthatha and an Eastern Cape-based lawyer on fraud charges amounting to R331,000.

6 hours ago

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

Join us to honour the contribution of South African youth making a difference to business in our region. Nominees will stand a chance to be featured as top-story news in Bizcommunity's month-long #YouthMatters focus...

3 days ago

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POPI Act readiness: 6 things to do

Just under one-third of organisations indicated they are well prepared for POPIA. Here are six things that can be done to improve compliance readiness...

By Anna Collard 6 hours ago

New research shows South Africa's levy on sugar-sweetened drinks is having an impact

Three years ago South Africa introduced Africa's first major tax on sugar-sweetened beverages based on grams of sugar. The tax now stands at about 11% of the price per litre...

By Karen Hofman 7 hours ago

Accidentally overpaid an employee? Here's what to do...

How should you address a genuine mistake that has been made resulting in employees receiving payments that they have not earned...?

By Janeske Greeff 2 hours ago

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...

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

PoPI reinforces systems already in place in the healthcare industry

The Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPI), which comes into full force later this year, is not something for the healthcare industry to fear...

By Justin Malherbe 8 Apr 2021

Illegal cigarette consignment to be destroyed

Government's renewed vigour to eliminate illegal tobacco imports and exports will be demonstrated on Friday when a multi-department operation will see 12 million cigarettes being destroyed...

8 Apr 2021

Are you ready for PoPIA enforcement?

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

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

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

7 Apr 2021

Remote working - no reason to overlook annual leave

While many employers and employees are fast adapting to an anywhere, always-on workplace, they remain bound by labour laws relating to reasonable regulation of working hours and annual leave...

By Melissa Cogger and Leila de Saude 7 Apr 2021

Community housing scheme rules also bound by Constitution

Trustees and directors of community housing schemes cannot simply make up new rules by themselves...

7 Apr 2021

2 vital tools for carbon tax compliance

While businesses only need to calculate their liability and submit their carbon tax return once a year, compliance with the Carbon Tax Act itself is not a once-off accomplishment, nor is it as difficult to achieve as some organisations think...

By Eckart Zollner 7 Apr 2021

Ignore eDiscovery at your peril

The proliferation of electronic documents makes electronic discovery imperative for the legal and corporate world, and mishandling such documents could spell danger for the success of your case...

Issued by LexisNexis 7 Apr 2021

The duty to report suspected fraud and the consequences thereof

The Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act places a duty on defined persons in a position of authority to report certain offences over R100,000...

By Corné Lewis 6 Apr 2021

Railway regulator CEO and board at war with each other

Battle lines drawn over dismissal of company secretary, who has been reinstated by the Labour Court...

By James Stent 6 Apr 2021

Mr Price acquisition of Power Fashion comes into effect

Deal gets green light on condition the merged entity boosts local procurement through the DTIC's clothing sector masterplan...

1 Apr 2021

A practical guide to the most important aspects of PoPIA

Businesses should be reviewing their use of personal information to determine if it complies with the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (PoPIA)...

By Wendy Tembedza 1 Apr 2021

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