#AfricaMonth2021: May Africa prosper
#AfricaMonth2021: May Africa prosper

Now more than ever, in a post-Covid world, the dreams and visions of the founding fathers of the Organisation of African Unity, matter more than ever.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 17 hours ago

Fired for coming to work with Covid - dismissal deemed fair by court
Fired for coming to work with Covid - dismissal deemed fair by court

Is it fair to dismiss an employee who came to work, knowing that he was exposed to Covid-19? Absolutely, said the Labour Court in a recent judgment (Eskort Limited v Stuurman Mogotsi and others). The court was not only critical of employees who act with scant regard for the health and safety of their colleagues and customers, but also cautioned employers to act more decisively in ensuring the health and safety of their staff.

By Johan Botes 2 days ago

Legalities of dismissing striking employees, despite compliance with ultimatum
Legalities of dismissing striking employees, despite compliance with ultimatum

Are employers, who issue provisional ultimatums to employees who participate in unprotected strike action, legally allowed to dismiss employees who comply with the ultimatum?

By Jacques van Wyk and Andre van Heerden 2 days ago

How to ensure PoPIA compliance among BYOD remote workforces
How to ensure PoPIA compliance among BYOD remote workforces

Our personal devices, such as mobile phones, laptops and tablets are increasingly used to access movies, download Apps, store music or stream content from platforms like Netflix or Showmax. And they are often shared among family members, such as children who regularly use their parents' devices to enjoy online content. But, with PoPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) finally coming into effect on 30 June this year, which aims to enforce protection of personal information by creating the lawful conditions for how this information must be managed, are employees - and the businesses that hire them - violating its rules? Potentially yes...

By Sián Fields 3 days ago

Chanel loses to Huawei in EU trade mark dispute
Chanel loses to Huawei in EU trade mark dispute

French luxury fashion house Chanel has lost its latest attempt to block the registration of a trade mark applied for by Chinese technological giant Huawei Technologies.

By David Legge 3 May 2021

Implications of SCA ruling on insurance policies
Implications of SCA ruling on insurance policies

A recent decision of the Supreme Court of Appeal, handed down on 13 April 2021, will have a material impact on South Africa's insurers, requiring them to review their policies.

By George Herbst 3 May 2021

Auditing Profession Amendment Act strengthens IRBA disciplinary processes
Auditing Profession Amendment Act strengthens IRBA disciplinary processes

The recently gazetted Auditing Profession Amendment Act (APA) has strengthened the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors' (IRBA) powers, removing some of the limitations of the Auditing Profession Act of 2005 before this amendment.

3 May 2021




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