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Corporates, HR Managers and Assignees – Everything you Need to Know About the New Critical Skills List

 

South Africa’s new Critical Skills List came into effect on 2 February 2022. Around 70 roles were removed from the list and new roles were added.

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ENSafrica

Mandatory vaccinations in the workplace: SA’s CCMA hands down an important decision

South Africa’s primary dispute resolution body, the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (“CCMA”) has issued its first award in respect of an employee refusing to vaccinate in the face of the employer’s mandatory vaccination policy.

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

A retrospective on the Economic Freedom Fighters’ involvement in labour matters

The imposition of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has become a common occurrence in the South African workplace. The Labour Court has, however, already taken a strong stance against the EFF in two..

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Webber Wentzel

Tax consequences of riot insurance payments | Tax Chronicles

​Businesses that are able to claim from the South African Special Risks Insurance Association (Sasria) for damage to premises or equipment from the July 2021 unrest need to be aware of the tax implications of payouts.

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Fasken

Expropriation without compensation – it is not the end of the road and is still on the table

In a significant development in the land reform debate, the National Assembly on 7 December 2021 failed to pass a resolution to amend the South African Constitution to specifically allow land expropriation without compensation. The failure to adopt the constitutional amen..

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ENSafrica

The regulation of open banking in South Africa

“Open banking” involves the use of an application programming interface (“API”) and open-source technology to allow third-party developers, such as fintechs, to access data traditionally held by banks and develop applications or services around such data.

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

An analysis of the new amendments to the Retirement Benefits Act

The Retirement Benefits Act 3 of 1997 (Retirement Benefits Act) is an act that establishes the retirement benefits authority and provides for the rules and guidelines that employers should comply with and employees should be aware of, with respect to retirement benefits s..

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ENSafrica

ESG Objectives | The European Parliament gets serious about obligatory supply chain due diligence investigations

On 10 March 2021, the European Parliament adopted a resolution “EU Resolution” and issued recommendations including a draft directive “EU Directive” in respect of the corporate due diligence and accountability of undertakings with business activities in the EU. Once the E..

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The beginning of an era: Certain sections of South Africa’s Cybercrimes Act have commenced and here’s what you need to know

There is no denying that rapid technological advancements and the use of various software, applications and data storage mechanisms have changed the way South Africans conduct themselves in business and on a personal level. These often indispensable technologies have expo..

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