Home Affairs, State Security and your Identity

For any country, it is important that Government has systems in place. For every person, the state needs to know, amongst other things, name,...

NHI – Diagnosing employer medical aid contribution changes

There has been a lot of hype around the proposed National Health Insurance Bill, 2018 (NHI Bill) and the numerous implications for South African citizens. Little has been said, however, about how the NHI Bill will impact on the provision of medical aid benefits in the employee context.

What the proposed amendments to PFA mean for retirement savers

Earlier this year, the ANC’s Economic Transformation Committee published a proposal outlining changes to Regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act. Regulation 28, which controls the extent to which retirement funds may invest in particular asset classes.

ChatGPT to help us save time but at what risks?

It is key for organisations to have line of sight into processes and procedures that clearly define employee use cases when it comes to ChatGPT. ChatGPT, a generative artificial intelligence (GAI) developed by OpenAI designed to generate human-like text based on the input it receives, was quick to break records when it was launched on 30 November 2022.

Can employers refuse annual leave requests?

Are employers obliged to grant employees leave over the holiday period where they have exhausted sick leave provisions due to COVID-19 infection or exposure? Employers have dedicated much of the year to implementing adequate health and safety measures in the workplace, including placing employees on paid sick leave at the onset of COVID-19 symptoms or following exposure to the virus.

Tax Court confirms auditor’s advice is not ‘Get-Out-Of-Jail-Free’ card

The Tax Court has again confirmed that there is no safety for taxpayers in relying on their auditor’s views to justify a tax position adopted. To the contrary, where a taxpayer infers that their tax position is justified 'because my auditor said so', it can actually result in a larger tax penalty.

African judges defend Rule of Law

Southern African tribunal and national courts uphold rights of Zimbabwe’s expropriated white farmers to receive compensation.

Sabinet Bill Tracker – Stay up to date on all parliamentary...

Sabinet’s Bill Tracker service provides you with a chronological interpretation of the progress of each bill in parliament. Gathering credible online information, whether for research, legal, or business support across all industries, presents a slew of challenges. There is too much information. There isn't enough time. Fear of the consequences of inaccurate search results.

Your Uber rights?

When you sign up for the Uber app you get the right to use Uber’s mobile application or website to arrange and schedule transportation or delivery services. Uber does not provide transportation nor logistical services as a carrier of people or goods. That relationship is between you and the Uber driver or owner.

GDPR clock is ticking…

The clock is ticking for African companies to get ready for the  General Data Protection Regulation. The European Union’s new data privacy regime has massive implications for African organisations.


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