The African Construction industry can now look forward to its very own annual conference on Construction Risk. The decision was made in September 2018 after the industry expressed a need to stay ahead of matters relating to risk management and mitigation within the various stages of projects within the industry. BizStrat, the event organisers, in...
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The explosive findings of a damning report into the failure of VBS Mutual Bank reveals how its architects and accomplices stole a bank. The report by investigators appointed by the Reserve Bank to establish what transpired in relation to the failure of VBS also found that criminal charges must be brought against those responsible. Following a […]
When it comes to legal appointments in Construction, a number of legal experts have over the years published articles on the Construction Regulations and how Clients need to implement management structures on work sites. Yet, we still receive questions from practitioners who cannot penetrate the blinkered thinking of some client appointed safety agents and project...
Companies wanting to do business with Government, Public Entities and State Owned Enterprizes will have to get their EE status in order, or lose out! This was the crux of the ultimatum issued by the Department of Labour. “Amending Section 53 of the Employment Equity Act (EEA) is a critical component to speed up transformation […]
The Select Committee on Social Services invites you to submit written comments on the National Public Health Institute of South Africa Bill [B16B-2017]. The Bill seeks to: ▪ provide for the establishment of the National Public Health Institute of South Africa in order to coordinate, and where appropriate to conduct, disease and injury surveillance; ▪provide...
The Department of Trade and Industry has published the Companies Amendment Draft Bill, for public comment. The Bill seeks to amend the Companies Act, 2008, so as to: ▪ change the definition of securities; ▪ clarify when a Notice of Amendment of a Memorandum of ncorporation takes effect; ▪empower a court to validate the irregular creation, allotment...
WEED AT WORKWhat should employers do about cannabis in the workplace? Employers may be wondering what to do about employees who want to exercise their newly acquired rights as adults to – “…use or cultivate or possess cannabis in private for his her personal consumption”. Constitutional Court The Con-Court has thus declared that it’s perfectly […]
Durban – The Department of Labour has zero tolerance for companies which do not comply with the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act and Regulations. But now, the department is accused of doing the opposite by being in contravention of it own rules and failing to comply with OHS reports Siphelele Buthelezi of IOL. Staff […]
The Department of Labour has published draft regulations on 14 September 2018 to replace the current Hazardous Substances Regulations and invited the public to comment within 90 days. [UPDATE] 1 October 2018 at 21:00 – An anonymous reader brought it under our attention that there are currently two Gazettes circulating. The comment form; Annexure A, […]