April 2021

SMME Owners: Your Training and Education Will Boost Your Business

The importance of the SMME (Small, Medium and Micro Enterprise) sector in South Africa cannot be overstated. As a result, the challenges affecting the performance of these SMMEs have been deeply interrogated with the aim of removing these proverbial “thorns from their flesh”. The lack of education and training among small business managers and directors …

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Employers: Compensation Fund Return of Earnings Deadline Extended

The Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (COIDA) provides a statutory insurance policy for your employees and pays them compensation if they are killed, injured, disabled or contract an occupational disease or illness whilst at work. As an employer you are required to register and to submit an annual return (RoE or Return of …

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Leadership, Ethics and Governance: The Benefits for Your Business

Looking back at the 2008 global economic crisis and the recent corporate failures, Steinhoff in particular, one may be tempted to ask: “Why didn’t boards and their advisory committees (audit committees in particular) not see what was coming?” There has, undoubtedly, been a significant loss of confidence and trust in top management. Some of this …

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