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The COVID-19 vaccine: employers’ guidelines for accommodating vulnerable employees

employment | 02 Mar 2021
BY Peter le Roux
In mid-February 2021, the South African Government began rolling out the much-anticipated phased COVID-19 vaccine strategy, which prioritises those most vulnerable to infection and/or health complica…
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Looking for balance in IP law

IP | 02 Mar 2021
BY André J Maré
There used to be a time when intellectual property law (“IP”) was an obscure and esoteric area of the law,
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Intellectual property rights – a key for stimulating economic growth

IP | 02 Mar 2021
BY André J Maré
According to a recent study published by the European Intellectual Property Office (“EUIPO”), companies that own and protect their intellectual property rights (“IP”) generate 20% higher revenue per …
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Environmental trend spurs green financing

01 Mar 2021
BY Mihlali Sitefane
Green financing promotes the funding of projects that contribute to sustainable development by requiring the integration of social, economic and environmental factors in the planning and implementati…
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Free trade pact between Mauritius and India: a strategic opportunity to explore new horizons

26 Feb 2021
BY Yashna Munbauhal, Thierry Koenig, Elsie Rasolohery Pascal, Martine de Fleuriot de la Colinière
The Mauritius-India Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement was signed on 22 FEB 2021.
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SA economy depended on debt

tax | 26 Feb 2021
BY Kristel van Rensburg
SA economy depended on debt - podcast
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Reportable arrangements

tax | 23 Feb 2021
BY Peter Dachs
The reportable arrangement provisions are set out in sections 34 to 39 of the Tax Administration Act (“TAA”). In terms of section 37(1) of the TAA, the information required to be disclosed
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Take it or leave: Dismissal and the COVID-19 vaccine

employment | 23 Feb 2021
BY Silindokuhle Magagula
With the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine in motion, numerous employers are wanting to impose mandatory vaccination as part of their health and safety protocols.
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Changes to South Africa’s critical skills list published

23 Feb 2021
BY Zahida Ebrahim
On 18 February 2021, the South African Minister of Home Affairs published a new draft critical skills list.
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Budget speech 2021: How the tax landscape could change

18 Feb 2021
BY Charles de Wet
It is evident that South Africa is in a precarious economic position and the minister needs to determine the chosen fiscal policy carefully.
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Another extension of the TERS: watch this space

18 Feb 2021
BY Lauren Salt
On 17 February 2021, the South African Department of Employment and Labour announced that the relevant NEDLAC partners have endorsed proposals tabled by the UIF for the extension of the COVID-19 TERS.
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ESG funding an option for mines to consider

17 Feb 2021
BY Lloyd Christie, Dalit Anstey
With the compliance deadline closing in, one was that mines could make up for the shortfall is by obtaining sustainable finance and environmental social governance investment
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Africa tax in brief

tax | 16 Feb 2021
BY Celia Becker
AFRICA TAX IN BRIEF
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“But what if I don’t want to?” The possible discriminatory consequences of a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy

employment | 16 Feb 2021
BY Lee Masuku
The question arises whether there is scope for employees to claim that they have been discriminated against as a result of their failure or refusal to take the COVID-19 vaccine.
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EE Bill out for comment: Are employers ready to take employment equity more seriously?

employment | 16 Feb 2021
BY Lauren Salt
It is that time of year when employment equity compliance should be particularly front-of-mind for employers as the filing season came to an end on 15 January 2021.
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