Is your workplace COVID-19 ready?

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As South Africa prepares to move from level 4 lockdown so more and more companies will be allowed to reopen. As part of this, there are a broad range of legal requirements that organisations now need to comply with...

COVID-TERS Directive & Amendments - what does it mean?

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"Temporary lay-off" means a temporary closure of business operations due to COVID-19 pandemic for the period of the National Disaster. "Scheme" means the COVID-19 temporary relief scheme...

Amended TERS benefit

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COVID-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme (TERS) now allows employees to claim benefits despite not being registered or been contributing to the fund...

Lockdown Level 3: Summary for businesses

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All persons who are able to work from home must do so. However, persons in all industries and activities will be permitted to perform work outside the home, and to travel to and from work...

E-Commerce Sales during Alert Level 4

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“Courier or Delivery Service” means a company, an employee of a company, or a person who delivers goods from one place or person to another place or person and may include the...

Follow up on COVID-19 TERS Payments

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The Department of Labour is following up on COVID-19 TERS payments made to employers to enable them to pay their employees during the pandemic currently crippling the...

The available COVID-19 relief measures summarized.

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We are in the eye of the storm, and many employers now have the time to reflect, breathe and get ready for the full-blown onslaught of the tail end, although comparing this to...

CCMA Access as of 18 May 2020

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Following the directive sent out on 8 May, the CCMA has issued a new directive on 16 May setting out new procedures for accessing the CCMA offices as of Monday 18 May. In terms...

Level 4 – What employers need to do!

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Details applicable to employers and employer. A person must wear a face mask or homemade item covering their face.

Is your business COVID-19 Ready?

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The world of work has changed drastically and due to COVID-19, businesses cannot simply return to work as usual. Government has put in strict measures for business owners to...

Urgent Directive in Respect of the Response to COVID-19

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The spread of the Coronavirus is growing exponentially. To date 2 529 707 cases of the COVID 19 Coronavirus have been reported globally, with 174 683 deaths...

TERS & your payroll

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View a recording of our latest webinar which goes through the process of the below and how to implement it into your payroll...

New essential services permits for extended lockdown required

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Companies, which are registered through the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission's (CIPC) BizPortal to perform essential services during the lockdown...

Special Leave and the UIF Illness Benefit

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The Department of Labour has made provisions to assist employers and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a specific view to mitigate the loss of income...

Implications on BCEA leave provision

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South Africa will be under lockdown from midnight and this will force many employees to stay away from work. All employees in South Africa as a condition of...

COVID-19 & UIF BENEFITS

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Amid the uncertainty and stress surrounding the COVID-19 Pandemic, government has put measures in place to assist its citizens in staying afloat...

Temporary Employee / Employer Relief Scheme

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Our country went into lockdown on midnight 26 March 2020 to stop the spread of the virus together as a nation. Since President Ramaphosa addressed the...

SMME Intervention Measures Released

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Last week, the Minister for Small Business Development, Ms Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, announced details of the intervention measures to support SMMEs affected...

Permits for essential services during lockdown

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The nation-wide lockdown will be enacted in terms of the Disaster Management Act and will entail the following: From midnight on Thursday 26 March until...

COVID-19 & COIDA – what you need to know!

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Occupationally-acquired COVID-19 is a disease contracted by an employee as defined in the COID Act arising out of and in the course of his or her employment...