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Ensuring POPI Compliance In 5 Steps

In order to be compliant with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI), a company’s dedicated information officer checks up on their data security. Having a business legal aid on hand helps to maintain POPI compliance and this is easily affordable with business legal insurance.

Let’s not beat around the bush: POPI compliance is now part of the business legal insurance requirements for any SA company trying to stay ahead of the game. We offer a brief overview of the POPI act, but you should check in with your lawyer (made affordable with business legal insurance) to make sure you … Read more

Workplace Discrimination: Definition & What You Can Do

A man harasses a female colleague at her desk. This form of workplace discrimination is considered unfair discrimination, and unless your human resources department intervenes, could result in the female colleague filing a civil lawsuit against your company. Protect your organisation with business legal insurance.

Legal aid in South Africa is an absolute must, since you never know when you may need that representation against a disgruntled ex-employee or an unscrupulous supplier. There are several reliable firms and insurers that can put the affordable legal assistance in your corner when civil suits are brought against you or your company. Among … Read more

The Impact Of The National Lockdown On Business

A mother works from home on her laptop during the national lockdown, while also caring for her young daughter.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic that is sweeping the world, the South African government has instituted an nationwide lockdown to prevent any further spread among the population. This has meant many employed people having to make arrangements to meet their work requirements from home or be forced to use their annual leave (paid and … Read more

How Strong Is Your Non-Disclosure Agreement?

A man places a finger to his lips to let someone know they shouldn’t share sensitive information. A lawyer and his legal insurance could tell him that a non-disclosure agreement would get the job done right.

It should be noted that writing up an ironclad NDA is best left to the legal professionals. If you can afford a lawyer, this piece of your company contracts can go a long way in sparing you the cost of weightier legalities (like industrial espionage) in the future. Thanks to business legal insurance, you can … Read more

What To Do In A Toxic Workplace

A young business woman laments how a hostile work environment is damaging her heath and career prospects.

What makes a hostile work environment? Is it an unreasonable boss? Is it that one colleague, who thinks sexual harassment is a hilarious brand of humour? Or is it the stifling and unpleasant workplace environment that generally lacks perks, privileges, benefits and recognition for your efforts? While many of the above elements can contribute to … Read more

How #MeToo Is Still Making An Impact

woman in office on a chair

The prominence of the #MeToo movement in the media has thrown a very bright spotlight on inappropriate workplace conduct. The public outcry has forced companies to take a closer look at sexual harassment in the workplace.

What You Need To Know About B-BBEE

In an effort to encourage greater diversity in the workplace, the Department of Labour introduced the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) legislation.

Never Worry About Your Employees Going On Strike

Young, South African entrepreneur has had enough of his employees’ strike, so he sorts it out with business legal insurance.

News of strikes is typically not news at all to many South Africans. Whether you are a newly established business with a small staff or a longstanding giant in your industry, you should be prepared for potential work interruptions – and strikes are certainly one of them! Ideally, you’re going to want to face the challenge of a strike with a strong legal insurance policy in your corner.

What Your Start-Up Needs More Than Anything

A team of South African business women work together to build a profitable start-up company.

A company is only as good as the sum of its parts, and the same goes for your business. As much as you want to offer your best to your clients and customers, that usually requires having a workforce that’s giving their best. But the other challenge is keeping those great team players. So, how do you keep the best employees on your payroll and keep them doing your best?