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
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
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
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 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
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.
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?