ZERO-TOLERANCE APPROACH SHOT DOWN

ZERO-TOLERANCE APPROACH SHOT DOWN

Article by Jan Truter. A ‘zero-tolerance’ approach towards employees who are under the influence of alcohol and other intoxicating substances is a fairly common phenomenon in the workplace. However, some workplace policies go so far as to prohibit the mere presence of...
Psychosocial hazards in the workplace

Psychosocial hazards in the workplace

Is there a model code of practice? Psychosocial hazards and work-related stresses in the workplace do not only come at a high cost to employees’ health, but are also proven to come at a high cost to employers, as it has a direct impact on work performance, and...
Business valuations

Business valuations

A valuable tool to ensure due diligence by directors – by Johann de Lange, MD of Worth.Business Directors have a fiduciary duty to act with care, skill and diligence in the execution of their duties. Accordingly, they must take reasonably diligent steps to become...
Dismissal after reaching retirement age

Dismissal after reaching retirement age

It is fairly common practice to allow employees to work beyond their retirement age. But what if such employees want to hang on to their job indefinitely? And to what extent are post-retirement employees protected against unfair dismissal? The law In terms of section...