The ongoing parliamentary enquiry into the SABC has eluded to the suggestion that one of the causes of the public broadcaster’s poor performance was a board that did not possess the right mix of knowledge, skills and experience to be able to discharge its duties effectively. Parmi Natesan, Executive, Centre for Corporate Governance, Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (IoDSA), says that the investigation’s findings make a strong case for the benefits of professionalising directorship.

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Business’s growing reliance on technology is driving an exponential growth in cybercrime—but companies in both the public and private sectors are not taking the threat seriously enough, says David Loxton, Partner at law firm Dentons SA in Johannesburg, specialising in corporate investigations and compliance.

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Pretoria – The South African National Roads Agency SOC (Ltd) (SANRAL) notes the judgment by the Constitutional Court and will abide by it.

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FNB initiates settlement discussions to help all customers impacted by recent safety deposit burglaries

Spokesperson: Jacques Celliers, FNB CEO

FNB can confirm that the process to help impacted customers by reimbursing them for reasonable costs incurred for the replacement of marriage certificates, identity documents, birth certificates and passports is underway.

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The National Credit Regulator (NCR) has applied for a declaratory order in the North Gauteng High Court to obtain legal clarity on the effect of section 124 of the National Credit Act 34 of 2005 on the common law set-off. The application has been brought against Standard Bank.

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You’re out and about doing your monthly shopping. Your mind is at ease knowing that you have locked your car and that your valuables are safe. Meanwhile, when you were getting out of your car, a cunning criminal, posing as a passerby, opened one car door just a smidgen while you weren’t looking and is now helping himself to your hard earned possessions!

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Reports that Standard Bank has filed an affidavit seeking protection from political interference has been met with concern.

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The second South African Citizen’s Bribery Survey, conducted by The Ethics Institute and sponsored by Massmart, asked among other things whether respondents had ever said no to paying a bribe. The results show that half of respondents have never been asked for a bribe, while 60% of those who have been asked have declined to pay at some point – mostly for moral or religious reasons.

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Do not be a victim – Insure your business adequately.

 According to the South African 2015/2016 crime statistics, business burglaries during this time of the year increase exponentially, especially in empty offices and buildings.

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Payroll identity fraud is a reality in South Africa. Provincial departments, municipalities and the Department of Education are just a few of the examples where millions has been lost to ghost employees and other fraudulent payroll activities.

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