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07 July 2022 Ethics

South Africa

Ethical Leadership Symposium

'Through life, I have learned that the most important critic whose judgement of my actions matters is my conscience.' — Advocate Thuli Madonsela

FREE ACCESS | Ethical Leadership Symposium 31 May 2022 – Ethical Leadership in State-Owned Entities – It is NOT too late.

The Ethical Leadership Symposium 2022, hosted by ...

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South African banks with the most fraud complaints

Banking services ombudsman Reana Steyn says that her office received and investigated a record number of complaints in 2021 — with Internet banking fraud topping the list.

The number of complaints the Ombudsman for Banking Services (OBS) adjudicated in 2021, increased by 7% compared to 2020.

According to The South ...

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One can be retrenched with zero severance for refusing vaccination, CCMA rules

Long-standing precedents mean someone who refused a Covid-19 vaccine can be fairly retrenched without being paid any severance, the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) has ruled.

The recent ruling came in what the employment law practice of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH) called a case with 'relatively simple' underpinning ...

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Ethics and sustainability

Michael Volkov, The Volkov Group

'The rise of ESG programmes did not just come out of thin air.  Frankly, in many respects, ESG tied together important trends relating to sustainability, social justice, reputational damage and climate change.  Many organizations involved in the extractive industries already had elevated sustainability ...

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Working Smart

By Lee Rossini

Whether we like it or not, hybrid working is here to stay. And this means a range of obvious things—more sitting down, more time spent online—but also other consequences that are more of a slow-burn. One of the major issues that is expected to impact on the workplace because of hybrid working is the exacerbation of pre-existing inequalities, especially as certain privileged groups receive further benefits from this new way of working while those without said privileges continue to be left behind. To improve inclusivity and prevent this widening of the gap from occurring, we need to incorporate these five strategies into the workplace.


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