In our first edition of the Ombudsman’s Briefcase for 2021 we take this opportunity to wish you a safe and prosperous year ahead. We face this year with a little more hope having emerged from a second wave of the coronavirus and with the COVID-19 vaccine being rolled-out. In this edition we look ... Read More »
All businesses with employees, customers and suppliers must comply with POPIA, which comes into effect on 1 July 2021. Here is a practical guide to the most important aspects
With the commencement date of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPI) of 1 July 2021 fast approaching, ... Read More »
A pension fund has been requested by the Pension Funds Adjudicator to notify some of its members of the failure of their employer to pay contributions on their behalf and to report the non-compliance with the Act to the National Prosecuting Authority.
Muvhango Lukhaimane, the PFA, said regulation ... Read More »
The South African hedge funds industry ended 2020 with assets under management of R73. 27 billion. Statistics released by the Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (ASISA) show that assets under management increased by R4. Hayden Reinders, convenor of the ASISA Hedge Funds Standing Committee, ... Read More »
An increasing risk in retirement is that you will outlive your savings. More retirees feel less confident now that their savings will last, highlighted by a 10% year-on-year drop in confidence reported by retirees in Just SA’s latest Retirement Insights study.
A ... Read More »