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August 15, 2019

BEE VERIFICATION: Get it right the first time

June 5, 2019 in NPI News

NPI Release SMME Funding Report

JOHANNESBURG, 3rd June 2019– NPI Governance Consulting is proud to announce the launch of its inaugural SMME Funding in South Africa Report 2018/2019 on Monday 3rd June 2019. The…
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April 23, 2019 in NPI News

25 Years of Nation Building to Transformation

17 April, 2019, JOHANNESBURG – NPI Governance Consulting, in partnership with leading independent management consulting firm IQbusiness, is proud to release the “25 Years of Nation…
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April 3, 2019 in NPI News

Internal Promotions

We are thrilled to announce the promotion of three valuable members of the NPI Governance Consulting team, Lindi Kumalo, Bonga Sibisi and Zandile Mokwena! Here…
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January 3, 2019 in NPI News

Mining Charter Implementation Guidelines & Amendments to the Mining Charter published

The long awaited Mining Charter Implementation Guideline was finally gazetted on December 19th 2018 (just when most companies closed down for the festive season holidays).  The…
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June 5, 2019 in NPI News

NPI Release SMME Funding Report

JOHANNESBURG, 3rd June 2019– NPI Governance Consulting is proud to announce the launch of its inaugural SMME Funding in South Africa Report 2018/2019 on Monday 3rd June 2019. The…
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April 23, 2019 in NPI News

25 Years of Nation Building to Transformation

17 April, 2019, JOHANNESBURG – NPI Governance Consulting, in partnership with leading independent management consulting firm IQbusiness, is proud to release the “25 Years of Nation…
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April 3, 2019 in NPI News

Internal Promotions

We are thrilled to announce the promotion of three valuable members of the NPI Governance Consulting team, Lindi Kumalo, Bonga Sibisi and Zandile Mokwena! Here…
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January 3, 2019 in NPI News

Mining Charter Implementation Guidelines & Amendments to the Mining Charter published

The long awaited Mining Charter Implementation Guideline was finally gazetted on December 19th 2018 (just when most companies closed down for the festive season holidays).  The…
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December 13, 2018 in NPI News

WTO vs Mining Charter III: a potential conflict brewing? ©

There are some South African attorneys that of the view that the new procurement provisions in the new charter may be in contravention of the…
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December 13, 2018 in NPI News

Local content could trigger and bolster local enterprise and supplier development

Have we reached a stage in South Africa where we are comfortable with our local suppliers that we can replace or reduce foreign suppliers to…
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October 9, 2018 in Blog, NPI News

The Transformational Success of NPI’s 1-Year Internship Programme

On the back of the 2018 Presidential Job Summit held in Midrand this past week, NPI Governance Consulting is proud to announce the success of…
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October 4, 2018 in Blog, NPI News

Are Mining Communities to benefit under the new Mining Charter? ©

The pronouncement on the South African Mining Charter III, while it is welcomed as a step forward in creating certainty in the mining industry has…
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October 4, 2018 in Blog, NPI News

New Proposed changes to the Companies Act

The Department of Trade & Industry has published some changes to the 2008 Companies Act.  The Bill proposes a number of governance related amendments to…
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September 22, 2018 in Blog, NPI News

SA Cabinet approves Mining Charter III

The overdue Mining Charter III has been approved by the South African Cabinet, under the leadership of President Cyril Ramaphosa.  In addition, Cabinet has also…
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August 31, 2018 in Blog, NPI News

The South African Stakeholder Imperative

Whilst international business is also challenged with the task of creating intrinsic value for all stakeholders not just the shareholder, how much more complex is…
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August 7, 2018 in Blog, NPI News

Announcing New Members to the NPI Governance Consulting Board

Johannesburg, 07th August 2018 - NPI Governance Consulting announced today that they have appointed Happy Ntshingila as Non-Executive Chairman of the board.  Happy Ntshingila comes…
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July 6, 2018 in Blog

Meet our new Transformation Manager

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Kelebogile Ntsimane to Transformation Manager of NPI Governance Consulting. Kele has been with NPI for a year…
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June 20, 2018 in Blog

Mining Charter Requirement Unrealistic?

Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (commonly known simply as “BEE”) has played a large role in South Africa’s business landscape over the past 16 years. BEE…
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June 12, 2018 in Blog

South Africa’s Magnificent win over England

South Africa and England have been playing each other in Test Rugby since 1906. The game held at Ellis Park Saturday 9th June marked the…
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June 5, 2018 in Blog

Partnering for enterprise development that makes business sense

  When multinational optical and opto-electronic technology company, ZEISS South Africa, wanted to improve its Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) status, it enlisted the…
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June 2, 2018 in Blog

Our CEO’s GrowCo Diary: Savouring the Last Moments

According to organizers, “GrowCo, Inc. Magazine‘s Grow Your Company Conference, is exclusively aimed at growth strategies, over 3 days with a line-up of business experts, interactive…
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June 1, 2018 in Blog

Our CEO’s GrowCo Diary: The Early Bird’s Morning Routine

With over 500 delegates attending day 2 of GrowCO, it was started the ideal way, with a breakfast presentation by co-author, Benjamin Spall, of the…
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June 1, 2018 in Blog

Our CEO’s GrowCo Diary: The Great Game of Business

NPI CEO, Israel Noko participated at day 1 of the GrowCO in New Orleans.  This conference brings together top US entrepreneurs to engage with other…
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May 22, 2018 in Blog

B-BBEE RESEARCH & THOUGHT LEADERSHIP ON SOUTH AFRICA’S MINING AND PROPERTY SECTORS

NPI Governance Consulting is happy to announce the release of the Mining and Property portion of our B-BBEE Research & Thought Leadership series. The aim…
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April 20, 2018 in Blog

Pace of transformation in South Africa

On the back of Mark Lamberti's resignation as CEO of Imperial Group, and the Boards of Business Leadership South African and Eskom, NPI Chief Executive…
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April 10, 2018 in Uncategorised

NPI Governance Consulting supports informed Youth Career Choices

NPI CEO, Israel Noko, with Learners from Phomolong Secondary School. On April 04th2018, Future Skills held its second annual Gauteng, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and…
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April 2, 2018 in Uncategorised

DTI Minister gazettes significant changes to BEE Codes

Johannesburg, April 3 2018: Last week, the Department of Trade & Industry gazetted today (for 60 day public commentary), a significant changes to the Amended…
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April 2, 2018 in Uncategorised

Accounting for BEE transactions under IFRS for SMEs

For several years, companies have been able to issue equity instruments to black people or entities controlled by black people at a discount to fair…
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March 26, 2018 in Blog

NPI WSP AND ATR SUBMISSION WORKSHOP

The Skills Development element is a priority element under the amended B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice. Points earned under the Skills Development   element will not…
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March 18, 2018 in BEE, Blog

NPI B-BBEE Research & Thought Leadership Quarterly Magazine

NPI Governance Consulting is proud to announce its quarterly magazine around B-BBEE Research & Thought Leadership.  The NPI Team, which has over a combined 45…
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March 7, 2018 in Blog

NPI Governance Consulting nominated as a finalist at the Oliver Top Empowerment Awards

NPI Governance Consulting has been nominated in the category for the “Fast Growth Black Owned SMME” at the prestigious 17th Oliver Top Empowerment Awards taking…
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February 5, 2018 in Blog

B-BBEE Transformation in South Africa on Business Day TV

Recently, Mr Israel Noko, the CEO of NPI Governance Consulting and Ms Lynn Madeley, CEO at Havas Southern Africa, shared their views on B-BBEE Transformation…
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December 7, 2017 in Development

NPI is looking for talent!

We are looking for two people to join a dynamic team, see the opportunities listed below and email us if you feel you have what…
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November 20, 2017 in Blog

NPI Employment Equity Workshop

NPI will be having our last Employment Equity Workshop for the year, make sure you book your spot. Date: 23rd November 2017 Time: 09h00 to…
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November 1, 2017 in Blog

NPI Governance Consulting appoints new Chief Financial Officer

November 1 2017:  NPI Governance Consulting is pleased to announced the appointment of Francois Pretorius as Chief Financial Officer to manage the full strategic operations…
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October 16, 2017 in Blog

Employment Equity Workshop

DO YOU KNOW HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR EEA2 AND EEA4 AT THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR? With the window period open for Employment Equity Submissions, NPI…
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June 26, 2017 in Blog

Airbus Helicopter Southern Africa achieves 100% BEE compliance

NPI Governance Consulting has assisted in getting Airbus Helicopter Southern Africa their Level 4 B-BBEE rating in the latest BEE verification audit conducted by BEE…
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June 26, 2017 in Blog

Anticipated with bated breath: The new Mining Charter

NPI Article (June 26 2017):  It has been over ten days since the gazetting of the Mining Charter on the 15 June 2017, and the…
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June 22, 2017 in Blog

NPI Employment Equity Workshop

  The objective of the NPI Governance Consulting Employment Equity Workshop is to equip managers and Employment Equity committee members with the necessary knowledge and…
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June 13, 2017 in Blog

DTI changes the threshold for BEE Ownership Transactions

The Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) has gazetted some interesting new changes with regards to the BEE Transactional thresholds. This is a significant development…
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June 7, 2017 in Blog

NPI Governance Consulting appoints new Chief Strategy Officer

Johannesburg (June 7 2017):  Leading B-BBEE Advisory company, NPI Governance Consulting, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jimmy Furstenburg as its Chief Strategy Officer,…
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June 2, 2017 in Development

NPI Governance Consulting is looking for talent

IT Help Desk Engineer - Job Description Position Type: Full Time Job Type: Experienced Salary: R15K -R18K ( Depending on experience) Reference: NPI-ITGM01 In this role,…
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May 15, 2017 in Blog

US/SA Bilateral discussions win favour amongst black participants

Two weeks past saw the beginning of a first of its kind United States/ Africa initiated investment conference on the backdrop of the Word Economic…
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April 25, 2017 in Blog

Forestry industry gets in line with Amended BEE Codes

The Department of Trade & Industry gazetted the Amended Forest Sector Code. This Code came into effect from that date and there is no transition…
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April 12, 2017 in Blog

WORKPLACE SKILLS PLAN (WSP) AND ANNUAL TRAINING REPORT (ATR) DEADLINE in 12 WORKING DAYS!

The deadline for the submission of your business' Workplace Skills Plan as well as the Annual Training Report to your respective SETA's is on the 30th…
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April 10, 2017 in Blog

BEE Commissioner Practice Guide: Application of the Flow through Principle to QSE & EME

In an attempt to curb fronting and abuse of the fictitious value accruing to Black people in BEE ownership transactions, the BEECommission has issues a…
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March 15, 2017 in Blog

NPI CEO, Israel Noko, presents paper to Parliament on Transformation in Financial Services Sector

NPI Governance Consulting CEO, Israel Noko, spent the day in parliament yesterday delivering a paper on transformation in the financial services sector as part of…
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March 13, 2017 in Development

NPI Governance Consulting is Looking for Talent

We have two positions that have become available at NPI Governance Consulting. We are a dynamic and inspired environment, that seeks to attract talent that…
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March 8, 2017 in Uncategorised

International Women’s Day 2017 – Owning the Transformation Agenda

It was Circa 1997 when the Fourth Conference on Women delivered the Beijing Declaration  http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/beijing/platform/declar.htm , where there was a mass exodus that resulted in a paradigm…
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February 28, 2017 in News Article

VAT liabilities for Non-Executive Directors

A SARS ruling that Non-executive Directors are required to register and charge VAT where they earn director’s fees exceeding the compulsory VAT registration threshold of R1…
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February 27, 2017 in Blog

In Living Transformation

As I reflect on Transformation from my own experiences in this dynamic journey. I remember vividly how, on my fourth job and in between stints…
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February 16, 2017 in Uncategorised

NPI Governance Consulting appoints new Head of Corporate Services

Our birthday month has come with much fan fair, one of which was the honour of welcoming a new staff member in the form of Ms. Portia Motloung. Portia joins…
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February 8, 2017 in Uncategorised

Enterprise Development Loans: Beware of the tax consequences!!!

All small business owners will say that cash-flow is one of their biggest challenges as they grow their businesses and create jobs.  In many cases,…
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February 2, 2017 in Uncategorised

NPI Governance Consulting celebrates their 5-year milestone in business

Five years ago in the month of February, a young and aspiring businessman named Israel Noko, decided to forego a lucrative career in the Transformation…
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January 25, 2017 in Uncategorised

Small Business Lifeline in New Tender Rules effective April 2017

Government has finally announced the changes to the Preferential Procurement Regulations. The question we need to be asking is to whom exactly are the changes most…
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December 22, 2016 in Uncategorised

SARS rules on BEE donations-related tax consequences

Section 55 of the Income Tax Act of 1962 defines a 'donation' as any gratuitous disposal of property, including any gratuitous waiver or renunciation of…
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November 17, 2016 in Uncategorised

Minister Rob Davies Extends the Empowering Supplier Status

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies has extended the automatic recognition of the Empowering Supplier Status to all entities within South Africa…
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November 10, 2016 in Uncategorised

DTI gazettes proposed thresholds for major BEE transactions

Dr Rob Davies, the Minister of Trade and Industry, announced in the Government Gazette dated 8 November 2016 that the proposed threshold for registration of…
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November 8, 2016 in Uncategorised

ICT industry gets its own BEE Sector Codes

  The Department of Trade & industry published Amended ICT sector BEE Codes in the Government Gazette on November 7 2016. To date, this effectively…
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October 31, 2016 in Uncategorised

Breaking News!! Empowering Supplier status now a GUARANTEE says Dti

The Empowering Supplier status of an entity has long been a thorn in the proverbial side of any business embarking on a BEE Verification process.…
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October 22, 2016 in Uncategorised

Tax implications on BEE Transactions

SARS issued a binding private ruling (BPR 253) which deals with the donations tax implications in a situation whereby a new Black shareholder has entered…
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October 17, 2016 in Uncategorised

NPI Governance Consulting Nominated for Graduate Recruitment Programme Facilitation

We are extremely proud to announce that NPI Governance Consulting has been nominated to receive a certificate for participating in the Vaal University of Technology…
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September 28, 2016 in Uncategorised

PPPFA to be repealed says the President of the Republic, Jacob Zuma

Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma says for any economy to succeed, the majority of citizens must have a meaningful role to play beyond being workers.…
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September 28, 2016 in Uncategorised

Our CEO, Israel Noko at the Smart Growth Conference 2016

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September 19, 2016 in BEE, Blog, Case Study, News Article

5 Golden Rules for running a successful Enterprise and Supplier Development Program

The month of September has seen NPI Governance Consulting making inroads through partnering with the IQ Business’ annual Executive Forum Smart Growth (www.growth.co.za) hosted in…
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September 16, 2016 in Uncategorised

ABP CALLED TO RETRACT MISLEADING STATEMENT REGARDING ITS ACCREDITATION AS AN ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT PROFESSIONAL

MEDIA RELEASE DATE: 15 SEPTEMBER 2016 The B-BBEE Commission has instructed the Association of B-BBEE Professionals (ABP) to publicly retract the statement it issued suggesting…
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September 15, 2016 in BEE, Blog, News Article

BEE Commission slaps the wrist of ABP!!!!

Here we go, here we go, here we go!!!!!!! The BEE Commission is REALLY making its presence felt. A couple of days ago, the Associtation…
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September 13, 2016 in Uncategorised

BEE Commission publishes the Procedures for Non-Binding BEE Advisory Opinion

  Once again, the B-BBEE Commission is proactively demonstrating that it is serious about its role in addressing some of the unintended consequence around Broad-Based…
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September 13, 2016 in Blog, News Article

BEE Commission publishes the Procedures for Non-Binding BEE Advisory Opinions

Once again, the BEE Commission is proactively demonstrating that it is serious about its role in addressing some of the unintended consequence around Broad-Based BEE. …
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September 1, 2016 in BEE, Blog, News Article

The BEE Commission means business!!!

The BEE Commission has been very busy this week, and we have seen them flex their muscles as it pertains to ensuring that the spirit…
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August 18, 2016 in Uncategorised

NPI Governance Consulting launches new website

NPI Governance Consulting is pleased to announce the launch of their new website (www.npiconsulting.co.za) and we invite visitors to explore its recently published news. The…
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August 18, 2016 in Uncategorised

Cheryl Carolus appointed as Chairperson of NPI Governance Consulting

Johannesburg, August 16 2016: NPI Governance Consulting is pleased to announce that prominent businesswoman, Cheryl Carolus has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairperson of NPI Governance…
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July 26, 2016 in Blog

NPI Governance Consulting becomes the first ISO 9001 Accredited B-BBEE Advisory Firm in South Africa

Johannesburg, July 12 2016 - It is with great pleasure to announce that NPI Governance Consulting has finally met the requirements of being an ISO…
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July 26, 2016 in BEE

Pioneering Equitable Growth

As questions are asked about how transformed South Africa has really become more than a decade since the introduction of BEE legislation, the public and…
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July 26, 2016 in Uncategorised

The ugly face of B-BBEE fronting

Fronting has been around for a long time and, despite sterling efforts to eliminate it, is widely prevalent. “Essentially the practice involves attempting to score…
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July 26, 2016 in BEE, Transformation

How to Seal that BEE Deal

In South Africa, as in the rest of the world, business shareholders focus on annual returns and dividends. For companies in South Africa, being B-BBEE-compliant…
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July 26, 2016 in Finance, Sustainability

Should a Wife Trust a Trust?

Since the introduction of BEE in 2003, fronting has become an increasingly common practice. Fronting often involves white business owners, who in order to gain…
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July 26, 2016 in BEE, Transformation

Trumping Provision

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies has announced that the Trumping Provision of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Amendment Act, 2013 came…
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July 26, 2016 in BEE, Transformation

Establishment of the BEE Commission

Most of us who have in BEE Advisory or consulting would agree that BEE has not really achieved what was originally intended. In fact, one…
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July 26, 2016 in Sustainability

Sustainable local community engagement in the Renewable Energy industry

The Department of Energy (DoE)’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPPP), which outlines the criteria for Independent Power Producers to gain operating licenses, places…
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July 26, 2016 in Blog

Economic Development in the Renewable Energy Space

Sustainable energy supply is a matter of urgency for South Africa, with industry experts and power producer Eskom warning of imminent energy deficit. Procuring alternative…
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July 26, 2016 in Transformation

Transformation in the Agricultural sector

February 28, 2013 marked the end of the sixty day public commentary period for the draft Agri-BEE Codes of Good Practice. This AgriBEE codes were…
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March 21, 2014 in BEE, Blog, Case Study, News Article

Coca-Cola Southern Africa

The challenge One of the main aims of the government through its B-BBEE policy is to assist in the development of the operational and financial…
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March 21, 2014 in BEE, Blog, Case Study, News Article

IPSOS South Africa

The challenge The codes of good practice allow foreign multinational companies that do business in South Africa some flexibility in how they structure their empowerment…
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