Compliance Online selected as a National Gazelle

We are proud to announce that Compliance Online has been selected as a member of the leading SME development programme, The National Gazelles, for 2017.

The National Gazelles is a flagship programme of the Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) and the Department of Small Business Development.  The programme supports the development of a new generation of successful businesses.

Compliance Online was selected after a rigorous four-stage process to participate in this programme, which identifies enterprises countrywide that demonstrate a proven success record combined with further growth potential. Read more

Emoluments attachment orders no longer free for all

There are a few civil matters in which the conduct complained of is so morally reprehensible that one is left aghast at the fact that such conduct managed to continue unchecked for so long. Yet, it took a determined legal aid clinic, a textbook test case and  a no-nonsense Constitutional Court to change a debt-recovery procedure that has been in operation (and subject to abuse) for nearly 40 years. Read more

Compliance with the NCA: credit providers are liable for the actions of their employees

Earlier this year the National Credit Regulator (NCR) referred a matter relating to Lewis Stores, to the National Consumer Tribunal for breach of the National Credit Act (NCA).

The role of the Consumer Tribunal is to adjudicate on applications and allegations of prohibited practice made in terms of the NCA and the Consumer Protection Act.

It was alleged that Lewis Stores and Monarch Insurance Company (its in- house insurance provider) sold retrenchment cover to pensioners and self-employed consumers. It was also alleged that Lewis Stores sold occupational disability cover as part of credit insurance to pensioners, and self-employed consumers. Read more

Give Rules, Not Orders

In Intent-Based Leadership organizations we try to refrain from giving a bunch of orders. We still have rules or structures. For example, we might say, “Look, we are going to have metrics and you can choose the metrics.” Or we might say, “We are going to have a plan, but you get to write the plan.”

3 Myths About Leading Organization-Wide Transformational Change

Your company’s ability to implement transformational change directly impacts how quickly your company can grow.

Creating a One-Company Culture

When in 1962 President Kennedy asked a janitor at NASA “What are you doing?” and the janitor famously replied “Well, Mr. President, I’m helping put a man on the moon.” it exemplified the One-Company Culture concept – the originator of the strategy had engaged the whole organization through the power of good communication to own and live the strategy.

Your Law Firms Should Know Your Legal Risk Appetite

Helping outside law firms understand the level of risk your company is comfortable with will produce better advice and prevent expensive rework

[Infographic] How Leaders Build Great Cultures

[Infographic] How Leaders Build Great Cultures

Click on this interesting infographic to see how leaders build great organisational cultures.

The Impact Of Visible Values on Organization Culture

Does it help to post scripture verses or virtuous quotes in a person’s cubicle or at the bottom of e-mails? Several studies, quoted below, explored that issue. The results of these studies have some food for thought in actions necessary to build healthy organizational cultures.

That new kind of leadership

We come across leaders in our everyday life. Donald Trump is a leader? Sure. Hillary Clinton? Of Course! Richard Branson? Without a doubt. Nonetheless, they are all fundamentally different people, and even more, different leaders.