iso 45001

ISO 45001 – what you need to know

ISO 45001:2016 (Draft Internal Standard) The ISO 45001 International Management System Standard is being developed to replace the OHSAS 18001.  ISO 45001 is currently in draft form and has...

Eight misconceptions about legal registers

The truth is that a well-designed and organised legal platform is a joy for a layperson. Such a platform automates much of what lawyers do, and gives the answers...

When does a company need a legal register?

Firstly, what is a “legal register”? Before answering the the question “when does a company need a legal register? “It is important to ask the question “what is a legal...
20 Oct 2015

Tragic example of why OHS training is a legal requirement in SA

On the 15th of October 2015, News24 reported that an employee at a Univa factory in Ga Rankuwa near Pretoria, producing washing machines and electrical stoves, was injured while...

DOL and the SACPCMP discussion on the application of the Construction Regulations, 2014

On 30 October 2015, Standards & Legal attended a discussion, hosted by the Department of Labour (the “DOL”) and the South African Council for the Project and Construction Management...
From the Stockholder to the Stakeholder

From the Stockholder to the Stakeholder – How Sustainability can Drive Financial Outperformance

From the stockholder to the stakeholder From the Stockholder to the Stakeholder by The Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at Oxford University is an excellent review of academic...
CER Full Disclosure Report

Standards & Legal’s perspectives on the CER Full Disclosure Report

Standards & Legal's further thoughts to the CER report titled Full Disclosure, published on 7 September 2015, detailing non-compliance with environmental law in South Africa by 20 listed companies...

Standards & Legal becomes the latest PRI signatory

Today we became one of the 9 South African headquartered professional service provider signatories of the United Nations Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI). As a PRI Signatory, this is...
26 Jan 2015

2015-01-26 In the news…

The cost of Eskom’s three power station headaches Take Home: Eskom has had three very expensive events at three different power stations (Duvha Unit 3, Majuba and Lethabo). The article...