Category: Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE)

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Mining Charter Newly Gazetted. Ownership has increased from 26% to 30%. It also affects suppliers to the mining industry.

We have had a tremendous response to our last newsletter covering the Mining Charter in great detail. If you missed the article you are welcome to visit our website to read it. Alternatively, if you require a solution our consultants can assist. Attention: Companies in the mining industry On the...

Modified Flow Through Principle – newsletter 20 June 2017

[signinlocker id=”2544″]  There has been a lot of activity in the past couple of months on the BEE front. The B-BBEE Commission has issued an important practice guide covering the modified flow through principle (discussed in detail in this newsletter) The Forestry Sector Code been finalized The Property Sector Code...

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JSE-listed companies lax in B-BBEE compliance – listen to SAFM’s – interview with Lianne Friedman.

The B-BBEE Commission says it will take action against non-complying JSE-listed companies. The amendment act requires JSE-listed companies to report on their compliance in terms of B-BBEE to the newly introduced commission. The format of reporting is yet to be prescribed but, given the requirement for public entities to do...

EconoBEE - BEE Points = Business

Crash Course in BEE – B-BBEE in 5 minutes

EconoServ has an enormous repository of useful information! View our news & resources to gather free information from our website. What is BEE? BEE, or more accurately B-BBEE refers to Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment is a policy of the SA government which encourages companies to help transform the country....

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DoL’s CEE Report

More so than ever, transformation, radical economic transformation, BEE and employment equity are under the spotlight and it is imperative for all companies to comply with the relevant legislation. The recently issued Commission for Employment Equity results shows that many companies have not followed through with their plans in implementing...

BEE sector codes

B-BBEE Companies Must Comply or Face Action: Trade and Industry Minister

The Minister of Trade and Industry (the dti) Rob Davies has said that the Broad-Based Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Commission should take action against companies that are found not complying with the B-BBEE requirements for transformation. To date, the Commission has only received 27 reports from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)...

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BEE Sector Codes Creating Confusion

When the BEE amended codes were launched nearly five years ago, the intention was to make the codes simpler and encourage transformation. But since then the codes have done the opposite. They have become more complex, causing confusion in the market and harming transformation. Businesses needing to adhere to the...

JSE Compliance vs Public Enterprises

BEE regulations state that organs of state, public entities and JSE listed companies must report on their compliance to the BEE Commission. We asked the BEE Commissioner what the status of reporting is:   I know compliance by JSE companies is low. How many public entities and organs of state...