Archive for August, 2016

Delays on IPP signatures costing jobs

  In a recent statement released by the South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA), the credibility of the renewable energy independent power producers programme (REIPPP) which has received international acclaim is being threatened by ongoing delays within government departments. The association says that the delays are directly affecting the viability of projects in an advanced […]

Is it legal to “trap” employees suspected of theft?

  Have you ever wondered if you’re allowed to trap an employee you suspect of stealing from you? The short answer is yes, but you will have to do it lawfully or else you will lose your case. Misconduct such as theft is by its very nature not easy for employers to identify, simply because […]

The electrical contracting industry pension fund: to be or not to be a member

  There has been an increase in the number of members wanting to know why they have to belong to the industry pension fund and why it is not possible for them to resign from the fund. The Board of Trustees of the Electrical Contracting Industry Pension Fund (Cape) regularly receives applications in this regard […]