Categories for Recommended Reading: Compliance Insights

King IV – Now More Than Ever

July 12, 2022 8:02 am

The definition of corporate governance for the purposes of King IV (copyright the Institute of Directors South Africa), is defined as the exercise of ethical and effective leadership by the governing body towards the achievement of the following governance outcomes: Ethical culture, Good performance, Effective control and Legitimacy. Ethical Leadership is exemplified by integrity, competence, responsibility, accountability, fairness and transparency. It involves the anticipation and prevention, or otherwise amelioration, of the negative consequences of the organisation’s activities and outputs on the economy, society and the environment and the capitals that it uses and affects. Effective leadership is results-driven. It is about achieving... Read more

Tip of the Month: Taking the ‘Pain’ Out of Compliance

October 8, 2021 9:25 am

Did you know ? BarnOwl takes the administrative burden out of compliance and enables you to identify compliance gaps, monitor and report on the progress of compliance across all business areas / departments within your organisation. BarnOwl enables compliance checklists (Surveys) to be sent automatically to all compliance owners across your organisation and enables you to monitor and report on compliance progress at the click of a button. Now more than ever, especially with the advent of GDPR and POPIA (effective 1st July 2021) and the new information regulator of South Africa, compliance is foremost on the radar even for... Read more

BarnOwl Info Sharing Insight: Compliance – One Bite at a Time… with Cherryn-Paige Bissett

October 6, 2021 12:58 pm

BarnOwl Info Sharing session: 30 September 2021 Compliance: One bite at a time Presented by: Cherryn-Paige Bissett, CEO – Paige Law, Introduction Whilst compliance has always been critical to the operating of any business, many sectors have arguably paid lip service to compliance apart from sectors such as banking, financial institutions, telcos and the mining sector who face heavy fines and / or in extreme circumstances could lose their operating licenses for non-compliance. Compliance is often seen in a negative light as being an inhibitor of business. However, this is not the case; compliance when implemented effectively is a necessary... Read more