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How do the new BBBEE Codes affect my organisation?

New BBBEE Codes come into effect on 11 October 2014 with a transitional period extending until 11 April 2015.   What are the new provisions though and how do they affect organisations? The DTI has noted some progress on direct equity in the past 6 years but realized that existing legislation was misaligned with the Codes of [...]

By | April 2nd, 2014|Blog|11 Comments

Diversity and inclusion in South Africa

Part 3: Diversity and inclusion in South Africa: What ‘inclusion’ could look like Building on the idea of oneness, South Africa offers a powerful African concept that supports a deeper understanding of inclusion. Ubuntu means “I am because you are.” It is a mind-set, a point of view, and a way of interacting with other [...]

By | December 4th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Diversity and inclusion in South Africa

Part 2: Diversity and inclusion in South Africa: Why is ‘inclusion’ missing? Following on from our first blog, which explored the difference between diversity and inclusion, we are interested in looking a bit more closely at some of the challenges preventing inclusive behaviour and attitudes in the workplace. In a recent article in the African [...]

By | December 4th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Diversity and inclusion in South Africa

Part 1: Diversity and inclusion in South Africa: Why introduce the concept of ‘inclusion’ – What is new? The field of diversity work has evolved significantly over time. Terminology has also changed.  Some talk about Diversity, Diversity Management, Diversity Awareness and now Diversity and Inclusion. What is New? Was Inclusion not implied in previous references [...]

By | December 4th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments