Legislative update 2020
|CPD Hours:||Attendance at this seminar will secure 4 hour/s verifiable CPD points including other professional bodies (SAICA, SAIBA, ACCA, IACSA, IRBA & etc)|
This year we experienced rapid and unexpected changes. The COVID pandemic took the world by storm, but it did not mean that the world stood still. The legislative environment underwent important changes that impact businesses significantly. Don’t let lockdown impair your ability to stay updated. Join us for this half-day session where we will explore the shifts in the legislative landscape during 2020 and how this may impact your business.
Newly released or updated, Acts, Regulations and Standards during 2020 • Tax Laws Amendment Bill • Protection of personal information Act – Effective date and important updates • The Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act • Companies compliance checklist • New SAICA by-laws • ISRS 4400 updated • Taxation on foreign employment and emigration • Amended National minimum wages • Basic conditions of employment Act – parental benefits • Draft code of good practice on the prevention and elimination of violence and harassment in the world of work • Employment Equity Amendment Bill 2020 • Audited annual financial statements: Requirement to disclose remuneration and benefits of directors and prescribed officers • The Use of Electronic Signatures When Signing Audit, Review or Other Assurance Reports • Business rescue CPD policy • FICA proposed changes to accountable and reportable institutions • Tax ombud systemic issues • FSCA stance on contingent business interruption insurance cover • Draft Property Practitioners Regulations, 2020 issued for public comment
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