August 11, 2017

The Competition Commission: Play fair or else

There has been a lot of activity in the commercial sector regarding unfair behaviour according to the Competition Commission. Claims arose that retail giants blocked rivals […]
August 11, 2017

Social Media: What line can’t I cross as an employee?

There are cases of employees posting sensitive or disrespectful information and messages about their employers online. This might seem like an innocent joke with the people […]
July 13, 2017

Should I have to tolerate Corporate Bullying?

Every employee has the right to be treated with dignity and respect in the workplace, and employees do not have to tolerate bullying by employers. Bullying […]
July 13, 2017

Can someone record me without my permission?

Over the past few months, we have seen videos being posted on social media of physical altercations, poor service delivery and racial slurs, but the victims […]
July 13, 2017

Gearing up for POPI compliance

The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act will soon be tabled in parliament. The POPI Act outlines how companies may collect, handle, store and discard the […]
July 13, 2017

Is your business legally compliant?

Compliance refers to a company obeying all of the legal laws and regulations regarding how they manage the business, their staff, and their treatment towards their […]
June 15, 2017

The Fica Bill: What does it mean for you?

President Jacob Zuma has signed the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment (Fica) Bill, However, it must still be implemented. The bill is intended to strengthen measures to […]
June 15, 2017

The compulsory rotation of auditors

Every public and state-owned company has to appoint an auditor and a company secretary. However, in terms of section 92 of the Companies Act, 2008, the […]
June 15, 2017

How to register a trademark in 2017

If you have a business and wish to keep competitors from using, or misusing, your brand, then you should consider registering a trade mark for your […]
June 15, 2017

Domain names and intellectual property

There is often confusion when it comes to registering domains names and intellectual property. The reason for this is simple – when a company needs to […]
August 1, 2018

Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency and blockchain has been the hot topic in the media the past year. It is a concept that few truly understand, and could change the […]
August 1, 2018

Keep your business growing

Having a successful business means ensuring that it continues to grow. Without growth, your business will eventually run dry and stagnant. But with the added responsibility […]
July 5, 2018

BKI is in good company

As one of our many outreach and social responsibility programs, we have partnered with the Thornybush Collection (www.thornybush.co.za) and others to form a collective, so as […]
July 4, 2018

When it comes to strategy, think big

To create a strategic roadmap for your business you don’t need heaps of wonderful resources; you only need to give up your preconceived ideas about strategy. […]