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Fighting with your shadow – understanding the concept of non-executive and shadow directors

Before I discuss the concept of a shadow director and a non-executive director, I must first explain what a director is. Section 66 of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 (the 2008 Act) sets out what a director is by stating that the affairs of a company must be managed by its board, which has the authority to exercise all power and perform any of the functions of the company, ...

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    Employee safety during COVID-19: When does an imminent and serious risk exist?

    The Minister of Employment and Labour issued the Consolidated Direction (the Direction) on Occupational Health and Safety Measures in Certain Workplaces on 4 June. Clauses 48 to 56 of the Direction deal with an employee’s right to refuse to work due to potential exposure to COVID-19, if circumstances arise, which with reasonable justification, appear to pose an imminent and serious risk of exposure.

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