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Managing drug abuse at work

Drug abuse in the workplace is a serious issue impacting on employee safety, product quality and/or productivity. It is important to manage situations involving drug abuse appropriately and fairly. This LegalFlow guides you through three activities: Conducting searches for drug; Conducting drug tests; and Declaring an drug dependency, ensuring you are following legal and fair procedures.

Types of employment contracts

There are different types of employment contracts depending on whether an employee is permanent full-time, part-time, flexi-time, or fixed-term (temporary). […]

Partner Africa Social Compliance Demo : Grievance Policy and Procedures

A grievance is any complaint that an employee might have as a result of a workplace issue. Employers should have […]

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Lodging a Grievance in the Workplace

A grievance is any complaint that an employee might have as a result of a workplace issue. Employers should have […]

Shareholders Operating Agreement (Short)

A Shareholder Agreement is a contract between shareholders of a corporation. It specifies shareholder rights and responsibilities and includes terms on internal management, share valuation, profit distribution, dispute resolution methods, and more within a corporation.

Founders Agreement: Pre-incorporation Startup Agreement (Extensive)

A Founders’ Agreement is a contract that a company’s founders enter into that governs their business relationships. The Agreement lays […]

Website Terms & Conditions of Use

A Terms of Service Agreement is a set of regulations which users must agree to follow in order to use a service. Terms of Use is often named Terms of Service, Terms and Conditions, or Disclaimer when addressing website usage. This agreement sets the rules that users must agree to in order to use your website.

Memorandum of Incorporation

The Memorandum of Incorporation, or MOI, sets out the rules governing the conduct of the company, as specified by its […]

Joint-Venture Agreement

A Joint Venture Agreement is a contract used to set up a business arrangement between two or more parties who agree to combine resources for a limited time to accomplish a particular project or goal.

Independent Contractor Agreement (Extensive)

Also known as a consultant or freelancer, an independent contractor is a business or individual that is typically self-employed and […]

Independent Contractor Agreement (Concise)

Also known as a consultant or freelancer, an independent contractor is a business or individual that is typically self-employed and […]

Writing a will - A simple guide

Many people pass away without having made a will which can make it complicated for the people who are left behind to finalise their estate. Having a will means you decide who to leave your property, money and other belongings to. You also decide who will be the executor of your estate. This LegalFlow guides you through the process of drafting a will ensuring it is a legal document and will be legally binding when you die.

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Applying disciplinary procedures (Includes termination of contracts)

As an employer, you will often have to deal with cases involving an employee’s misconduct or potential incapacity. This LegalFlow […]

Dealing with sexual harassment at work

The law requires employers to take steps, using either formal or informal procedures, to deal with complaints of sexual harassment […]

Managing Desertion

When an employee is absent from work for a period of time without informing their employer, it is called desertion. […]

Managing absence without leave (AWOL)

When an employee is repeatedly absent from work for short periods of time without informing their employer, it is called ‘absent without leave’ (AWOL). This LegalFlow will guide you, as an employer, through an initial assessment surrounding the situation and walk you through the appropriate legal steps which you will need to take in dealing with AWOL whilst ensuring that you follow fair procedures.

Applying incapacity procedures

Where an employee’s poor work performance is not their fault, for example, if they are constantly absent due to illness, then incapacity procedures should be used to deal with the employee. The process to follow is different to a disciplinary enquiry for misconduct. This LegalFlow will guide you through formal incapacity procedures ensuring you are following fair procedures.

Referring an Unfair Dismissal to the CCMA

If you believe you have been unfairly dismissed, you can apply to the CCMA for unfair dismissal and ask for […]

Partnership Agreement

A Partnership Agreement establishes the rights and responsibilities of general partners, and the rules in a for-profit partnership.

Power of Attorney (Durable)

A Power of Attorney form allows you to appoint another person to act on your behalf should you ever require someone to make short- or long-term decisions for you.

Power of Attorney (Ordinary)

A Power of Attorney form allows you to appoint another person to act on your behalf should you ever require someone to make short- or long-term decisions for you.

Last Will and Testament RSA

A Last Will and Testament is a legal document which allows you to control how your estate will be distributed after you pass away.

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Last Will and Testament RSA (Simple Language Format)

A Last Will and Testament is a legal document which allows you to control how your estate will be distributed after you pass away.

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Domestic Worker Employment Contract

This employment contract intended for regulating the relationship between employer and domestic worker in 'Plain', non-legal, language.

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Investment Due Diligence Checklist

The due diligence process helps the investor determine if its initial decision to provide funding is based on accurate information. As such, investors check your finances, your company’s structure, legal documents, key personnel, employment contracts, vendors, clients and more.

Business Plan Template

A Business Plan is a comprehensive proposal that outlines a business's challenges and opportunites as well as its marketing, financial, […]

Non-disclosure Agreement (Disclosing_Long)

A Non-Disclosure Agreement is a contract used to maintain privacy in agreements where sensitive information is exchanged between two parties […]

Non-disclosure Agreement (Mutual_Long)

A Non-Disclosure Agreement is a contract used to maintain privacy in agreements where sensitive information is exchanged by one party […]

Claiming the minimum wage

If you are not being paid the statutory minimum wage for your sector, you can use this LegalFlow to guide […]

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Website Privacy Policy

Also known as a “privacy statement”or “privacy declaration,” a privacy policy is a statement that explains how a company collects, handles, stores, shares, and protects customer’s personal and often sensitive information gathered through their interactions with a website.

Legal Health Check

A Legal Health Check can be referred to as a current and comprehensive evaluation of the crucial legal elements of your business. It involves a comprehensive diagnostic on the legal upkeep, reuglation adherance and compliance within your business and the outcome will define the strength of the business while pointing out ways of improving your legal landscape.

Managing alcohol dependency at work

Alcohol abuse in the workplace is a serious issue impacting on employee safety, product quality and/or productivity. It is important to manage situations involving alcohol abuse appropriately and fairly. This LegalFlow guides you through three activities: Conducting searches for alcohol; Conducting alcohol tests; and Declaring an alcohol dependency, ensuring you are following legal and fair procedures.

Reporting an accident to Workmen's Compensation

The Compensation Fund provides compensation for workers who get hurt at work, or sick from diseases contracted at work, or for death as a result of these injuries or diseases. Employers have to pay into the Compensation Fund once a month and report any injuries sustained by an employee during the course of their work and/or any diseases contracted at work. This LegalFlow describes the process of reporting an injury or disease to the Compensation Fund, and the forms that you need to complete and submit.

Holding a disciplinary inquiry

In cases involving more serious misconduct, or when the behaviour has been consistent, an employer will need to hold a […]

Applying for a SASSA COVID-19 Special Relief grant

During the COVID-19 lockdown the government made provision for a COVID-19 Special Relief Grant of R350 per month for people […]

Claiming compensation for work injuries or diseases

The law requires employers to be registered with the COIDA (Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act) so if an […]

Grievance Procedures in the workplace

A grievance is any complaint that an employee might have as a result of a workplace issue. Employers should have […]

Applying for political asylum

Any person who comes to South Africa as an asylum seeker to escape persecution in their own country, must follow […]

Getting a protection order

If you are the victim of abuse and you want protection from your abuser to stop them continuing the abuse, […]

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Applying for a NSFAS Bursary

If you want to study at a University or College and neither you nor your parents can afford to pay […]

Lodging a sexual harassment claim at work

Employees have the right lodge a claim of sexual harassment with their employer if they believe they have been harassed […]

Understanding misconduct and incapacity

It is important that business owners and managers have a clear understanding of the difference between misconduct and incapacity and […]

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