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Good news! E-Commerce is now permitted under Alert Level 4

The Minister of Trade and Industry issued Directions on E-Commerce which came into effect on 14 May 2020 and will remain in force for the duration of Alert Level 4. E-commerce has been identified as a critical enabler to opening the economy through contactless transaction. This directive will permit e-commerce businesses to swing back into […]

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Workplace Readiness

Employers whose business operations have been gradually phased in under Alert Level 4 must adhere to detailed health and safety protocols. This means that all employers must re-examine their activities, work environment and policies in order to develop a workplace readiness plan to provide and maintain a working environment that is safe and without risk […]

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Alert Level 4: Permit to perform essential or permitted service

Alert Level 4 restrictions come into effect on 01 May 2020 and industries, businesses and entities permitted to perform work are gearing up to commence operations. In terms of Regulation 16(2)(b) of the Disaster Management Act Regulations, people may only leave their place of residence to go to work where a permit, which corresponds with […]

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