In Brief: drinks on the employer; and informal traders trump ‘Operation Clean Sweep’
By Wynne Kossuth
The flip side to working hard for many of us is playing hard. Having said that, however, ‘play’ in the workplace involves legal boundaries, especially where alcohol is concerned. Who would have thought that an informal Friday afternoon session in the office pub could result in the employer being held liable for damage caused to a third party by an intoxicated employee? Do you have a policy in place that addresses employees’ drinking and driving? No? Well, read on…
Another sobering subject is the plight of informal traders. Did you know that the informal business sector, which is under threat, makes up 10 per cent of South Africa’s GDP? …
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