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Simplifying GRC with technology

Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) is a mouthful. Too often, organizations misunderstand and misrepresent GRC and lump it into a pile with other non-core activities. GRC is intimidating and difficult to untangle because it covers a wide scope of disciplines. How do...

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Getting to grips with Contractor Management

Statistics from the Federated Employer’s Mutual Assurance Company reports that the construction industry suffers 400 accidents a year, of which the total of fatalities amounts to about 150, excluding motor vehicle accidents. Although there has been a slight decline in...

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Cannabis in the Workplace

In March 2017 the Western Cape High Court passed down a landmark judgment in Prince v Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development and Others, declaring that possession, cultivation and use dagga at home, for private use, would be allowed in South Africa. The...

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Carbon Tax

We all know by now that humans are contributing to global warming by releasing carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. This is generally not considered “a good thing”. Governments agree that they need to reduce this. The Paris Agreement is an...

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How Solar Panels work (Animated Infographic)

Humans have been trying to harness the sun’s energy for most of history, but it was the invention of the first photovoltaic cell by French physicist Edmond Becquerel in 1839 that finally made solar energy possible on a grander scale. Since then, solar has come a long...

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Teambuilding with Complyworks Africa

Green Gain Consulting, together with partner company Complyworks Africa, had a fantastic team-building event in September. The event was held at Team Building Institute (TBi) Pretoria, and included beach volleyball, soccer, a handstand walking competition, and of...

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ISO 27001

As part of our ongoing commitment to excellence, we can now proudly announce that we are busy aligning with the ISO 27001 International Standard for Information Security Management (ISMS).  An ISMS is a systematic approach to managing sensitive company information so...

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ISO 45001 – Occupational Health and Safety

The latest on the new ISO 45001 Standard (current OHSAS 18001) ISO 45001 - Occupational Health and Safety More than 6 300 people die each day from work-related accidents or diseases - that’s nearly 2.3 million people every year. As a result, the burden of occupational...

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