Employee Relations

Our areas of expertise include among others restructuring and retrenchment planning; the employment consequences of transfers of business; disciplinary investigations and enquires; dismissals for poor performance (incapacity and ill health); mutually agreed terminations; employment discrimination law; employment equity; occupational health and safety; data protection and privacy in the work place; labour brokering services; the use of contract labour, (fixed term employees and independent contractors); the use of temporary labour; the development and drafting of a wide range of policies, procedures and employment contracts; restraints of trade; collective bargaining and strike management; wage negotiations; trainings and all existing and new employment related legislation.

Employee Benefits

We provide specialised and expert legal support to employers in the context of retirement funding, medical insurance and subsidies, group insured benefits and equity-linked incentive scheme The Employee Benefits department within Standard Trust assists various retirement funds’ Boards of Trustees in complying with their fiduciary duties to ensure that members’ dependents are looked after by offering the following: