Archive for Transformation

Risk of Losing Ownership Points & Fronting Risk

  • May 10th, 2019

B-BBEE Ownership Schemes and Trusts at risk of losing ownership points and not being in compliance with the Act. DTI’s media release.   Companies with Trusts and Broad-Based Ownership Schemes in their ownership structures may lose points at the time…

Alternative Prosperity is Expanding

  • February 6th, 2019

Alternative Prosperity is expanding our presence in Gauteng with a larger team of specialists and a new office.   Alternative Prosperity has been helping clients with B-BBEE and transformation since 2008. Whilst operating predominantly out of our Western Cape office,…


  • October 15th, 2018

From the Department of Trade and Industry   The first Practice Note for the YES initiative was released via Government Gazette 41975 of 12 October 2018. Elaborated issues in the Practice Note include: E.S. Measured Entities needs to Registered and…


  • October 1st, 2018

The final Mining Charter was gazetted on Friday 28 September 2018. This brings an end to an extended period of consultation. Some of the highlights of the newly gazetted Mining Charter are as follow: The ‘Once Empowered, Always Empowered’ principle…


  • September 30th, 2018

Chances are that the net value calculation is understating the B-BBEE Value. You might be missing the mark for the sub-minimum for the 40% Net Value Threshold. Book your consultation and valuation. E-mail: Findings: Unnecessarily discounted transaction value on…

YES – An opportunity to improve your BEE Scorecard

  • August 29th, 2018

On 28 August 2018 the Department of Trade and Industry gazetted the inclusion of the Y.E.S. (Youth Employment Services) initiative into the Amended Generic Codes of Good Practice. The inclusion of the Y.E.S. initiative to the Codes could potentially improve…

Radical Transformation – Good or Bad

  • July 20th, 2017

The term Radical Transformation is the new buzzword in BEE. But what does this mean? Is this something that one must embrace or oppose? As with beauty, whether transformation is radical or not, is in the eye of the beholder….