An alert Moonstone compliance officer advised us of an outfit calling themselves Legal Centre who are employing dubious marketing tactics to make money out of unsuspecting individuals and businesses.
They are punting PAIA registration, claiming that even the smallest business need to register, or face a fine of R15 000.
An exemption was published for most small businesses. If you are in the financial services industry, you are exempted until 31 December 2015, provided that:
- your annual turnover is less than R10 million and
- you employ less than 50 people
Please click here to download a copy of the exemption document, and send them where they belong.