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Privacy Policies

  • ​​​​Business Continuity Management:Policy
  • ​​​​Confidentiality of employee information
  • Business code of conduct
  • Corporate governance and regulatory compliance
  • Representing the company
  • ​Dealing with clients and suppliers
  • Conflict of interest
  • Closed periods
  • Confidentiality
  • Insider information
  • Information technology
  • Breach of the company’s business practice
  • Risk management
  • The Employee’s responsibility
  • Environmental policy: Growthpoint’s commitment to responsible environmental conduct. Areas of consideration include climate change and carbon emissions, energy, water, waste and biodiversity.
  • ​​​​Recruitment policy: Gives guidance to management on attracting the most suitable candidates to fill vacant positions. In addition,

    the policy aims to provide guidance on the recruitment of candidates so as to comply with the provisions of the Labour Relations Act No 66 of 1995 (as amended) and the requirements of the Employment Equity Act No 55 of 1998 (as amended).

  • Financial assistance policy: Where deemed necessary, Growthpoint may provide financial assistance to employees. Situations of undue personal hardships are those that are unforeseen/unanticipated (emergency situations), which the employee could not have provided for and no other institution could provide for.
  • Leave policy
  • Benefits: Other benefits granted to employees, rewards for exceptional performance and other gifts, long service awards, professional memberships and clothing allowances.
  • ​Medical aid policy: All permanent employees to become a member of one of the company’s medical aid schemes, unless an employee is entitled to medical benefits in terms of another scheme, provided proof of such membership is provided annually.
  • Serious illness insurance policy: A list of serious illnesses covered as well as the terms and conditions and related benefits.
  • Disability policy: Disability benefits available only to employees who become disabled during their employment at Growthpoint.
  • Educational bursary scheme: Provide all employees with focused educational opportunities, to enable the acquisition of qualifications necessary for career development within Growthpoint.
  • Cell phone policy: Eligibility, reimbursement process and levels in compliance with SARS practice.
  • Local travel policy: This policy sets out the travel and accommodation arrangements for Growthpoint employees or other authorised persons while away on business travel. This address both local and international travel.
  • International travel policy: This policy sets out the travel and accommodation arrangements for Growthpoint employees or other authorised persons while away on business travel. This address both local and international travel.
  • Substance abuse policy: Stipulates behaviour that constitutes a breach of company policy and a breach of an employee’s duty to act in good faith towards Growthpoint.
  • Sexual harassment policy: Defined in accordance with Notice 1367 of 1998 in terms of section 203(2) of the Labour Relations Act No 66 of 1995 and ensuring the proper process is undertaken in a sensitive and confidential manner.
  • Computer usage policy: This policy sets out employees’ obligations to safeguard Growthpoint’s competitive advantage and business continuity, as well as to ensure the ongoing confidentiality, integrity and availability of all Growthpoint’scomputer resources.
  • ​Policy on whistle blowing and protected disclosures: Encourages Growthpoint employees, to raise concerns about workplace malpractice without fear of victimisation or reprisal. Growthpoint seeks to protect all employees who disclose unlawful or irregular conduct by the company, its employees or other stakeholders.
  • Retirement policy: Group provident fund, early retirement benefits, low-risk portfolio option, staff incentive scheme, retirement counselling and financial planning.
  • Dress Code: To define appropriate business attire to be adopted by Growthpoint staff.