Lauren Salt

Lauren Salt

Executive

Expertise

  • Employment

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group
Member

ENSafrica
South Africa

Profile

Lauren Salt is an Executive in ENSafrica’s Employment department. She represents both local and international clients in various industries including financial services, consulting, fast-moving consumer goods, aviation, media, retail, manufacturing and mining.

Lauren advises clients primarily on industrial relations, employment negotiations, labour dispute resolution, change management and pension-related issues. She counsels clients on strategic issues such as the labour-related implications of  mergers and acquisitions, restructuring,  outsourcing and the use of temporary labour. She has both local and cross border experience in corporate mobility and immigration-related issues. Lauren also represents clients before courts and other bodies, and liaises with trade unions on behalf of corporate clients in negotiating collective agreements. She has extensive experience advising clients on selection and recruitment matters as well as dismissals related to misconduct, poor performance, ill health and operational requirements.

Education

  • BA (University of KwaZulu-Natal)
  • LLB (University of KwaZulu-Natal)
  • LLM (summa cum laude) (University of KwaZulu-Natal)
  • Admitted as an attorney and notary public of the High Court of South Africa
  • Member of the Association of Pension Lawyers
  • Member of the South African Society for Labour Law
Articles

South Africa: Update to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) TERS and Tax Treatment of C19 TERS Benefit
ENSafrica, April 2020

In light of President Ramaphosa’s announcement of a phased approach to the end of lockdown, many businesses will still be required to remain closed (or partially closed) after 30 April 2020. With this in mind, many employers will still require assistance from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Temporary Relief Scheme (“C19TERS”)...

South Africa: Update to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) TERS and Tax Treatment of C19 TERS Benefit
ENSafrica, April 2020

In light of President Ramaphosa’s announcement of a phased approach to the end of lockdown, many businesses will still be required to remain closed (or partially closed) after 30 April 2020. With this in mind, many employers will still require assistance from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Temporary Relief Scheme (“C19TERS”)...

South Africa: amendments to the lockdown regulations: take-home points for employers
ENSafrica, April 2020

On 16 April 2020, the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs issued a notice which amended several material aspects of the lockdown regulations issued in terms of section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002...