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Guidance Notes

GN 000(a)

GUIDELINES FOR THE EXEMPTION FOR GROUP REPORTING - Following the gazetting of the Amended Financial Sector Code(Amended FSC) on 1 December 2017, Statement 000 requires that all entities measured under the Amended FSC comply with the following clauses when reporting

GN 000(b)

GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND THE SCORECARD - This document is intended to provide a definition of a competent person and a guide for the Competent Person’s report on the Financial Sector Code.

CN 000(1)

Clarification Note on Statement 000 FS000 - This document is intended to provide clarification on the application of the B-BBEE recognition levels formula contained in paragraph 8.2.1 of FS000 Statement 000.

CN 000(2)

Clarification Note on Statement 000 FS000 - Guidelines: Equity Equivalents Programme for Multinationals in the Financial Sector

GN 100

RULES - BLACK BUSINESS GROWTH FUNDING (OWNERSHIP) - This document is intended to provide guidance on the rules governing the provision of Black Business Growth Funding pertaining to ownership.

GN 200

MANAGEMENT CONTROL - This document is intended to provide guidance on management categories, the economically active population (EAP) and the points calculated for these.

CN 300

Clarification Note - Clarification note on code series FS300, Statement 300. Measurement of the skills development element of broad-based black economic empowerment - Application of the EAP Formula.

GN 500

CONSUMER EDUCATION - The objective of this document is to provide measurement of the consumer education element of BBBEE.

GN 600

THE MEASUREMENT OF EMPOWERMENT FINANCING BANKS - The objective of this guidance note is to provide clarification on the allocation of empowerment financing targets and the recognition of an empowerment financing transaction undertaken by a measured entity within the Banking Sector.

GN 600(a)

TRANSFORMATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE - The objective of this document is to provide a Transformational Infrastructure Municipal Index and guidance on the scoring principles.

GN 600(b)

AFFORDABLE HOUSING - The purpose of this Guidance Note is to provide the latest definition of the affordable housing target market.

GN 600(c)

EMPOWERMENT FINANCING - This guidance note provides clarification on the measurement of Empowerment Financing undertaken by a measured entity.

GN 600(e)

ENTERPRISE SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT - The purpose of this Guidance Note is to clarify paragraph 3.6.1 of FS600 Statement 600.

GN 600(f)

RULES - BLACK BUSINESS GROWTH FUNDING (EMPOWERMENT FINANCING) - This document is intended to provide guidance on the rules governing the provision of Black Business Growth Funding pertaining to empowerment financing.

GN 700(aa)

THE MEASUREMENT OF THE ACCESS TO FINANCIAL SERVICES ELEMENT OF B-BBEE AS IT RELATES TO BANKS - GEOGRAPHIC ACCESS - This note serves the purpose of providing guidance to the measurement of Geographic Access.

GN 700(ab)

THE MEASUREMENT OF THE ACCESS TO FINANCIAL SERVICES ELEMENT OF B-BBEE AS IT RELATES TO BANKS - ELECTRONIC ACCESS - This note serves the purpose of providing guidance to the measurement of Electronic Access.

GN 700(b)

THE MEASUREMENT OF THE ACCESS TO FINANCIAL SERVICES ELEMENT OF B-BBEE AS IT RELATES TO LONG-TERM ASSURERS - ON CODE SERIES FS700, STATEMENT 702 - The purpose of this Guidance Note is to specify the minimum standards required and scoringmechanism for Access products for the Long-term Insurance industry.

GN 700(c)

THE MEASUREMENT OF THE ACCESS TO FINANCIAL SERVICES ELEMENT OF B-BBEE AS IT RELATES TO SHORT-TERM INSURERS - ON CODESERIES FS700, STATEMENT 703 - This document outlines the Target Market andStandards for the Access products to be developed by the Short-Term Insurance Industry under it’s commitments in terms of the Financial Sector Code gazetted on the 26 November 2012 (gazette number 359154).

GN 701

THE MEASUREMENT OF THE ACCESS TO FINANCIAL SERVICES ELEMENT OF B-BBEE AS IT RELATES TO BANKS - The purpose of this Guidance Note is to provide details on the measurement of banking access products and the associated standards.