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Compensation fund red tape disgruntling Cape businesses

The Compensation Fund has come under fire once again, over allegedly poor administrative functions, including their registration system and issuing of letters of good standing.

The fund, which falls under the Department of Labour, provides compensation to workers injured or disabled on duty.

(Also read our article: Compensation fund is failing injured workers and doctors - Qualicare)

Vuyo Mafata, Acting Commissioner for the Compensation Fund said that measures were being put into place to improve the operations at the fund.

Listen to the full conversation from CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies:


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