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Charter Council

Guidance Notes

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.

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.

GN 500

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

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(d)

BLACK SME FINANCING - This guidance note provides guidance on the measurement principles relating to the financing of black SMEs.

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 801

ACCESS TO FINANCIAL SERVICES ELEMENT (BANKS) - The purpose of this Guidance Note is to provide details on the measurement of banking access products and the associated standards.

GN 801(a)

ACCESS TO FINANCIAL SERVICES ELEMENT (GEOGRAPHIC ACCESS) - This note serves the purpose of providing guidance to the measurement of Geographic Access.

GN 801(b)

ACCESS TO FINANCIAL SERVICES ELEMENT (ELECTRONIC ACCESS) - This note serves the purpose of providing guidance to the measurement of Electronic Access.

GN 802

ACCESS TO FINANCIAL SERVICES ELEMENT (LONG-TERM INSURERS) - The purpose of this Guidance Note is to specify the minimum standards required and scoring mechanism for Access products for the Long-term Insurance industry.

GN 804

ACCESS TO FINANCIAL SERVICES ELEMENT (SHORT-TERM INSURERS) - This document outlines the Target Market and Standards for the Access products to be developed by the Short-Term Insurance Industry.