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January 24, 2020

Corporate Governance – Financial year-end of a company

Every company has a financial year. A company’s financial year is any 12-month period that the company uses for accounting purposes. The financial year-end of a company is […]
January 24, 2020

Valuation methods

A business valuation is a process whereby a value is placed on a business or a business unit, based on the historical and projected financial performance […]
January 24, 2020

Internal vs external marketing

What is internal marketing and what is external marketing?  Why is it important for companies to understand these concepts? Because happy internal clients mean happy external clients! […]
January 24, 2020

Understanding Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) are a natural process of any business, although not all businesses go through this form of transition. Merging is when two companies […]
January 20, 2020

The importance of mentoring and coaching

Mentoring trends challenge individuals to develop and manage themselves and are becoming an integral part of productive performance and increased learning. It can help in career development, strategic planning, skills development, employment equity and building […]
January 20, 2020

Professionalism goes a long way

Professionalism is defined as a person’s conduct at work. It refers to the level of competence or excellence that is expected of a professional. One should […]
January 20, 2020

When can I claim constructive dismissal?

Constructive dismissal is defined as a situation in the workplace, created by the employer, that renders the continuation of the employment relationship intolerable to the extent […]
January 20, 2020

The principles of good ethics in the workplace

Ethics are a set of moral values that are relied upon when it comes to making decisions. In the workplace, ethics are an essential component in […]
November 5, 2019

What is a business valuation?

A business valuation is a process whereby a value is placed on a business or a business unit, based on the historical and projected financial performance […]
November 5, 2019

All for one, one for all

Where starter homes in quiet suburbs used to be the norm when it came to first buys for working professionals and young couples, it seems like […]
November 5, 2019

Rental considerations for landlords

Investing in a property can be one of the best decisions you make. It is also one of the investments you need to consider most carefully […]
November 5, 2019

Your home away from home

Finding a holiday home isn’t as simple as choosing your favourite holiday spot and packing your bags. With the festive season around the corner, the urge […]
September 18, 2019

Who is the employer? The labour broker or the client?

I was employed by a Temporary Employment Service (“TES”) to work on a fixed-term basis for a company that manufactures stationery. After working for the same […]
September 18, 2019

Thinking outside the box in your business

What does this term mean? It refers to the approach to a certain aspect, or in this case, your business. This term can also be clarified […]
September 18, 2019

Estate planning and the importance of the subdivision of Agricultural Land Act

Scenario Mr Reyneke owns a farm in South Africa and in terms of his last will and testament he bequeathed the said farm to his two […]
September 18, 2019

My neighbours are renovating their house without complying with building regulations. What are my options?

What one’s neighbour builds on their property, is not something the owner of the neighbouring property has a lot of control over. Unfortunately, it can have […]
August 22, 2019

Proposed Harsher Penalties For Applicants Who Lie On Their CVs

According to an IOL report dated 31 January 2019, the number of false qualifications is on the rise in the country, with 97 national qualifications that […]
August 22, 2019

Land Expropriation Bill: What It Means For Your Landownership Rights

During 2018, the African National Congress (ANC) announced its intention to drastically speed up the land reform process in South Africa when President Cyril Ramaphosa announced […]
August 22, 2019

How to Hire the Right Person for the Job

Hiring managers all know how crucial it is to hire the right candidate. Hiring the wrong people to join your workplace could possibly make or break […]
August 22, 2019

How to Set Social Media Goals to Ensure Business Success

Setting goals can be difficult, especially when it comes to setting social media goals for your business. Today, it’s nearly impossible to avoid social media. Most […]