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November 10, 2020

Buying and selling: avoid the potential nightmare

Buying a new home is always an adventure – but what if you’re still trying to bring a previous adventure to a close? Facilitating the transition of homeownership comes with an array […]
November 10, 2020

Fixed-term contracts: what employees need to know

An employee has been employed on a fixed-term employment contract for a number of years. Each consecutive year, the fixed contract is renewed at the election […]
November 10, 2020

What your brand says about you

Branding is certainly a very important aspect of your business. But what exactly is “branding” and how will it affect your business? Simply put, your brand is your […]
November 10, 2020

Hit and run motor vehicle accidents

The reality of motor vehicles accidents is that parties to the accident sometimes flee the scene of the accident without identifying themselves or their vehicles. Arguably, […]
October 12, 2020

Get the keys to your new home sooner

Buying a house is a big decision, one in which the buyer will have invested numerous hours of research, planning and careful consideration. It makes sense then that a buyer would want […]
October 12, 2020

Mediate rather than litigate

Wikipedia’s definition of mediation is “a structured, interactive process where an impartial third-party assists disputing parties in resolving conflict through the use of specialised communication and negotiation techniques”. Mediation, […]
October 12, 2020

Do I still have to pay my employees’ salaries?

Many employers were left in the dark after the President of the Republic of South Africa declared a national state of disaster in terms of the Disaster […]
October 12, 2020

Understanding the debt collection process

Have you ever heard about the Sheriff of the Court coming to collect your assets and auctioning it off in order to cover your unpaid debt? […]
October 7, 2020

POPIA’s eight conditions for collecting and processing personal information

Data is everywhere. In fact, because of the nifty autosave setting on the word processer used for writing this sentence, new information is being added to […]
October 7, 2020

Unfairly dismissed reinstated employee v permanent replacement employee

Reinstatement in terms of the s 193(2) of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (LRA) According to s193(2) of the LRA, if it is found […]
October 7, 2020

The importance of witnesses when signing a will

I gave instructions to my attorney to prepare a Will for me as my most recent Will no longer reflected my wishes. My attorney emailed the […]
October 7, 2020

Rehabilitation in all its shapes and sizes

Being sequestrated by an order of the High Court has a myriad of adverse consequences that could have an inhibiting effect on an individual and his/her […]
August 13, 2020

Caring for your loved ones by caring for their future

We’ve all seen it in movies and novels: A young unsuspecting person wakes up one day to find out that they had been left an extraordinarily […]
August 13, 2020

Exploring a Potential Property

Purchasing a home is one of the biggest decisions most people will make in their lives. It makes sense then that this endeavour should be approached […]
August 13, 2020

SARS eases burden on taxpayers, but there’s a catch

The tax season is swiftly approaching. For many people, it’s a time of the year that they dread. When it comes down to it, tax can […]
August 13, 2020

Is it still a buyers’ market out there?

The property market for 2020 initially proved to be a buyers’ market. Though with the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant lockdown’s effects on […]
July 20, 2020

Think Twice Before Using an Image from Google

In February 2018, Google made a distinctive change to their image search engine. Where previously you were able to open an image file directly from a […]
July 20, 2020

Smart contracts: where do they fit into the legal framework?

Smart contracts are agreements that self-execute without any human intervention when the conditions, as specified in digital form, are met. Blockchain, a decentralised digital ledger that […]
July 20, 2020

Your Business’s Rapid-Response Guide to Fake News

In the digital age, information is everywhere. At the click of a button a message can travel across oceans in the time it takes to blink. […]
July 20, 2020

Fight-or-flight: The cautionary tale of South African Airways

Since the start of the nation-wide lockdown, we have seen how all kinds of businesses have been struggling. Many businesses in the tourism and entertainment industries […]