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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 […]
June 20, 2019

Essential components of a performance management system

Performance management refers to the process by which managers and employees work together to plan, monitor and review an employee’s performance. A performance review is used to […]
June 20, 2019

Moving out? What tenants need to do before moving out

We all know that moving can be stressful and time-consuming, but before you start packing your boxes, there are certain things that you need to keep […]
June 20, 2019

Landlords & tenants: Can a tenant cancel a lease?

When it comes to cancelling a lease early, both landlords and tenants must be aware of their responsibilities. It’s important to note that the Consumer Protection […]
June 20, 2019

Maintenance of Surviving Spouse

The idea of freedom of testation is a core value of South African law and enjoys wide protection. The Maintenance of Surviving Spouses Act, 27 of […]
June 8, 2018

Antenuptial contracts: Can I get one after marriage?

Couples who are interested in an antenuptial contract often make the decision to get one before they are married. That is the ideal scenario. However, some […]
June 8, 2018

Municipal debt invalid, the Constitutional Court has ruled

On 23 May 2017, the Constitutional Court heard an application for confirmation of an order of the High Court of South Africa, that declared section 118(3) […]
June 8, 2018

Am I still protected without an employment contract

This article looks at the continued relevancy of the employment contract in legal practice today. In 2014, the legislator amended section 186(1)(a) of the Labour Relations […]
June 8, 2018

Can trustees ban your pet in a sectional title scheme?

Problems around the ownership of pets are common amongst owners of sectional title properties, but while laws may be imposed by the trustees of the homeowners’ […]
March 12, 2018

Cancelling a contract? The Do’s and Dont’s to consider!

Every person, whether an individual or a juristic person, will find themselves in a situation where they will want to terminate a contract. The aim of […]
March 12, 2018

Minimum wage increase

The Department of Labour released a media statement notifying trade unions about the wage increase. Once it becomes enacted as a law, no employee may be […]
March 12, 2018

Are restraint of trade agreements important for business?

A restraint of trade is an agreement between an employer and an employee, or a provision in an employment contract that restricts an employee from being […]
March 12, 2018

Can my property be used for Airbnb?

Can my property be used for Airbnb? When deciding whether to become an Airbnb host, it’s important for you to understand how the laws work in […]
March 12, 2018

Sectional titles: What is the role of the body corporate?

Sectional titles: What is the role of the body corporate? When it comes to sectional title schemes, there is still widespread misunderstanding of even the basics, […]
March 12, 2018

What if you’ve been a victim of cybercrime?

What if you’ve been a victim of cybercrime? In the modern age, more and more criminals are exploiting the speed, convenience and anonymity of the internet […]
March 12, 2018

Cancelling a lease agreement early

Cancelling a lease agreement early If you want to end your contract early, this can only be done “in situations where the Consumer Protection Act or […]
March 12, 2018

The Consumer Protection Act and your rights

The Consumer Protection Act and your rights The South African Consumer Protection Act, No. 68 of 2008 was signed on 24 April 2009 and the purpose […]