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October 15, 2019

How to incorporate effective training in your business?

Some companies spend billions on training their employees, however, their investment does not always ensure results. The success of training programmes implemented in businesses depends on […]
October 15, 2019

Do you have a work-life balance?

Having a job and a steady income plays a significant role in any person’s life, as it keeps us afloat and drives us to reach our […]
October 15, 2019

What is a company culture?

We all know that the term “culture” is defined as the values, practices and beliefs shared by members who form a part of the same group, […]
October 15, 2019

How to deregister or terminate a trust

There is no provision in the Trust Property Control Act, 1988 that requires the deregistration of trusts. However, this said, it does not mean that a […]
October 3, 2019

Aandele met of sonder ‘n sertifikaat: Wat jy moet weet

‘n Aandeel met sertifikaat is een waarvan ‘n sertifikaat as bewys dien – dit wil sê ‘n papierdokument wat waargeneem en hanteer kan word. Aandele sonder […]
October 3, 2019

Quality and affordable health care for all?

The National Health Insurance Bill was approved by Cabinet in 2017. The date for implementation of the NHI is 2025. The government formulated the National Health […]
October 3, 2019

Waaraan ‘n maatskappy moet voldoen om as ‘n groep maatskappy gesien te word

Artikel 1 van die Maatskappywet, 2008, (“die Wet”) omskryf ‘n groep maatskappy as twee of meer maatskappye wat verwant of onderling verwant is. ‘n Maatskappy (maatskappy […]
October 3, 2019

Make a success out of your business venture

Starting a business may sound like a great idea, but it takes hard work to make a success out of any business venture. A crucial part […]
September 27, 2019

All you need to know about shareholders’ agreements

A shareholders’ agreement sets out how a private company should be operated and regulates the various shareholders’ rights and obligations. It is therefore important that a […]
September 27, 2019

Make a good first impression

It takes less than 10 seconds to form a first impression of someone. In fact, behavioural scientists believe that we have a seven-second window period to […]
September 27, 2019

How to create a positive workplace culture

Having employees with bulky CVs, filled with experience and skills, doesn’t always result in a successful and effective workplace. If you think about it, what is […]
September 27, 2019

Opening-up shop, opening-up possibilities

Although many celebrities have spoken of how they intend to move to South Africa, the real influence that tourism has on the rental market is a […]
November 1, 2018

Renting property to foreigners

Renting property in South Africa is a straightforward process. The country has a vast selection of rental accommodation including bachelor flats in apartment blocks, Victorian cottages, […]
November 1, 2018

The role of a recognition agreement at the workplace

I have been approached by a trade union to enter into a Recognition Agreement with them. The trade union is of the opinion that it is […]
November 1, 2018

There is a way to keep the view

When you purchase a house with a view, you probably think that you are going to enjoy this view every day for the rest of your […]
November 1, 2018

Choosing mediation when resolving disputes

If I suggest mediation to a party with whom I have a dispute, am I signalling that I lack confidence in my own case? Mediation offers […]
October 29, 2018

Revenge porn on the rise: Legal recourse in South Africa

Introduction In the digital era we find ourselves in – with the web, social media, smartphones and the ‘screenshot’ – it has become much easier for […]
October 29, 2018

How to evict an illegal tenant

Landlords who have tenants that they believe are occupying their premises illegally may not forcefully remove such tenants. The Prevention of Illegal Eviction from and Unlawful […]
October 29, 2018

How binding are body corporate fines?

In an estate or sectional title scheme, it is challenging to ensure that everyone will stick to the conduct rules and to aid this, body corporates […]
October 29, 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) […]