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January 15, 2020

Is an e-will valid in South Africa?

In terms of South African law, for a will to be accepted as valid by the Master of the High Court (a statutory body to which […]
January 15, 2020

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 […]
January 15, 2020

Don’t light that short fuse

A client poses a question to their attorney: My ex-boyfriend (Y) saw me and my new love interest (X) at a restaurant. Y aggressively confronted me […]
January 15, 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 15, 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 15, 2020

Identification parades: Fair or unfair?

The cautionary approach is effectively summed up in the case of S v Mthetwa where the presiding officer noted that the honesty of the identifying witness should be […]
January 15, 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 15, 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 […]
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 […]