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March 14, 2019

Paternity leave for men

From January 2019, working South African men are entitled to 10 days of paternity leave after the birth of their child. The Labour Amendment Act also […]
March 14, 2019

Ethics – a rare commodity

“A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world” – Albert Camus Based on the recent events in South Africa, ethics should be […]
March 14, 2019

Electronic signing of documentation

The commercial world is currently moving to greater levels of digitisation. Organisations are implementing automated and electronic solutions in an effort to improve efficiency and better […]
March 14, 2019

Korporatiewe beheer: aard van beslote korporasies en hul lede

Die Maatskappywet No 71 van 2008 (“die Maatskappywet”) hou belangrike gevolge vir beslote korporasies in. Daar kan onder andere geen inkorporasie van nuwe beslote korporasies kragtens […]
January 29, 2019

Choosing guardians for your minor children

Choosing guardians for your children is one of the hardest and most important decisions you will ever have to make. The thought of someone other than […]
January 29, 2019

Ever had a maintenance issue and had no idea how the process works?

The maintenance clause in a divorce order is not final in the sense that it can never be altered. It is possible to do so by […]
January 29, 2019

Renting property under debt review

“I’ve been struggling to pay off my debt and to manage my finances. As a result, I am now under debt review. Can I still rent […]
January 29, 2019

The Cybercrimes Bill: Malicious messaging over social media could send you to jail

South Africans will soon have to be much more careful and think twice about the messages they send over WhatsApp and other social media platforms, as […]
January 23, 2019

The requirements and benefits of a sole mandate

What is a sole mandate? When homeowners decide to sell their property and have chosen an estate agent/agency to market their property, they will be asked […]
January 23, 2019

What is the process of adoption?

Introduction The adoption process is regulated in South Africa by the Children’s Act 38 of 2005 (“the Act”). Adoption is one of the ways to help give […]
January 23, 2019

Why is it important to deal with collation in your will?

The South Africa common law presumption of collation (collatio bonorum) is alive and well. This presumption is rooted in the belief that a testator intended that […]
January 23, 2019

Korporatiewe beheer – ’n Refleksie

Die einde van 2018 het aangebreek en soos met alles wat tot ʼn einde kom, kyk ons terug na dit wat verby is.  Ons het dit […]
November 13, 2018

AGA (SA) – Relevance, enhanced recognition and status for accountants

The journey to reach the Chartered Accountant South Africa CA(SA) designation has been described as one of the most difficult career paths in South Africa. With […]
November 13, 2018

Before signing a lease

Tenants often take the signing of a lease agreement lightly and don’t read carefully through the terms and conditions. A proper lease agreement will ensure that […]
November 13, 2018

First-time home buyer?

Buying a property is a rather big deal, which is why you should be sure that you are able to afford it before you end up […]