July 1, 2021

#5 What the hell is that?

As promised, herewith some phobias beginning with the letters H, I, J, K and L. H Phobia Condition Halitophobia Fear of bad breath.  This is a symptom in […]
June 25, 2021

Business-to-business agreements: The questions you need to ask

Your business success relies on your interaction with clients/customers and other businesses. Your profit is directly proportional to the behaviour of these external role-players. Dealing with individual clients/customers does come […]
June 25, 2021

The low-down on property auctions

Buying and selling properties through auction has always been a staple of the real estate market. And to this day, it remains one of the best ways to purchase properties at bargain prices. Unfortunately, numerous misconceptions around properties that […]
June 25, 2021

You cannot escape VAT when touring

On 25 May 2021, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) upheld an appeal by the Commissioner for the South African Revenue Services (“SARS”) against Tourvest Financial Services (Pty) […]
May 27, 2021

Mayday, mayday! Are you equipped for a workplace emergency?

It is a thing of human psychology to be aware of the potential danger in our surroundings, which makes it very easy for us to keep […]
May 27, 2021

Passing off: Don’t let others benefit from your reputation

Passing off is a delictual remedy that is derived from English law and has been implemented in South African law. The most authoritative definition of passing off was given in the Capital Estate and General Agencies […]
May 27, 2021

The recusal of a judge is no fleeting matter

The doctrine of recusal has recently been placed in the spotlight after former president Jacob Zuma brought such an application at the Commission for Enquiry into State […]
May 26, 2021

#4 What the hell is that?

As promised, herewith some phobias beginning with the letters E, F and G. E Phobia Condition Ecophobia This is the feeling of powerlessness to prevent cataclysmic environmental […]
April 29, 2021

#3 What the hell is that?

In one of the BKI’s newsletters circulated during February 2021 I undertook to circulate a list of phobias starting with the letter A and – not […]
April 21, 2021

OH MY WORD!

Warning; language in paragraphs 5 and 6 – even though quoted verbatim – may be offensive to some persons. Words – and more particularly the written […]
November 13, 2019

What is a Living Will?

A Living Will is a document regarding healthcare at the end of your life. It states that any treatment that would otherwise lengthen your life should […]
November 20, 2017

The basics of creating a Last Will & Testament

Who your property is passed on to depends on whether you have a valid will or not. If you do have a valid will, then your […]
April 25, 2017

Can I amend my will?

Having a will is a final statement of how you want your assets to be managed after your death. However, sometimes you may want to change […]
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