February 27, 2017

What makes a suretyship valid?

On 29 May 2015, in the case of Dormell Properties 282 CC v Bamberger[1], the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) set out the importance of, firstly, […]
January 26, 2017

Is your Business POPI Compliant?

POPI refers to South Africa’s Protection of Personal Information Act which seeks to regulate the Processing of Personal Information. What is Personal Information? Means any information […]
January 26, 2017

Does your business need a liquor licence?

Liquor manufacturers and suppliers require a liquor license, as regulated by the National Liquor Authority. If your liquor registration has been cancelled you cannot continue to […]
January 26, 2017

The difference between a strike and a lockout

Workers have a right to strike, and employers have a right to lockout workers, if a dispute cannot be resolved. Certain procedures and certain limitations apply […]
January 26, 2017

Compensation for a fatal holiday resort accident

Emily and Nathan were a happily married couple in their early thirties with two minor children. Emily was a stay at home mom and Nathan was […]
May 22, 2018

The hidden cha-ching when selling your home

Selling your home involves various costs, and you may get out of your sale less than what you expected. Do these costs apply to you? *The […]
May 4, 2018

The taxation of employee incentive schemes

It has become popular commercial practice for many employers to design employment incentive schemes whereby employees are remunerated for services rendered over a period of time […]
May 4, 2018

Assets held as security by SARS when a company is being liquidated

The KwaZulu-Natal High Court previously granted an application brought by Van der Merwe and others (acting as liquidators) requiring the Commissioner for the South African Revenue […]
May 4, 2018

Removing directors of a company

The Companies Act, 71 of 2008, requires that the business and affairs of any company be managed by or under the direction of its board, which […]