October 5, 2021

Arbitration as a method of dispute resolution – Part I

Arbitration is one of a few dispute resolution mechanisms which include conciliation (negotiation), mediation, and litigation. It is regulated by the Arbitration Act 47 of 1965 (“the Act”) as amended. The Act […]
September 21, 2021

#6 What the hell is that?

As promised, herewith some phobias beginning with the letters K- N K Phobia Condition Koumpounophobia Fear of buttons on clothing.  This phobia regularly leads to feelings […]
August 27, 2021

Gross vs net profit: Why numbers are deceiving

In the world of business, your earnings can make a large difference between getting investors to invest in your business and being completely overlooked. Many business […]
August 27, 2021

How to deal with a nuisance created by your neighbours

Urbanisation, and the consequent magnitude of residential estates that are becoming increasingly dense and populated, requires individuals to abide by the municipal by-laws and regulations and […]
August 27, 2021

Smart accounting: Are you VAT compliant?

The last several years have seen an increase in “smart accounting systems” that have online capabilities and that can integrate with various other business solutions. These […]
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 25, 2022

Keeping things fair in the business race

The purpose of the Competition Act 89 of 1998(“the Act”) is to promote the efficiency, adaptability, and development of the economy, and to ensure that small […]
April 22, 2022

POPI Act compliance is a chore, but you’ll rest easy once it’s done

Since the POPI Act came into effect on the 1st of July 2020, many businesses have had to rethink the way that they use and store information […]
April 22, 2022

Have you revised your business continuity plan?

While the possibility of a global pandemic was always at the back of our minds, its emergence still managed to catch us off-guard and wreaked havoc […]
April 22, 2022

Do actions speak louder than words in the business world?

It’s one thing to claim your company is customer-orientated, but talk can be cheap regarding what matters most to your business. The businesses that serve their […]
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