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October 14, 2020

IFRS vs IFRS for SMEs

The majority of financial statements in South Africa are arguably compiled by implementing the International Financial Reporting Standards for Small and Medium-sized Entities (IFRS for SMEs) […]
October 14, 2020

What is meant by “connected persons”?

On 28 January 2020, SARS released interpretation note 67 providing guidance on the term “connected persons” in section 1(1) of the Income Tax Act. The interpretation […]
October 14, 2020

Zoombomb defusal kit

In the past few months, COVID-19’s unwelcome visit has led to the increased need for social distancing and, by extension, new methods of communication within and […]
August 24, 2020

Some fun facts

Fact: A cow-bison hybrid is called a “beefalo” Fact: The first oranges weren’t orange The original oranges from Southeast Asia were a tangerine-pomelo hybrid, and they […]
August 24, 2020

Possible insurance relief for struggling businesses due to lockdown

A business interruption insurance policy typically caters for a decrease in turnover or profit (depending on the type of cover); an increase in operating expenses and […]
August 24, 2020

Tax relief measures for small business from the effects of COVID-19

The last few months have been extremely tough for small business owners as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic, and various lockdown measures that have […]
June 17, 2020

The new age of property viewings has arrived

The real estate industry has always been known for utilising the latest technologies available to bring buyers and sellers together. From announcements at Town Hall gatherings […]
June 17, 2020

Is it time to say goodbye to your business?

South Africa has been experiencing very slow economic growth and international rating agencies have subsequently downgraded South Africa’s investment outlook to “junk status”. This, and a […]
June 17, 2020

Understanding force majeure in relation to contractual obligations

Common Law position – in absence of a “force majeure” clause A force majeure is an act of God or man (such as a war, strike, […]
May 15, 2020

How to become a parent

When it comes to the structure of families, Bob Dylan described it adequately when he said, “the times they are a-changing’”. The liberation of sexual orientation […]
March 18, 2020

Relief for Low-Income South Africans

Microfinance versus financial inclusion In order to define ‘financial inclusion’, its relationship with microfinance must first be understood. Microfinance is a financial service offered by financial […]