CIPC

February 5, 2021

What the hell is that?

Shortly before the holiday season commenced, my firm was mandated to undertake a due diligence on behalf of a potential purchaser of a farming operation involving poultry, geese, and […]
January 14, 2021

Are you freely exposing your data to data thieves?

Convenience is everything in our fast-pace world that never seems to sleep. From takeaways to online shopping to 24-hour stores to free public internet networks, our […]
January 14, 2021

When can businesses return to ‘business as usual’

2020 was a year that will always be remembered for a variety of reasons. Apart from the obvious invasion of COVID around the world, South Africa […]
January 14, 2021

Caring for your loved ones by caring for their future

We’ve all seen it in movies and novels: A young unsuspecting person wakes up one day to find out that they had been left an extraordinarily […]
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 6, 2018

Offshore companies and doing business in South Africa – A companies act perspective

According to the most recent statistics released by the South African Revenue Service, South Africa remains a net importer of goods and services. Put differently, one […]
January 23, 2018

Company Slogans: How much of it is Intellectual Property?

Slogans are key elements in advertising campaigns as brand owners hope that the public will associate the slogan with their products or services and, therefore, to […]
October 23, 2017

How to rescue your business

Is your company experiencing financial strain? Are creditors breathing down your neck? Business Rescue proceedings may be a solution to your problems. Business Rescue is an […]
May 23, 2017

What’s the buzz about business rescue?

If a company/close corporation is in financial trouble and all possible avenues to save the business have been exhausted, there is one last option available to […]