Companies Act

October 5, 2021

What are your rights when it comes to forced COVID-19 testing?

As the COVID-19 pandemic is spreading across the globe, Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize has expressed his concern that there is not enough testing being done […]
October 5, 2021

How to minimise your business’s risk of internal crime

Every now and then a new news story is published of an employee who steals a great sum of money from the company they work for. Most […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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