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October 14, 2020

Technology and its impact on the financial world

Accounting has moved from pen and paper to the cloud, monthly payments can be done through online banking apps, and big purchases like houses and other […]
October 14, 2020

Ethics – a rare commodity

“A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world” – Albert Camus Based on the recent events in South Africa, ethics should be […]
October 14, 2020

Beware of scams during filing season

In late August 2020, a large credit bureau in South Africa was the target of a data breach where millions of private individual and company data records were compromised. This data leakage, coupled with the tax filing season, makes for the perfect opportunity […]
October 14, 2020

The difficulty of choosing a guardian

No parent wants to think about giving their child over to someone else. The idea itself is enough to send many into full Liam Neeson Taken mode, refusing […]
August 28, 2020

Keep Your Meeting Attendees Safe Online

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 28, 2020

Think twice before you simply accept those Ts & Cs

In recent years the internet has transformed the commercial landscape and redefined the way we do business. The movement away from traditional paper and ink has […]
August 28, 2020

Spare some change working from home

As the old adage goes, change is as good as a holiday. But the way that the novel coronavirus has shaken up the world we live […]
August 28, 2020

Professionalism Goes a Long Way

Professionalism is defined as a person’s conduct at work. It refers to the level of competence or excellence that is expected of a professional. One should never apologise for having high […]
August 13, 2020

Are smart contracts the smart solution?

Smart contracts are agreements that self-execute without any human intervention when the conditions, as specified in digital form, are met. Blockchain, a decentralised digital ledger that […]
August 13, 2020

Considerations before the biggest decision of your life

Purchasing a home is one of the biggest decisions most people will make in their lives. It makes sense then that this endeavour should be approached […]
August 13, 2020

Clearing loan accounts through dividends

In terms of the Tax Administration Act, the South African Revenue Service (“SARS”) can issue, in response to an application, Binding Private Rulings (“BPR”) and clarifies how the Commissioner would […]
August 13, 2020

The economic impact of the pandemic

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 […]
July 8, 2020

Swimming upstream against consumer spending trends

On the 5th of March, South Africa confirmed its first coronavirus case and less than a month later, the country had already completed a full week […]
July 8, 2020

Know Your Digital Copyright from Wrong

In February 2018, Google made a distinctive change to their image search engine. Where previously you were able to open an image file directly from a […]
July 8, 2020

The two-way street of rental relationships

The relationship between landlord and tenant is a symbiotic one, where the efforts of either party results in the best outcome for both parties. During the […]
July 8, 2020

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 […]
June 8, 2020

What options do businesses have when facing financial crisis?

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 8, 2020

Does force majeure apply during COVID-19

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, […]
June 8, 2020

The full accrual of an estate during a divorce

In the case of CM v EM it was held in the Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa (“SCA”), case number 10861/2018, that: “The value of the […]
June 8, 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 […]