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January 15, 2021

Why Face-To-Face Communication Remains Relevant

One of the biggest challenges in the workplace is that of communication. Everything we say (and do not say) has an immense impact on the effectiveness and functionality of […]
January 13, 2021

Thinking of buying instead of renting? 

The property market was labelled a buyer’s market for most of 2020. Even though the year proved to be disastrous in many respects, many factors were […]
January 13, 2021

No work-no pay – what does the law say?

Many employers were left in the dark after the President of the Republic of South Africa declared a national state of disaster in terms of the Disaster […]
January 13, 2021

Stop over analysing and become more productive

When working on projects with a multiplicity of components, making correct and timely decisions is critical to productivity and progress. However, the weight of each individual decision can feel like a large burden […]
November 10, 2020

The Basics of South African Insurance Law

Insurance is a contract in terms of which the insurer undertakes, in return for the payment of a price or a premium by the insured, to […]
November 10, 2020

Electronic signing of documentation

The commercial world is currently moving to greater levels of digitisation. Organisations are implementing automated and electronic solutions in an effort to improve efficiency and better […]
November 10, 2020

Payroll administration | Frequently asked questions

As payroll administrators ourselves, we encounter a few frequently asked questions that employers, business owners or those responsible for payroll administration within organisations struggle with.  Below […]
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 […]