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November 12, 2019

Little white lies can get you into big trouble

October 2019, was Justice month as Ramaphosa signs in various new laws, one of them being CV Fraud. Do you embellish your curriculum vitae to increase […]
November 12, 2019

The importance of internal marketing

What is internal marketing and what is external marketing?  Why is it important for companies to understand these concepts? Because happy internal clients mean happy external clients! […]
November 12, 2019

The (high) rise of the sectional title

Where starter homes in quiet suburbs used to be the norm when it came to first buys for working professionals and young couples, it seems like […]
November 12, 2019

It’s not all fun and games with Holiday Homes

Finding a holiday home isn’t as simple as choosing your favourite holiday spot and packing your bags. With the festive season around the corner, the urge […]
August 29, 2019

Have you hired the wrong person for the job?

When a company grows, the number of employees grows too and while this is an exciting venture, the pressure to fill new positions may lead recruiters […]
August 29, 2019

Emotional Intelligence in the workplace

The term “emotional intelligence” was coined in 1990 by scholars, however, business leaders soon adopted this concept and term and made it their own. Emotional intelligence […]
August 29, 2019

Do the corporate social responsibility thing

Businesses, both big and small, are integrating corporate social responsibility (CSR) as part of their objectives and mission. This plays a key role in attracting and […]
August 29, 2019

The importance of leadership in the workplace

No one is born a great leader. In order to become a great leader, you must be dedicated, hardworking and committed. At some stage, whether you […]
July 25, 2019

Medical and Psychological testing: Is passing a requirement?

As a point of departure: according to section 7 and 8 of the Employment Equity Act, 55 of 1998 (“the Act”), employers are prohibited from performing […]
July 25, 2019

Compensation Fund claims: Now open to domestic workers

For a long time, the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, better known as COIDA, has provided compensation to employees who were injured on duty […]
July 25, 2019

Occupational health and safety in the workplace

What does occupational health and safety (OHS) refer to? OHS is a discipline that involves many different specialised fields. OHS promotes and maintains the highest degree […]
July 25, 2019

How to manage innovation

Managing innovation? Why put a damper on creativity? No, that is not the idea. The purpose of managing innovation is to organise all the free-flowing ideas […]
May 31, 2019

RFS Umbrella Pension & Provident Funds Annual Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE BOARDS OF RFS UMBRELLA PENSION AND PROVIDENT FUND TO THE PARTICIPANTS IN AND MEMBERS OF THE FUNDS We have communicated to you earlier […]
May 7, 2019

Thinking outside the box in your business

What does this term mean? It refers to the approach to a certain aspect, or in this case, your business. This term can also be clarified […]
May 7, 2019

Land Expropriation Bill: What it means for your landownership rights

Confusion reigns as to the purpose and effect of the newly gazetted Expropriation Bill, specifically in relation to its changes to section 25 of the Constitution […]
May 7, 2019

Landlords & tenants: Can a tenant cancel a lease?

When it comes to cancelling a lease early, both landlords and tenants must be aware of their responsibilities. It’s important to note that the Consumer Protection […]
May 7, 2019

Maintenance of surviving spouse

The idea of freedom of testation is a core value of South African law and enjoys wide protection. The Maintenance of Surviving Spouses Act, 27 of […]
May 6, 2019

RFS Umbrella Pension & Provident Funds Communique 02 of 2019: Your Fund and the Default Regulations

This document outlines the approach that the Funds have taken with respect to Regulations 37 to 39 of the Pension Funds Act – the “defaults regulations”. […]
February 5, 2019

Drones: How is it regulated?

Drones, also sometimes referred to as Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems, are becoming increasingly popular amongst the civilian population. This is due to the fact that it […]
February 5, 2019

Renting property under debt review

“I’ve been struggling to pay off my debt and to manage my finances. As a result, I am now under debt review. Can I still rent […]