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April 19, 2021

Stop accepting excuses, start seeing results

Nobody loves an excuse. It’s even worse when it’s blatantly obvious that the task you assigned to one of your employees was completely overlooked, unprioritised, and left to the […]
April 19, 2021

Why the POPI Act matters

The right to privacy is enshrined in Section 14 of South Africa’s Constitution and we understand it to be a vital human right. It states: “Everyone has […]
April 19, 2021

Thinking of buying your first property?

The question of whether renting or buying is the best is almost always in circulation in the real estate industry. While one is affordable in the short term, […]
April 19, 2021

Tips for investing in property for retirement

Have you ever wondered if real estate is a sound investment? Well, it certainly can be! There are people out there who have invested in real […]
April 9, 2021

RFS Umbrella Provident Fund

Member Communication – March 2021 Amalgamation of RFS Umbrella Pension and RFS Umbrella Provident Funds A. BACKGROUND With the recent retirement reform changes announced during January […]
March 15, 2021

5 Digital networking tips to help your business stand out

The importance of networking – especially during COVID-19 – should not be overlooked. While many business owners have been struggling to stay afloat in the economic […]
March 15, 2021

Fringe benefits provided to employees

The Seventh Schedule to the Income Tax Act[1] lists various benefits that employers may grant to employees which will attract income tax for the employee,[2] and […]
March 15, 2021

Effective communication channels in the workplace

In the workplace, effective communication between employees, employers and clients plays a vital role. Effective communication can be facilitated by using various communication channels. Communication channels […]
March 15, 2021

Budget 2021: Individuals and savings

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni delivered his third annual budget address on 24 February 2021. Below we highlight some of the significant proposals, which will likely be contained in the Draft […]
February 24, 2021

A positive attitude is key to career success

Maintaining a positive attitude in the workplace could benefit your career and bring you one step closer to that promotion that you have been working towards. […]
February 24, 2021

Healthy minds, healthier remote workers

It’s a strange new world that we’re living in, one in which the digitalisation of the traditional office is happening at a rapid rate. Many businesses […]
February 24, 2021

How to find the perfect tenant

The success or failure of your rental property will be determined by the tenant you choose to live in it. When a bad tenant moves in, […]
February 24, 2021

Is Uber legal?

Following the death of one of Uber’s employees due to clashes between Uber drivers and taxi drivers, the Department of Labour has clarified its position in […]
February 24, 2021

RFS Umbrella Provident Fund

Member communication 1 of 2021 T-day retirement reform changes to Provident Funds Please be advised that this is information of a general nature and does not […]
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 […]