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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 […]
May 11, 2020

Misadministration of the Guardian’s Fund

Ensuring their children are cared for when they pass away is one of the primary reasons people draw up a will. But what happens when the […]
May 11, 2020

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 […]
May 11, 2020

Ensuring certainty amid uncertainty

The last few weeks have seen huge changes in the way we live our lives. The demand for wills has surged during the COVID-19 pandemic, which […]
May 11, 2020

An opinion that is as good as proof?

In general, the admissibility of evidence is dependent on whether the evidence is relevant to a fact in issue in the case.  In DPP v Kilbourne the court held that […]
April 9, 2020

Sharing in caring for 2020’s property market

“…we may be about to see a shift of generational proportions toward [an]… array of real estate demands, ironically induced – at least partially – by […]
April 9, 2020

What your brand says about you

Branding is certainly a very important aspect of your business. But what exactly is “branding” and how will it affect your business? Simply put, your brand is your […]
April 9, 2020

What is a reasonable expectation of renewal?

An employee has been employed on a fixed-term employment contract for a number of years. Each consecutive year, the fixed contract is renewed at the election […]
April 9, 2020

The transfer of power

The desire of being an entrepreneur naturally comes with you wanting your business to be successful and remain that way. When transferring business power through succession […]
March 2, 2020

How to compete intelligently

Your business may not be the only one in its industry but that does not mean it should not be one of the best. Researching, learning, […]
March 2, 2020

Stay ahead of the game with these documents

With all the beginning-of-year struggles and excitement, there is something to keep in mind – your New Year’s resolutions. It is never too late to become […]
March 2, 2020

Good ethics go a long way

Ethics are a set of moral values that are relied upon when it comes to making decisions. In the workplace, ethics are an essential component in […]
March 2, 2020

Mastering employment relationships

For a business to grow, it is ideal to remember that your team consists of more than just you and your needs. An employment relationship is […]