December 14, 2018

THE IMPACT OF THE CPA ON FRANCHISE AGREEMENTS

With franchises becoming a common phenomenon worldwide and franchisors, traditionally, benefitting from a strong bargaining position when negotiating franchise agreements, regulation of the industry has become […]
December 14, 2018

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING: BINDING AND ENFORCEABLE OR NOT?

There is a common misconception that MOUs are always non-binding. MOUs can in fact be binding, non-binding or partly binding and partly non-binding, it all depends […]
December 14, 2018

POPI AND YOUR PAYROLL

The requirements of the POPI Act stipulates that an entity is required to take reasonable measures of a technical, as well as organisational nature, to ensure […]
December 14, 2018

RACISM IN THE WORKPLACE – IT’S NOT ALWAYS BLACK OR WHITE

Introduction This article discusses two recent Constitutional Court judgments, which deal with racism, or perceived racism, in the workplace. Although each judgment and respective outcome should […]
November 21, 2018

STATUTÊRE VEREISTES VIR ’N ONAFHANKLIKE DESKUNDIGE VERSLAG IN TERME VAN ARTIKEL 114

In terme van die bepalings van artikel 48 van die Maatskappywet No. 71 van 2008 (“die Wet”) is dit moontlik dat ’n maatskappy aandele wat uitgereik […]
November 21, 2018

CAN I BRING MY ATTORNEY WITH TO AN INTERNAL DISCIPLINARY HEARING?

According to item 4 of the Code of Good Practice (“the code”), the definition of dismissal contained in Schedule 8 of the Labour Relations Act (“LRA”) […]
November 21, 2018

RENTAL RIGHTS DURING THE WATER CRISIS

As a constitutional right, everyone should have access to clean water. Even during a water crisis. In cases where there is a signed agreement between a […]
November 21, 2018

THERE IS A WAY TO KEEP THE VIEW

When you purchase a house with a view, you probably think that you are going to enjoy this view every day for the rest of your […]
November 15, 2018

CAN I AVOID A DRAWN-OUT LEGAL BATTLE WHEN I GET DIVORCED?

Normal procedure in an opposed divorce: Divorce proceedings can lead to a long, drawn-out and very expensive procedure if the parties are not able to reach […]