July 11, 2019

Airbnb owners and buyers – Should you be worried about the new regulations?

“While travel on our platform accounts for less than 1 in 8 visitors to South Africa, those guests boosted the economy by R8.7 billion and helped […]
July 11, 2019

Employers: What is your duty to accommodate religious beliefs?

“The employer has a duty to reasonably accommodate an employee’s religious freedom unless it is impossible to do so without causing itself undue hardship. It is […]
July 11, 2019

Your Last Will: The dire consequences of neglecting formalities

“It is not intended for the Court to make a will for the deceased based on what his intentions may have been” (Quoted in the judgment […]
June 19, 2019

Equal pay for equal work – Can you differentiate without unfairly discriminating?

“Prohibition of unfair discrimination: No person may unfairly discriminate, directly or indirectly, against an employee, in any employment policy or practice, on one or more grounds, […]
June 19, 2019

Directors at war and the liquidation option – A tale of sibling rivalry

“Family quarrels are bitter things. They don’t go according to any rules” (F. Scott Fitzgerald) A company’s directors have both the power and the duty to […]
June 19, 2019

Business rescue: Are your suretyships enforceable?

“Some people use one-half their ingenuity to get into debt, and the other half to avoid paying it” (George Prentice, newspaper editor and author) You are […]
June 19, 2019

Signed a property sale agreement? Can you still accept a better offer?

You put your property on the market and an acceptable but not-perfect offer comes in. On the “a bird in the hand is worth two in […]
May 7, 2019

Estate agents: Securing your trade secrets (and your commission)

“In short, it [a Fidelity Fund Certificate] is a licence to practice without which you cannot practice.” (Extract from judgment below) As an estate agent you […]
May 7, 2019

Expats and employers: Plan now for the new Expat Tax changes

“An income tax form is like a laundry list – either way you lose your shirt” (Comedian Fred Allen) This article is important to you if […]
May 7, 2019

Security estates: Can you fine speedsters?

“When the [property owners] chose to purchase property within the estate and become members of the Association, they agreed to be bound by its rules” (extract […]