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January 25, 2016

Business Ethics

There is a misconception that if a business complies with all legal requirements, it also has good business ethics. However, legal compliance does not automatically equate to morally sound business […]
January 25, 2016

When it comes to strategy, size doesn’t matter

To create a strategic roadmap for your business you don’t need heaps of wonderful resources; you only need to give up your preconceived ideas about strategy and open your mind. […]
December 1, 2015

Step by step guide to easy UIF claims

Alice recently lost her job. She is feeling very despondent since she has no income to provide for her family and cover her monthly expenses. She recalls that while she […]
December 1, 2015

Standard acknowledgements of debt and the National Credit Act (NCA)

The new NCA does not only regulate instalment sale agreements and lease agreements in respect of movables as was done by its predecessor, the repealed Credit Agreements Act 75 of […]
December 1, 2015

The PAIA manual: Have you done yours?

If your business is in the private sector and has not drawn up its PAIA manual yet, now is the time to start doing so as PAIA manuals for private […]
October 26, 2015

The POPI Act

The Protection of Personal Information Bill, which will soon become law and is commonly referred to as POPI, seeks to regulate the processing of personal information. It must be read […]
October 26, 2015

Minutes of board meetings

Board meetings and the decisions made during these meetings may be determining for the effective functioning of a company. Clients are therefore reminded of the legal requirements relating to board […]
October 26, 2015

Donations

Whether you are thinking of helping your son financially to enable him to purchase his first property or donating money towards a worthy cause, there are some things to keep […]
August 12, 2015

The importance of the independent trustee

A well-known court case, Land Bank of South Africa vs JL Parker and Two Others (the Parker case) irrevocably changed the requirements for independent trustees to be appointed and placed […]
August 12, 2015

Cost management: 7 tips for cutting business expenses

It is important for every business owner to make a maximum profit, both through sales and by maintaining strict financial discipline within the company. Implement sound practices from the start, […]