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April 3, 2020

How to stop an ex-director from competing with you

What happens if relations between you and your fellow company directors sour to the extent that a director leaves? Can he or she immediately open up […]
April 3, 2020

Your neighbour builds without plans – Can you get a demolition order?

What can you do if your neighbour has started (or finished) building without the necessary municipal approvals? In a nutshell, our courts will very probably assist […]
April 3, 2020

COVID-19: Small businesses, employment laws, and survival support

We can only guess at how the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak will end, but let’s all take whatever concrete steps we can right now to lessen its […]
March 12, 2020

POPIA’s one year deadline to start running on 1 April?

Will the main provisions of POPIA (the Protection of Personal Information Act) really commence on 1 April 2020 as media reports suggest, or is this just […]
March 12, 2020

Watch what you say on WhatsApp – The case of the R20m lottery win and the R1m “offer”

WhatsApp comes with a host of business and personal benefits, and its use is growing exponentially here as in the rest of the world. Which brings […]
March 12, 2020

Running a business in a residential area – Check your zoning first!

You decide to open a home business, or perhaps you are about to buy a house in order to run a business from it. You apply […]
March 12, 2020

New deal for children with foreign parents born in South Africa

The Constitutional Court recently ruled that children born in South Africa to foreign parents qualify for South African citizenship in terms of Section 2 of the […]
February 10, 2020

Can you sue a bad investment advisor? It depends…

If you want to send shivers down the spine of any investor, mention “Steinhoff”, or “Sharemax”, or any one of the many other spectacular corporate collapses […]
February 10, 2020

Employees: Your new rights to Paternity and Parental Leave

It has taken over a year of confusion and delay around when new changes will be implemented, but finally your extended rights to parental leave and […]
February 10, 2020

Does an expired lease automatically continue month-to-month? At what rental?

Your residential fixed-term lease expires but for whatever reason you don’t sign a new one. Nor does the lease say anything about what will happen on […]
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