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9 changes in Cape Town's water by-laws you should note
9 changes in Cape Town's water by-laws you should note

Cape Town City Council has just approved a range of amendments to the water by-laws as part of its campaign to limit water consumption...

2 Jul 2018

Protection order violators can be arrested
Protection order violators can be arrested

The Commission for Gender Equality has urged South Africans to report cases of gender-based violence...

By More Matshediso 29 Jun 2018

Duty of care considerations for travelling employees
Duty of care considerations for travelling employees

Business travel is part of the day-to-day job for a growing cohort of employees, but brings with it its own set of risks, demanding that organisations exercise the utmost duty of care...

28 Jun 2018

Who owns the copyright to musical works?
Who owns the copyright to musical works?

Copyright may be broadly defined as the exclusive right, in relation to work embodying intellectual content, to do or to authorise others to do certain acts in relation to that work...

By Thando Zibi 28 Jun 2018

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Rhino poacher sentenced to 5 years' imprisonment

Arrested last year inside the Karoo National Park outside Beaufort West while allegedly attempting to poach rhino...

28 Jun 2018

When does prescription start to run against Sars?
When does prescription start to run against Sars?

There are periods of limitations for issuing assessments which are set out in section 99 of the Tax Administration Act 28 of 2011 ("TAA")...

By Graeme Palmer 27 Jun 2018

New air quality rules may curb Eskom's 'head-in-the-sand strategy'
New air quality rules may curb Eskom's 'head-in-the-sand strategy'

Eskom has thus far been let off the hook by government...

27 Jun 2018

New Insurance Act takes effect in July
New Insurance Act takes effect in July

The National Treasury says the new the Insurance Act will come in effect on 1 July 2018...

27 Jun 2018

What is XBRL and how does it affect your financial reporting?
What is XBRL and how does it affect your financial reporting?

The fast-moving technology and information age have changed our lives, and similarly digital financial reporting is transforming the business world...

By Mpho Simelane 26 Jun 2018

Is your beauty therapist legally allowed to perform teeth whitening?
Is your beauty therapist legally allowed to perform teeth whitening?

The public need to be cautious about having their teeth whitened at beauty salons, the Professional Board for Dental Assisting, Dental Therapy and Oral Hygiene has warned...

26 Jun 2018

Labour law poster scam
Labour law poster scam

The Department of Labour has called upon employers who come across individuals selling labour law posters to report them to the police...

26 Jun 2018

Life Esidimeni families receive compensation
Life Esidimeni families receive compensation

Families of the 134 Life Esidimeni victims have received compensation from the Gauteng Provincial Government...

25 Jun 2018

Expanded legal content now available to navigate Africa's business terrain
Expanded legal content now available to navigate Africa's business terrain

Africa's heightened economic momentum is widely recognised, with the continent now well entrenched as one of the favoured global destinations for investment opportunities and doing business...

By Thabo Molefe, Issued by LexisNexis 25 Jun 2018

Trends transforming governance
Trends transforming governance

Bosman Stramrood, General Manager: Lexis GRC at LexisNexis, says there are several trends that are transforming governance, risk and compliance (GRC) in the market today...

By Bosman Stramrood, Issued by LexisNexis 22 Jun 2018

Programmes in place to return land to tenants, farm dwellers
Programmes in place to return land to tenants, farm dwellers

Deputy President David Mabuza says government is implementing programmes aimed at returning land to labour tenants and farm dwellers...

22 Jun 2018

Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi
Motsoaledi outlines changes to Medical Schemes Act and NHI

Two of the proposed amendments to the Medical Schemes Act will do away with co-payments, and abolish the practice of using brokers within the medical schemes environment...

22 Jun 2018

Joon Chong
Urgent reinstatement of tax compliance status granted

For certain taxpayers, a tax clearance certificate is of utmost importance in ensuring that it is able to receive payment and to tender for new services...

By Joon Chong, Issued by Webber Wentzel 21 Jun 2018

Visa scam: 51 stranded in China
Visa scam: 51 stranded in China

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) says it working with Chinese authorities to help the stranded South African citizens, who are victims of a visa scam...

21 Jun 2018

New system for liquor licence
New system for liquor licence

The newly developed online renewal Case Management System (CSM) will see ease the process of liquor licence applications and renewals, said the National Liquor Authority...

21 Jun 2018

Be prepared for transfer pricing rules
Be prepared for transfer pricing rules

For some time, multinational enterprises have been bracing for the impending enforcement by the South African Revenue Service (Sars) of transfer pricing rules...

By Jean du Toit 21 Jun 2018

House of cards collapses on rogue builders
House of cards collapses on rogue builders

A total of 122 criminal cases have been opened against home builders who have contravened the HCPMA...

21 Jun 2018

Mining Charter 2.0: The good, the bad and the ugly
Mining Charter 2.0: The good, the bad and the ugly

The new draft Mining Charter has toned down the Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) ownership target from the Zwane version, while a stability clause is also proposed...

By Bert Lopes 20 Jun 2018

Health minister, Aaron Motsoaledi
A step closer to the NHI

Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi says the release of two bills - the Medical Schemes Amendment Bill and the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill - is poised to make history...

20 Jun 2018

How far can a company slash wages and benefits to maximise profits? ConCourt will decide
How far can a company slash wages and benefits to maximise profits? ConCourt will decide

The Constitutional Court recently heard a case which will determine the extent to which an employer is allowed to slash salaries and benefits in order to maximise profits and to dismiss employees who refuse the change in work conditions...

By Mluleki Marongo 20 Jun 2018

Social media for financial services: all the good and none of the bad
Social media for financial services: all the good and none of the bad

Social media is an excellent marketing tool, but in the wrong hands, it can also be severely damaging...

By linda graham 20 Jun 2018

Anoj Singh, former Eskom CFO, Photo: Construction Review Online
Saica brings charges against Anoj Singh

After, what it terms, a lengthy investigation, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants' (Saica) is bringing charges of misconduct against former Eskom chief financial officer, Anoj Singh...

20 Jun 2018

Six nabbed for tender fraud
Six nabbed for tender fraud

The Hawks have arrested six officials for alleged fraud and corruption relating to the awarding of tenders at the Northern Cape Department of Health...

19 Jun 2018

Looking at Liberty: How big is the human factor in the cybercrime epidemic?
Looking at Liberty: How big is the human factor in the cybercrime epidemic?

Last week, Liberty reported that hackers had infiltrated its IT system and threated to reveal critical customer data should a ransom not be paid...

By Nicol Mullins 19 Jun 2018

Field rangers arrested for suspected rhino poaching
Field rangers arrested for suspected rhino poaching

Two field rangers, suspected of being involved in rhino poaching, were arrested on Monday morning, 18 June...

19 Jun 2018

Information regulator requests urgent meeting with Liberty
Information regulator requests urgent meeting with Liberty

The information regulator says it has requested an urgent meeting with Liberty Holdings to get an understanding of how its data was breached by hackers at the weekend...

19 Jun 2018

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