Archive for Dec 2011

ARRESTED FOR SHOPLIFTING – THE RISK, AND THE REMEDY

Shoplifting is a major problem for stores (and in the end shrinkage losses are passed on to us as consumers!), so one cannot blame them for adopting a zero tolerance policy towards it. The damages claim But mistakes happen, and if you are unlucky enough to be wrongfully accused of shoplifting – with the attendant…

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BUSINESS BUYERS AND BANKS: BEWARE A STATUTORY TRAP!

With rampant business failures a feature of our economy these days, do not buy (nor finance the purchase of) a business, its goodwill or assets – not, that is, without first seeking advice on whether or not the sale must first be advertised in terms of the Insolvency Act. Playing with fire – the Appeal…

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