Archive for Nov 2013

BAD NEIGHBOURS, UNLAWFUL BUILDING, AND THE DEMOLITION REMEDY

“A bad neighbour is as great a calamity as a good one is a great advantage” (Hesiod, 700 BC) Bad neighbours have it seems been troubling us since at least the days of ancient Greece. If two and a half thousand years later you are unlucky enough to have one, and if the particular calamity visited…

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THE NEW B-BBEE THRESHOLDS, CODES AND PENALTIES – WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

Every South African business will be affected by the pending new amendments to the B-BBEE (Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment) Act, and by the new Codes of Good Practice. The benefits of complying are as great as the risks of not complying, so take advice in any doubt. Turnover thresholds up Exempt micro-enterprises (EMEs): the annual…

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