Archive for Sep 2014

THE EMPLOYMENT EQUITY CHANGES – DO THEY APPLY TO YOU?

(Note: What follows is of necessity only a brief summary of a few highlighted amendments to a complicated piece of legislation – take advice on your specific circumstances) All employers and employees need to take account of the recent amendments to the Employment Equity Act. What parts of the Act apply to you? The “Prohibition…

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PROPERTY FRAUD : BUYERS, BONDHOLDERS BEWARE

“Our system of deeds registration is negative: it does not guarantee the title that appears in the deeds register” (extract from first judgment below) Although in practice title deeds as registered in the Deeds Office are accepted as proof positive of property ownership, two important SCA (Supreme Court of Appeal) decisions illustrate a little-known but…

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