Archive for Nov 2015

DID YOU KNOW? THE LEGAL LIMITS TO PAYING IN COINS (PLUS A BIT ON BITCOIN)

“Samsung paid Apple $1bn in 30 truckloads of coins” (Thus runs a 2013 rumour – false but widely reported – after Apple’s victory in the “lawsuit of the century”) Here’s a scenario for you – you win a huge court case, and your very vengeful opponent (believing perhaps the Apple v Samsung rumour recounted above)…

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13th CHEQUES : MUST YOU PAY AN ANNUAL BONUS?

November has rolled around again, and with it comes the normal slew of annual bonus questions and complaints like: “My business is struggling. Must I pay Christmas bonuses this year?” and “I haven’t been given a bonus this year – what are my rights?” To start with, nothing in our labour laws gives employees any…

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