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A TRIBUTE TO KATH REES

7th May 2019

Born in Salisbury, Rhodesia, (now Harare, Zimbabwe), at 03H50 on the morning of the 17th November, 1974, Kath was christened “ Kathryn Elisabeth Lorelei Rees “. Later she preferred to…

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10 MAY 2019 IS WORLD LUPUS DAY

7th May 2019

There is no boundary to the impact of lupus. Lupus is a global health problem that affects people of all nationalities, races, ethnicities, genders and ages. Lupus can affect any…

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LOSING YOUR LICENCE WITH AARTO DEMERITS: MORE DANGER THAN YOU THOUGHT, AND THE WHEELS ARE TURNING

2nd Apr 2019

“The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion, economic status, or ethnic background, is that, deep down inside, we all believe that we are above-average…

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NEIGHBOURS BUILDING? KNOW YOUR RIGHTS RE PLAN APPROVAL

2nd Apr 2019

“You can be a good neighbour only if you have good neighbours” (Howard Koch, “Invasion from Mars” author) Your neighbours apply to the municipality for approval of building plans. You…

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YOUR DOG, CAT OR COW (EVEN YOUR BEES) COULD COST YOU MILLIONS

2nd Apr 2019

“Ignorance is Bliss Dangerous” (Internet meme) Our law will generally hold you liable for damages only if someone else can prove that you caused them loss/damage/injury through your “fault” (intent…

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UNFAIR LABOUR PRACTICES REFERRED BY EX-EMPLOYEES

6th Mar 2019

There are two recent cases which shed some light on how to approach unfair labour practices referred by ex-employees. The principle is confirmed that an ex-employee may only refer an…

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YOUR SELECTION OF BUDGET 2019 TAX CALCULATORS (AND A TAX GUIDE)

28th Feb 2019

 “People who complain about taxes can be divided into two classes: men and women” (Anon) How long will you work for the taxman today? Input your salary into the 2019…

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TRUSTEES AT WAR: THE REMOVAL REMEDY AND ITS LIMITS

28th Feb 2019

“Animosity and difference of opinion are not sufficient to have a trustee removed from office and/or for the majority of trustees to unilaterally force another to vacate his/her office…” (Extract…

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TRAFFIC FINES AND ADMISSIONS OF GUILT – WILL THEY EARN YOU A CRIMINAL RECORD?

28th Feb 2019

“We must not make a scarecrow of the law” (Shakespeare) A criminal record, even for a minor offence from decades back, comes with very serious and lifetime consequences. It will…

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