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PROPERTY OWNERS, BUYERS AND AGENTS: CHECK FOR THE TITLE DEEDS BEFORE 25 FEBRUARY!

1st Feb 2019

“Time is of the essence” (legal phrase meaning ‘speed is essential, there’s a deadline, this is an emergency, hurry up, do it now’ – The Phrase Finder) You sell your…

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“READY, STEADY, LOADSHED!”

9th Jan 2019

Media reports suggest that loadshedding is likely to be with us for some time yet, and whether you happen to be at work or at home when one of the…

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PROPERTY DEVELOPERS BEWARE: DEEMED ACCRUALS CAN SERIOUSLY DISRUPT YOUR CASH FLOW

9th Jan 2019

“Never take your eyes off the cash flow because it’s the lifeblood of business” (Richard Branson) A recent Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) judgment has confirmed that when a property…

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VICTIMS OF CORRUPTION TAKE HEART – “BIG CHIEF” GETS 15 YEARS BEHIND BARS

9th Jan 2019

“… it is necessary for an unequivocal message to be sent out that corruption on the part of politicians, especially those holding high office, will not be tolerated and that…

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PATERNITY LEAVE AND MINIMUM WAGES – HOW WILL THE NEW LAWS AFFECT YOU?

9th Jan 2019

Employers and employees need to know about four new Acts which will usher in important changes to our labour laws. The summary below is a short one of only those…

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THE EXISTENTIAL DREAD OF GIFT GIVING, AND SCIENCE TO THE RESCUE!

4th Dec 2018

“Every holiday season, as we drive ourselves crazy at the mall or shopping online, soaked in the existential dread that comes from trying to find gifts our loved ones might…

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FIREARM OWNERS: WHAT TO DO IF YOUR LICENCE HAS EXPIRED

4th Dec 2018

“… this is a matter of national security and… something of the order of 450,000 gun owners with their expired licences form part of this equation… in a country riddled…

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REPORTING CRIME AND THE DEFAMATION DANGER: LESSONS FROM THE WORKPLACE

4th Dec 2018

Believing someone to be guilty of a crime you call the police and have the suspect arrested, only to have the charges dropped. Can you be sued for defamation? A…

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BUYING PROPERTY THIS FESTIVE SEASON? CHECK THE TITLE DEED FIRST!

4th Dec 2018

“Don’t wait to buy land, buy land and wait” (Will Rogers) If you plan to buy property this Festive Season – perhaps your new dream house, or a holiday home,…

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