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2010 WORLD CUP – DON’T MARKET OR ADVERTISE WITHOUT READING THIS!

9th Apr 2009

If you are about to start any advertising or marketing around the substantial opportunities that next year’s World Cup has laid at our door, check whether or not your campaign…

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YOUR WILL – MAKE SURE IT’S VALID!

30th Mar 2009

The last thing you want your grieving loved ones to have to go through after you die is the delay and expense of a legal fight over your estate. Firstly,…

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VIEW AND PAY TRAFFIC FINES ONLINE

20th Mar 2009

Check whether you have any outstanding traffic fines, view them (often with camera pictures) and pay them via credit card on the Payfine site at www.payfine.co.za (currently only Johannesburg, the…

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YOUR WILL – MAKE SURE IT’S TAX EFFICIENT!

17th Mar 2009

When drawing your will, it is vital to have it checked for tax efficiency. If you don’t, you could lumber your estate (and thus your heirs) with having to pay…

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PENSION DEDUCTIONS … CHECK YOUR SYSTEMS

11th Mar 2009

Employers need to ensure that they have systems in place to make certain that pension fund contributions deducted from employees are correctly paid over to the fund administrators. Failure to…

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PROMISES, PROMISES…

27th Feb 2009

Don’t promise to marry someone lightly – such a promise gives rise to an enforceable engagement contract, and if you breach it without sufficient justification, you could be in for…

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COMPUTER PROGRAMS – WHO OWNS THE COPYRIGHT?

20th Feb 2009

“Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet.”  (Mark Twain) Original computer source code can be worth a fortune, but…

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WARNING! SEVERE SANCTIONS FOR RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORKPLACE

13th Feb 2009

The consequences for any employer guilty of racially discriminatory practices are severe. In a recent Labour Court case, an employer was held to have unfairly determined an employee’s pay on…

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RISKY SPORTS: ARE YOU CONSENTING TO INJURY?

9th Feb 2009

Before you next run onto a rugby field, leap onto your motorbike for a race, or decide to watch cricket from a stand within range of a “Sizzling Six” from…

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