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Employment Alert
19 August 2013 Employment

Employment Alert

In the decision of Western Cape Education Department and General Public Service Sectoral Bargaining Council (C 360/2012) [2013] ZALCCT 5 (18 March 2013) the Labour Court was asked to consider whether an order for reinstatement was incompatible with a finding of constructive dismissal.

Tax Alert
16 August 2013 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI's) and trusts have been on the South African Revenue Service's (SARS's) radar for some time.

Employment Alert
12 August 2013 Employment

Employment Alert

The North Gauteng High Court will today hear argument on whether s32 of the Labour Relations Act, No 66 of 1995 is unconstitutional. This section empowers the Minister of Labour to extend agreements concluded in a Bargaining Council to non-parties.

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Competition Alert
14 October 2008 Competition

Competition Alert

In the last two months, the Competition Commission has launched investigations into the concrete and brick...

Real Estate Matters
1 October 2008 Real Estate

Real Estate Matters

In the recent case of Picardi Hotels Ltd v Thekweni Properties (Pty) Ltd 2008 SCA 128, the Supreme Court...

Employment Matters
17 September 2008 Employment

Employment Matters

Restraint of trade finds its place in the South African legal system as a means to protect the interests of the party in...

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An agent's right to commission
2 January 2008 Dispute Resolution

An agent's right to commission

An agent will have a claim for commission on a sale agreement if he introduced the parties to one another, thereby being the effective cause of the sale.

Beware the bogeyman
6 November 2004 Black Economic Empowerment (BEE)

Beware the bogeyman

The macro-economic rationale that lies at the heart of black economic empowerment (BEE) is to address the...

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Johan Jacobs talks about the budget speech
16 May 2016 Trusts & Estates

Johan Jacobs talks about the budget speech

Johann Jacobs, national practice head and director in the Trust and Estates practice talks about the budget speech which was delivered by the finance minister from trusts tax perspective.

Employment tax incentives
10 March 2016 Tax & Exchange Control

Employment tax incentives

Nicole Paulsen, associate in the Tax and Exchange Control practice speaks about employment tax incentives and how it expires.