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Tax Alert
11 July 2014 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

The South African Revenue Service released Binding Private Ruling 171 on 9 June 2014.

Redundancy in Zambian Labour Law
7 July 2014 Employment

Redundancy in Zambian Labour Law

The Employment Act (Chapter 268 of the Laws of Zambia) is the principal piece of legislation governing employee rights in Zambia. A distinction is drawn between oral contracts of service, which are governed by Part IV of the Employment Act, and written contracts of service, which are governed by Part V.

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Employment Alert
3 October 2011 Employment

Employment Alert

This is the year of job creation in South Africa, as announced in the Presidential address in February 2011.

Tax Alert
30 September 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

The Supreme Court of Appeal (the SCA) in the judgment of CSARS v Labat Africa Limited (Labat) in Case Number...

Employment Alert
26 September 2011 Employment

Employment Alert

Capetonians who travel to work on the N2 shall not easily forget the absolute chaos on the morning of 15 August...

Tax Alert
23 September 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

An interesting Binding Private Ruling (BPR) was issued by the South African Revenue Service (SARS) on...

Trusts and Estates Alert
21 September 2011 Trusts & Estates

Trusts and Estates Alert

If you have read our previous alerts on the topic, you will by now appreciate the value of having an up-to-date Will that...

Pro Bono and Human Rights Alert
19 September 2011 Pro Bono & Human Rights

Pro Bono and Human Rights Alert

Quintin du Plessis, a Director in the Real Estate Practice is involved with several pro bono projects overseen by ProBono.Org.

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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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Nicholas Preston comments on Shakes Mashaba and Isegund Gordan having a contract at the same time.
6 August 2014 Employment

Nicholas Preston comments on Shakes Mashaba and Isegund Gordan having a contract at the same time.

Newly appointed Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba arrives back in South Africa after a tour of Mali as the official coach of the senior national team. Isegund Gordan’s contract with SAFA runs until the end of the month, but a employment lawyer says this is perfectly legal that both men can be contracted for the same position at the same time. Director, Nicholas Preston gives comment.

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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.