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Probation - back to basics
31 October 2009 Employment

Probation - back to basics

Despite the term being prevalent in the majority of employment contracts nowadays, the legal meaning of probation continues to confuse employers and employees alike.

Competition Alert
29 October 2009 Competition

Competition Alert

Alongside the ongoing review by the Parliament Portfolio Committee on Communications into high...

Employment Alert
28 October 2009 Employment

Employment Alert

A landmark judgement given in the Labour Appeal Court fundamentally changes the law relating to the...

Company Law Matters
13 October 2009 Corporate & Commercial

Company Law Matters

The new Companies Act 71 of 2008 (the Act) was given presidential assent on 9 April 2009.

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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.