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Reporting a Motor Vehicle Collision Online

One is legally obligated to report motor vehicle collisions in terms of the National Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996. This is to be done within 24-hours of the accident occurring or by the end of the first working day following the collision. It is necessary for the driver involved to do so and may […]

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Guidelines for Disciplinary Hearings in the Workplace

Employers need to ensure that they follow a procedurally and substantively fair process when conducting a Disciplinary Hearing. Employees also need to be aware of their rights to ensure that they are well equipped for the process. This article endeavours to outline and provide clarity in respect of the steps necessary for a Disciplinary Hearing […]

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Updated Directions Issued for Access to Justice Under Level 3

On 2 June 2020 the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Mr Ronald Ozzy Lamola updated the directives regarding access to the justice service points under Lockdown Alert Level 3. Below is a summary of some of the important points to take note of, if you require access to the courts and related services. Permitted […]

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Appointing a Third-Party Arbitrator Before Resorting to Dismissal

Employers and Employees seeking to resolve disputes are aware of the option of referring such disputes to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA). Referral often happens where a decision has already been made relating to either an alleged unfair dismissal or issues of capacity. However, not many Employers are aware of the option […]

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How #COVID-19 Affects Supply Chain Delivery

As we enter a 21 day nationwide lockdown period as announced by our President, the effects of COVID-19 (hereinafter referred to as “the virus”) on businesses nationwide are starting to rear it’s head at a high impact. Several businesses are seeking advice on a variety of topics, including, but not limited to, the impacts of […]

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