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Schools Closed! To Reopen on Announced Timeline 

The recent announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that schools will be closed and re-opening in accordance with a pre-determined schedule, has once again resulted in significant debate and discussion by all those affected, during the current Covid-19 pandemic.   With South Africa now having the fifth highest number of confirmed Covid-19 cases globally, the public outcry for schools […]

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Online Shopper Be Aware!

Online shopping, whether it be for goods or services, has segmented its own small part of our reality in recent years. Be it browsing a catalogue or reacting to a social media post of a person complaining that they didn’t get what they paid for; most people are at least familiar with the concept of […]

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#Covid-19: Business Interruption And Public Liability Insurance

 On the backdrop of national lock-downs, government imposed sanitary measures and self-isolation; business owners are left with burning questions and neck-bending deliberations in relation to business survivability and contingency measures. How prepared are we? Have all those “pre-informed” decisions and round-table discussions, in respect of business insurance, provided for the certain periods of business interruption […]

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The 2020 Budget Speech

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni delivered his budget speech on 26 February 2020 painting a rather bleak view of the current and future economic climate in South Africa. With inflation and our budget deficit said to increase at a remarkable rate in comparison to economic growth, what are the positives to be taken away and how […]

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Migrant Workers Under South African Employment Law

As the world’s focus once again shifts to the west and its most recent and controversial presidential appointment, questions relating to border control, the influx of migrants and the corresponding effects on national workforces and employment conditions become heated points of discussion on a global spectrum. South Africa has experienced migrant travel from all over […]

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