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Unlawful Credit Agreements

The majority of South Africans are using some form of credit or have access to some form of credit, whether by way of credit cards, clothing account credit cards, personal loans, etcetera. The National Credit Act 34 of 2005 (hereinafter referred to as “the NCA”) purports to achieve a healthy and balanced credit market in […]

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Mitigating the Financial Impact of #Covid-19 and the Nationwide #Lockdown on Employers and Employees

When the initial 21-day nationwide lock down was announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa in March 2020, the financial impact on South African Employers and Employees at that stage had not yet been evident to the extent that it is now as we enter the final days of what seemed to be the never ending month […]

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Construction Guarantees – when does the contractor have the right to interfere with the employer’s claim?

It is a common occurrence for contractors to insure the performance of large construction projects. In fact in large projects this is a requirement.   In many instances these projects do not run as anticipated and as a result these policies are invoked. For a long time the rights of the contractor (who effectively is. […]

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The Gradual Phased Uplifting of the #lockdown and what it means for Businesses, Employers and Employees

On 23 April 2020 President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation and announced that from 1 May 2020 the nationwide lock down will be uplifted in a gradual and phased recovery process to ensure that economic activity can be revived through stages. The process will proceed in 5 strictly monitored alert levels and risk-adjusted strategies depending […]

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Amendments to Regulations – Essential Services during #LockdownSA 16 April 2020

1. Restaurants and Supermarkets Restaurants remain closed, but supermarkets are open to sell essential goods. 2. Alcohol Transportation is not allowed except for producing essential products such as hand sanitisers, disinfectants, soap. 3. Essential goods were expanded to include Hardware, components and supplies needed for emergency repairs at homes or for any project related to […]

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