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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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#Covid19, Construction and Lockdown – how are these living together?

The South African construction industry is one of the sectors which is severely affected not only by a national lockdown but also by other unforeseen situations related to prevailing conditions that may be associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Most construction projects have become under threat within a short period resulting in unexpected delays, disruptions and […]

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Desertion of Employees from the Workplace

The definition of desertion of Employees from the workplace in South African Labour Law and according to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (hereinafter referred to as “the CCMA”) means that an Employee has left his or her place of work and it is apparent that he or she does not appear to have […]

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Implementing a COVID-19 policy in the Workplace

As South Africa has recently entered what is called advanced alert level 3 of the phased approach of opening up of the economy, many businesses are still grappling with the initial financial and operational consequences of the lockdown. As businesses and trade resumes in a heightened State of Disaster with gargantuan increases in COVID-19 infections […]

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Update: Business Interruption Insurance And The Covid 19 National Lockdown

 There has been enough said on the negative effects experienced in the commercial sector as a result of the Covid-19 National Lockdown. However, as we move through the various stages restrictions and inadvertently, peaks and troughs in productivity; it is important to assess our reactions to these effects and whether these reactions, across the board, […]

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