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Demand for OHS professionals grows with increase in legislation

The demand for professionals in the health and safety fields is growing with the global increase in health and safety laws and regulations and the increase in personal injury litigation...

1 Aug 2017

Data breach obligations of fintech companies

Significant opportunities and risks await those who wish to participate in the rise of the fintech industry...

By Karl Blom 7 Jul 2017

Public protector to probe death-trap taxis

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has teamed up with the Special Investigating Unit on an investigation into the illegal conversion of panel vans so that they can be sold as minibus taxis to unsuspecting taxi owners...

By Sipho Mabena 19 Jun 2017

It may be time for Eskom's board to resign or be fired: Pravin Gordhan

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan - an MP and a member of the public enterprises committee - said on Tuesday, 23 May, members of the Eskom board "have let SA down more often than not", and the time might have arrived for them to resign or be dismissed...

By Linda Ensor 24 May 2017

NERSA launches probe into Eskom over PPA impasse

The National Energy Regulator's electricity sub-committee has launched a formal investigation into Eskom's conduct...

12 May 2017

Eskom report on CEO's step-daughter's contracts due this week

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown expects to receive a report from the Eskom board on an inquiry into allegations against Eskom CEO Matshela Koko at the end of the week...

By Linda Ensor 12 May 2017

Fire safety is a burning issue

Often, little attention is paid to fire safety, as it requires more than merely drafting an evacuation plan but also capital investment...

By Lauren Salt 5 Apr 2017

Mobile legal research is the future

Mobile legal research with its ease of access, convenience and user-friendly formats, is gaining momentum in South Africa and looks set to significantly change the way legal professionals work in the future...

Issued by LexisNexis 3 Apr 2017

Why recreational drone pilots should be trained to avoid liability claims

While South Africa's regulations on drone operation have had significant licensing cost implications for businesses, consumers may be at the highest risk for financial loss too...

13 Feb 2017

Ford's silence a breach of law

Ford broke the law when it failed to tell the National Consumer Commission of Kuga owner Reshall Jimmy's death - and in so doing potentially jeopardising public safety...

25 Jan 2017

Carmaker 'obstructs' Kuga fire probe

Ford has deliberately obstructed the police investigation into the Kuga fire that killed Reshall Jimmy, the investigating officer charges...

24 Jan 2017

What are the CPA's best practice guidelines applicable to the motor industry?

Last year, the NCC published for comment the draft best practice guidelines intended to provide procedural clarity in regard to alternative dispute resolution mechanisms for handling complaints involving the automotive industry...

By Justine Krige 23 Jan 2017

'No brand is above the law'

Carmaker Ford had to be threatened with an ultimatum to make it take action - "Either you sort out your combusting Kuga SUVs or we will"...

17 Jan 2017

Ashley Madison dating site to pay $1.6m over breach

WASHINGTON, USA: The operators of the Ashley Madison affair-minded dating website have agreed to pay a $1.6 million penalty over a data breach...

20 Dec 2016

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International

Business mistakes too many law firms make

Being a really good attorney does not mean that you are a highly talented businessman or entrepreneur. This is something that is really important to understand since there is a pretty large number of law firms that end up bankrupt because of business related reasons, not because of problems caused by hired attorneys. With this in mind, here are some of the really common business mistakes that often appear with law firms and that can be disastrous in the long run.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 16 Aug 2017

British American Tobacco facing Africa fraud probe

LONDON, UK - British American Tobacco is being investigated for possible fraud regarding company activities in Africa, it announced on Tuesday.

3 Aug 2017

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