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Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation
Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015 09:17

SARS releases ruling on sale of shares
SARS releases ruling on sale of shares

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) released Binding Private Ruling No 189 on 19 February 2015, which dealt with the sale of shares subject to suspensive conditions.

By Heinrich Louw 5 Mar 2015 08:34

Roads bill would cut need for legal assistance
Roads bill would cut need for legal assistance

CAPE TOWN: Actuaries in the Department of Transport are looking into four aspects of the Road Accident Benefit Schemes Bill, which were flagged as problematic at public consultations.

By Linda Ensor 5 Mar 2015 07:38

Government says it is determined to flush out the frauds
Government says it is determined to flush out the frauds

'Government would, in partnership with the Quality Councils and South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) ensure that scrutiny and verification of qualifications are rigorously applied to protect the credibility, integrity and reputation of employers from people who possess fake qualifications,' said Acting DG of the Department of Communications, Donald Liphoko.

4 Mar 2015 12:55

Caution required as infrastructure sharing deals
Caution required as infrastructure sharing deals

In the current economy, proven benefits and technological advances are underpinning the rise of shared infrastructure models across business sectors.

By Harriet Beamish 4 Mar 2015 07:49

Retrenchments: With whom must an employer consult?
Retrenchments: With whom must an employer consult?

When an employer contemplates retrenching one or more of its employees it is obliged in terms of s189(1) of the Labour Relations Act, 66 of 1995 (LRA) to consult with any person whom the employer is required to consult in terms of a collective agreement.

By Gillian Lumb, Anli Bezuidenhout and Mari Bester 4 Mar 2015 07:42

Contracts can make or break an artist's career
Contracts can make or break an artist's career

Fortunes are lost and made in the recording industry. Many a recording artist may find themselves a casualty of unsound business practices.

By Stephen Hollis 4 Mar 2015 07:19

Muthambi in firing line over New Age adverts
Muthambi in firing line over New Age adverts

NEWSWATCH: Communications Minister Faith Muthambi is in the firing line over 'irregular' adverts placed in The New Age, reports City Press...

2 Mar 2015 08:35

Artist's moral rights are separate from copyright
Artist's moral rights are separate from copyright

Creativity often involves making something new from an existing concept or work. It is here where artists may be too enthusiastic and may step on one another's toes.

By Mariƫtte du Plessis 2 Mar 2015 08:29

Unequal pay for equal work illegal: CCMA
Unequal pay for equal work illegal: CCMA

PRETORIA: The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) says every employer must take steps to eliminate discrimination in the workplace by ending unfair practices such as paying employees disproportionately for the same work.

27 Feb 2015 07:22

Transfer duty and the 2015 budget
Transfer duty and the 2015 budget

Commentary from David Warmback of Shepstone & Wylie on some interesting changes proposed to the transfer duty rates and brackets announced in the 2015 Budget Speech...

By David Warmback 26 Feb 2015 11:44

PwC tax comment on the 2015 Budget Review
PwC tax comment on the 2015 Budget Review

PwC has provided comment on Finance Minister Nene's 2015 Budget Review yesterday...

26 Feb 2015 11:36

Debt reduction and mining assets
Debt reduction and mining assets

On 18 February 2015, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) released Binding Private Ruling 187, which dealt with the waiver of a loan subsequent to the implementation of an intra-group transaction.

By Heinrich Louw 26 Feb 2015 08:37