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SARS 'rogue agency' claims may not be far-fetched
SARS 'rogue agency' claims may not be far-fetched

Former special forces operative Mike Peega's dossier claiming that the South African Revenue Service (SARS) ran a rogue unit targeting politicians and businessmen close to President Jacob Zuma in 2007 was easily discredited at the time.

By Mzilikazi Wa Africa, Piet Rampedi 13 Oct 2014 10:47

Lawyer returns from China-Africa exchange programme
Lawyer returns from China-Africa exchange programme

Bridgett Majola has returned from the first course of the China-Africa Young Legal Professionals Exchange Programme in Beijing, held during September and October 2014.

13 Oct 2014 10:27

MEC liable for damages after doctor's rape
MEC liable for damages after doctor's rape

An employee, who suffered the horrendous ordeal of being raped whilst on duty, is not precluded from suing her employer for damages.

By Johan Botes 13 Oct 2014 09:53

Transparency, accountability sought by PSC
Transparency, accountability sought by PSC

The Public Service Commission (PSC) has called for greater transparency and accountability to build a South Africa where all citizens enjoy a higher standard of living.

9 Oct 2014 08:26

Clarity needed on variation or cancellation of agreements by email
Clarity needed on variation or cancellation of agreements by email

A non-variation clause is a contractual provision which restricts the variation or cancellation of an agreement. It usually stipulates that no variation or consensual cancellation of the agreement in which it is contained will be of any effect unless reduced to writing and signed by the parties.

By Pierre Burger 8 Oct 2014 11:38

Prasa flouted its own rules says A-G
Prasa flouted its own rules says A-G

The Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa), which is spending R51bn to revitalise its commuter rail unit, contravened its supply-chain management policy in a R3.5bn deal to procure locomotives, the Auditor-General said in the agency's annual report.

8 Oct 2014 10:48

Minimum wages to be set for gardening service workers
Minimum wages to be set for gardening service workers

The Department of Labour is conducting countrywide public hearings on the garden and landscaping services to determine minimum wages for the sector.

2 Oct 2014 07:21

Google's Street View privacy breach damages users' confidence
Google's Street View privacy breach damages users' confidence

While Google has escaped a fine for collecting personal data - including email addresses and passwords - being used in UK public Wi-Fi spots, the issue has been damaging to user's confidence in the brand.

By Jack Adams 9 Nov 2010 10:35

Death of Charles Pillai, Pension Funds Adjudicator
Death of Charles Pillai, Pension Funds Adjudicator

Charles Pillai, having served the South African legal and financial services as the fourth Pension Funds Adjudicator, its first Ombud for Financial Services Providers, director of the Legal Resources Centre, lawyer and actor, died on Saturday 6 November 2010 from cancer, aged 57.

9 Nov 2010 07:22

Law firms in fee fall
Law firms in fee fall

LONDON, UK: Law firms see fall in fee income across the board but mid-tier come under most pressure, PwC survey shows.

8 Nov 2010 07:42

EPC gets copyright management idea accepted
EPC gets copyright management idea accepted

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The European Publishers Council (EPC*) has succeeded in getting its idea for 21st century copyright management accepted as one of just seven "Big Ideas" sought by the European Commission to forward its Digital Agenda strategy.

5 Nov 2010 11:43

Labels must conform by March 2011
Labels must conform by March 2011

Stricter controls relating to product information on all labels are being introduced by the Department of Health as part of Regulation R146, in an attempt to bring more transparency to the consumer market, and to crack down on manufacturers breaching the regulations.

5 Nov 2010 10:20

No winners in Pick n Pay strike
No winners in Pick n Pay strike

The strike over wages between Pick n Pay and its employees belonging to The South Africa Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union (Saccawu) is not good for anyone, for Pick n Pay, Neil Quirk told I-Net Bridge on Monday.

By Zeenat Moorad 3 Nov 2010 12:56

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