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Traffic officers to get body cameras
Traffic officers to get body cameras

Traffic officers will be issued with body cameras to assist in gathering evidence and improving the conviction rate of traffic law violators...

30 Mar 2021

When can employees claim damages direct from an employer?
When can employees claim damages direct from an employer?

A recent Supreme Court of Appeal judgment has provided new guidance on COIDA cover and when employers may be exposed to direct claims for damages by employees...

29 Mar 2021

Public comment sought on ERP in the waste sector
Public comment sought on ERP in the waste sector

Draft amendments to the regulations and notices regarding Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in the Waste Sector have been published for public consultation...

29 Mar 2021

Biz Press Office Quarterly: 10 ways to successfully start and manage a newsroom on Biz
Biz Press Office Quarterly: 10 ways to successfully start and manage a newsroom on Biz

A warm welcome and congratulations to the many companies who have opened or published via their Press Office Newsrooms so far this year....

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 29 Mar 2021

The Pretoria High Court has stopped Uthaka Energy from starting to mine coal this week in the critical water source area of Mabola, Mpumalanga. Archive photo: supplied
Court stops Mpumalanga coal mine

In yet another turn in what is already a six-year legal battle, Uthaka Energy, a coal-mining company, has been interdicted by the Pretoria High Court from mining in one of South Africa's critical water source areas...

By John Yeld 26 Mar 2021

Little known ramifications of paying an admission of guilt fine
Little known ramifications of paying an admission of guilt fine

The relatively simple act of paying an admission of guilt fine is often understandably perceived as a quick and easy way to extricate oneself from trouble with the law...

By Jerome Levitz 26 Mar 2021

Mozambican Competition Regulatory Authority now operational - what this means for business
Mozambican Competition Regulatory Authority now operational - what this means for business

Almost seven years after the promulgation of the competition legislation, the Competition Regulatory Authority (CRA) in Mozambique has became operational...

26 Mar 2021

Countdown for compliance with PoPIA
Countdown for compliance with PoPIA

With less than 100 days for public and private bodies to be compliant with the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA)...

25 Mar 2021

Would you leave your children's inheritance in the hands of the government?
Would you leave your children's inheritance in the hands of the government?

Who would take on the parental mantle you leave behind and who would make sure that any inheritance you have accumulated for your children is actually received by them and managed properly to their benefit?...

By Alex Simeonides, Issued by Capital Legacy 25 Mar 2021

Attorney arrested in SAPS branding case
Attorney arrested in SAPS branding case

Pretoria-based attorney, Reshay Ramsamy Naidoo, has been released on bail for his alleged role in the multi-million rand SAPS branding corruption case...

25 Mar 2021

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PoPI changes in the insurance industry

Driven by increasing regulation, competitive pressures and new technologies the insurance industry has been under pressure to evolve at a rapid pace...

24 Mar 2021

Can staff be dismissed for disregarding Covid-19 protocol after hours?
Can staff be dismissed for disregarding Covid-19 protocol after hours?

Employers are within their rights to discipline employees who flout Covid-19 regulations outside of work, which could even result in dismissals...

24 Mar 2021

Experts to dissect eDiscovery
Experts to dissect eDiscovery

The changing landscape of legal discovery within an increasingly electronic world will be the focus of a virtual event on Tuesday, 30 March 2021...

Issued by LexisNexis 24 Mar 2021

Judgment confirms importance of disclosure of records in litigation
Judgment confirms importance of disclosure of records in litigation

In a recent case where a claimant for damages sought to prevent the disclosure of her medical records, the rules of court were found to override other legislation relating to confidentiality of personal information...

By Sandra Sithole 24 Mar 2021

Department of Home Affairs flouts court orders, year after year
Department of Home Affairs flouts court orders, year after year

Nearly two years have passed since the Department of Home Affairs promised to open a Cape Town Refugee Reception Office (CTRRO) once again...

By Tariro Washinyira 23 Mar 2021

CoCT invites public comment for improving Informal Trading By-law
CoCT invites public comment for improving Informal Trading By-law

The CoCT is reviewing the Informal Trading By-law and has invited the public to comment and provide suggestions by 30 April 2021 for the by-laws improvement...

19 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: LegitLaw - the new self-service platform for basic business contracts
#StartupStory: LegitLaw - the new self-service platform for basic business contracts

In the era of digitalisation, automation and self-help services, the legal sector has been slow to transform. LegitLaw is changing that with the launch of its legal tech-meets-online shopping platform...

By Shan Radcliffe 18 Mar 2021

Proposed changes to the Distillate Fuel Refund System
Proposed changes to the Distillate Fuel Refund System

The proposed draft amendments to the diesel refund scheme, which were released recently, has offered some clarity on certain aspects of the scheme...

By Rudi Katzke and Kagiso Nonyane 17 Mar 2021

Consumer protection bodies reminded of mandate
Consumer protection bodies reminded of mandate

Regulators with consumer protection mandate are being reminded to continue with their efforts to put a spotlight on consumer rights...

17 Mar 2021

New compliance standard for hand sanitisers - SABS
New compliance standard for hand sanitisers - SABS

The SABS has issued a new standard for hand sanitisers, which manufacturers of these products and employers distributing them in the workplace should comply with...

By Kate Collier, Shane Johnson, and Matthew Ilsley 16 Mar 2021

Why you need to consider PoPI during M&A deals
Why you need to consider PoPI during M&A deals

If you're considering an M&A deal currently or in the future, PoPI should definitely be at top of the list in terms of due diligence and integration...

By Louella Tindale 16 Mar 2021

High Court rules in favour of Rebosa in battle for FFCs
High Court rules in favour of Rebosa in battle for FFCs

The High Court has found the failure of the Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) to issue Fidelity Fund Certificates (FFCs) to the applicant estate agents without merit...

16 Mar 2021

Take your brand and business marketing to the next level
Take your brand and business marketing to the next level

Unlike other channels, Press Office newsrooms on Bizcommunity are an owned asset for brands, the place where PR or brand communications teams can communicate whatever, however and whenever they want...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 16 Mar 2021

Committee adopts Electoral Laws Amendment Bill
Committee adopts Electoral Laws Amendment Bill

The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs has adopted the Electoral Laws Amendment Bill (B22B-2020) with amendments proposed by the National Council of Provinces (NCOP)...

15 Mar 2021

Pick n Pay caps gross profit margin for ginger and garlic
Pick n Pay caps gross profit margin for ginger and garlic

The signing of a Memorandum of Agreement with Pick n Pay confirms that the retailer has capped its gross profit margin for ginger and garlic...

15 Mar 2021

Life after Libor - assistance for legacy contract holders
Life after Libor - assistance for legacy contract holders

The UK Financial Conduct Authority is considering whether it will be necessary to publish some synthetic Libor benchmarks after the termination dates...

By Matthew Gibson, Khurshid Fazel and Ryan Nelson 12 Mar 2021

Zero tolerance for bad budgeting in public sector
Zero tolerance for bad budgeting in public sector

The Budget Speech delivered by the Minister of Finance recently cast some light on what developments we can expect on the public procurement front in SA...

By Busisiwe Nhlapo, Candice Grieve and Alaika Alli 11 Mar 2021

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Ignorance is bliss - but not for patent infringement

Spoor & Fisher's Yogani Reddy notes that in a digital society, being ignorant can land one in deep water, especially in the context of patent infringement...

By Yogani Reddy 10 Mar 2021

Transnet, SIU launch application to set aside irregular contracts
Transnet, SIU launch application to set aside irregular contracts

Transnet and the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) have launched an application at the High Court to review and set aside four contracts concluded by the parastatal in 2014...

10 Mar 2021

High Court orders suspension of spectrum auction
High Court orders suspension of spectrum auction

The High Court in Pretoria on Monday ordered the Icasa to halt the planned auction of radio frequency spectrum licences, pending a hearing of contentions...

10 Mar 2021



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