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

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...

Jerome Levitz 26 Mar 2021

Don't forget to screen contract employees
Don't forget to screen contract employeesArticle

The recently introduced Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Amendment Bill is expected to bring more protection for contract employees like domestic workers, gardeners, nannies, and au pairs, etc. With employers facing increased responsibilities and obligations in this regard, they can also take the necessary steps to feel safe and secure in knowing who they are employing...

16 Oct 2020

Failure to ensure your passengers wear masks can cost you
Failure to ensure your passengers wear masks can cost youArticle

Motorists can be fined as much as R1,000 failing to ensure passengers wear masks in a vehicle under the current State of Disaster Act...

14 Aug 2020

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Justice Department officials arrested for fraudArticle

Two former Justice and Constitutional Development officials have appeared at the Zastron Magistrate Court in the Free State on charges of fraud...

24 Dec 2019

Should we expect more private prosecutions for environmental crimes?
Should we expect more private prosecutions for environmental crimes?Article

Private prosecutions for environmental crimes has always been a thorny issue in South African environmental law. In the recent case of Uzani Environmental Advocacy CC v BP Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd, BP was found guilty of contravening the National Environmental Management Act...

Athi Jara 17 Apr 2019

Dondo Mogajane, National Treasury director general
Finance minister seeks review of public protector report against DGArticle

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has filed papers seeking the review and setting aside of the public protector's findings and remedial action against National Treasury Director-General, Dondo Mogajane...

4 Mar 2019

Failure to submit tax returns can get you a criminal record
Failure to submit tax returns can get you a criminal recordArticle

Taxpayers who do not submit their tax returns will end up with a criminal record, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) said on Monday...

16 Apr 2018

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Leopard killer faces charges for shooting predator on reserveArticle

The man who shot dead a leopard in what was claimed to be self-defence on a hunting farm outside Grahamstown will be criminally charged for allegedly hunting the animal...

Gareth Wilson 18 Aug 2017

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Five reputation recovery steps if your name emerges in #GuptaLeaksArticle

By now you would have observed that some of the individuals whose names appear in the leaked emails by members of the Gupta family and their associates, were not necessarily people involved in their business dealings...

Vincent Magwenya 6 Jun 2017

Fraud, waste and abuse - why healthcare is so expensive
Fraud, waste and abuse - why healthcare is so expensiveArticle

Some of the most significant contributors to soaring healthcare costs are fraud, waste and abuse...

15 Mar 2017

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[Orchids & Onions] Ad may not be finger-lickin' good but it's out of this worldArticle

Regular readers will know that, when it comes to advertising, local will always be lekker for me...

Brendan Seery 12 Dec 2016

Arcelor delighted new pricing principles suit steel industry
Arcelor delighted new pricing principles suit steel industryArticle

ArcelorMittal SA's new CEO, Wim de Klerk, says the company's new pricing policy for sales of flat steel products, agreed with the government, does not have precedent elsewhere in the world...

Mark Allix 6 Sep 2016

Yuppiechef celebrates 10 years of e-commerce
Yuppiechef celebrates 10 years of e-commerceArticle

Yuppiechef celebrates 10 years of business success this August and its founders reflect on their successful journey from a home-based business of 12 items to 6,000 products from over 400 local and international brands...

16 Aug 2016

JMPD lauded for 'doing the right thing'
JMPD lauded for 'doing the right thing'Article

At a press conference jointly hosted by the Justice Project SA (JPSA) and the Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD), it was announced that the JMPD has taken the decision to programmatically cancel all of the unpaid illegal Aarto infringement notices it issued in violation of the prescripts of Section 30(1) of the Aarto Act...

7 May 2015

Chris Moerdyk
The awesome power of an apologyArticle

It is a window of opportunity that has opened up for perhaps just a few years but it is going to take the mass media, marketing strategists, ad agencies, and...

Chris Moerdyk 14 Aug 2014

Environmental Affairs launches law enforcement report
Environmental Affairs launches law enforcement reportArticle

The National Compliance and Enforcement Report (NECER) 2012/13, which provides a national overview of environmental compliance and enforcement activities undertaken by relevant institutions during the period 1 April 2012 to 31 March 2013, has been launched by the Department of Environmental Affairs.

13 Nov 2013

Domestic crime is on the rise
Domestic crime is on the riseArticle

Crimes committed by domestic workers in South Africa are on the rise and employers need to know how to deal with this constructively. According to Statistics South Africa, over one million people work as domestic servants in South Africa. As with most crimes in South Africa, though, there are no available statistics to indicate how serious the situation is.

11 Sep 2013

Paddy Hartdegen
Was the construction industry wrong?Article

Many people in the commercial world, the media and the security sectors have been baying for the blood of the chief executive and directors of several major construction companies over their collusion.

Paddy Hartdegen 25 Jul 2013

Pia Harvey
Senwes, Competition Commission consent order approvedArticle

A complaint referred to the Competition Tribunal (Tribunal) in 2006, which dealt with allegations of anticompetitive business practices on the part of Senwes Ltd (Senwes) relating to grain storage tariffs, resulted in a drawn-out legal process that passed through the Competition Appeal Court, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) and, eventually, the Constitutional Court.

Pia Harvey 4 Jul 2013

Penalties imposed on construction companies welcomedArticle

The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) has welcomed the announcement by the Competition Commission that a settlement has been reached following admission of guilt by 15 of the companies accused of collusion in the construction industry.

26 Jun 2013

Dream holiday turns to hell in prisonArticle

A Johannesburg man, Gabriel Sequeira spent more than a month in a Thailand prison and paid more than R200 000 to police and lawyers after being arrested for allegedly being in possession of fake dollar bills.

30 Sep 2011

Paddy Hartdegen
Four corruption scandals this weekArticle

Attempts to crack down on rampant corruption in various government departments has led to at least four corruption scandals this week as government officials attempt to "come clean" on what's been going on in their ministries.

Paddy Hartdegen 20 Sep 2011

Finally, closure for Bullard - and the end of 'Out to Lunch'
Finally, closure for Bullard - and the end of 'Out to Lunch'Article

Love him or hate him, David Bullard was South Africa's most-talked-about columnist for years. Now, with the demise of NewsTime, Bullard is hanging up his boots after 17 years in journalism. He tells Bizcommunity.com why he doesn't regret giving up the financial markets for journalism, even though things ended so badly with the Sunday Times, and why he's happy to finally stop writing 'Out to Lunch'.

Gill Moodie: @grubstreetSA 24 Aug 2011

Trafficking in human organs, distressing - HASAArticle

The Hospital Association of South Africa - a voluntary association comprising more than 90% of private hospitals in the country - was deeply distressed to learn that one of its members, that being Netcare Kwazulu Natal, was charged with the unlawful act of trafficking in human organs.

Dr Nkaki Matlala 9 Dec 2010

Wal-Mart deal avoids prosecutionArticle

NEW YORK: Wal-Mart will not be prosecuted over the trampling to death of an employee during a stampede by shoppers last year, the world's largest retailer and prosecutors announced on Wednesday, 6 May 2009.

8 May 2009

Union welcomes Foodcorp's bread cartel fineArticle

Food and Allied Workers' Union welcomes fine imposed on bread maker for role in bread price fixing.

7 Jan 2009

Chris Moerdyk
New Year's resolutions for 2008Article

Indomitable columnist Chris Moerdyk and Bizcommunity's own soothsayer writes up the industry's new year resolutions, because he knows how busy they are being creative.

Chris Moerdyk 14 Dec 2007

Chris Moerdyk
Nationwide's PR – more harm than goodArticle

In the days after an engine fell off a wing and the wheels came off its airworthiness certificates, what little PR there was from Nationwide Airlines was unimaginative, naive, completely without substance and distinctly lacking in credibility. Then, to add insult to injury, the company actually had the gall to say that it believed it had protected its corporate reputation during the entire crisis.

Chris Moerdyk 11 Dec 2007

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