April 7, 2021

Defamation: What are the requirements?

The Bill of Rights as contained in the South African Constitution protects human dignity. Defamation violates a person’s dignity, and more specifically his or her reputation or fama. It […]
April 7, 2021

Living in a mixed-use building: What to look out for

Even before the pandemic changed the way we see our home and work environments, with many finding for the first time that these two could be the same […]
April 7, 2021

Side-step the dangers of illegal investment schemes

According to section 43 (2) of the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 (hereinafter, referred to as “the CPA”), a person must not directly or indirectly promote, or […]
April 7, 2021

Who is responsible for a child’s wellbeing?

By operation of law, the liability to maintain someone is based on three factors: firstly, the claimant’s inability to support himself or herself; secondly, his or her relationship […]
March 10, 2021

Life-Hacks for a more productive remote workforce

It’s a strange new world that we’re living in, one in which the digitalisation of the traditional office is happening at a rapid rate. Many businesses […]
March 10, 2021

The importance of information officers and POPI manuals

When, in the early 1990s, the personal computer was becoming popular in South Africa, people were slowly but surely starting to migrate physical activity to a […]
March 10, 2021

Buying or renting: Which is best?

The property market was labelled a buyer’s market for most of 2020. Even though the year proved to be disastrous in many respects, many factors were beneficial for property buyers. From the historically low interest rates and […]
March 10, 2021

Why it’s advisable to pay off your home loan sooner

It was announced on 19 November 2020 that the national repo rate would remain unchanged at the historically low 3,5 %. While many were expecting an […]
February 9, 2021

How will the POPI Act affect the real estate industry?

On 1 July 2020, the enactment of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI Act) commenced, which will come into full effect on 1 July 2021. As its name states, the […]