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An in-depth look at the voetstoots clause and property condition reports

Property is the largest investment most people will ever make and there are reams of legal and financial documents peppered with terminology throughout the lengthy process which all need to be understood and navigated, not least the condition report and how it pertains to the voetstoots clause.

How businesses can do more with less using automation, AI &...

A report published by market research specialist In On Africa in August last year presented some interesting insights about artificial intelligence (AI) adoption in South Africa. In a survey of more than 3,000 South Africans working across various industries, 59% stated that they knew about ChatGPT but only 38% had used it previously.

Mastering employee communication amid strikes & protests

By focusing on being open, understanding, and reliable when communicating with employees, employers can successfully handle challenging situations and emerge stronger and more resilient. During times of crisis, it is crucial for organisations to focus on engaging and communicating effectively with their employees.

Directors’ role as the cornerstone of the governance ecosystem

The governance ecosystem is touted to give accountability, transparency, fairness and responsibility as the pillars on which corporate governance is built to all stakeholders and sanction or root out perverse conduct in an appropriate and balanced manner. This should keep the equilibrium of all stakeholders’ rights and obligations in check.

Strategic structuring – the keystone of startup success

In the fast-paced world of startups, particularly those breaking new ground, the excitement of innovation and market disruption often takes centre stage. However, amidst this buzz, it's crucial for startups to prioritise their foundational business structures from the outset.

A legal perspective on South Africa’s energy future

As South Africa’s energy sector continues to evolve, understanding the changes in regulations, contracts, and market dynamics is crucial. The restructuring of South Africa’s regulatory framework, especially within the energy sector is critical given the present crisis the country is in. Unbundling, where different parts of the energy sector are separated, amounts to far more than just paperwork.

Landmark ruling – criminal records no longer a hiring barrier

In a recent landmark ruling, the Labour Court's decision in the case of Connor v Lexisnexis (Pty) Ltd (P18/24) [2024] ZALCPE 11 sheds light on the evolving stance towards employing individuals with a criminal record. The court's acceptance of the employee's claim for unfair discrimination underscores a fundamental shift in perspective, advocating for fairness and inclusivity in the workplace.

Amending the NHI – a complex process beyond government’s narrative

The recent statements by ANC parliamentary chief whip Pemmy Majodina regarding the National Health Insurance (NHI) bill's ‘amendability’ have highlighted a significant misunderstanding of the law making process. Majodina's assurance that the bill can be amended if necessary, simplifies a complex legislative and judicial process.

May elections – crucial role of telecommunications security

With national election taking place this month, we are stressing the importance of robust telecommunications security to facilitate a successful electoral process. This priority reflects our commitment to maintaining the integrity and efficiency of communications systems during crucial democratic events.

The digital tightrope walk for business & human rights

Artificial Intelligence (AI) offers unprecedented opportunities for growth and innovation but also presents significant challenges and risks, especially concerning human rights and corporate governance.


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