Although specific legal assistance is always the best way to maximise your chances of a successful recovery, the process needn’t be complicated.
What’s the best way to protect yourself from someone out to damage your reputation? We’ll analyse several legal options available to us with reference to a recent High Court case in which a property developer was being attacked on both a WhatsApp group and Facebook by a fired contractor.
We’ll discuss also an internationally reported Canadian case in which a seller’s thumbs-up emoji was held to have bound him to a texted sale contract. But would a South African court have reached the same conclusion?
All employers and employees need to know of a recent Labour Court judgment holding that an instruction to work overtime in the absence of an agreement is unlawful.
If you are forming a new company or buying into one, don’t neglect one vital aspect – formulating and signing a full, correctly structured shareholders’ agreement, tailored to meet your particular needs and circumstances.
CV fraud is rampant and upfront checking of all claimed qualifications and references is of course always your first and best line of defence.
2023 dawns and you decide to realise your dream – you’re finally going into business for yourself. We summarise the four choices of business entity available to you, analysing the pros and cons of each in an illustrative table.
If you are a “designated” employer, your Employment Equity Act (EEA) Report is due on 15 January 2023.
Many employees approaching the “Big Sixty” will have no intention of giving up work any time soon and will be asking their employers if they can stay on. We have a warning – “age discrimination” is an “automatically unfair” form of dismissal which carries severe consequences for offenders.
The employer’s dismissal of an employee for “gross insubordination” and “incitement”, was overturned with a Labour Court order to retrospectively re-instate her. We discuss the reasons for that outcome and share some valuable lessons for all employers flowing from the judgment.