South Africa’s new normal – Re-prioritising government expenditure

When Finance Minister Tito Mboweni presented the Treasury’s first budget in February of this year, South Africa’s economy was already troubled – well before the coronavirus pandemic had reached us.

Back in Parliament on Wednesday (via video conference)…

Is your organisation POPIA ready?

It’s been a long time coming, but the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (“POPIA”) should finally come into full force soon. Initially, the President was expected to proclaim that the (material) remaining provisions of POPIA come into force on 1 April…

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Coronavirus – Rights and obligations of employers and employees

As coronavirus (CoVID-19) spreads in South Africa, employers and employees alike find themselves in unchartered territory.

Fortunately, most jurisdictions, including South Africa, have well established legal principles (including the common law and legislation)…

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Chinese law and investments in Africa

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The trouble with law is lawyers

Clarence S. Darrow (1857-1938) American lawyer

Bad laws are the worst form of tyranny.

– Edmund Burke (1729-1797) British political writer.

Work is the curse of the drinking classes.

– Oscar Wilde

Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing.

– Oscar Wilde

The trouble with law is lawyers.

– Clarence S. Darrow (1857-1938) American lawyer

The law is reason, free from passion.

– Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.

The trouble with law is lawyers

Clarence S. Darrow (1857-1938) American lawyer

Every law is an evil, for every law is an infraction of liberty.

-Bentham Jeremy

Prisons are built with stones of Law, brothels with bricks of Religion.

-Blake,William

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The “New Normal” and the Workplace icon

In this Webinar hosted on 7 July 2020, we looked at the way in which Covid-19 has transformed our workplaces. We unpack what you need to do and know about workplace safety and provide useful updates as to the latest developments in law. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwE_UpgOZYE&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3P4RhGdTtIwbMrEpFNbTk2UN0Va0k5BRYjLqoilqx9Pnu1vDhkigqjgKM
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The impact of divorce on children icon

The impact of divorce on children
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Rights of workers when it comes to the threat of the coronavirus icon

Rights of workers when it comes to the threat of the coronavirus
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Technologically driven fourth industrial revolution
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Gender parity in the workplace
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Employer vs employee's right to privacy