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Jail for me!! Nothing for you

In this matter, divorce proceedings were instituted by the Respondent during the latter part of 2021 in the High Court of Pretoria.

Effect of an Expired PSIRA (Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority) certificate on Security Guards

As it is no surprise that the National Lockdown brought on by the World Wide Covid-19 Pandemic has had and immeasurable effect on job security and in turn caused instability in the workforce, it has become essential to educate oneself with one rights in particular to protect that very sacred asset being job security. This article in short aims to focus on the effects that an expired PSIRA certificate has on the employment and/or employability of a security guard.

The current legal position pertaining to school fees

Over the past four months your child’s class room has been replaced by the household laptop and you can’t help but sit back and wonder – “Should I still be paying for my child’s school fees even though my child isn’t getting the full schooling experience?” “What happens if I lose my job or get a salary cut – will my child’s education be jeopardized because I can’t afford to pay school fee’s anymore?”

Opinion on a Covid-19 Positive Employee

According to the Health and Safety directive published on 29 April 2020 (the ‘H&S directive’), an employee must be placed on sick leave in terms of section 22 of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) if –

How business rescue may assist your company because of the covid crisis?

Following the announcement made by the World Health Organization declaring COVID-19 a pandemic on 11 March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a 21 day national lockdown spanning from midnight 26 March 2020 until 16 April 2020 (“the lockdown”).

Tax and debt relief for companies and employees

Following the announcement of a national lockdown effective from midnight on 26 March 2020 until midnight on 16 April 2020, the South African Government has announced certain measures to assist small and medium enterprises (”SMEs”) financially.