Commercial

April 12, 2021

How doubt can be an invaluable business asset

Before the digital age, information used to be scarce and came at a cost as print was the best way of sharing information non-verbally. With the […]
December 8, 2020

Relief for low-income South Africans

Microfinance versus financial inclusion In order to define ‘financial inclusion’, its relationship with microfinance must first be understood. Microfinance is a financial service offered by financial […]
November 27, 2020

Why you need new business policies before July 2021

Since the POPI Act came into effect on the 1st of July 2020, many businesses have had to rethink the way that they use and store information […]
October 6, 2020

The Business Judgment Rule: When is it applicable?

When running a business there are going to be times where the directors in charge will have to make difficult decisions and take risks in order […]
July 16, 2020

Think Twice Before Using an Image from Google

In February 2018, Google made a distinctive change to their image search engine. Where previously you were able to open an image file directly from a […]
June 2, 2020

Business Rescue vs Liquidation: What is the difference?

South Africa has been experiencing very slow economic growth and international rating agencies have subsequently downgraded South Africa’s investment outlook to “junk status”. This, and a […]
June 2, 2020

Does force majeure apply during COVID-19

Common Law position – in absence of a “force majeure” clause A force majeure is an act of God or man (such as a war, strike, […]
May 18, 2020

COVID-19: MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS AMIDST A GLOBAL PANDEMIC

The current COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect every aspect of society, disrupting the global economy and devastating both small and large business alike.  With regard to […]
May 18, 2020

#COVID-19: TOUGH DECISIONS – BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND THE ROLE OF DIRECTORS (PART 1)

South Africa has not escaped the damaging economic effects brought about by the global COVID-19 pandemic.  The country’s already strained economy is reeling from the adverse […]