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Featured Articles

Moonlighting can be bad for your employment ‘health’

15 July 2022

Quite often new entrepreneurs start off exploring other sideline businesses while still in the employ of their current employer. Take... the example of a textile worker that starts to set up her own clothing business on the side by making clothes after hours. Is this allowed or could her employer fire her for this even if it does not affect her work responsibilities?

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Double insurance – stroke of genius or waste of money?

15 July 2022

We all know that insurance is there to provide relief from an uncertain event that could arise and cause damage... to your property. But, can you insure for example your car with two insurers and should your car be written off in an accident claim for and receive double compensation from two insurers for the same accident? You have after all paid them both the required insurance premiums.

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Clarity on what you can claim for from the Road Accident Fund

13 April 2022

Quite a few long-weekends are coming up and with thousands of South Africans heading out on our roads during this... period, the worry about the large number of accidents on our roads is again top of mind. It also raises a quite common question of what can you claim from the RAF if you or a family member were injured or died as a result of a car accident on our roads.

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The drive to transform under the new Property Practitioners Act

13 April 2022

With all the media focus lately on the new Property Practitioners Act and new regulations and requirements regarding Fidelity Fund... certificates, it’s easy to miss the impact this Act intends to make on much-needed transformation of the property sector. Here we highlight a few of the key measures that will impact on transformation in the property industry.

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Exploring the new Property Practitioners Act

21 March 2022

Most estate agents by now know that the new Property Practitioners Act has come into effect. Yet surprisingly, there is... still a lot of confusion about how the Act will affect Estate Agencies and their agents. To help, we have unpacked some of the key points to be considered by any estate agency and property practitioner.

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What legal costs can a creditor charge a debtor to recover outstanding debt?

08 February 2022

When times are tough, you may not get around to paying all your bills. But be warned, if neglected for... too long, it will inevitably lead to letters of demand for payment along with interest, charges and legal fees. As your outstanding obligations grow, you may wonder whether all these costs are allowed? Lets unpack what the law says.

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Can I use a drone for taking photos?

14 December 2021

I’m a wedding photographer and have started using a drone to add an additional element to my wedding photography. One... of my clients however asked whether I’m allowed to fly a drone and take photos as they don’t want to get in trouble if they use me for the wedding. I thought it was ok, but now I’m not sure. Can I use a drone for taking photos and videos?

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Do trusts still have a role to play in estate planning?

16 October 2019

My wife is pregnant with our first child and I am considering whether to set up a family trust for... estate planning purposes. Lately however I have read negative commentary about using trusts, particularly anti-avoidance tax legislation aimed at trusts. I don’t want to start a family trust if it’s not going to be beneficial. What advice do you have in this regard?

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992
Article

Moonlighting can be bad for your employment ‘health’

15 July 2022

Quite often new entrepreneurs start off exploring other sideline businesses while still in the employ of their current employer. Take... the example of a textile worker that starts to set up her own clothing business on the side by making clothes after hours. Is this allowed or could her employer fire her for this even if it does not affect her work responsibilities?

READ MORE
1013
Article

Double insurance – stroke of genius or waste of money?

15 July 2022

We all know that insurance is there to provide relief from an uncertain event that could arise and cause damage... to your property. But, can you insure for example your car with two insurers and should your car be written off in an accident claim for and receive double compensation from two insurers for the same accident? You have after all paid them both the required insurance premiums.

READ MORE
756
Article

Clarity on what you can claim for from the Road Accident Fund

13 April 2022

Quite a few long-weekends are coming up and with thousands of South Africans heading out on our roads during this... period, the worry about the large number of accidents on our roads is again top of mind. It also raises a quite common question of what can you claim from the RAF if you or a family member were injured or died as a result of a car accident on our roads.

READ MORE
1051
Article

The drive to transform under the new Property Practitioners Act

13 April 2022

With all the media focus lately on the new Property Practitioners Act and new regulations and requirements regarding Fidelity Fund... certificates, it’s easy to miss the impact this Act intends to make on much-needed transformation of the property sector. Here we highlight a few of the key measures that will impact on transformation in the property industry.

READ MORE
901
Article

Exploring the new Property Practitioners Act

21 March 2022

Most estate agents by now know that the new Property Practitioners Act has come into effect. Yet surprisingly, there is... still a lot of confusion about how the Act will affect Estate Agencies and their agents. To help, we have unpacked some of the key points to be considered by any estate agency and property practitioner.

READ MORE
980
Article

What legal costs can a creditor charge a debtor to recover outstanding debt?

08 February 2022

When times are tough, you may not get around to paying all your bills. But be warned, if neglected for... too long, it will inevitably lead to letters of demand for payment along with interest, charges and legal fees. As your outstanding obligations grow, you may wonder whether all these costs are allowed? Lets unpack what the law says.

READ MORE
845
Article

Can I use a drone for taking photos?

14 December 2021

I’m a wedding photographer and have started using a drone to add an additional element to my wedding photography. One... of my clients however asked whether I’m allowed to fly a drone and take photos as they don’t want to get in trouble if they use me for the wedding. I thought it was ok, but now I’m not sure. Can I use a drone for taking photos and videos?

READ MORE
1084
Article

Do trusts still have a role to play in estate planning?

16 October 2019

My wife is pregnant with our first child and I am considering whether to set up a family trust for... estate planning purposes. Lately however I have read negative commentary about using trusts, particularly anti-avoidance tax legislation aimed at trusts. I don’t want to start a family trust if it’s not going to be beneficial. What advice do you have in this regard?

READ MORE
992
Article

We Remember

Tribute to Bertus du Toit

16 November 2021

On the 6th of October, we lost a remarkable person – Bertus du Toit. With his integrity, great faith, and... sincere interest in those around him, he made a lasting impact on our lives, and not ours only, but also on those who had the privilege to cross his path.

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Tribute to Danie Pretorius

17 June 2021

His devastating departure leaves an emptiness in all our lives that no one else can fill.Danie Pretorius, beloved Director at... Oosthuizen Marais & Pretorius Inc (OMP), passed away on 18 March 2021 aged 63, after fighting a lengthy battle against a progressive heart disease.

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Tribute to Bertus du Toit

16 November 2021

On the 6th of October, we lost a remarkable person – Bertus du Toit. With his integrity, great faith, and... sincere interest in those around him, he made a lasting impact on our lives, and not ours only, but also on those who had the privilege to cross his path.

READ MORE
1334
Article

Tribute to Danie Pretorius

17 June 2021

His devastating departure leaves an emptiness in all our lives that no one else can fill.Danie Pretorius, beloved Director at... Oosthuizen Marais & Pretorius Inc (OMP), passed away on 18 March 2021 aged 63, after fighting a lengthy battle against a progressive heart disease.

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