Financially Stressed Homeowners to Engage Banks Before Forced Foreclosures

    Between April and June last year, 1.6 million South Africans applied for mortgage payment holidays from their banks. While this provided some form of temporary relief, it is now costing them, on average, an additional R12 900 a month due to having to pay up on interest accrued, pushing many South Africans further into […]

Business Rescue Increases Amongst SMEs and Corporates

            CNA is the latest in a string of high profile brands that have gone, or are considering going into business rescue, following in the footsteps of Ster Kinekor, Edcon, Comair and SAA. Business rescue is also on the increase in the SME sector, as many suffer from financial distress. […]

Small Business Owners: Working Remotely & Employee Vaccine Rights

                  Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have had to deal with a litany of issues since the pandemic began. Many were forced to close shop for a period of time, had to put their staff on short time or retrench and even needed to restructure their entire […]

Covid Puts a New Spin on POPIA Implementation

      Our personal devices, such as mobile phones, laptops and tablets are increasingly used to access movies, download apps, store music or stream content from platforms like Netflix or Showmax. And they are often shared among family members, such as children who regularly use their parents’ devices to enjoy online content. But, with POPIA […]

Uber Drivers Caught Out As No Precedent Yet In Local Courts

  Uber has been in the news of late thanks to the UK’s Supreme Court ruling in February that Uber UK grant drivers basic employment protection. The win will give 70,000 drivers access to holiday pay, a pension scheme and will be entitled to be paid at least the national living wage. It was not […]