Monthly Archives: August 2014

When it comes to strategy, size doesn’t matter

To create a strategic roadmap for your business, you don’t need heaps of wonderful resources; you only need to give up your preconceived ideas about strategy and open your mind. Sometimes the thing that holds a small business back the … Continue reading

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Special resolutions – when are they needed?

Resolutions by shareholders In terms of the Companies Act, No. 71 of 2008 (as amended) (“the Act”) and/or a company’s Memorandum of Incorporation (“MOI”), and the Shareholders’ Agreement (if applicable), certain corporate actions require the approval of the shareholders, which … Continue reading

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New earnings threshold for Basic Conditions of Employment Act

On the 1st of July 2014 the Minister of Labour issued the following notice to increase the annual earnings threshold from R193 805 to R205 433. This threshold is the maximum remuneration (or gross pay) that an employee can earn while still … Continue reading

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Celebrating Mandela Day – 18 July 2014

The United Nations officially declared 18 July as Nelson Mandela International Day in November 2009, recognising Mr Nelson Mandela’s values and his dedication to the service of humanity. The celebration of Mandela Day aims to serve as a global call … Continue reading

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