The South African Medical Association (Sama) has condemned a book on former state president Nelson Mandela's last days, saying the author violated the most fundamental principle of patient/doctor relationships.
Importers in South Africa should be aware of the new customs valuation development affecting goods imported under franchise agreements, as this could affect the price they pay for the goods.
Entrepreneurs advancing interest-free funds to a company, held by a trust of which he/she is a beneficiary, will be affected by the proposed legislation curbing the tax-free transfer of wealth to trusts. “This is a common practice," says Tertius Troost, tax consultant at Mazars.
The South African Liquor Brand Owners Association (Salba) has criticised the government's inadequate socioeconomic impact assessment of the draft Liquor Amendment Bill because of its failure to quantify the effect on jobs and the economy.
Linda Ensor 21 Jul 2017
The two new tax bills are already causing a stir over the proposed amendment that South Africans working abroad will no longer be exempt from double taxation. However, there are several other amendments that will affect employers and employees, and have an impact on other labour-related legislation.
Tarryn Atkinson 21 Jul 2017
The Eskom board has decided to take disciplinary action against executive Matshela Koko, the utility's interim chairperson said.
Suspended SABC chief financial officer James Aguma's legal representative has argued that additional charges brought against his client at his disciplinary hearing are pure victimisation.
Neo Goba 19 Jul 2017
Three public advocacy groups - Section27, the Helen Suzman Foundation and Save SA - are taking joint action over the probe into the conduct of controversial PR firm Bell Pottinger, which has been accused of fuelling racial tensions in SA on behalf of the Gupta family.
A recent Labour Appeal Court case reviewed whether the employee was unfairly dismissed after his appointment letter was automatically terminated because of a provision stating that his offer of employment was conditional on a positive outcome of a vetting process.
Andre Van Heerden and Jacques van Wyk 18 Jul 2017
The Department of Labour has welcomed a CCMA ruling which states that Uber drivers are fully protected by the South African labour laws.
The DA is to lay charges of money laundering and corruption against the South African component of global software giant, SAP, and Gupta-affiliated company CAD House, following allegations that kickbacks changed hands between the two companies in exchange for a R100m Transnet contract.
Linda Ensor 18 Jul 2017