Employers are not legally required to pay their dismissed employees a severance package if they can find reasonable alternative employment for the dismissed employees.
It's life or death for some companies in South Africa.
New laws in South Africa protect victims of sextortion and the acts of jilted lovers - but enforcement remains an issue.
Sharing your entire address book with apps like Truecaller brings POPIA concerns into focus.
Business liquidations soared 44.8% in the year to August 2022, data from StatsSA showed, while fewer businesses entered business rescue in a clear sign that many are assessing their financial positions too late.
A recent Labour Court case has dispelled misconceptions around resignation in South Africa, specifically when an employee wishes to withdraw their notice.
The dismissal of employees who have reached and worked beyond the normal retirement age has been found to be fair, says Werksmans Attorneys. Employers do not waive their rights to enforce the normal retirement age by serving salary adjustment letters…
At the start of June, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) commenced its 12‑week transition to a new monetary policy implementation framework.
The tax residence status of a natural person with a mobile lifestyle recently formed the subject matter of a tax court dispute in the United Kingdom (UK), writes Doelie Lessing, tax director at Werksmans Attorneys.
With more South African companies requiring that staff be vaccinated against Covid-19, questions have been raised around employees who experience injuries, illness or death as a result of the Covid-19 vaccine.