Monthly Archive: April 2015

Fixed Term Contracts of Employment under the Amended Labour Relations Act

The Labour Relations Act has been amended as of 1 January 2015. It is a well-known and widespread practice for employers to structure contracts of employment in such a way that the permanence of the contract is avoided. For example…
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Online selling- what your website needs

There are certain recommendations and important statutory requirements applicable to online stores: All relevant disclosures in terms of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, as are provided for in the Act. There is a checklist of 18 disclosures of information which…
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Contractual variations/cancellations/amendments over email

There may be many different reasons why one varies or cancels a contract. As is normal in business practice, contracts are very often amended, varied and/or cancelled. However must must always be wary of the obligations which have been prescribed…
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Direct marketing- National OPT Out

The Direct Marketing Association of Southern Africa (‘DMASA’) has enabled consumers to prevent members of the DMASA from contacting those who do not wish to receive sms’s and telephone calls. Members of the DMASA include numerous companies/organisations who are notorious for direct…
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