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When to Lawyer Up

When to Lawyer Up

“The first thing we do is, let’s kill all the lawyers.” (Shakespeare) Shakespeare must have had an unhappy experience or two with the lawyers of his time to have one of his characters utter that threat, but the reality is that every aspect of our lives is touched at...

When is Resignation a Constructive Dismissal?

When is Resignation a Constructive Dismissal?

“…the prospect of continued employment must be shown to have been objectively intolerable and the employee must have resigned due to the intolerable situation and not for another reason.” (Extract from judgment below) Perhaps you are an employer, and that troublesome...

Effective 1 March 2024: New National Minimum Wage

Effective 1 March 2024: New National Minimum Wage

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) for each “ordinary hour worked” has been increased from 1 March 2024 by 8.5% from R25-42 to R27-58. Domestic Workers: Assuming a work month of 21 days x 8 hours per day, R27-58 per hour equates to R220-64 per day or R4,633-44 per month....

Budget 2024: Your Tax Tables and Tax Calculator

Budget 2024: Your Tax Tables and Tax Calculator

How much will you be paying in income tax, petrol and sin taxes? Use Fin 24’s four-step Budget Calculator here to find out. The unchanged transfer duty and tax tables, with a note on fiscal drag Unchanged from last year, so taxpayers can breathe a sigh of relief that...

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