Monthly Archives: November 2014

“Agree, for the Law is costly”: Use the New Mediation Rules

“Agree, for the law is costly” (old proverb) Our justice system has just taken an exciting new step towards broadening access to justice. From 1 December a new “court-annexed” mediation procedure will

Are you about to forfeit your annual leave?

The Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) sets a minimum of 15 annual days’ leave, and provides that this leave must be taken within 6 months of the end of your annual

The Golf Estate Rules that sent a St Bernard to the Doghouse

“To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs” (Aldous Huxley) Living in a residential estate means submitting yourself to all rules and regulations lawfully imposed by the

Developers: Register or Regret

Residential property developers need to note the recent Constitutional Court judgment confirming that you must register with the NHBRC (National Home Builder’s Registration Council) before you conclude a building contract or commence