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27 August 2014
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25 Aug 2014
Electricity regulation in Botswana
Minchin & Kelly
The regulatory framework for electricity generation in Botswana is set out in the Electricity Supply Act, in terms of which the Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources (MMEWR) is...
Can Employees Interdict Their Intended Dismissals – A Question of Alternatives?
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
The Labour Court recently revisited this issue in its judgment handed down on 6 June 2014, in Mmatli & 19 Others v Department of Infrastructure Development (Gauteng Province), J1238/14. The...
21 Aug 2014
Allowances in respect of public private partnerships
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
On 17 July 2014, the National Treasury released the draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB) which aims to give effect to the various tax proposals announced in the 2014 Budget. One important...
20 Aug 2014
Capital gains tax, savings and inflation
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
Consider the following example:  A taxpayer bought shares for R100 000 on 1 June 2004, and sold them on 1 June 2014.  Assume that: the inflation rate during the period the shares were held was...
19 Aug 2014
President Zuma assents to the Labour Relations Amendment Act
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
On 17 August 2014,  President Jacob Zuma  assented to the Labour Relations Amendment Act, 2004 (Act No.6 of 2014) A commencement date for this Act, expected to be within the next few months, is...
18 Aug 2014
The Competition Commission retracts and corrects terms of reference for LPG market inquiry
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
The Competition Commission (Commission) on Friday (15 August 2014) retracted the terms of reference it published in June 2014, announcing that it intended undertaking a market inquiry into the LPG...
14 Aug 2014
Department of Labour’s Industrial Action Report – increase in unprotected strikes is cause for concern
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
The Department of Labour released the latest edition of its Annual Industrial Action Report on 11 August 2014. This report (covering 2013) makes for compelling reading says Johan Botes, Director in...
11 Aug 2014
Law firm offers a comprehensive guide on labour legislation changes to all South African businesses
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
South Africa's labour legislation is progressive, and continues to rapidly evolve. This is according to Aadil Patel Director and National Head of the Employment practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr,...
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