Force majeure and its impact on contracts

Force majeure and its impact on contracts

A force majeure. is an act of God or man that is unforeseen and unforeseeable and out of the reasonable control of one or both of the parties to a contract, and which makes it objectively impossible for one or both of the parties to perform their obligations under the contract. As impossible as it […]

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Bullying in the Workplace

Bullying in the Workplace

Bullying or harassment is becoming very prevalent source of conflict in the modern South African workplaces. Every employee has the right to be treated with dignity and respect in the workplace employers have a duty to protect workers from harassment,and employers should develop a code of conduct on harassment in consultation with the employees and […]

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What is an SMME?

SME Assistance During COVID-19

What is an SMME? According to the National Small Business Act, there are three categories of small businesses. Their characteristics can be summarised as follows: Micro enterprise Small enterprise Medium enterprise Number of employees 1 – 5 employees < 100 employees Up to 200 employees Annual Turnover < R0.15 million < R10 million < R20 […]

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BizArmour Engagement

Letting Go

Is there any good way to let go of an employee? In every company there comes a time that you may need to let an employee go. This is never an easy decision and must be done lawfully. Here are our top tips on how to handle this predicament. *Please review our procedural content for […]

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Retrenchments

Retrenchments

What is a retrenchment? It is a dismissal based on the employer’s operational requirements. Operational requirements may include the employer’s economic, technological, structural or similar needs. Examples of such a situation traditionally extends to include the employers’ debts exceeding its income or because employee positions have become redundant as a result of new technology or […]

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