President Zuma recently announced measures to resolve the labour troubles afflicting especially the mining sector. In his state of the nation address he announced, amongst other things, the appointment of an Inter-Ministerial Committee on the Revitalisation of Distress Mining Communities.
25 Jul 2014
The creation of contributed tax capital (CTC) and the return thereof by a company to its shareholders has been the subject matter of some misconception over the years.
21 Jul 2014
In a judgment handed down by the Labour Appeal Court (LAC) on 12 June 2014 (Food and Allied Workers Union v In2food (Pty) Ltd (case number J861/2013) the LAC had occasion to consider the circumstances under which a trade union can be held in contempt of a court order prohibiting an unprotected strike.
18 Jul 2014
It appears that there is often uncertainty whether the transfer of an interest in a partnership from one partner to another (ie either a new or existing partner) should be subject to value-added tax (VAT).
14 Jul 2014
Projects and Infrastructure Alert
On 10 July 2014, President Jacob Zuma made the proclamation which officially brought into force the Infrastructure Development Act, No 23 of 2014 (Act).
14 Jul 2014
In Segakweng v Ogilvy (Johannesburg) (J2428/12)  ZALCJHB 191 (29 May 2014) the Labour Court dismissed an application to make an arbitration award an order of court in terms of s158(1)(c) of the Labour Relations Act, No 66 of 1995 (LRA) on the basis that the award had prescribed.
11 Jul 2014
The South African Revenue Service released Binding Private Ruling 171 on 9 June 2014.
07 Jul 2014
In an urgent application, Vanachem Vanadium Products sought to interdict the National Union of Metalworkers SA from embarking on strike action.