The effect the Consumer Protection Act has on Property Sales

The advent of the Consumer Protection Act in 2011 (the Act) caused alarm amongst practitioners in the Property Industry, as it was originally feared that all property sales would fall within the ambit of the Act. It was feared that the onerous…

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR NEW SECOND-HAND CAR TURNS OUT TO BE A ‘LEMON’

“I bought a second-hand car from a dealership about three months ago. The last week I’ve noticed that the engine sounds terrible. I asked a mechanic to have a look at it and according to him the engine is shot and needs a complete overhaul,…

SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE WORKPLACE

Social media undoubtedly plays a huge part in our personal lives. But what role can it play in your business? Social media platforms are a fantastic marketing resource for businesses of all sizes, as the far reaching nature of social…

IT CAN COST YOU TO BE GENEROUS: DONATIONS TAX

What is donations tax apart from obviously being yet another tax? When and how does donations tax affect you and who is liable for or exempted from paying donations tax?  WHAT IS IT? Donations tax is not a tax on income but is a tax…

PRE-INCORPORATION CONTRACTS IN RELATION TO THE COMPANIES ACT OF 2008

Before incorporation (that is registration with the companies and intellectual property commission), a company does not exist and it cannot perform juristic acts. In, addition no one can act as the company’s agent, because an agent cannot…