Labour lawView all
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Domestic worker employment contract
Domestic worker employment contract
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Dismissal
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Your guide to dismissal, put together by your lawyers.
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Workers Day Article 2019
Making Labour Law Work for you
On May 1 we celebrate International Workers’ Day. In South Africa, there is a very special meaning to the day: On this public holiday, we pay tribute to the strong role that trade unions and other labour organisations played in fighting against apartheid.
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Civil lawView all
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Agreement for the-sale of-a motor vehicle
Agreement for the-sale of-a motor vehicle
Buying or selling a car privately? Protect yourself with our free legal agreement for the sale of vehicle.
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Contracts
Acknowledgment of Debt
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Election Season Looms
On 8 May 2019, it is our turn to make our mark on the ballot paper for the country’s national election.
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Criminal lawView all
Domestic Violence Ladies
What is domestic violence?
What is domestic violence?
If you find yourself in a situation where you are experiencing domestic violence, you have to protect your self. The law is on your side.
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Infographic
Tobacco
The Legal Taboos of Tobacco
The South African law is constantly tightening up on ways to stop smokers from lighting up.
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Cannabis
The High and Low of Cannabis
On 18 September 2018, the Constitutional Court unanimously confirmed the Cape High Court judgment that personal use of cannabis is not a criminal offence.
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Family lawView all
Black Family
Law: the ultimate protective parent
Law: the ultimate protective parent
The role of a mother and father are understood in different ways by the diverse cultures and groups in our society; however, the family law in South Africa makes sure that at its core, mothers and fathers are treated equally and also given the responsibility to care correctly for their children.
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Right To Be A Dad
The right to be a dad
When it comes to unmarried and divorced fathers, many people still believe that they have limited rights to their children. However, this is no longer the case. Let’s take a closer look at the rights that unmarried or divorced fathers are entitled to in South Africa.
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DiseaseView all
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Time To talk about TB
Time To talk about TB
It’s Time… To talk about TB. To Know my TB status. To step up the fight to end TB. For a World without TB
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Are you diabetic
10 questions to ask, if you are worried you have diabetes.
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Depression
Do you or someone you know seem to suffer from depression or mental illness?
Here are some signs to look out for to determine if you need help.
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HIV / AIDSView all
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Be blood (ubuntu) brothers & sisters
Be blood (ubuntu) brothers & sisters
“Every few seconds, someone, somewhere, needs blood.” This is the message from the World Health Organisation ahead of World Blood Donor Day which is remembered around the globe every year on 14 June.
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World Aids Day
A quick read to help you avoid or manage HIV infection.
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HIV = ARV
We live in a world where HIV is prominent. Thankfully, it is easier now than ever to know your HIV status, and to live a long, healthy life regardless of your status.
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MedicineView all
Flu Article
Stop flu from infecting you!
Stop flu from infecting you!
Legal&Tax’s medical experts are here to inform you about the key facts of flu and how to help prevent you and your family from getting sick this season.
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Vaccinations Article
Be Part of the Vacin-Nation
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Salt In Your Diet
Salt In Your Diet
Research has shown that a high salt (sodium) intake is linked to increased blood pressure (hypertension) which can lead to serous health complications.
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Are You Water Wise?
If we look at the composition of our bodies, water is the largest single component of the body. It compromises up to 60-70% of our total body weight. Every chemical, biochemical and metabolic reaction that takes place in the body requires water to be present.
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Episode 4: The Psychology of Food Labels
It's proven that we give ourselves permission to eat more because the Food Label says "Low Fat" , "Low Calorie" or "0 Sugar".
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FitnessView all
Body Type
Train right for your body type
Train right for your body type
Figure out what type of body shape you have, and then choose exercises that best suit the needs of your particular build
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Understanding pain
Pain is a part of life. It is there from the beginning, in a small baby, and it is there at the end, when the person dies.
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Achieving healthier, happier life
I believe an active lifestyle has definitely led to a happier life for me. My advice? I strongly advise incorporating exercise as an added benefit to help achieve a happier, healthier life.
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SmokingView all
Stop Smoking
Stop smoking today!
Stop smoking today!
But staying smoke-free is the real struggle
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Funeral planningView all
Funeral Planning Article
The Power of Planning Ahead for Funerals
The Power of Planning Ahead for Funerals
Lizl Finch is our Legal&Tax funeral policy expert, always making sure that life runs smoothly for those left behind after a death. She suggests that making plans for a funeral ahead of time is a useful action to take. This is called pre-or advanced funeral planning.
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Funeral
Funeral Customs across the Country
South Africa has a fascinating mix of cultures and religions. As we enjoy a democratic society where we are free to mix and mingle amongst each other, we might also experience lifestyles and practices very different to our own.
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Funeral Get Smart
The Final Cost: Financing a Funeral
Legal&Tax’s Funeral Plan can be a caring companion at this time of pain. Instead of tying its members down into specific service providers, Legal&Tax pays out in cash immediately.
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Estate planningView all
Last Will
Deceased estates and the law
Deceased estates and the law
Death is a difficult and emotional subject to handle. While we can’t take away the pain, we can make the experience a little easier by helping you prepare for the practical realities that need to be in place.
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Funeral And Estate Planning
Is your estate in order?
Making sure you have a funeral plan that provides for a dignified burial may be the first step you take, but there is so much more to consider. These considerations must be stated in your last will and testament.
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Tax Returns
Adding Value to Tax
Adding Value to Tax
It might be just the beginning of 2019, but already the end of the tax year looms! In addition, the government is about to release the national budget – the results of which can directly affect your purse or pocket.
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Article
Tax Returns
Submitting your tax returns
Johan Swart, Head of Tax Services discusses what you need to know when submitting your tax return
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STARTING YOUR FIRST JOB?
It’s important to be tax-wise from a young age. Tax manager Johan Swart tells us how to do just that.
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Credit Scores Article
Open Doors With Good Credit Scores
Open Doors With Good Credit Scores
Businesses are constantly offering you the chance to get goods and services first, and only have to pay for them afterwards.
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Debt
Debt Counselling:
Did you know that almost half of South Africans are in debt and struggling to pay it back?
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Christmas debt? Not this year!
Make sure you (and your bank account) are ready for the Festive Season with Legal&Tax by your side.
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BudgetingView all
Budget
How to budget towards a bold future
How to budget towards a bold future
If you constantly find yourself having more month left than money just before pay-day, it is time to make a budget.
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Article
Holiday Season Budgeting
Tips for surviving the financial pinch this Christmas
As the festive season approaches, we all feel the pressure on our pocket, whether it’s the cost of a holiday, the price of gifts or the cost of entertaining family and friends
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Health Eating On A Budget
10 tips for healthy eating on a budget
Following a healthy diet comes with a range of well-known benefits, including lowering the risk of diabetes and heart disease, maintaining a healthy weight, and supplying your body with the necessary nutrients.
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Constitutional lawView all
Scool Kids
School fees and the law
School fees and the law
Although the value of education is priceless, the actual price tag on schooling can be a heavy burden on parents. Understand your rights when it comes to the paying of school fees and other related costs.
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School Girl
School discipline and the law
What laws impact on how your child can be disciplined at school
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EducationView all
Scool Kids
We are young, we are free
We are young, we are free
June 16th marks the extraordinary sacrifice that the students of the Soweto Uprising in 1976 made in protesting against their apartheid oppression.
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Seven ways to get exam ready
Stressed for exams? Don’t be. TeleTeacher is here for you.
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Legal&You Fourth Quarter 2018
Legal&You Fourth Quarter 2018
Wrapping up 2018
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Benjy Porter
Wrapping up 2018 - A note from Benjy Porter
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