• 12 FEB 18
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    Understanding patient rights and data protection in South Africa

    Understanding patient rights and data protection in South Africa

    The legal requirements for data protection tend to change from country to country. The South African government primarily consulted Germany and the UK when establishing the POPI Act, which was partially brought into force in 2014. As a result, South Africa’s data protection rules closely follow the EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), which is

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    • 12 FEB 18
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    How to quantify damages in accident and personal injury cases

    How to quantify damages in accident and personal injury cases

    Let’s face it, accidents happen. If you have been involved injured by a third party in South Africa and have suffered damages, there are a few important things you need to note when pursuing a personal injury claim. According to the law of delict, the person who caused the damage has the duty to restore

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    • 09 JAN 18
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    The Labour Relations Amendment Bill, 2017 and its impact

    The Labour Relations Amendment Bill, 2017 and its impact

    The Labour Relations Amendment Bill, 2017 and its impact: A bargaining perspective South Africa has experienced a tumultuous recent past where labour relations are concerned. We have seen the mining sector rocked by strike action, unprecedented unemployment rates, and unpredictable economic downturns and downgrades. The velvet ropes now part for the legislature to take centre

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    • 09 JAN 18
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    The National Minimum Wage Bill: Working at a new low?

    The National Minimum Wage Bill: Working at a new low?

    The National Minimum Wage Bill: Working at a new low? The enforcement of a national minimum wage in South Africa has been a hotly debated topic, having the most vulnerable workers’ interest at heart. The idea behind the concept of an independent minimum wage regulation was that it would have a greater reach than mere

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