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COVID vaccinations: can bosses make them compulsory?

The notion of mandatory vaccination against COVID-19 has become a talking point for employers globally. Talita Laubscher, Partner, and Chloë Loubser, Senior Associate, Bowmans...

Budget warning: attempts to tax SA into prosperity will fail

With speculation rife that Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will increase marginal rates of tax on top earners in his upcoming Budget speech, non-tax measures...

Stop AARTO now to prevent ‘grand scale’ looting, says road freight body

THE Road Freight Association (RFA) has called for an immediate halt to implementation of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act (AARTO), citing...

The role of workplace breathalysers in tackling alcohol addiction

By Rhys Evans GOVERNMENT’S ban on alcohol as part of the COVID-19 lockdown highlighted the devastating impact alcohol abuse has on society. While alcohol was...

Intercepting RICA: Concourt verdict hailed a victory for privacy

By Rui Lopes and Kirsty Gibson, Lopes Attorneys SOUTH Africa’s highest court, the Constitutional Court, handed down a significant judgment on 4 February 2021, declaring...

New tax laws – 10 key changes you need to know about

President Cyril Ramaphosa recently signing three tax Acts into law. Jean du Toit, Head of Tax Technical at Tax Consulting SA unpacks what you need...

Big win for global ‘right to repair’ movement

NOT only did US residents vote for a new president recently, but residents of the state of Massachusetts passed a ‘right to repair’ law...

PPE purchase freeze highlights need for urgent procurement review

THE recent instruction by National Treasury to all government departments to halt the emergency procurement of personal protective equipment (PPE) has once again highlighted...

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Municipality opens multi-million rand automotive hub

TRADING conditions for 33 informal traders and entrepreneurs who were previously operating under makeshift stalls have been transformed for the better following the official...

April / May 2021

The KZN Industrial & Business News is the only industrial publication of its kind dedicated to the region providing suppliers to industry with a...

Pothole patcher hailed a ‘game changer’ for SA roads and SMEs

KWAZULU-Natal-based Shisalanga Construction, known for road building innovations like using recycled plastic in asphalt, has now turned its attention to the nationwide pothole problem,...

Custom cluck trucks transport chicks in style

THE largest independent, non-integrated, day-old chick supplier in Southern Africa, Eagles Pride Hatchery, has taken delivery of two Serco-built truck bodies designed specifically for...