February 2022

Financial Year End Reporting: Challenges to Manage, Opportunities for Benefit

Whether it’s referred to as the End of Financial Year or “EOFY”, Close of the Financial Period, Financial Year End or FYE, or simply ‘Year End’, this important time is just around the corner for many companies on the 28th of February. It is the end of the annual accounting period and an ideal opportunity …

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Why Life Partners Still Need Cohabitation Agreements and Wills

Some 32 million South Africans co-habit outside marriage (that’s actually from a 2016 census – the number is probably higher now). With the concept of “common law marriage” being a total fiction – albeit a persistent one – life partners need to understand the risks they run in not putting into place both valid wills …

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How the Property Practitioners Act Affects You as a Property Seller, Buyer, Landlord or Tenant from 1 February

From 1 February 2022 all property sellers, buyers, landlords and tenants acquire a series of new rights and responsibilities. Although the Property Practitioners Act (“PPA”) is a complex piece of legislation and much of it will be of more interest to estate agents and conveyancers than to you as a seller or buyer, landlord or …

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