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How to deal with a data breach in your business

How to deal with a data breach in your business

“My business has suffered a data breach following a successful phishing scam which one of our employees reacted to and so enabled the hacker to gain access and obtain client and business data. We have tried to do what we can to manage the breach, but are unclear about...

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How valid is signing an agreement electronically?

How valid is signing an agreement electronically?

“I’ve grown up signing our business contracts with pen on paper. With Covid however, most of my suppliers send me their agreements electronically which I sign by adding a copy of my signature digitally or, in some cases using specific software through which I then add...

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Obtaining residency and doing business in Mauritius

Obtaining residency and doing business in Mauritius

Mauritius has long been valued as a jurisdiction with an efficient and effective regulatory framework and a diversified economy focused on the industrial, financial, and tourism sectors. Annual growth has averaged 5-6% over the past 10 years. The country is ranked...

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Misconduct as a result of mental illness

Misconduct as a result of mental illness

In November 2013, the employee was charged with: Being absent for 17 days between 30 August and 5 November; Breaching the employer’s policy by failing to inform his manager of his absence; Insolence towards a superior; and Insubordination in that he refused to attend...

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Mediate rather than litigate

Mediate rather than litigate

Wikipedia’s definition of mediation is “a structured, interactive process where an impartial third-party assists disputing parties in resolving conflict through the use of specialised communication and negotiation techniques”. Mediation, when utilised in law, is a...

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Are Section 12J Venture Capital Companies Truly Appealing?

Are Section 12J Venture Capital Companies Truly Appealing?

In South Africa, taxpayers are often on the lookout for ways to considerably reduce their tax liability and there are several tax incentive structures that, if utilised correctly, may afford such relief. Section 12J of the Income Tax Act No. 58 of 1962 (“Income Tax...

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In terms of the Government Gazette Vol:657 Dated 26 March 2020 No 43164 - Information regarding COVID19 can be found at HERE