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Virgin Active's 'Get off your ass' ads not offensive - ASA
Virgin Active's 'Get off your ass' ads not offensive - ASAArticle

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled that the use of 'ass' in Virgin Active's television commercials is not offensive and the group may continue to use the word in its advertising...

Gaelyn Scott 18 May 2016

Miners spared windfall taxes
Miners spared windfall taxesArticle

The Davis Tax Committee has made a far-reaching recommendation that the mining sector's special tax dispensation be scrapped and that it be taxed in the same way as other economic sectors...

Linda Ensor 17 Aug 2015

Medical watchdog head may settleArticle

More than a year after Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) registrar Monwabisi Gantsho was suspended by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi, pending the outcome of a forensic probe into alleged corruption, the issue appears no closer to resolution...

Tamar Kahn 28 Apr 2015

Formal disciplinary enquiry for suspended SAA CEO
Formal disciplinary enquiry for suspended SAA CEOArticle

A formal disciplinary inquiry has been convened for suspended South African Airways (SAA) CEO Monwabisi Kalawe, said the national carrier's board this morning...

20 Feb 2015

FMCG Co tops employer list for the first time in South Africa!
FMCG Co tops employer list for the first time in South Africa!Article

Unilever has been certified as the Top Employer in South Africa for 2014 by the Top Employers Institute with Nestlé and EY following closely on its heels.

Issued by Top Employers Institute 25 Sep 2013

Unilever tops employer list for the first time in SA
Unilever tops employer list for the first time in SAArticle

The country's top employers prove that sound HR makes solid business sense.

30 Aug 2013

Africa is focus for international law firms
Africa is focus for international law firmsArticle

Expansion into Africa by the world's biggest law firms gathered steam on Monday (3 June) with the official tie-up between Norton Rose and Fulbright & Jaworski to form Norton Rose Fulbright.

4 Jun 2013

New Nigerian domain names likely to lead to growthArticle

On 7 April 2013, the Nigerian Internet Registration Association (NIRA), announced the launch of the .ng domain name extension, making it possible to register Second Level Domains (SLDs) in Nigeria.

17 Apr 2013

What trademark owners need to know
What trademark owners need to knowArticle

The Trademark Clearinghouse came into effect on 26 March 2013 and could reportedly benefit trademark owners by granting them preferential rights to domain names and alerting trademark owners to any third party applications to register the same trademark.

17 Apr 2013

Carbon tax may hurt heavy industriesArticle

The introduction of a carbon tax is likely to have a great effect on the cost structures of South Africa's heavy industries‚ say analysts.

Edward West 27 Feb 2013

Law firms BCLR and ENS join forcesArticle

Law firms ENS (Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs) and Brink Cohen Le Roux (BCLR), specialising in Mine and Occupational Health and Safety (M&OHS), Employment Law and Litigation, have announced that all professional and other staff members of BCLR will be joining ENS with effect from 1 February 2013.

29 Nov 2012

Discovery, clients target lawyers for alleged overchargingArticle

An accident victim and his wife launched a court application last week to have personal injury lawyer Ronald Bobroff and his son Darren Bobroff struck off the roll.

7 Nov 2012

Assupol signs deal with women's groupArticle

Demutualised insurer Assupol signed a deal with Women's Development Businesses Investment Holding (WDBIH) last week‚ a transaction that will see the insurer issuing a 10% stake for R30m.

Phakamisa Ndzamela 18 Oct 2012

Employers should plan carefully as strikes get complicatedArticle

The Constitutional Court recently ruled that one strike notice is good for all employees. As a result, employers can no longer assume that strike notices issued by one part of its workforce will mean that the other part won't be striking too.

12 Oct 2012

SA must take note of outcome of patent case in India - ENSArticle

While the on-going pharmaceutical patent war being waged in India by Novartis in is unlikely to have any immediate effects in South Africa, the outcome of the case will provide a valuable guide to South Africa to ensure that amendments to intellectual property (IP) legislation that are currently in discussion, are correctly worded and secure from attack.

10 Sep 2012

Sexwale announces administrator for EAAB
Sexwale announces administrator for EAABArticle

The former president of the Law Society of the Cape of Good Hope, Taswell Papier, has been appointed as administrator of the Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB), the Minister of Human Settlements Tokyo Sexwale announced on Thursday.

17 Aug 2012

Alleged illicit liquor dealer to face court
Alleged illicit liquor dealer to face courtArticle

An alleged kingpin in the illicit liquor trade is expected to appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court as the South African Revenue Service (SARS) clamps down on traders who evade paying duty on alcohol.

11 Jul 2012

New tax law looms
New tax law loomsArticle

The promulgation of the Tax Administration Bill is set to have serious and significant ramifications for taxpayers‚ an expert said on Wednesday.

21 Jun 2012

New tax bill coming soon
New tax bill coming soonArticle

The new Tax Administration Bill will be coming into effect soon and law-firm Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs (ENS) recently held a workshop to brief the public on how it will affect them as tax-payers and business owners.

Michael Bratt 14 Jun 2012

Crowdinvest launches first crowdfunding investment platformArticle

Crowdinvest has announced the launch of its innovative platform that uses online crowd sourcing as an investment platform for South African consumers. The start-up focuses on the possibilities of profit sharing, business equity, capital assets and property that can turn a small investment into an actuality; simply by investing, learning and building relationships.

26 Apr 2012

Three Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr directors resignArticle

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr has accepted the resignations of Joz Coetzer, Craig Whitley and Nathisha Maharaj, all directors in the finance and banking practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr in Johannesburg. The resignations took effect on 15 March 2012. The group will move to Bowman Gilfillan.

20 Mar 2012

ENS appoints patent, technology licensing expertArticle

Lawyer firm Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs (ENS) has appointed Chris Bull, considered one of the world's leading patent and technology licensing lawyers, as a director in the firm's Intellectual Property (IP) department.

12 Mar 2012

Tribunal erred in its Wal-Mart decision: ministersArticle

The Competition Tribunal erred in that it conducted the Wal-Mart/Massmart merger as if it were an adversarial process.

Paul Vecchiatto 21 Oct 2011

Magazines encourage novelty, style, adds staff, digital platform
Magazines encourage novelty, style, adds staff, digital platformArticle

Popular Mechanics has launched an inventors' competition, Southern African Tourism Update has gone digital, House and Leisure has selected the stylish winner of House of the Year and rooi rose has made two new appointments.

9 Sep 2011

New adult domain: companies need to actArticle

Companies have been urged to protect their trademarks online following the decision earlier this year by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to introduce a new top-level Internet domain for the adult entertainment industry.

1 Sep 2011

Microsoft rated as SA's Best Employer for 2011
Microsoft rated as SA's Best Employer for 2011Article

Software giant, Microsoft SA (Pty) Ltd, has been rated as the Best Employer in South Africa for 2011/12 by the CRF Institute in its annual Best Employers Certification Index.

Issued by Top Employers Institute 31 Aug 2011

Best employers for 2011 announced
Best employers for 2011 announcedArticle

The 2011 CFR SA Best Employers Awards announced on 24 August 2011, saw 69 organisations accredited as Best Employers in 2011, a 20% increase from 2010. Microsoft SA was ranked No 1 Best Employer followed by Accenture, SAP South Africa, Unilever SA, Ernst & Young, Vodacom, Netcare, Peninsula Beverage Company, Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs and Procter & Gamble.

26 Aug 2011

Manufacturing to benefit from R20 billion tax lureArticle

A new R20 billion tax incentive to encourage investment in new manufacturing assets and employee training was formally launched by Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

Linda Ensor 9 Nov 2010

Ombudsman will be a boon for taxpayers
Ombudsman will be a boon for taxpayersArticle

Taxpayers will no longer have to back down if they feel they have been treated unfairly by the taxman, say tax analysts.

Sanchia Temkin 2 Nov 2010

SAP rated as SA's Best Employer for 2010Article

The world's leading provider of business management software, SAP, has been rated as the Best Employer in South Africa for 2010/11 by the CRF Institute in its annual Best Employers ranking.

Issued by Top Employers Institute 30 Aug 2010

World Cup shirts will not be taxed after allArticle

The taxman has relented and is now allowing a once-off exemption on soccer tickets, jerseys and other World Cup paraphernalia, worth R750.

Sanchia Temkin 14 Jun 2010

Brand protection, legal advice firstArticle

At a seminar on sustainable brands held in Cape Town last week, Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs (ENS) emphasised the creating, building and protecting of sustainable brands in 2010 and beyond.

19 Apr 2010

Strong link between empowerment, performanceArticle

According to the latest figures from the 2009 Best Employers Survey, 80% of the country's best employers also score highly in empowerment and transformation. Samantha Crous, GM of CRF South Africa, said that this is a key signal of the direct correlation between a robust transformation strategy and being a good employer in general.

21 Dec 2009

Ethics vs ambushing at 2010Article

As the FIFA 2010 World Cup draws closer, so too do ambushers keen to jump on the marketing bandwagon of South Africa's biggest event. Mike du Toit, director at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs (ENS), Chris de Villiers, executive director of Marketing Association of South Africa (MASA). and Jeremy Sampson, executive chairman of Interbrand Sampson Group, all have strong views on the subject.

22 Sep 2009

CRF pay tribute to accredited BEST Employers for 2009/10Article

Accenture has scooped the overall BEST Employer in South Africa title for 2009/10. The company was ranked as the top employer of professional talent in the country by international research and media group, CRF South Africa, after a rigorous research process.

Issued by Top Employers Institute 19 Aug 2009

Tough consumer law ‘adds to costs'Article

Big business should brace itself for soaring insurance premiums and higher production costs in light of new consumer protection laws.

Sanchia Temkin 4 May 2009

Stirring up a homecoming revolution
Stirring up a homecoming revolutionArticle

The Homecoming Revolution team and morrisjones&co recently returned from London where they held a successful expo on careers, property and business in South Africa. Held at the Olympia Conference Centre, over 45 South African companies attended in a bid to lure some much-needed skills home.

16 Oct 2008

Microsoft takes the honours in BEST Employers 2008/09 survey of top companies to work for
Microsoft takes the honours in BEST Employers 2008/09 survey of top companies to work forArticle

Microsoft is the country's BEST Employer for 2008/09 according to the now well-established HR best practice benchmark BEST Employers South Africa, run by CRF South Africa.

Issued by Top Employers Institute 14 Aug 2008

Tiger Brands to investigate all its businessesArticle

In the wake of yet another price-fixing scandal, this time one that allegedly involves its healthcare unit, the group has launched an independent probe into all its businesses, and the MD of Adcock Ingram Critical Care has been suspended with immediate effect.

Tiisetso Motsoeneng 13 Feb 2008

Tiger Brands reaches settlement with the Competition CommissionArticle

After thorough internal investigations and months of working with the Competition Commission, Tiger Brands Limited has agreed to pay an administrative penalty of R98,8 million for contraventions of the Competition Act by certain employees at its baking operations and has been granted corporate leniency in respect of its milling operations by the Competition Commission.

13 Nov 2007

Leading employer brands honoured as CRF International names SA's 2007 BEST EmployersArticle

Shell, Absa, Exxaro Resources, Microsoft SA, Vodacom, Edcon, BHP Billiton, Pfizer, Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs, Beyond Outsourcing, Ernst & Young, Industrial Development Corporation and Netcare were named South Africa's Top 10 Best Employers for 2007 at a high-energy company awards ceremony held at Emperors Palace last night, Thursday, 30 August 2007, by international research-based publishing company CRF (Corporate Research Foundation).

Issued by Top Employers Institute 31 Aug 2007

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