Construction Law in South Africa

Construction Law in South Africa – Introduction Price and Obligation Arrangements In any construction project, there is an arrangement between one party and another. It is imperative to use the right contract for a particular work arrangement. To this end, it makes sense to have attorneys that understand construction law in South Africa draft or,

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NEC 3: ‘Enforcement of adjudicators’

NEC 3: ‘Enforcement of adjudicators’ decision irrespective whether they are wrong in law or fact. What happens if you, as a contractor were successful in an NEC adjudication, but the employer party fails to comply with the decision and gives notice of dissatisfaction and wishes to take the dispute to arbitration? Core Clause 90.2 of

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Labour Law

The Constitutional Court ruled on 19 February 2019 that an employer is not required to give an employee an opportunity to make representations before a precautionary suspension. It affirmed a Labour Court ruling that, where a suspension is precautionary and with full pay, there is no obligation that workers be given a chance to try

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Labour Law in South Africa 2019

The Labour Law in South Africa – Important Changes in 2019 Important changes have been made that affect the labour law in South Africa. It is important to take note of these changes. Two of the most prominent issues that affect labour law and employment relations in 2019 will be discussed below. The first issue

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Construction Law Fee Options

Construction in South Africa today is a challenge for contractors, subcontractors, quantity surveyors, architects and project managers to mention a few. At Allardyce and Partners we understand that getting paid on time is essential for cash flow and to ensure the viability and profitability of projects. We also understand that no project is without its

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Amendments to the Basic Conditions of Employment Act

***The new amendments to the Basic Conditions of Employment Act significantly extend the jurisdiction of the CCMA to enforce the provisions of the BCEA and the New Minimum Wage Act.   The previous position when claiming the underpayment and/or non-payment of salaries In terms of section 32(3) of the BCEA, an employer must pay an

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