Can you use a restraint of trade to stop an employee from starting a competing business? What if they appoint someone to run their business for them?
Despite repeated promises to reduce red tape and support small business, something as simple as registering for tax remains unacceptably convoluted.
Small business owners may be able to use the Consumer Protection Act to avoid expensive penalties when cancelling their lease.
The latest report from the B-BBEE Commission highlights that broad-based black economic empowerment isn’t working because no-one is taking it seriously.
Given the risk of human error and scamming, it is important that business owners understand their rights if customers pay by EFT into the wrong bank account.