WHAT TO DO WHEN SOMEONE DIES

Death is a topic we’d rather not dwell on any more than we absolutely have to. But it comes to us all, and just as we need to prepare for our own deaths by providing for our loved ones’ continued well-being with a valid will, we should be ready to deal with the various legal…

AGING EMPLOYEES: WHEN MUST THEY RETIRE?

AGING EMPLOYEES: WHEN MUST THEY RETIRE? Employers and employees: Be prepared for the record numbers of Baby Boomers now reaching their 60s. Many of them won’t want to retire for years yet, perhaps for financial reasons or perhaps because they want to keep active in their fields of expertise. That’s great if the employer agrees…

Living Will: What are they? Do you need one?

We will all die. We have limited control over what will eventually kill us and when, but there is something that we can do now, whilst we are still physically and mentally capable of doing so, to express our wishes as to whether we elect to be kept alive by artificial means.

How to Escape from a Property Suretyship

You are a director of a company entering into a good, sensible property deal which you have researched thoroughly. So when you need finance from the bank and the bank says “sure, your company can have a R5m loan, just sign this personal suretyship here”, you sign. It’s only when everything falls apart down the…