Apart from those who specialise in the field of law, there aren’t that many people who know how South Africa’s legal system works. Legislation has an impact on every citizen’s life and livelihood, so it helps to have a working knowledge of how laws are made. (more…)
The end of the year is fast approaching and many students are preparing to enter the workplace at the start of 2017.
However, before starting any job, young adults should first understand the importance of the labour relations act and how it affects them.
Starting a new job, especially if it is your first, can be exciting and overwhelming at the same time. And, while it is vital that you read your employment contract carefully and know what is expected of you in your new position, it is equally imperative that you understand the purpose of labour relations act and know your basic employment rights as well.
In this article, we will take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of using Google as a source for legal information online, and compare it to an online legal information portal.
The concept might seem slightly strange at first. After all, why would you use a broad-based search engine when you have access to a specialist online legal information service? The answer to this question is familiarity.
We all know of the Government Gazette as the published source of information pertinent to the running of the country. We know that Government Gazette publications come out any day of the week, as often as is required. But, is there any type of official information that doesn’t feature in the Gazette? More importantly, what must appear in Government Gazette publications? (more…)