When feeling aggrieved over matters relating to finance, insurance and banking, one may feel that they have no recourse when in fact there are a number of statutory and regulatory bodies that observe these sectors.
“The Customer is Always Right”, so the saying goes. Some of would agree, others would hesitate before saying: “Well, it depends….”. This is part 1 in a series of articles on the new Consumer Protection Act, designed to prepare businesses for
The following excellent article was penned by Paddy Hartdegen for Property 24. It focuses on the contentious issue of low cost housing that has received much media attention of late. He also expresses strong opinions with regard to the future of the NHBRC
General, Contractual & Legal, Industry Affairs, Government, Consumer Protection, NHBRC
Investigative journalist Bongani Bingwa of the Carte Blanche team, recently reported the existence of an internal confidential document, a business report of almost 300 pages, giving an overview of Eskom's performance up to June this year.
General, Industry Affairs, Government, Finance and Economics, Consumer Protection
One of the keynote speakers at the recent Master Builders South Africa (MBSA) Congress in Johannesburg was Bobby Godsell, the current Chairperson of Eskom. Godsell was the Chief Executive Officer of AngloGold for nine years and held a number of very seni
General, Government, Consumer Protection, Green Building
The discussion accepted the fundamental premise that the industry experiences a large number of complaints around quality, time, cost and the scope of building projects. It was accepted that these issues would not go away and that all roleplayers in the
General, Contractual & Legal, Industry Affairs, Consumer Protection, NHBRC