EXPLAINER | Coronavirus and contractors: What if you can't meet your obligations?

2020-03-18 19:36

Whilst it is correct to associate force majeure to natural disasters, the concept covers a wide range of events, say Michael Straeuli, Damian Wright and Dominic Harris .

Tempted by that online will, divorce settlement or lease template? Read this first

2019-04-28 19:00

Many people have searched online for templates, for instance for a will, rental agreement, retainer, divorce settlement agreement or employment contract. But they should proceed with caution, experts warn.

Hamilton contract delay triggers new rumours

2018-05-21 10:13

Some believe Lewis Hamilton is making Mercedes "sweat" to exert his power or negotiate more money, while others think he may quit F1.

Important to review liability risk in contracts

2017-09-27 13:34

Service agreement contracts play the most important role in limiting a company’s exposure to liability risks, and an expert explains what to keep in mind.

SA cellphone contracts ‘designed to confuse’

2015-06-22 11:19

Fin24 users have expressed their cynicism over why South Africa is said to have over 10 000 combinations of phone contracts and add-on bundles.

Getting to grips with employment contracts

2015-05-15 12:25

An effective, flexible and understandable employment contract is the basis of a good employee-employer relationship, says an expert.

Anger over MTN’s price hikes

2015-04-16 10:24

Mobile network MTN’s price hike has sparked disappointment among several of its customers.

Contract ends: When should we get paid?

2014-09-18 04:10

A Fin24 user is questioning the time of pay-out after contract termination.

France will honour Russian contract

2014-05-12 19:07

France will press ahead with a contract to sell Mistral helicopter carriers to Russia because cancelling the deal will do more damage to Paris than to Moscow.

Getting married: What's mine and what's his?

2013-09-03 12:30

Tying the knot is exciting, we know. But there are legal issues to think about too. Start here.


Transnet recovering billions lost by directors, Gupta-linked firms - Popo Molefe

2019-05-07 16:51

Transnet is in the process of recovering billions lost by its directors and companies which benefited from irregularly awarded contracts, Chairperson Popo Molefe said.

Poaching your former colleagues could end up costing you more than R280,000 following a key court ruling

2018-08-14 07:13

Massmart decided to pursue a former employee who poached his former colleagues. It paid off for the company.

8 questions you need to ask about a financial product before you buy

2018-04-26 14:02

A financial product can be anything from a bank account and home loan to a medical aid membership. Asking these questions will help you determine exactly what you're getting yourself into.

Guptas' Oakbay Resources signs new coal export deal

2016-09-08 15:39

Oakbay Investments boss Nazeem Howa has confirmed that the group secured a new coal export deal, which is R150 per tonne more than its highest contract with Eskom.

Wanting a divorce after 7 months

2015-05-25 15:47

A Fin24 user is desperate to get a divorce after having been married for less than a year.

Cell C wants to buy your old contract

2015-05-13 16:10

Cell C’s chief executive says an initiative to give customers up to R10 000 to help buy themselves out of contracts with other networks could last longer than just four months.

Fleet management company takes Telkom to court

2015-04-15 14:49

A fleet management business has launched court action against Telkom after losing a contract to supply the telecom company's team of field technicians with vehicles.

iPhone 6: To upgrade or not

2014-09-11 16:01

Are cellphone contracts a good thing? Fin24 users discuss this vexing question in the wake of Apple’s launch of iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Watch.

Red Bull, McLaren at legal loggerheads

2014-04-20 13:11

Red Bull hit back at McLaren boss Ron Dennis on Sunday in a war of words over an aerodynamics expert who was set to join the Formula 1 team but changed his mind.

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