Monthly Archives: October 2013

Logista spinning for Beeld Children’s Fund

On 7 September 2013 all the action was at the bay side of Centurion Mall where Logista participated in one of the biggest fundraising events for the Beeld Children’s Fund. Two Logista teams of 10 members each kick started spring … Continue reading

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Design protection: Patents aren’t the only IP protection out there

If you have a great idea, you immediately think “how can I protect it?” We need to look at what exactly our innovation is. If it is an original concept, such as a cure for malaria, then that is something … Continue reading

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Directors’ personal liabilities: It’s not all bad – the “business judgment rule”

Much has been made of how the 2008 Companies Act increased the liabilities of directors. The argument is that as directors were given greater powers in the Act, so their liabilities should also increase. Whilst this is correct, the framers … Continue reading

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Urgent energy realities for the average commercial consumer – the time to act is now!

Since 2008, electricity and petroleum fuel prices have radically increased. The graph below shows how prices for commercial users have gone up by a factor of 400% or 4 fold! Similarly over the past 5 years the reliability of energy … Continue reading

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Does your trust and will have the right ingredients for a winning recipe?

That was the theme of our function on Thursday 19 September at Kanonkop. An expert speaker addressed our audience on the topic and gave us insightful tips. A great wine tasting was presented by winemaker Abrie Beeslaar, and then guests … Continue reading

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Logista Kanonkop funksie

Bevat jou trust en testament die regte bestanddele vir ‘n wenresep? Hierdie was die tema van ons funksie op Donderdag 19 September by Kanonkop. ‘n Kundige spreker oor die onderwerp het die gehoor toegespreek. ‘n Lekker wynproe is deur wynmaker, … Continue reading

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We’re being pulled and pushed around! SARS discontinues debit pull transactions

Many taxpayers use eFiling to pay amounts due to SARS. This worked on what is known as the “debit pull” method whereby taxpayers effectively authorised SARS to collect the funds from the taxpayer’s bank account. This system has some drawbacks, … Continue reading

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VAT registration blues: There’s light on the horizon!

Registering for Value Added Tax (VAT) has become a slow and frustrating process for taxpayers with more and more documentation and proof required by SARS. The reason given for this by SARS is the amount of fraud and abuse that … Continue reading

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