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Reputational Risk of Non-Payment

Payment conditions and practices are some of the biggest discussion points and complaints dealt with by the Legal and Contractual Department.  Payment provisions in Building contracts define the payments to sub-contractors based on progress and receipt of payment from the client (pay-when paid clauses). According to the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB), sixty percent of
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Legal Aspects: Foreign Employees

Legal Aspects: Foreign Employees

Master Builders Association North (MBA North) is aware of the challenges facing the Construction Industry when it comes to employing Foreign Nationals. The Association saw it necessary to engage with The Department of Labour (DOL), The Department of Home Affairs (DOHA), The Department of Trade & Industry (DTI), Federated Employers Mutual Assurance (FEM) and The
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MBA North Annual Dinner Sponsored by Dergigum

MBA North Annual Dinner Sponsored by Dergigum

On entry, MBA North members and major industry players were greeted with some of the best sounds the saxophone can offer. The event represented the finale of MBA North events in the Gauteng region and the support of the industry was evident in the numbers present.  MBA North President Jason Wilmot, highlighted the challenges the
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Practical Compliance Seminar: Construction Regulations

Practical Compliance Seminar

We are excited to invite ALL MBA North members to a FREE workshop on Safety Health & Environment  (SHE) Practical Compliance. Advocate Hendrik Terblanche will lead the discussion. He has 20 years of international Experience auditing SHE Legal Compliance for leading industries. Date: 23 November 2017 | Time: 17:00-19:30 | Venue: Karula Lodge (Nelspruit) NON
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MBA North Membership Renewal 2017 – Why Renew

What a year it has been! Although 2017 has been challenging for the Industry, the Association achieved the following highlights to name a few: In September, our Legal Aspects: Foreign Employees Seminar saw the Association bring together the Department of Labour (DOL), Department of Home Affairs (DOHA), Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) and SARS
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The MBA North Annual Awards Dinner 2017

The MBA North Annual Awards Dinner is a great way to interact with the construction industry before the year-end. Purchase a table of 10 for your company at a discounted rate of R6000. Book individual seats at R650pp Safe the date of 19 October 2017 / Time18h30 For bookings, information and enquiries contact Sheilla on
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MBA Awards

Solution to Government Non-Payments

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Multi-entry Business Visa with 10 years validity to the South African businessmen with immediate effect

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Multi Entry Business Visa – India


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BUSA

Draft Guidelines On The Exchange Of Information Between Competitors Under The Competition Act No.89 Of 1998 (As Amended)

BUSASUBMISSION BY BUSINESS UNITY SOUTH AFRICA Background BUSA is a confederation of business organisations including chambers of commerce and industry, professional associations, corporate associations and unisectoral organisations. It represents South African business on macro-economic and high-level issues that affect it at the national and international levels. BUSA’s function is to ensure that business plays a
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