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We are a proud member of the Phatshoane Henney Group of Associated Law Firms.

The Phatshoane Henney Group is the largest legal network in South Africa. Currently comprising of nearly 50 law firms with more than 60 offices in 9 provinces and over 500 professionals, the Group continues to grow year-on-year and expand its presence to major centres across South Africa.

The Group was founded in 2006 by Bloemfontein firm Phatshoane Henney Attorneys in response to an identified need of law firms to strategically position themselves for the future and access the economies of scale of a large group with national visibility and brand awareness. Membership provides firms with a range of benefits including vital support services, marketing infrastructure and strategic partnerships that create value, cost savings and business opportunities for firms.

Member firms are dynamic and prominent law firms in their respective regions and subscribe to the Group values of caring, innovation, expertise, standards and transformation – values which make each firm stand out as a New Breed of Law Firm. The Group brand has grown strongly since its establishment and has obtained recognition as a leading brand in the legal profession. The brand is complimentary to individual firm brands which it supports and strengthens by adding visibility and differentiation.

Members pool their resources and expertise to foster a national service directory and network of firms and professionals that are able to assist clients across South Africa. Group quality standards and best practices also provide clients with the comfort of working with experts who provide consistent value-adding legal services to their clients.

With a strong transformation imperative, the Group supports firms to transform and address vital aspects of BEE, employment equity, skills development and diversity; contribute to their communities;  develop their professionals;  and position firms as employers of choice with their staff.

The scale and purchasing power of the Group enables cost reductions, strategic partnership opportunities and negotiating power which benefit member firms and ultimately each firm’s clientele.

For more information on the Phatshoane Henney Group, its values, members and national service directory please visit www.phfirms.co.za.

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What is the chance of being reinstated following a dismissal?

15 November 2021

I recently dismissed an employee that was causing serious conflict in our workplace. I’ll admit that the dismissal was done rather hastily, but we had to get rid of this employee. The employee has taken us to the CCMA, and given that there may be issues with the dismissal, the CCMA may not find in our favour. That’s fine and I’m prepared to pay compensation, we just cannot afford to have this employee back at work. What are the chances that the CCMA may order the reinstatement ...

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How conditional is a performance guarantee?

15 November 2021

Our company recently had to provide a performance guarantee to guarantee work we have to do on a large civil project we have been contracted for. There have been a number of labour and environmental issues which have affected our ability to deliver with the contracted timeframes on the work, and the client is threatening to enforce our performance bond. Surely, this enforcement of the bond must be subject to reasonableness?

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Share buyback? Possible, but take care!

15 November 2021

I’m a shareholder in a private company and wish to get rid of my shares to free up some cashflow. That said, I don’t want to sell to a stranger and my other shareholders don’t want to buy my shares either. One of them suggested that the company buy back my shares. Is this allowed?

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Unpacking the proposed new Employment Equity Bill

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My company is relatively small with only 12 employees. That said, I’ve had to comply with employment equity requirements as we qualify as a designated employer because of our company turnover. I’ve heard there are proposed changes afoot for the employment equity environment and was wondering what this may mean for my business.

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What is the chance of being reinstated following a dismissal?

15 November 2021

I recently dismissed an employee that was causing serious conflict in our workplace. I’ll admit that the dismissal was done rather hastily, but we had to get rid of this employee. The employee has taken us to the CCMA, and given that there may be issues with the dismissal, the CCMA may not find in our favour. That’s fine and I’m prepared to pay compensation, we just cannot afford to have this employee back at work. What are the chances that the CCMA may order the reinstatement ...

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How conditional is a performance guarantee?

15 November 2021

Our company recently had to provide a performance guarantee to guarantee work we have to do on a large civil project we have been contracted for. There have been a number of labour and environmental issues which have affected our ability to deliver with the contracted timeframes on the work, and the client is threatening to enforce our performance bond. Surely, this enforcement of the bond must be subject to reasonableness?

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Share buyback? Possible, but take care!

15 November 2021

I’m a shareholder in a private company and wish to get rid of my shares to free up some cashflow. That said, I don’t want to sell to a stranger and my other shareholders don’t want to buy my shares either. One of them suggested that the company buy back my shares. Is this allowed?

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Article

Unpacking the proposed new Employment Equity Bill

15 November 2021

My company is relatively small with only 12 employees. That said, I’ve had to comply with employment equity requirements as we qualify as a designated employer because of our company turnover. I’ve heard there are proposed changes afoot for the employment equity environment and was wondering what this may mean for my business.

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