Archive for April, 2010

CPA Protects Franchisees

The Consumer Protection Act (“the CPA”) coming into full force and effect later this year will extend its protection to Franchise Agreements. If you were thinking of entering into a franchise agreement now, it may be worth your while to wait.

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Credit Costs More – Than The Price Tag

When Jonas received his first statement he was startled to discover that he would be paying almost R8,000 for the bed over the 2 year instalment period. Jones wanted to cancel the purchase, but the retailer refused alleging that the credit agreement was binding. Jonas approached Lucid Living for assistance.

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Get Earning: Accomodation Opportunities

By Tshepo Mogwane 2010 is finally here! We’ve talked about it and dreamt about the fortunes that would accompany it. And now the time has come to make all those dreams a reality. If accommodation rentals are your game, then you have every reason to feel excited about 2010. Whether you’re a property owner or […]

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Treating Customers Fairly

Treating Customers Fairly, once finalised will enforce uniform rules in line with the CPA, into one document to rule all of the financial service industry.

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Getting Legal Wise: Avoid the FIFA Red Card.

By Adv Randolph Samuel @ Lucid Living “Forget the goals on the pitch, I plan on scoring a financial goal for the FIFA World Cup,” boasts Jason Roberts, a final year BCom student from East London. Roberts elaborates, “Every overseas visitor will want a unique souvenir, and I plan on providing it – 2010 FIFA branded […]

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