Truth Workshop

Tips for cyber-security

We have seen a high incidence of recent fraud and identity theft. Harness your inner sceptic each time you’re asked to click on a link, give out your password or ...
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Now is the time to cancel your timeshare

If you are unhappy with having to pay a levy but receiving scarcely any value in exchange, contact us to enquire about cancellation. We have by now cancelled over 400 ...
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Cooling-off period – returning goods after direct marketing

After certain purchases, all a consumer needs is a “Get out of Jail Free” card, like the one that features in Monopoly. Section 16 of the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) ...
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Should I get a will drawn up?

I'd like to start by explaining what will happen to what you own after you die if you don't have a will: a family member must report your death to ...
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When debts lapse

A client of mine recently received a letter of demand by email from a law firm who said they act for Vodacom. The letter said that my client owes Vodacom ...
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What to do if SAPS refuse to open a docket when you’re reporting a crime

Sadly, it happens all the time- it's a convenient way for police to limit their workload or avoid dealing with crimes that are not run of the mill like housebreaking, ...
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Your doctor’s script is now valid for 12 months

The SA Pharmacy Council has issued a notification that prescriptions for Schedule 2, 3 and 4 medications are now valid for a period of 12 months- previously they were only ...
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Here’s the inside track to self-guided sandboarding just outside Cape Town

by Trudie Broekmann Here’s our suggestion for a super-fun day out for the whole family in one of the most beautiful environments around Cape Town – plus, it’s a bit ...
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Think before you post: Avoiding liability in the age of social media

by Trudie Broekmann, Broekmann Attorneys In 2015, Jennifer Connell from Manhattan, NYC was labelled the #auntfromhell in the course of a media firestorm for suing her cousin’s 8-year-old son over ...
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How to lose weight and keep it off

For most of us every new year starts with goals to shed the weight gained over the festive period.  Few of us actually stick with or achieve our weight loss ...
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