Truth Workshop

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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Tips for making the best choice when it comes to investment jewellery

Andrea Neethling at Indigo Lily Bespoke Jewellery is a real artist.  We’ve asked her to give us the inside scoop on how to select jewellery that is not just aesthetically ...
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Anti-ageing creams: do they really work? How to harness the best results.

If you’re like me, you’ve stood in front of the beauty counter at a retail store wondering whether anti-wrinkle creams really work or whether they just cater to vanity.  We ...
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Sharenting #parentingisnotforsissies

by Lauren Lewis, Associate at Trudie Broekmann Attorneys In the age of social media, millennial parents, in particular, have taken to documenting their children’s lives on various social media platforms ...
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God forbid, your dog bites someone. What does the law say?

By Abigail Stander and Trudie Broekmann In a recent case, a dog owner in the Eastern Cape was ordered to pay R2.3m after a vicious attack by his three, mixed-breed ...
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Consumer activism can pay off

The Competition Commission released a report on 2nd December 2019 in which it responds to complaints that consumers are being overcharged for data in South Africa. They recommend that Vodacom ...
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The Consumer Protection Act and Racial Discrimination

Consumers often approach our firm with complaints about racial discrimination in the context of their treatment by retailers or landlords.  Maybe surprisingly, the Consumer Protection Act can help in various ...
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What you should know before buying timeshare

by Trudie Broekmann and Lauren Lewis, Consumer Attorneys at Trudie Broekmann Attorneys Our firm has been hit by a tsunami of hundreds of South African consumers who want us to ...
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The National Health Insurance Bill – how this could affect medical aid scheme members in South Africa

by Elmarie Jensen What is the NHI Bill? On 8 August 2019, Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize, introduced the National Health Insurance Bill (“NHI Bill”) at the National Assembly. Under the ...
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Travelling to a malaria area?  Get your chemoprophylaxis without a prescription.

Lize Cornelius, a pharmacist from Somerset West, dispels some of the myths around malaria infection and educates us on ease of access to preventative medication. With 18 638 confirmed cases in ...
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