The legal event that was a “no-brainer” for all small to medium law firms to attend this year has just passed – here are some of the highlights I picked up from the seminar.
Economic review - The Rand has plummeted against the US dollar of late: understandably if one considers the poor performance of our retail stocks of late, growing state debt and so on. Seemingly out of step are the following:
The Philips SpeechAir smart voice recorder saves you time and resources by allowing you to work more flexibly than ever before. We have slashed the price of the Philips SpeechAir – now only R 9 700 ex VAT (you save over R 2 500!!)*
Sometimes paperwork is more than just a tedious legal task—in Juvenile Magistrate Robin Gunn’s line of work, it’s the lifeline for removing children from dangerous home situations. By using Woodpecker to create a Microsoft Word document template, Gunn is placing at-risk children into foster care faster than ever before. The template she created simplifies the process to create an order and produce all necessary documentation, allowing the dependence and neglect magistrates to produce all documentation at once.
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Just like with any operating system, keeping a Windows PC running well requires some maintenance. The good news is that you can automate most of the important maintenance tasks, and keep Windows humming along like it was freshly installed.
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A doctor and a lawyer were talking at a party. Their conversation was constantly interrupted by people describing their ailments and asking the doctor for free medical advice.
Economic review - It is not only South Africa that is again experiencing an economic slowdown: the European Commission cut its forecasts for the Eurozone’s economic growth this year to 2.1 percent. The economies of both France and Germany are expected to lose steam both this year and the next. The slowdown is attributable to the growing trade tensions with the US.
Since its inclusion in the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act (ECT Act), some 16 years ago, the Advanced Electronic Signature has been treated a little like Cinderella, ignored by most and scoffed at by others.