Civil unrest and the contractual application of force majeure During July 2021, and seemingly initiated by the arrest of the former President, Jacob Zuma, South Africa experienced an elevated degree of civil unrest throughout many parts ofGauteng and Kwa-Zulu Natal. Whilst the full economic impact of these events is presently unclear, there is little doubt…

Your mental health matters to us. Whether it’s in the office, at home or just generally in your day to day doings. We understand that time’s are different at the moment, and this season has brought on a lot of new emotions that you may not have felt or known how to deal with before.…

COVID-19 VACCINES IN THE WORKPLACE On 11 June 2021, the Government published an amendedConsolidated Direction on Occupational Health and Safety Measures in Certain Workplaces (the “Direction”). Of particular significance in the Direction is the inclusion of guidelines (the “Guidelines”) concerning the possible imposition of mandatory Covid-19 vaccination policies. The Direction provides that employers must, on…

 WITH RESILIENCE, FLEXIBILITY, HONOUR, & GRACE – WE REACH BEYOND  The sharp rise in COVID-19 cases in Gauteng has necessitated an urgent and nimble response from the staff and students at Steyn City School. We are fortunate in that many of the structures of our Remote Learning Programme have remained in place from 2020 and so our…

Digitalised Crime: Online Users Beware of the new Cybercrimes Act In an ever-changing digital world, most people have some form of online presence – from email, WhatsApp, Facebookand Instagram, to online banking and shopping. This dependence on computers and the internet, accelerated by the impact of the COVID-19, has left individuals, organisations and even nations…

We have been upset by the knock on effect of the recent restrictions imposed on restaurants on Sunday. The impact that this has on the livelihoods of people in the community who work in these restaurants and rely on tips is severe as they will not receive a cent while this restriction is in place.…

Have you ever wondered how long a snake can live for? Well, Annie the Anaconda holds the Guinness World Record for being the oldest snake in captivity. She turns 38 today which is quite phenomenal. What is even more awesome about Annie is that you can find her at the Montecasino Bird Gardens. Image retrieved…

Whether you’re treating the family to brunch, catching up with friends over drinks, or enjoying a hearty meal with your amore at any of the restaurants on our piazza, you can look forward to live performances from some of our finest, local talents such as Christian Heath and Jack Atlantic. Saturday, 26 June 2021 12h00…

Join us once again on Friday 25 June 2021, Saturday 26 June 2021 & Sunday 27 June for LIVE AT DQ in the piazza. Book at one of the restaurants & enjoy live music over lunch. Friday 25 June 13:00 – 15:00: Andy Klee – Solo Vocals Andy Klee is a popular pop vocalist, and…

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