New additional element to choose from to become a compliant Empowering Supplier

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The revised codes introduced under the Enterprise and Supplier Development an element of Empowering Supplier within a context of B-BBEE.

Originally there were four (4) elements to choose from and now recently in the gazette 38765, the Dti introduced a fifth element to choose from to become compliant as an Empowering Supplier. (see the clause A on the attached gazette). 44 EAP Amendments 38765_6-5_DTI  Continue reading

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Auditors of Estate Agents’ Trust Accounts

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The Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (the IRBA) draws the content of this communique to the attention of the auditors of estate agents’ trust accounts.

Online submission of estate agents’ auditor’s reports to Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB)

The Estate Agency Affairs Act, No. 112 of 1976 (the Act), section 32(4) requires auditors of estate agents to submit their auditor’s report on the estate agent’s trust account(s) within the prescribed time-frame of four months after the financial year end of the estate agent and transmit the auditor’s report to the EAAB in the form determined by the EAAB from time to time. Continue reading

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Ministry of Human Settlements Budget Vote – 7 May 2015

Speech by LN Sisulu, Minister of Human Settlements on the occasion of the budget vote of the Ministry of Human Settlements

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EAAB Calendar of Events for CPD

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The EAAB have released the full Calendar of Events for CPD for 2015.  To view click on the link cpd_full_calendar_of_events_2015

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EAAB Schedule of Fees for 2015-2016

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The EAAB have increased their fees for the 2015-2016 period.  To see new schedule of fees click here EAAB SCHEDULE OF FEES 2015-16

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Issuing of B-BBEE Certificates at the CIPC Self Service Terminals

The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Mzwandile Masina has officially launched the system for issuing of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) certification for Exempted Micro Enterprises at the Self Service Terminals of the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC).  Continue reading

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EAAB – URGENT NOTIFICATION – CPD PRESENTATION AND LIVE DEMONSTRATION

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URGENT NOTIFICATION ESTATE AGENCY AFFAIRS BOARD CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD) PRESENTATION AND ‘LIVE’ DEMONSTRATION ON HOW TO REGISTER ON THE MyCPD ONLINE PORTAL

Mindful of the fact that this notification is giving extremely short notice to principal and non-principal estate agents, the Estate Agency Affairs Board has received a number of requests to conduct a few sessions around the country to assist estate agents with fully understanding the requirements of the Continuing Professional Development Programme (CPD) and to further assist them with the completion and submission of their Personal Development Plan (PDP) to register for the 2015 calendar year (1st year) of the three-year rolling cycle. Continue reading

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Real Estate -Building the future of Africa Report

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PwC’s inaugural publication entitled Real Estate: Building the future of Africa considers the impact of global megatrends on the African continent. The aim of the report is to provide an assessment of the current state of the real estate industry across Africa and demonstrate how the megatrends will drive growth opportunities in key African markets.

Click on the link below to download a copy of the report.

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The regulation of foreign land ownership in South Africa

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Issued by Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group and Edited by Creamer Media Reporter

There are currently no restrictions on the ownership of land by foreigners in South Africa.

However, in President Jacob Zuma’s 2015 State of the Nation address, delivered on 12 February 2015, the President indicated that, in terms of the proposed Regulation of Land Holdings Bill (the proposed Bill) which will be submitted to Parliament during the course of this year, “foreign nationals” will no longer be allowed to own certain types of land in South Africa (although they will be allowed to enter into long-term leases over all types of land).  Continue reading

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CLOSING DATE FOR THE EAAB 07 MAY 2015 PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATION (PDE)

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Issued by: EAAB 15 March 2015

All stakeholders are advised that the closing date for the PDE to be held on 07 May 2015 is 24 April 2015.

DATE VENUE NAME ADDRESS
07 MAY 2015 BYTES CONFERENCE CENTRE BYTES BUSINESS PARK.BLOCK C.241 THIRD ROAD.MIDRAND
DURBAN SPA CONFERENCE CENTRE 57 OR TAMBO PARADE.DURBAN
CAPE TOWN LODGE 101 BUITENGRACHT STREET.CAPE TOWN
PE HEBREW CONGREGATION BARRIS WALK.GLEDININGVALE.PORT ELIZABETH

 

 

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