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
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
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.
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
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.
|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
Below is brochure detailing the Finance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP)
FLISP Brochure 2015
Following is a Presentation by the EAAB to the Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements
EAAB Presentation Parliament 3 March 2015
CIPC (Company Intellectual Property Commission) previously CIPRO has recently been accredited by the DTi as a BBBEE Verification Agency and that it is now extending its service to include the issuing of BBBEE Certificates.
CIPC will now become the third regulatory body issuing BBBEE certificates over and above Association of BBBEE professionals (ABP) previously ABVA and IRBA Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors.
The announcement also talks of CIPC self-service terminals that will be installed throughout the country with biometric identification at various service centres. This may be an indication of the DTi’s approach solution for affidavits and the issuing of 51%+ black owned EME and QSE BEE Certificates.
Issued by: Property Sector Charter Council – 10 March 2015
Issued: 04 March 2015
ONLY AUDITOR’S REPORTS SUBMITTED ONLINE WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THE 2015 FINANCIAL YEAR
The financial year end of most estate agency firms of 28 February is upon us and this notification conveys the new requirement in relation to submission of audit reports with effect from 1 March 2015. Continue reading
The EAAB have announced the extension of the upfront CPD fee to 31 May, 2015.
The deadline for submitting the Personal Development Plan (PDP) on the MyCPD portal is 31 March, 2015.
Read more CPD Announcement 4 March 2015