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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Finance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP)

Below is brochure detailing the Finance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP)

FLISP Brochure 2015

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Title Deed Restoration Project

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Following is a Presentation by the EAAB to the Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements

EAAB Presentation Parliament 3 March 2015

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CIPC THE THIRD REGULATORY BODY ISSUING B-BBEE CERTIFICATES

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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

 

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IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION AUDITOR’S REPORT SUBMISSION

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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

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CPD Extension

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

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