Company capital gains tax increase in the UK

As part of the Budget measures, the Chancellor announced that the indexation allowance for companies that make capital gains is to be scrapped. The indexation allowance currently allows companies or organisations to include the effects of inflation and claim tax relief when calculating any chargeable gains that they make. The monthly indexation allowance will continue […]
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Suid-Afrikaanse Ambassade in Israel “gesluit”

Die ANC het besluit om die ambassade in Israel te sluit en, die kantore sal in die toekoms slegs ‘n skakel wees tussen die twee lande. Dit is gedoen om ondersteuning te toon aan die “verdruktes in Palestina”, en is waarskynlik ‘n teenreaksie teen die Amerikaanse president, Donald Trump, wat Jerusalem as hoofstad van die […]
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Which countries provide free education at a university level?

Jacob Zuma will be leaving the ANC with one hell of a task to complete. The outgoing president is doing everything he can to ensure free education is made available to South African university students. His plans are controversial, to say the least. He hasn’t yet revealed the sources of funding for the project, which […]
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UK Immigration Changes of 2017 that made everyone happy

This past year brought many UK immigration changes. Some of the immigration changes brought good news, whilst others, unfortunately, made some applications even more complicated. But, let’s focus on the good news for the past year! Immigration Changes – New UK Family Migration Rules A Supreme Court ruling in the case of MM et Ors, […]
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Jaco Peyper blaas fluitjie in Sesnasies-rugbyreeks

Jaco Peyper is een van drie Suid-Afrikaanse skeidsregters wat beamptes in aanstaande jaar se Sesnasies-rugbyreeks gaan wees. Peyper (37) was vanjaar vir ’n tweede keer agtereenvolgens in beheer van die Curriebeker-eindstryd toe die Haaie en die Westelike Provinsie in Oktober in Durban slaags was. Hy sal in die wedstryd tussen Engeland en Frankryk in Parys […]
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Expats getting Married in the UK

To many people, the idea of getting married in the UK seems to be very a romantic notion. However, before you hop on a plane, you will first have to apply for the Marriage Visitor Visa. It is not possible to get married in the UK while on a standard visitor visa. So, if you […]
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Pedofiel Dirk Prinsloo dalk voor nuwe jaar terug in SA

Dirk Prinsloo kan dalk, sodra alle administratiewe en wetlike reëlings in plek val, nog voor die nuwe jaar terug wees in Suid-Afrika, nadat sy tweede paroolaansoek suksesvol was. Amptenare in Belarus, waar hy in die tronk is, het verduidelik dit is moontlik, maar daar is egter “enkele burokratiese hekkies” wat eers oorkom moet word. Een […]
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Moving abroad: The five most expat-friendly cities in the US

Although expats settle all over the States, there are some urban centres that are just a little more expat-friendly than others. The reasons for this differ, but most commonly, these cities are places that are multi-cultural and offer a variety of work opportunities. We spoke to immigration specialist Grant Kaplan to find out which cities […]
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VN-forum vir minderheidsregte toon internasionale behoefte vir moedertaalonderrig

Amptenare, burgerregte- en nieregeringsorganisasies van regoor die wêreld het vandeesweek bymekaar gekom tydens die 10de sitting van die Verenigde Nasies (VN) se Forum vir Minderheidsaangeleenthede in Genève, Switserland. Vanjaar se tema van die sitting is jeugkwessies van minderheidsgroepe en sluit onder meer kwessies soos onderwys, die jeug se deelname aan openbare kwessies en benutting van […]
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17-jarige Bloemfonteiner wen pluimbalkroon in ope

Die Bloemfonteinse skoolmeisie Nita Scholtz het die eerste junior Suid-Afrikaner geword om ’n senior internasionale pluimbaltitel in te palm toe sy verlede week die Botswana Ope in Lobatse gewen het. Scholtz (17), ’n leerling aan die Hoërskool Jim Fouché, het die titel gewen sonder om ’n enkele stel af te staan. Sy het die eerste […]
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