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Government
Thursday, 30 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Definitions of Active Employer and Inactive Employer »
Members are requested to please take note of the following directive from Department of Labour: "Government Gazette...
Tuesday, 27 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Impact of the VAT Increase – Are you ready? »
On 1 April 2018, Value-Added Tax (VAT) will increase for the first time in 25 years, from 14% to 15%. All receipts, invoic...
Thursday, 01 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Budget Speech, What You Need to Know? »
Before then Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba delivered his budget speech in Parliament on 21 February 2018, South African ci...
Tuesday, 23 January 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
R35 Billion Development Plan for Durban Beachfront »
Ethekwini Municipality website www.durban.gov.za published an article in late December 2017, stating that a contractor wil...
Monday, 04 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Minimum Wage Bill, 2017 »
Minister of Labour, Mildred Oliphant, recently issued the following amendment bills for public comment: -...

Health & Safety
Monday, 15 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Invite: Workshop on Draft Regulations for Hazardous Chemical Agents »
  The Association has been notified that the Department of Labour will be hosting workshops on the recently publi...
Friday, 12 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FEM making South Africa safer - one motor vehicle at a time! »
Safetember, a campaign initiated by the Federated Employer’s Mutual Assurance (FEM), aims to raise awareness on accidents...
Wednesday, 26 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Submit your comments on the Draft Regulations for Hazardous Chemical Agents »
The Draft Regulations for Hazardous Chemical Agents was published for comment in the Government Gazette on 14 September 20...
Thursday, 30 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Understanding the new ISO 45001 OHS System »
Source: Presentation by Mr. Jerry Ramdunee from ICCASA ISO 45001 is to supersede BS OHSAS 18001. As it stands, ISO...
Thursday, 30 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lunch and Labour Intensive Environments »
Lunch, especially in labour intensive environments such as construction sites, is an extremely important meal. It speaks t...

Contractual & Legal
Thursday, 01 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
SACPCMP – Are you registered? »
The Act was published in the Government Gazette on 1 December 2000 establishing the South African Council for the Project...
Thursday, 01 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cannabis and the workplace »
Since the Constitutional Court legalised the private possession and use of cannabis during September, many concerns have b...
Thursday, 27 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
When do you have to appoint an auditor for your company? »
“I’ve just started my own private IT company. As a new business, I want to limit unnecessary expenses. I know there will b...
Thursday, 27 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Business Rescue and the Subcontractor »
With the current recessionary climate prevailing in South Africa at present, a greater number of main contractors find the...
Thursday, 30 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interest on Overdue Invoices »
"May I charge interest on overdue invoices? How much may I charge?" 1 . The National Credit Act 34 of 2005 (hereina...

Financial
Thursday, 01 March 2018
No further extension on the VAT claw back relief »
Background Where a property developer constructed residential units for sale and these units are temporarily let out...
Saturday, 02 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to stretch your Money »
Do you find that your expenses increase faster than the inflation rate? Do you wonder how can you can make your monthly bu...
Friday, 04 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Enhancement of Risk Benefits at NO ADDITIONAL COST TO THE MEMBER !! ​ »
The Risk Benefits offered by the funds administered by the KZN MBA has been enhanced at no additional cost to the member....
Monday, 05 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is your business VAT compliant? »
Before claiming input VAT it is critical that the supplier invoice complies with the Value-Added Tax (VAT) Act . Should...

Press Release
Wednesday, 31 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Master Builders KwaZulu- Natal Annual Awards 2018 »
Master Builders KwaZulu-Natal held its Annual Awards event at the Durban International Conference Centre (ICC) on Friday,...
Saturday, 02 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MBSA Press Release »
MBSA Congress to Address State Of SA Construction Sector The annual Master Builders South Africa (MBSA) Congress, s...

Industry Affairs
Thursday, 27 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Membership News – Your Association Working for You! »
The Association actively engages with relevant stakeholders to ensure that the interests of our members are fully represen...
Thursday, 30 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Challenges Facing Contractors in KwaZulu-Natal »
Our members are finding it increasingly difficult to remain in business. We have not seen as many business rescue applicat...
Wednesday, 30 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Building Industry news from Zululand »
In my role as Zululand Area Manager, I have over the last few months engaged with several industry stakeholder bodies from...
Wednesday, 28 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
R45-billion gas-to-power plant in Richards Bay »
Local Zululand newspaper the Zululand Observer, has reported that a R45-billion gas-to-power plant project is in the pipel...
Thursday, 01 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stakeholder Engagement Forum Feedback »
Ross Stembridge, Building Service Manager participated in the Stakeholder Engagement Forum at the KZN Construction Trade E...

Training
Thursday, 27 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
We have a choice »
As the global village transitions to the Fourth Industrial Revolution, we have a choice of either embracing it or being le...
Thursday, 02 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Training Can Improve Profitability »
Businesses are established with the objective of generating income. Entrepreneurs harness their skills and expertise to es...
Thursday, 28 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Master Builders Construction Health and Safety Skills programme »
A 26 credit, CETA accredited Skills Programme, based on the qualification: National Certificate Construction Health and Sa...
Monday, 07 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 WSP Submissions Due Date Extended! »
The WSP submission deadline of 30th April 2018 has now been extended to 10th May 2018 due to technical problems experience...
Thursday, 30 November 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Workplace Skills Plan (WSP) 2018 »
We would like to encourage all our members to participate in the skills development process by doing a training needs anal...

Stakeholder Relations
Wednesday, 22 November 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Newsflash - SA Builder 2018 »
South African Builder is the official journal for the Master Builders SA (MBSA). Published since 1923, it offers the lates...
Friday, 07 July 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FEM Scholarship Programme »
The Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company (RF) (PTY) LTD - (FEM) continues their successful effort in contributing...
Sunday, 04 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FEM Making IOD Assurance Work for You! »
FEM’s professional service in both obtaining Letters of Good Standing as well as processing of claims makes them an obviou...
Thursday, 23 February 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FEM’s Longstanding MD retires »
FEM’s Longstanding MD retires 2017 Sees a change in leadership at The Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company (RF)...

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