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Government
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: -...
Monday, 04 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Construction Sector Codes Promulgated »
Master Builders KwaZulu-Natal would like to inform its membership that the Amended Codes of Good Practice in the Construct...

Health & Safety
Thursday, 02 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exemption notice - Construction Work Permit »
In our Monday e-bulletin, our members were reminded that Phase 3 of the Construction Regulations 2014 implementation phase...
Tuesday, 31 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Beware of changes to the OHS Act »
Future legislation Tibor Szana, chief inspector, inspection and enforcement services at the Department of Labour (Do...
Monday, 02 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Temporary Works in Construction »
In the past five years, the construction industry experienced several high profile structural collapses dati...
Monday, 04 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reminder - Call for Comments »
Members are reminded that the following standards are circulated for comment: Standard for Primary Health Assessments...
Thursday, 31 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Master Builders KwaZulu-Natal Health and Safety Rewards Programme »
With the increasing advent of international players into the SA construction industry, requirements for Occupational Healt...

Contractual & Legal
Wednesday, 01 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Occupancy Certificates and Leases »
INTRODUCTION  The National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act, 103 of 1997, makes provision for t...
Tuesday, 31 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
JBCC Principal Building Agreement 6.2 »
Master Builders KwaZulu-Natal was informed that the new principal building agreement is in print and will be released to a...
Tuesday, 31 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Understanding Misconduct, Disciplinary Code and Formulating Disciplinary Charges »
Are you experiencing difficulty when it comes to formulating disciplinary charges, herewith is an article published by Jud...
Thursday, 28 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
SACPCMP registration for HSE Professionals – on the rocks? »
The following to article is an opinion piece that was submitted to the Association for publication, the Association does n...
Thursday, 28 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Can a testamentary trust be changed later? »
“My wife and I are discussing providing for the creation of a testamentary trust in our will to take care of our minor chi...

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
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
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...
Thursday, 01 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Implications On The National Minimum Wage On Future Projects »
The National Minimum Wage comes into effect on the 1 May 2018. This will have a major impact on the Building Industry espe...
Wednesday, 01 November 2017
Innovation in Roof Coverings »
A revolutionary product developed by BASF and SoloPower Systems as an alternative to a conventional roof sheeting has been...

Training
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...
Friday, 03 November 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Training Academy - Testimonials »
Master Builders KwaZulu-Natal is a CETA accredited training provider and offers a wide range of courses. This is what...

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)...

Labour Relations
Wednesday, 27 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
General duties of employees at work and the rights of the employer »
There is much hype about the employee’s rights and quite rightly so, but, what about the employer? Does the employer have...

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