News alerts

News Alert: (22 June 2016) -Variations for Investors

Variation Applications are now open for Investors.

This is required if an Investor owns and works for more than one business.

News Alert: (22 June 2016) – Fraud Alert

Fraud Alert

News Alert: (02 February 2016) – Emergency Labour Exemptions

Press Release

News Alert: (04 January 2016) – Driving from SA to Botswana

“The South African Police Service (SAPS) has implemented new regulations that require drivers of cars with South African-registered plates to carry certified documents proving ownership. This new requirement will be implemented at all South African border posts, according to Vishnu Naidoo, SAPS head: Media Communications. The certified documents should include a certified copy of vehicle registration/vehicle license papers which must be presented at the border posts. This must be accompanied by a letter from the bank giving authorisation to take the vehicle across the border and must indicate dates of travel. Both the bank letter and license papers should be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths. If the driver of the vehicle is not the owner of the vehicle, an affidavit from the police giving authorisation from the financial institution/owner to take the vehicle abroad is required. If the car is rented, the driver must have a letter from the rental company giving permission to take the vehicle out of the country. Regulations do change, and a customs officer advises SA travellers to check with the SA Auto Club on border regulation updates.”

News Alert: (09 November 2015) – Botswana Registered Company

CIPA has warned that they will de-register Companies that do not keep their annual returns up to date.

The costs will be passed onto the Directors of the Company.

If a Company is closing, it must be formally “Deregistered”

If a Company is going to be inactive for a period, application can be made for it to remain “dormant”

News Alert: (10 September 2015) – Updated “Minimum Wage”

Minimum Wage Rates

News Alert: (27 February 2015) – Implications of staying out of Botswana for more than 6-month period

Immigration Act-Cancellation of Permits

News Alert: (12 February 2015) – Positions Available – Okavango Delta/Maun/Kasane

Looking for suitably qualified and experience applicants for the following positions:

LODGE MANAGEMENT COUPLE

TECHNICAL/MAINTENANCE MANAGER

HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC

JCB DRIVER

News Alert: (19 January 2015) – Positions Available – Okavango Delta/Maun/Kasane

Looking for suitably qualified and experience applicants for the following positions:

ACCOUNTANT

LODGE MANAGEMENT COUPLE

TRUST MANAGER

 News Alert: (18 November 2014) – Renewal of Work & Residence Permits: 6-months before expiry 

Applicants not submitting their Work & Residence Permits six (6) months before expiry are being penalized in some of the Districts – the applicants are expected to apply for a Labour Exemption to cover them if their permits expire before the outcome of the Renewal Application.

News Alert: (14 November 2014) – Renewal of Work & Residence Permits: Tax Clearance Certificate

Applications for Renewal will NOT be accepted without a Tax Clearance Certificate i.e. a letter from Auditors, proof of application etc. is not sufficient.  There is quite a delay in the processing of the Tax Clearance Certificates so please get those applications submitted in time!

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