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    With COVID-19 hitting businesses hard, what options do employers have apart from cutting jobs? While job-cutting may be effective in some cases, it can also severely damage company culture and staff morale and result in irreparable loss of know-how. Employers can instead consider these alternatives...

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  • Court stops daughter's bid to take over ill dad's business

    A family court judge cancelled the powers given to the daughter of a successful funeral parlour owner to run his business as sole owner, after finding that he did not have the due mental capacity when he signed the documents last year. The court instead ordered that arrangements be made to revert to a document he signed in 2017 that provided for his two daughters to jointly manage his affairs. District Judge Shobha G. Nair said the case showed that laws, set up to enable an adult child...

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