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The Unemployment Insurance Fund has introduced a special new coronavirus benefit, aimed at workers affected by the pandemic crisis.
There is now a range of measures - from government, banks, and insurers - available to South African businesses and individuals amid a crippling corona-induced economic crisis.
The first payments of the temporary R350-per-month unemployment will be made by 15 May, government confirmed.
Payment holidays or extended payment deals on debt granted due to the Covid-19 disaster shouldn't mess with your credit record and ability to get more debt in future – unless the credit provider gets things wrong.
You may have credit insurance on your home loan, credit card, short-term loan, or vehicle loan.
Some of SA’s largest companies – including Sasol, Mr Price and Bidvest - received UIF Covid-19 payouts for their staff.
The World Health Organisation has just published a new illustrated guide.
This will include many domestic workers, and other labourers.
House prices are expected to fall by at least 5% this year - while some high-end properties may lose much more of their value.
Here's what you can get with a R350 Covid-19 grant, after transport and cooking costs.
Applications for the special Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress grant, worth R350 per month for six months, are now open – though application systems seem to be struggling under the load.
Cape Town and Stellenbosch are offering special measures to help residents who can't pay because of Covid-19.
It is in the best interest of landlords to help good tenants survive the coronavirus shock, writes Liad Hadar of Hadar Incorporated.
In low-income groups across southern Africa, informal economic initiatives and other self-help systems have often provided a buffer against the vagaries of broader economic and social circumstances.
This means that landlords won’t be able to rely on current common law solely in court when trying to evict or recoup money from tenants.
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Standard Bank clients earning R7 500 or less will automatically qualify for a three-month payment holiday on all personal account-related debt, the bank said on Sunday.
For South Africa, rand weakness means higher prices for a number of goods in the shops that are imported - including electronic equipment and some wheat products.
Your employer will be within in their rights to place you on forced leave during the lockdown period – and for many South Africans, that may end up being the least worse-case scenario.
Every single one of South Africa's registered healthcare workers will now be entitled to free life insurance worth R10,000 in light of Covid-19, insurance group Old Mutual announced.
Capitec is not offering a blanket debt holiday to clients who have lost their income in the coronavirus crisis.
Because people aren't driving and are making fewer claims during lockdown, OUTsurance says it has slashed its vehicle premiums by 15% for the month of May.
Discovery Health, Momentum Health and Profmed will pay psychologists their normal face-to-face fees for virtual consultations during the national lockdown.
The coronavirus crisis has resulted in sharp declines in online job ads, with companies scrapping thousands of positions.
"Authenticated collections", via the DebiCheck system, should put an end to rogue debit orders typically stealing R99 at a time from South Africans.
Almost 16% of SA's residential tenants did not pay any rent in April, and a further 16% did not pay the full amount.
Santam private and business clients will get back 20% of April's vehicle premiums.
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced big boosts to child support and other grants over the next six months, when Covid-19 is expected to hit the economy hardest.
All clients in good standing with the retailers, and who are up to date with payments will qualify for the payment holiday.
More than 220,000 South African workers may be due a total not far from R1 billion.