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Before Covid-19 struck, employers around the world and in Mauritius were struggling to find the talent they needed to be successful. Notably across the global sector, the hospitality sector and within the IT industry the lack of skilled and experienced workers were...
Changes to be made to the trademark monitoring and border control process for trademark protection in Mauritius.
From the smallest to the largest businesses, retaining office or commercial space and paying rent must be one of the main reasons of losing sleep these days
Government has decided to control the mark ups of businesses who manufacture or import the following commodities to 20%.
Price controls look to be a likely measure we are going to have to contend with in the near future.
What are they actions retailers, small, medium of large, need to take now to manage the current situation and to get fit for a very different new reality?
Setting up a nationwide B2C Home Delivery operation is ambitious, but not impossible, but there are a number of issues and strategies to consider.
Depending on which business you are in, these times may either bring you unexpected opportunities or the prediction of a disastrous future.
These are worrying times. As employees, we are now faced with fear for our health and that of our family and the added fear of losing our jobs.
In a panic situation, which judging by the videos shot in the aisles of our supermarkets and doing the rounds on Facebook is very much the case, operators ..
The ultimate frustration – a major surge in demand for our products at the same time as our distribution capacity is hit by reduced workforce and uncertainty as to which smaller clients are or can remain open.
“Even if you do have some savings, how long will those savings last you, given your monthly essential cost of living?” ….. “That’s a really valuable number even if you do have a job right now, because the fact is, your job is not guaranteed in two weeks or...
After far too many years as a CEO I am struggling with the ever changing and often contradictory information available.
Aficionados of British comedy might remember the TV series, Dad’s Army, which had a long running success portraying the antics of part time soldiers …
How Sapin II can affect Mauritians with French Dual Nationality or Mauritian Companies of French Nationals? Frauds and money laundering are continuously on the increase and laws keep getting tougher under the aegis of prevention. In France, for example, as from the...
Over time, private brands have flourished and even taken over many national brands in their capacity to make a profit, being given the advantage they get at the point of sale.
Do not underestimate the Art of category management to influence buying choices of customers.
The new Data Protection Act is operational and has been proclaimed since 15th January 2018. It’s here. It’s compulsory. And there is a criminal offence for directors if companies do not comply.
‘Wolverine’ in Sheep clothing – Is there a case for a “Code de distribution” for Food and FMCG retail?
Geroudis is currently working on a Code de Commerce for the Food and FMCG sector. Do we need a Food and FMCG Code de Distribution in Mauritius?
Is the employer now the ‘authorised’ Big Brother of the workplace? Is there such a thing as an employee’s right to privacy at work or is this a dichotomy?
The existing Data protection legislation on which the Mauritian Government has based its growing ICT and BPO sectors which now account for more than 12% of the Mauritius GDP was very much ripe for an overhaul.
Mauritius has long been one of those countries which favours restrictions in Public Procurement in order to limit the number of entities which can bid and benefit from Government or Government related tenders.
Habits die hard, we know. But lucrative ones take even longer to change ... Consider the good old practice of the ‘ristourne de fin d’année’ (the ‘RFA’) which has been for more than 20 odd years, a cornerstone of Mauritian retail promotion system. For those not...
Review the information in your company’s database and determine how to make use of copyright laws to protect your confidential information.
The Competition Commission of Mauritius has just launched an amnesty program open from 5th June to 5th October 2017 for companies which consider they have practices which may amount to resale price Maintenance.
In all indexes and review, Mauritius seems to be and is doing very well in its placement as a destination for business and a hub for Africa. It has maintained its diplomatic aura and invited events of COMESA and SADC to its shores, committed to Double Tax Avoidance African ventures and worked towards increasing its ranking all round sometimes as part of Africa…
This report provides an overview of the concerns of our several clients and ourselves as law firm active in IPR protection, concerning the proposed new draft intellectual property rights bill. Additions relating to the accession of Mauritius to the Madrid system, geographical origins protection and layout design are commendable and expected since around 2004…
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