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Distinguishing Between An Employee And An Independent Contractor

Distinguishing Between An Employee And An Independent Contractor

The first question to be asked when seeking to resolve any labour law dispute is whether the parties are indeed ‘employees’ and ‘employers’ within the meaning of the Labour Act Chapter 28:01 or the common law. If they are not, then the Labour Act and other relevant statutory instruments do not apply to them. In …

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Estates Of Minor Children And Persons Under Disability In Zimbabwe

Estates Of Minor Children And Persons Under Disability In Zimbabwe

A person who is a minor is generally regarded as being not competent to manage his/her own affairs. The same applies to a person who is under disability, mental or otherwise (which renders him/her incapable of administering his/her own property). The major issue arises when the parent/guardian of a minor or a person looking after …

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