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THE 4TH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION & THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP
The world of work and the manner in which society interacts has and will continue to transform due to innovation. To name but a few developments in the field of medicine; the first industrial revolution brought sterilization, the second introduced electric shock therapy and the third introduced mobile healthcare. Today we are faced with the fourth industrial revolution (hereinafter referred to as 4thIR) which predicts the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in almost every field of medicine. The 4thIR has and will continue to introduce incredible technological advancements in all fields of work. The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the possible impact of the 4thIR on the employment relationship and new and/or adaptive skills requirements. This will be considered against the backdrop of prior industrial revolutions and the effect that they have had on the world of work.
CLAIMING CHILD MAINTENANCE: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!
There are lots of questions that need answering when you are considering claiming child maintenance. You may be wondering: How do I claim child maintenance ? Why should the person pay maintenance? How much maintenance can I claim? How are the payments made? What can I expect to be the procedure when I institute a claim and what documents need to accompany the application? Can I refuse contact with the child if the person does not pay Maintenance? All these questions and more are answered here.
WHEN SHOULD A COURT INTERFERE IN A CONTRACTUAL RELATIONSHIP?
As agreements between parties are concluded every day and where it is often heard that verbal agreements are extremely difficult to rely on, it is commonly accepted that agreements should be reduced to writing but where they are often not. However, should the day come where there is a dispute between parties, either of them may be quick to rely on the “contract” between them, albeit it be a verbal one. Find out when a court should interfere in a contractual relationship.