Category: Credit Providers
It’s been called a victory for the poor. In 2012 business woman Wendy Appelbaum discovered that garnishee orders had been obtained against some of the workers on her wine farm. She decided to fight for their rights. Three years later the Western Cape High Court has ruled in their favour, sending shockwaves through the credit industry. Carte Blanche investigates a landmark ruling against predatory credit providers and debt collectors.