With February around the corner, it is essential that you prepare your business for anything and while you have put together your new plan and strategy for 2018, the outcomes of the budget speech can have an impact. Spending, deficit, VAT and tax implications can have not just an impact on your business, but also
Making sure your business is ready to take on 2018 with a bang means preparation needs to be the focus, – to not only make sure you are well prepared for business growth, but ascertaining that all the necessary measures are in place to tackle any challenges and risk and ensure success.
As most business owners know, access to finance is an arduous process which is time consuming and with a low chance of success. It is even more frustrating when funds are due imminently but financiers are reluctant to advance money without a detailed application process and security.
In today’s competitive market, transportation companies such as courier and freight – both big and small – find themselves asking; ‘How do I improve my business, how do I take the pressure off my already strained resources and maximise expertise to get the best returns and ensure business longevity?’ Many businesses in South Africa rely
September is considered Heritage Month in South Africa – where we are all encouraged to celebrate the culture and the diverse beliefs and traditions that make up our country. This is the month to take stock and reinforce why each citizen is proudly South African as we embrace the beauty of who we are. And
August marks Women’s month – an opportunity to celebrate women’s achievements and the important role that they have played, and continue to play, in South African society. Yet despite the fact that women make up about 50% of the world population and 40% of the global workforce, they only own about 1% of the world’s
South Africa’s growing unemployment rate has finally encouraged the government to turn to promoting youth entrepreneurship as a solution. According to Statistics South Africa,youth aged between 15 – 34 years of age account for a larger share (55,0%) of the working-age population than adults (45,0%) and their labour market reality is generally worse than adults,
The topic of small businesses is always an interesting one, not only because of the unique challenges they face, but very importantly, because of the opportunities they present. It is with this in mind, that we recently sponsored a SAICA (SA Institute of Chartered Accountants) SME Breakfast at the Hyatt Hotel in Rosebank, which focused
Business is getting tougher and tougher. Change, economic uncertainty and tough competition is hard enough to deal with.
Business sentiment in South Africa is mixed and many small businesses are looking for support in all facets of their business to ensure that they come out of the uncertainty even stronger.