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February 13, 2019

Thinking about employing a part-time Financial Director (FD)? Here’s what to expect:

For most SMME’s, employing an inhouse Financial Director is simply not affordable or practical. However, smaller businesses that want to scale their company might still require the guidance and services […]
February 6, 2019

Why failure is such an important part of success

When thinking about failure, people most often see it in a negative light. Unfortunately, society has deemed failure as something that one should be ashamed of, something that one should […]
January 30, 2019

Capex and Income Tax | The win-win for small business

Under S12E of the Income Tax Act, and as a fiscal incentive for small business, Small Business Corporations* enjoy special allowances on assets used in the business.  These allowances are […]
January 23, 2019

A business turnaround tale | The LEGO® Story

This is the turnaround tale of LEGO®, an international, family-owned toy company that was teetering on the edge of bankruptcy before they managed to turn things around and were voted […]
January 16, 2019

Scaling up your business and hazards to avoid

The scenario: Zenefits, a multi-million-dollar HR software company, founded by Parker Conrad and Laks Srini in 2013, experienced accelerated growth since its inception. The company accumulated most of their money […]
January 9, 2019

Relieve pressure on your business’ cash flow with Xero’s “invoicing on the go”

Business owners that are paid on time share several common habits in how they run their business. According to John Rampton, who describes only 12 habits that all successful business […]
December 5, 2018

Get ready for your business’ financial year-end

Getting ready for your financial year-end requires time, hard work, and undivided attention. It is time to prepare all your financial records for tax filing and if your company is […]
November 28, 2018

How to overcome delayed payments, and prevent it from happening again

SMME’s regularly face cashflow problems due to late or non-payments from customers. Late payments do not only influence your cashflow, but also your monthly finances. Due to unpaid accounts, employees […]
November 22, 2018

Xero makes light work of financial reporting

Running a business requires close attention to detail, especially when it comes to bookkeeping and financial reporting. Cloud Accounting software, like Xero, is a major step toward business efficiency for […]
November 19, 2018

Is your SMME Financially Fit for Business Funding?

SMME’s are the backbone of the South African economy, providing the majority of employment opportunities and GDP contribution.  For our country to address the high rate of unemployment and to […]