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What good leaders do in a time of crisis

As part of Saica’s  Leadership in a time of crisis webinar series, CA(SA) and CFO of Discovery Health, Brett Tromp, shared his thoughts on what good leaders can do in a time of crisis.   Brett Tromp  In good times, a leader’s role is … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and downgrades: Director’s duties unpacked

At the same time as grappling with a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19, South Africa’s credit rating was also downgraded to below investment grade by Moody’s. This is likely to only further depress an already weakening economy, … Continue reading

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5 ways small business owners can get more done

Many workers often experience the guilt and frustration of not getting through their to-do list for the day. Software company, Atlassian states that the average employee is interrupted from their work 56 times a day. Some days are unpredictable – … Continue reading

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Belastingbeplanning: Minder ja, maar nie niks nie

Belastingbeplanning is noodsaaklik om te verseker dat jou welverdiende Rande, binne alle wette en regulasies van die Suid-Afrikaanse Inkomstediens en die Inkomstebelastingwet, te rek vir die nabye toekoms maar ook vir jou goue jare. Dit is ‘n gegewe dat almal iewers belasting sal … Continue reading

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4 good reasons not to mix your business and personal finances

Freelancers, tradesman and other self-employed people easily fall into the trap of tangling their business and personal finances. Not only does this expose the business to several risks, it also creates a bookkeeping problem by failing to account for business … Continue reading

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Thinking outside the box in your Business

What does this term mean? It refers to the approach to a certain aspect, or in this case, your business. This term can also be clarified by referring to it as creative thinking, unconventional thinking or an approach from a … Continue reading

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PURPOSE FIRST, PROFIT LATER

South African business headlines were dominated by corporate disgrace in 2018 – the continued fallout from the Steinhoff scandal, the listeriosis outbreak, the Momentum life insurance controversy, and the state capture allegations tainting the reputations of several leading management consulting … Continue reading

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SARS INTEREST ON PROVISIONAL TAX

As with various other business transactions, taxes in their various forms also attract interest, either payable by the taxpayer to SARS, or due to the taxpayer from SARS. Apart from knowing which of the various SARS interest rates are applicable … Continue reading

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HOW TO PRACTISE GOOD BUSINESS

The Gupta saga and ethical indiscretions at Steinhoff, McKinsey and KPMG have most recently shone the spotlight on unethical business practises in South Africa. This is not a uniquely South African problem, the world is plagued by scandals of corruption … Continue reading

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END OF FINANCIAL YEAR GOALS FOR BUSINESS OWNERS

Provisional Tax Deadline: 28 February The second provisional tax deadline for submission and payment is due on 28 February. Make sure that your final tax planning for the financial year has been done and that your cash flow is in … Continue reading

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