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October 29, 2020

Leaving a Legacy: Ensure Your Business Survival with a Succession Plan

“A leader’s lasting value is measured by succession.” (John C. Maxwell)  Succession planning is preparing for the future of your business, ensuring the people and resources […]
October 29, 2020

Six Tips for More Effective Online Meetings

“Meetings should be like salt – a spice sprinkled carefully to enhance a dish, not poured recklessly over every forkful. Too much salt destroys a dish. […]
October 29, 2020

SMMEs: Preparing for the Second Wave

“Forewarned is forearmed” (Samuel Shellabarger, Prince of Foxes) The daily Covid-19 infection rate has decreased considerably over the last month or so. South Africans have found […]
October 29, 2020

The Five Most Common Tax Pitfalls That Small Business Owners Should Avoid

There are five common tax pitfalls that owners of small businesses should look out for and avoid. These hazards include three value added tax (VAT) issues, […]
October 29, 2020

Your Tax Deadlines for November 2020

6 November – Monthly PAYE submissions and payments 16 November – D-date for taxpayers filing online 25 November – VAT manual submissions and payments 27 November […]
September 29, 2020

Employee Health and Wellbeing: A Strategic Priority for COVID-19 and Beyond

“It goes without saying that no company, small or large, can win over the long run without energized employees who believe in the mission and understand how to […]
September 29, 2020

Your SME and the Economy – Prepare for the Long Way Back

The South African economy could take as long as seven years to get back to the size of R5.1 trillion it was at the end of […]
September 29, 2020

How to Protect Yourself and Your Company after the Experian Data Leak

“Cyber-Security is much more than a matter of IT.” (Stéphane Nappo, 2018 Global Chief Information Security Officer of the year)  According to official communications from Experian, […]
September 29, 2020

The Feasibility of a Freelancing Business in Uncertain Times

Business start-up planning has been extensively covered over the past twenty years and longer, and without understating its importance or re-inventing the wheel, perhaps it has […]
September 29, 2020

Your Tax Deadlines for October 2020

7 October – Monthly PAYE submissions and payments  22 October – D-day for Branch filing – Taxpayers who cannot file electronically  23 October – VAT manual […]
August 27, 2020

How Chaos Sparks Business Innovation

“All great changes are preceded by chaos. The disruption we see in the world is the prelude to emergence.” (Deepak Chopra) The greatest innovation is created […]
August 27, 2020

Tax Incentives to Invest in Small Business: The Clock is Ticking

“Creating an environment in which SMMEs can thrive is inextricably linked to creating conditions in which all businesses can thrive.” (National Treasury, 2019 Economic Strategy document) […]
August 27, 2020

Tips and Ideas to Retain Your Best Staff and Skills During COVID-19

Small businesses across South Africa face the challenge of keeping their best staff and skills during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure that they can survive these […]
August 27, 2020

Six Important Business Lessons From The Coronavirus Pandemic

“Given the nature of the crisis, all hands should be on deck, all available tools should be used” (Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank) […]
August 27, 2020

Your Tax Deadlines for September 2020

1 September – Starting date for online filing 1 September – Branch filing – Taxpayers who cannot file electronically 1 September – Start date – Provisional […]
July 30, 2020

Employees Working from Home: What Tax Deductions Can You Claim?

“We like to give people the freedom to work where they want, safe in the knowledge that they have the drive and expertise to perform excellently, […]
July 30, 2020

Protecting your Company’s Reputation When Staff Work from Home

“It takes a lifetime to build a good reputation, but you can lose it in a minute” (Will Rogers) Whilst many employees enjoy working from home, […]
July 30, 2020

What Happens if your Driver’s Licence Expires During the Pandemic and You Have an Accident?

Driving licence test centres were closed during the lockdown and even prior to that centres were running behind in renewing driver’s licences and testing first time […]
July 30, 2020

POPIA (The Protection of Personal Information Act) is Now Law and the Clock is Ticking

Globally, governments are responding to the vast amounts of information flooding into the public domain due to the growth in companies like Amazon, Facebook and Twitter. […]
July 30, 2020

Your Tax Deadlines for August 2020

7 August – Monthly PAYE submissions and payments 25 August – VAT manual submissions and payments 28 August – Excise Duty payments 31 August – VAT […]
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