Top-tier technology now available for SMEs to finance

Seidor Bluekey and Merchant West have partnered to bring financed technology solutions to growing businesses. Business owners know that successful business expansion requires carefully balancing investment in new tools and services with cashflow requirements for daily operations. “One of the challenges our clients face is the ability to invest in value-adding technology solutions for their […]

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Artificial Intelligence reveals three trends in South African domestic abuse

Digital abuse, infidelity, and alcohol abuse are emerging as common conversation topics between victims of domestic violence in South Africa and rAInbow, an artificial intelligence-powered smart companion. Developed with funding partner, Sage Foundation, and social justice organisation, The Soul City Institute, rAInbow allows users to ‘chat’ to a non-human over Facebook Messenger. It provides a safe space for domestic […]

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Teach your children to have self-respect

Imagine holding a big juicy orange in your hand. The fruit feels heavy and cool and you excitedly anticipate enjoying what it has ‘inside’. You know for sure that the orange, when squeezed, will only produce orange juice. You do not expect, nor will you receive, apple, pear or even grape juice, right? This is, […]

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When life gives you lemons – have an emergency fund

Life is full of surprises, unfortunately not all good. While you can’t predict everything that may happen, unexpected problems are easier to deal with when you’re financially prepared. Marlies Kappers, head of marketing at DirectAxis Financial Services, says the first thing to consider is what you can realistically and affordably insure against. These will be […]

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Everyday Style Cover

27th June 2019 | No Comments

The innovation of the fashion industry is rapidly growing into a space where everyone wants to be part of the elevated style of dressing in colour, print and unique fabrics. A look into the 90’s style has inspired our generations classic looks. Your happy socks, high waisted jeans known for highlighting female curves and figures, […]

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Stay At South Africa’s Favourite Theme Park

25th June 2019 | No Comments

Just 8 kilometres from the centre of Johannesburg lies the world famous – yet uniquely South African Gold Reef City. Here, a magnificent theme park and casino offers the widest range of attractions, fun and entertainment for the whole family. Spend some time at one of our two Gold Reef City hotels. Gold Reef City […]

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WHATSAPP: The New Email For SMEs

25th June 2019 | No Comments

Globally, 65% of Millennials and their younger counterparts, Generation Z, prefer to message rather than call or email[i], and locally, WhatsApp is the leading communication app[ii]. As these generations now make up the majority of the workforce, and consequently a large amount of the customers and suppliers of local small and medium enterprises (SMEs), it […]

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Sage Roadshow defines the Changing Role of Accountants

24th June 2019 | No Comments

The world is changing; market expectations are changing; technology is changing. There’s only one thing left for accountants to do: change. In the face of rapid technological change and radical economic transformation, accountants must use the tools that are available to them, to become strategic business advisers and to add value to their clients’ businesses […]

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Why a third of South Africans make Rooibos part of their colds and flu arsenal

11th June 2019 | No Comments

In the battle against coughs and sniffles this winter season, a third of South Africans cited Rooibos tea among their top three colds and flu fighting strategies. This was revealed in a national survey conducted by a leading health firm specialising in colds and flu remedies. According to the survey which polled almost 2 000 […]

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