SME’s Have you Completed Your Financial Planning for 2019?

While small to medium enterprise (SME) owners may not have a great deal of control over South Africa’s broader economic issues, they do have control over how they plan and manage their finances, says EasyBiz Technologies Managing Director, Gary Epstein. “The failure of many SMEs to make it past the critical 3.5-year mark is more […]

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Top three opportunities to grow small South African businesses in 2019

    2019 is well underway, bringing with it a range of risks and opportunities for startups and growing businesses. Some of the challenges your business will face – a volatile rand, Eskom load shedding, tax and labour laws – are beyond your control. To thrive this year, focus on what you can control by […]

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sme’s: Prevention is Better Than Cure When it Comes to Cybercrime

As small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are increasingly looking at ways to digitise their businesses in order to expand and remain competitive, it has become essential for business owners to view cyber security as a priority. Just last year, almost half of all cyber-attacks reported worldwide were targeting smaller-sized enterprises with less than 250 employees. […]

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SME’S Dont Leave Your Tax Submissions too Late

It is critical for small to medium enterprises (SMEs) to be properly prepared for the upcoming tax season. This means keeping abreast of amendments to tax regulations and affording the business enough time to adjust to any changes. EasyBiz Technologies Managing Director, Gary Epstein, says last year’s VAT increase had a significant psychological impact on […]

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The value of radio for brands

13th February 2019 | No Comments

When you think of the elements that make up a modern-day marketing strategy, radio might not come to mind immediately. However, don’t forget that, together with print and digital media, radio forms an integral part of a successful omnichannel strategy. To celebrate World Radio Day, Newsclip Media Monitoring takes a look at the value radio […]

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Love your job … and live happily ever after by Michelle Moss

11th February 2019 | No Comments

  Valentine’s Day is not just about flowers and candle-lit dinners. It’s an annual opportunity to contemplate the power of love and the promise of happiness when you find the only one for you. ‘The one’ doesn’t have to be a person. It could be a job; especially one offering fulfilment and satisfaction. Research indicates […]

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SME’s Can Avoid Costly Foreign Exchange Risks

11th February 2019 | No Comments

Small businesses who are taking advantage of international trade should avoid falling victim to costly foreign exchange risks. The volatile nature of global currencies could result in businesses losing revenue due to fluctuating prices. “According to the South African Revenue Service (SARS) trade statistics, between 01 January to 31 December 2018 exports increased by 5.4% […]

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Naomi Campbell Announced as Headline Speaker for the 2019 Forbes Africa Leading Women Summit

7th February 2019 | No Comments

Supermodel, Philanthropist, Activist and Cultural Innovator Naomi Campbell, will headline this year’s FORBES WOMAN AFRICA Leading Women Summit, hosted by KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government, taking place at Durban’s Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre on International Women’s Day – Friday, 8 March. “We are truly honoured to be welcoming Naomi Campbell to the fourth annual FORBES […]

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SA Tourism SME’S Work Together to Bolster Business

7th February 2019 | No Comments

South Africa was recognised with numerous travel and tourism awards in 2018; from being named as Africa’s Leading Destination in the latest World Travel Awards, to its top metropoles such as Durban and Cape Town earning the titles of Africa’s Leading City Destination and Africa’s Leading Festival & Event Destination, respectively. As such, South African […]

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