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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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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SMEs can save on bank charges

7th February 2019 | No Comments

  SMEs who do not pay attention to their bank accounts and pricing structures may be paying more on fees than they should. Kenneth Matlhole at FNB Business says getting to grips with your business account and adopting the right banking behaviour can save you more on bank charges in the long-term. He shares tips […]

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Finfind provides solution for new job creation

7th February 2019 | No Comments

DURBAN BASED FINTECH COMPANY PRESENTS SME ACCESS TO FINANCE SOLUTION AT INAUGURAL BUSINESS ECONOMIC INDABA Business Unity South Africa’s inaugural Business Economic Indaba took place this week in Johannesburg with a heavy focus on job creation as well as a transformed and inclusive economy. A key message for South Africans from President Cyril Ramaphosa is […]

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How to Tame Your Temper

7th February 2019 | No Comments

We have all lost our temper at some point, we are after all human.  But when it becomes embarrassing to those around you and even to yourself, if you are honest, that is when you require the skills to tame your temper, cautions Helene Vermaak, Business Director at The Human Edge. Do you lose your […]

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Safer Internet Day: A cybersecurity checklist for African SMEs

6th February 2019 | No Comments

Easy prey Email is still an organisation’s weakest point, with 91% of attacks starting with email-based phishing attacks. And they’re not going away. In fact, 90% of global organisations have seen an increase in the volume of phishing attacks in the last year. If large organisations are at risk, small businesses – which don’t have […]

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