DEBTOR FINANCING: A GREAT WAY TO FINANCE YOUR SME IN 2015
Many small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) experience ongoing cash flow difficulties which are a major obstacle to growth. Without adequate funding, it is impossible to build a platform to competitively supply the market and become a sustainable enterprise.
THE RISE OF THE ROBOTS: GOOD FOR BUSINESS, BAD FOR THE COUNTRY
Technology is rapidly moving forward. One area having a substantial impact on business productivity is Artificial Intelligence (AI) which is defined as computer systems performing tasks that require human intelligence. A good example of this is the growing use of robots in business.
YOU AND BUDGET 2015
There was plenty of interest in how the Minister planned to increase taxes, which he signalled would happen in his October Medium Term Budget speech.
YOUR BOARD: MAXIMISE ITS EFFECTIVENESS WITH TERM LIMITS AND APPRAISALS FOR DIRECTORS
We all know that leadership is crucial to an organisation. The board of directors sets strategic direction and exercises control over the organisation. How does an organisation ensure it has an effective board of directors in place?
ONLINE ACCOUNTING: AN INVALUABLE TOOL FOR YOUR BUSINESS
Technology just never stops. In recent years, there has been a growing trend towards online accounting in first world countries. It is now available locally but so far has been used mainly by technologically savvy people.
LOAD SHEDDING AND YOUR EMPLOYEES
We are getting used to load shedding and it almost certainly is going to be around for several years. Business is already feeling the effects of time disruptions and a major area of concern is how you deal with your workforce in this testing period. A good place to start is with current labour law.
SMALL BUSINESSES: HOW CAN YOU BENEFIT FROM CORPORATE GOVERNANCE?
There is a perception that corporate governance applies only to government bodies and the large corporates. This is false as, in essence, corporate governance is the process of acting in the best interests of any business and its stakeholders.
YOUR SME: WHEN SHOULD YOU OUTSOURCE?
SMEs (Small and Medium-sized Entities) go through many cycles, one of which is figuring out how to get their business to the next level. As your business grows you face an increasing need for specialised skills which are either unavailable due to skills shortages, or are too expensive.