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How is data helping small businesses grow?

With the Digital Revolution in full swing, data is to business what oxygen is to mankind. It is a crucial resource – one that enables companies, especially smaller ventures, to make better business decisions, grow their customer base, keep their competitive edge and secure funding.

How to shelter your business during an economic storm

With South Africa’s GDP growth forecast to be just 0.7% for 2019, most businesses are taking severe strain. To prevail in this difficult economic climate, each business will need to ensure that it is running an efficient operation. Here are some ways that small and medium businesses (SMBs) can reposition themselves to succeed in a downturn economy.

Cyber security – don’t be a sitting duck!

In July, City Power was hit by ransomware resulting in customers unable to purchase prepaid electricity or access its website. This has again put the spotlight on cyber security and highlights how few organisations, irrespective of their size, are safe from an attack.

Choosing between IFRS and IFRS for SMEs

Over the last few years we have seen various changes being made with regards to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) accounting framework, which includes new standards such as IFRS 15 (Revenue), IFRS 9 (Financial Instruments) and IFRS 16 (Leases), replacing the old IAS 18, IAS 32 and IAS 17 respectively.

Operating in the new age of business

Despite its pivotal role in the 4th Industrial Revolution, the connectivity sphere is no different from any other business sector when it comes to profitability challenges. In the fast-moving and hyper-competitive economic environment of today, even the biggest players in ICT are under threat.

Budget 2019 | what SMEs hope to hear in the budget...

When Finance Minister Tito Mboweni gives his Budget Speech for the 2019/20 tax year next week (20 February), I hope to hear examples of how the government will work towards boosting South Africa’s ranking in The World Bank's annual 'Doing Business Report'. Given that India climbed 23 positions in this year’s ranking and that South Africa ranked 32nd just a decade ago, this goal is highly achievable.

A more realistic state of Ramaphoria anticipated

Ben Bierman | MD | Business Partners | mail me | This time last year, following the election of President Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa was on the cusp of...

Stress management key to growing your business

Many small and medium enterprise (SME) owners grapple with the stress and strain of running a business. This was confirmed by the findings of the second quarter 2018 SME Confidence Index, which reveals that 76 percent of the SME owners surveyed say that the pressure of running their own business can sometimes be overwhelming and limit their potential.

EasyBiz Quickbooks is now EasyBiz Technologies

EasyBiz QuickBooks, the authorised South African partner of global accounting software leaders, Intuit QuickBooks, is rebranding to align its identity with its vision for the future – providing the latest in technology and innovation to South African customers, partners and accountants.

Opportunities for alternative lenders in Africa

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are critical for the growth of emerging economies and increasing employment, but access to finance is one of the biggest obstacles for SMEs to grow.
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