How a data-driven culture can transform your business

In today’s digital era, data has become an essential resource for businesses to grow and thrive in a competitive market. But not all companies are taking advantage of this opportunity. In fact, many organisations are still struggling to understand how they can benefit from their data assets and use them effectively to improve their performance. […]

Talent mobility is the key to the future of work

In today’s dynamic business environment, the need to adapt and keep up with client demands, changing market conditions, technology innovation, and increased globalisation, makes it imperative that companies proactively create a responsive workforce. This is where talent mobility comes into play. A talent mobility strategy enables high-performing employees to move around your organisation by strategically matching their […]

Your business can grow and flourish by going green

As the risks of climate change become more intense and prevalent in today’s world, businesses are feeling the pressure to adapt and rethink their business models, making sure they align with the needs of clients, employees, as well as the environment. The Main Advantages of a Green Office Why should you invest in a greener […]

Access the market abroad as a DTMC

In 2013, the South African government introduced the Domestic Treasury Management Company (DTMC) regime to allow South African companies that are registered with the Financial Surveillance Department (FinSurv) of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) to expand into the rest of Africa and abroad. The DTMC Regime, in essence, allows unlisted companies to establish one subsidiary […]

What to do after discovering fraud in your business

Anyone who’s ever had the misfortune to fall prey to credit card fraud, knows that it’s a huge hassle. If you’re running a business, you should be aware that your business may be at an even greater risk of having its financial data compromised, which can have much more serious implications compared to that of […]

How to avoid exhausting your human resources

Everyone handles life’s pressures differently, which is no exception at the workplace. Some job-related stress may be unavoidable, such as leading a meeting for the first time, pitching new ideas to a client, or handling a difficult customer. However, as an employer, you might unintentionally contribute to your employees’ stress by overworking them, resulting in […]

Do actions speak louder than words in the business world?

It’s one thing to claim your company is customer-orientated, but talk can be cheap regarding what matters most to your business. The businesses that serve their customers effectively don’t proclaim it on bold billboards; they prove it through offering efficient advice, paying consistent attention to detail, and delivering long-term quality results. These tangible actions create […]

Does it matter in which country you set up shop?

Many people who own business face a frustrating fate every year when the tax man comes a-knocking, as a large portion of their profit is taxed by the South African Revenue Service (SARS). Not only that, but businesses who trade internationally take the brunt of the burden for exchange rate conversions that further diminish their potential revenue. […]

The seven questions that could make or break your contracts

Your business success relies on your interaction with clients/customers and other businesses. Your profit is directly proportional to the behaviour of these external role-players. Dealing with individual clients/customers does come with some risk – especially if you offer a line of credit. However, your agreements with other businesses, in which greater risk and sums are applicable, you cannot afford to take a wrong […]

How to future-proof your business before the next crisis

While the possibility of a global pandemic was always at the back of our minds, its emergence still managed to catch us off-guard and wreaked havoc on every aspect of our lives, particularly the world of work. Therefore, it’s safe to say that Covid-19 has been a wake-up call for organisations to rethink their priorities […]