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. […]

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 […]

7 steps for dealing with excuses in the workplace

Nobody loves an excuse. It’s even worse when it’s blatantly obvious that the task you assigned to one of your employees was completely overlooked, unprioritised, and left to the last minute, causing a bottleneck or customer dissatisfaction on the other end. So, it comes as a surprise, then, to see that there are still business owners and managers that allow excuses to flourish in the workplace, which […]

The taxation of employee incentive schemes

It has become popular commercial practice for many employers to design employment incentive schemes whereby employees are remunerated for services rendered over a period of time by allowing them to participate in share incentive schemes. Typically, these schemes take the form of either cash-based settled schemes or share-based settled schemes. The former involves participating employees […]

Business Ethics

There is a misconception that if a business complies with all legal requirements, it also has good business ethics. However, legal compliance does not automatically equate to morally sound business practices. A member of management or an employee’s conduct may not break any laws, but it may breach the standards of business ethics. What is […]