The tax benefits to working from home

We live in the age of remote working and the trend is set to increase over the years. If you are wondering if there are any tax benefits that can be claimed if you work...
Daniel Kibel, Founder and Director, CM Trading

There has never been a better time to gear up your investments on the...

Online trading. A concept that has literally thrust the financial world into the fast lane. But for most armchair investors putting the pedal to the metal to get in on the action of this...

The essentials of an e-commerce shop

Selling online is a great way to establish or grow your business. In today's digital age, both brick-and-mortar shops and new businesses have the opportunity to embrace e-commerce as a sales channel. E-commerce is...

Big opportunities for young entrepreneurs in construction

Despite current challenges, there is still plenty of opportunity for dynamic young people in the construction industry. One might be forgiven for thinking that young people would be well advised to steer clear of construction...

Young Entrepreneur takes barbering to the next level

When Peter Cupido from Ida’s Valley, Stellenbosch, swopped his technical assistant job to open his barber shop, he started a community whereby men gather for quality time and a close shave. “I opened my business...

The power of resilience

Entrepreneur Luvuyo Rani, founder and managing director of IT services company Silulo Ulutho Technologies, is a former teacher who started his company as a micro business from the boot of his car in 2004,...

Successional planning – be proactive

A sudden unforeseen exit by one of your critical team members can be a huge setback within any business. Proactive planning for this eventuality is thus necessary. Succession planning is a proactive and systematic process,...

Introducing the world’s first online digital accountant

There is no denying that finance is an ever changing industry and accountants need to adapt to keep up. It seems that the days of punching numbers into calculators and scribbling down sums are a...

From start-up to growth-stage company

Every stage of a business comes with its unique set of benefits and challenges. Starting a business can be the most thrilling and challenging thing one can do. This is a time where either a...

Tips for surviving the first three years in business

In light of Global entrepreneurship this week, it’s apparent that entrepreneurs across the globe are seeking for answers from experts who have successfully run their businesses. There are many components to entrepreneurial success, but common...
Senior couple on an opening day of their own bakery

It’s never too late to start a business

Entrepreneurship at any age is key to minimising unemployment in SA Whilst the country continues to battle a high unemployment rate – which increased to 27,5 percent, according to the Quarterly Labour Force Survey for...

Designing your logo

Make sure this vital element of your business encompasses everything it needs to... OK, so you have this business. Or you're developing it. And pretty early on you realise, "Hey, we need a logo,"... or...

10 fast facts about WordPress website security

One of the best things about WordPress is that anyone can design and build their own website -not just web developers. The downside of this is that full control for your website is in...