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In this article, we look at what crowd funding is, how it compares to…Continue
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The Rustenburg Business Support Centre, an initiative funded by Xstrata Alloys and launched in May this year, is part of the company’s community and social responsibility programme. The Centre was established to help historically disadvantaged businesses to become sustainable and profitable, and to ensure a return on investment for the funders of these businesses.
Xstrata Alloys CSI and enterprise development manager, Naas Fischer, says that the aim of the Centre is to equip…Continue
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BUYING PROPERTY FOR A COMPANY-TO-BE-FORMED: WATCH YOUR WORDING!
You have found the perfect property, at the right price - now can you buy it in the name of a company that has not yet been incorporated? Indeed you can - a "pre-incorporation contract" is intended to bind the company as and when it is formed. But don't - in the excitement of the moment - sign anything until you have taken proper advice.
It is essential to word the agreement so that the statuses…Continue
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Specific attention should be given to four key areas: the business itself, the management of the business (the entrepreneurs involved), the market in which the business operates, the financial management and planning - the…Continue
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TO MAKE A SALE, there are a few key things that a salesperson should be able to do well if they intend to sell a product or a service. Moreover, the salesperson should know the…Continue
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For new business owners, getting cash flowing into the business should be priority No. 1. Here are ideas for getting started.
For start-up business owners, one of the biggest -- and most common -- mistakes you can make is to place other business goals ahead of your company's cash flow.
While it's important to spend time on building your brand and generating sales leads, it's downright vital to quickly cultivate a steady stream of…
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Why do people click to read a post or article? Usually because it interests, intrigues or challenges them with information that they think will add value.
Headlines and titles have always been of major importance in offline media, but they’re crucial online too as, more often than not, the headline or title of your blog post (or news article) will be the only thing a reader will see: for example on Twitter, Facebook or perhaps…
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Though they may seem small, these costs add up over time, and every penny counts for small businesses trying to survive in this dismal economy.
We've compiled a list of ways small businesses throw away cash along with a bit of advice on how to fix the problems.
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As the owner of a small tourism operation, you have to ensure that your lodge/transport service/recreational activity is the option of choice for local and overseas visitors. Partnering with a related organisation may be an effective way to get your name out there and do good business throughout the year.
There is more than one way to reach your target market and forming partnerships with other service providers in the…
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While these tips may not prevent a skilled hacker from accessing your network, they will help keep malicious users and eavesdroppers…Continue
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Aimed at promoting fair practices in the work environment, the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) is an independent authority (meaning it has no links to a particular political party, business or trade union) that resolves labour…
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However, just because you didn’t receive a…Continue
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Establishing and maintaining a good credit record takes time and can be challenging when times get tough (financially). Paying your debt…
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Buyers Of Land Beware - Tax Trap Ahead!
Late Tax Returns And Quadruple Whammys
Danger Danger - Don't Think The NCA Doesn't Apply To You, It Does
Rights Of Passage: Not A Matter Of Convenience
A Prospector's Rights - And The Blow Slightly Softened
BUYERS OF LAND BEWARE - TAX TRAP AHEAD!
From 1 September 2007, buyers of immovable property are required to withhold "advance taxes" (for…
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The tax act allows taxpayers to arrange their affairs in such a way as they pay the least amount of tax – legally. This is referred to as tax avoidance – when illegal methods are used, we call it tax evasion. The former is good business sense, while the latter is criminal.
Each person’s circ***tances are different and it is therefor vital to understand your personal circ***tances before embarking on a tax strategy. It is highly…
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CONSUMER BEHAVIOR refers to the selection, purchase and consumption of goods and services by people for the satisfaction…
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While there is a general decline in confidence in global and local economies, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across the world were generally positive about their own growth prospects, the Sage business index has shown.
The survey, which included more than 10 000 global respondents, including 2 026 South African responses, showed that 53% of SMEs were more confident about their business prospects over the next six months,…
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