Monthly Archives: November 2013

Check for CV fraud: The costs can keep mounting

Since the global financial crisis, jobs have become harder to find. This is not just a South African phenomenon but is happening worldwide. It is no surprise that as jobs get scarcer, so job hunters push the boundaries when submitting … Continue reading

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Finance 101: What exactly is “Quantitative Easing (QE)”? And does the end of QE mean trouble for our economy?

We follow the news and the outlook for the economy seems to be increasingly negative. The words “Quantitative Easing (QE)”, “balance of payments”, “the Rand falling” and “strikes” are often bandied about.Where does South Africa stand economically? It is important … Continue reading

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Tax Tips 2013

Tax season is upon us with eFiling income tax returns due for non-provisional taxpayers on 22 November 2013 and provisional taxpayers by 31 January 2014. Recently, SARS has codified penalties for things such as late submissions or understatements of income. … Continue reading

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Beware of cyber crime: It’s growing rapidly and you are at risk!

“The infectiousness of crime is like that of the plague” (Napoleon Bonaparte) Isn’t it terrible how many dangers are lurking out there? One of them is cyber crime and small businesses (with less than 250 staff) are increasingly being targeted. … Continue reading

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