Monthly Archives: February 2017

“Just Walk Out” – Amazon Is Revolutionising Grocery Shopping. How Will It Affect Us?

In South Africa only about 10% of retail shopping is done online as shoppers still prefer to go to malls to do their shopping. The worst part of this is often the queuing when it comes to paying for your … Continue reading

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Tax Ombud Now Has More Powers

The Office of the Tax Ombud (“OTO”) was created in 2013 and despite initial doubts as to its role has carved a niche for itself and gained credibility as a result. Recent legislation has strengthened the OTO. The Ombud was … Continue reading

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Developing Your Senior Staff: Let Them Run Meetings

One underrated but important aspect of an organisation is its ability to run effective meetings. Problems are identified and strategies are put in place to chart a successful way into the future. In smaller businesses invariably the most senior person … Continue reading

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Will 2017 Be Better Than Expected?

2016 was our annus horribilis with drought, political uncertainty, low commodity prices, rising inflation and a weak currency. From such a low base, economists are arguing things should get better. What will drive the economy in 2017? Balance of Payments … Continue reading

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