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How Chaos Sparks Business Innovation

The greatest innovation is created in times of chaos, when opportunity abounds. Many successful business stories began during times of recession, depression, chaos and crisis, such as Uber, Airbnb, WhatsApp, Slack, Pinterest, Square, Disney, Sony and iPod.   In the midst of the unprecedented chaos created by COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Giving is Good – Just Know Who You are Giving To

There are many worthy causes trying to help vulnerable South Africans in this time of national crisis. Supporting these initiatives is of course absolutely the right thing to do, and the only note of caution to be sounded before you make a donation is this – if … Continue reading

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Tax Freedom Day: How Many Days Did You Work for The Taxman in 2020?

“Tax Freedom Day” is a concept telling us taxpayers just how long we have to work every year to pay the Taxman his share before we start earning for ourselves.  Normally our “Freedom Day” gets later and later every year in … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and Directors: Your Duties and Liabilities in the Coronavirus Crisis

Your focus as a director right now will no doubt be on keeping your business afloat through these trying times.  Don’t lose sight however of the fact that the onerous obligations and duties placed on all directors by the Companies Act still apply. Failure … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Relief Programs for Businesses and SMMEs

The National Lockdown, due to end on 16 April, presents businesses of all sizes with an unprecedented set of existential challenges. Of course sooner or later this crisis will end, but for now it is a case of survival for … Continue reading

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