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Archive | Economy and finance

06 Feb

The Cost Cutting Trap

Reactive cost cutting is problematic for a number of reasons and can trap business owners in a cycle of crisis management.

05 Dec

SA Government Failing SMEs

Independent research confirms that the South African small business sector is lagging behind the rest of the world due to government incompetence.

05 Sep

The Cash Flow Gap

Reducing the gap between operating cash outflows and cash inflows is an important priority for any business owner who wants to grow.

24 Jul

Is Cost-Plus Pricing Good Or Bad?

Cost-plus pricing is very appealing because it is simple to understand and intuitively fair. However, it also has some significant drawbacks.

18 Jun

How Should You Pay Yourself?

Salaries, dividends, and shareholder loans all have different tax implications, but it’s important to consider the impact on your company’s value as well.