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Tips, advice, and information for South African business owners

19 Jun

What Is Stifling Small Business?

Blaming a lack of funding and market access for small business failure is an irresponsible narrative that fosters entitlement instead of entrepreneurialism.

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.

12 Jun

B-BBEE Will Never Work

Government policies and business plans need to clearly define what they are trying to achieve otherwise they will never succeed.

06 Jun

Is Probationary Employment Legal?

Hiring employees on a probationary basis can expose you to claims of unfair dismissal if you don’t employ them permanently when their probation ends.