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Business Accounting Simplified

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by Heinrich van der Vyver Like you, I’m not an accountant, I’m a business owner. Accounting scared me spitless if I’m perfectly honest. I know my business, and I’m good at it. I used to think it was a better idea to farm out my accounting to my expensive accountants, and let them do what…

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How to successfully transition from Startup to SME

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The South African climate has long been fertile ground for startups and entrepreneurs. With incubators and accelerators for almost every industry, funders constantly in search of viable businesses to invest in, and government doing their bit, South Africans are no strangers to startups. So why is that, according to Forbes.com, even with all the incubators…

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Safe in the cloud

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Make your business ransomware-proof Ransomware is no longer something that happens in movies by cyber villains – it is a real and present threat for South African businesses. What is ransomware? Ransomware is malicious software designed to block access to a computer system or server until a sum of money is paid. This usually comes packaged…

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Become your own boss

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Want to become your own boss? Here are five things to consider: 1. Know your ‘Why’. Being a business owner is not for everyone; the reality of being your own boss is the lack of certainty, the financial challenges – usually affecting your personal finances – and the inordinate work load. No matter what anyone says,…

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How to Determine Your Hourly Rate

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Author: Heinrich van der Vyver As seen in Entrepreneur Magazine We’ve all been there. Maybe you’re there right now. You charge out your work at a certain hourly rate, but you’re suspicious that you’re either a) being ripped off or b) hitting above your weight. It’s more than likely that the only way you judge…

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