Budget 2016 for the SME

Today was the big day for our new (and former) Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan. Trying to juggle rising debt, falling revenue, slow economic growth and imminent Municipal Elections didn’t make Budget 2016 an easy task. Minister Gordhan tried to steer the rather fragile ship and had no real surprises in Budget 2016. In fact the

November 2015: Year-End Newsletter

This is our last newsletter for the year – 5 weeks and we are done with 2015. During the holiday season more than ever, our thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made our progress possible. And in this spirit we say, simply but sincerely: Thank you and best wishes for the holiday season and a very happy and successful new year! Our offices will close for the festive

May 2014: Monthly Newsletter

Welcome back to a normal working routine! Holidays are over, South Africa has voted. April was not a productive month, not for small businesses and definitely not for the economy with certain economists projecting a daily loss of R1 billion rand to the South African economy for every public holiday in April and May. With

February 2014: The Budget Speech

The end of February means the end of summer and the financial year end for most South African companies. A busy time for all of us. Minister Pravin Gordhan had his annual Budget Speech on Wednesday and while many economists, private corporations and politicians have welcomed certain aspects of Gordhan’s Budget Speech, others are sceptical.