A decade ago, the economy was dominated by big mining and industrial companies. Today, Naspers is the biggest company in Africa by market cap and mostly due to their investment in the technology giant, Tencent. Technology companies are on the rise and it is no different in South Africa. The South African Government also acknowledgesDetails
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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 theDetails
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 festiveDetails
95% of businesses that we support are now working on accounting software in the cloud. Sage Pastel claims to have 30,000 active companies on their platform, accounting for more than 50% of their monthly package sales. Business owners are raving about the benefits of this new online platform and if you haven’t made the move, you need to question yourself as to whyDetails
As the great Jon Bon Jovi once sang in the hit Living on a Prayer: Woo-hoo we’re halfway there… July already – 6 months gone and the year is on the downhill to December. The economy is not showing any sign of improving, the rand hit a 13 year low against the surging dollar and GreeceDetails