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Why Made-in-Nigeria will give small businesses a boost

25 May 2017


Nigerian Federal Government should be commended for putting the spotlight on local manufacturers through initiatives such as the Made-in-Nigeria Dress Days and an Executive Order compelling state agencies to direct at 40% of procurement to Made-in-Nigeria goods and services.

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Austen-Peters & Co streamlines payroll with Sage Pastel Partner Payroll & HR

23 May 2017

Austen-Peters & Co, one of Nigeria’s leading law firms, has automated its payroll and human resources processes by implementing Sage Pastel Partner Payroll & HR. Softcodes International is the Sage business partner that helped implement the software.

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Nigerian CIOs must focus on the needs of the connected consumer

18 May 2017

The IDC CIO Summit, currently underway in Lagos, is focusing on how the next wave of social, mobile, analytics and cloud (SMAC) technologies will unleash innovation and productivity in the enterprise by delivering better employee and customer experiences.

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Automation can help Kenyan businesses keep up with changing payroll legislation

17 May 2017

Payroll has traditionally been rather simple—pay your employees the right amount of money on the right day of the week or month and issue accurate payslips. However, the Kenyan payroll environment is becoming more complex as income tax regulations change and government and tax authorities place employers under more scrutiny.

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Small business should be a bigger priority at summits like WEF Africa

05 May 2017

Small & Medium Businesses should be a bigger priority as political, business and other leaders of society from across Africa gather at events such the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Durban this week to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

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How cloud accounting software makes “invisible admin” a reality

19 April 2017

If you are like most business builders, you probably do not enjoy doing bookkeeping or working on your taxation administrative tasks. You would rather focus on what you do best – growing the company, bringing out new services and interacting with customers and employees.

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Vote for small business!

12 April 2017

The party that emerges as the winner of Kenya’s general election, to be held on 8 August, has an opportunity to supercharge job creation and economic growth by adopting policies that help Small & Medium Businesses to thrive.

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Sage announces the launch of Sage One Payroll in Kenya

03 April 2017

Businesses can pay employees anywhere, anytime with a simple and secure online payroll solution for start-up and small businesses

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Purchasing legitimate software is an investment in the growth of your business

27 March 2017

Many Small & Medium Business owners across Africa believe that pirating their business software is a good way to save money.

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