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Has the economic downturn led to companies cutting down on mobility?

27 June 2016

By Steven Cohen, Head of Sage One International (Africa, Australia, Middle East and Asia)

During these tough economic times, businesses have more incentive to start reviewing their systems and processes to find ways to become more profitable.

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Fight financial fraud in your business by getting the basics right

23 June 2016

By Donovan Marais, Channel Manager, Sage Pay

Financial fraud is still a huge threat to both enterprises and Small & Medium Businesses – even though there have been big advancements in technology such as 3D secure authentication and more robust payment solutions.

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Security Alert: Starting an online business?

21 June 2016

By Daryl Blundell, Managing Director, Sage SSB (Start-up and small business) Accounting South & Southern Africa.

More and more Small & Medium Businesses are setting up e-commerce sites, thanks to increased access to the Internet and mobile services, a growing middle class and the availability of online tools that are easy to use.

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Payroll fraud: a serious threat to your business’s sustainability

17 June 2016

Payroll is one of the largest expenses for Small & Medium Businesses and larger enterprises in West Africa, yet many organisations are neglecting the importance of managing the risk of fraud in this area of the business.

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Mobile money could give Kenyan entrepreneurs a business boost

10 June 2016

Much has been said and written about how person-to-person mobile money transactions are transforming Kenya’s economy, but the technology also has the potential to help entrepreneurs take their businesses to the next level.

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Sage Foundation launches Saturday School in partnership with Afrika Tikkun

09 June 2016

Sage Foundation in partnership with Afrika Tikkun, has launched the Sage Foundation Saturday School in Diepsloot, Gauteng. Afrika Tikkun is a non-profit organisation that works towards a future where today’s children and youth are tomorrow’s productive citizens.

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Mastering the challenges of building your own business

07 June 2016

Starting a business is about passion, hard work and sacrifice. Entrepreneurs are the drivers of prosperity, but this can sometimes be a daunting task. The challenges are immeasurable and small business owners can often feel isolated, overwhelmed and despondent. By using these six essential skills, this no longer needs to be the case.

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Sage’s Ivan Epstein appointed as a judge for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award in Monaco

02 June 2016

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA: 2 JUNE 2016: Ivan Epstein – President of Sage International has been appointed to the judging panel for the 16th EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards 2016. Epstein, the winner of the 1999/2000 Ernst & Young (EY) South African Entrepreneur Of The Year award will be part of a panel that will decide on the winner, to be announced in Monte Carlo at a gala award ceremony on the evening of Saturday, 11 June.

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Technology drives competitive advantage for businesses in West Africa

30 May 2016

West Africa has seen increasing economic growth in the past few years. This growth has been driven by changes in the economic focus and also facilitated by developments in the technology landscape in the region.

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