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After elections, Nigerian government must enable the growth of small business

06 February 2019

The winners of Nigeria’s general election on 16 February must drive economic growth and create sustainable employment by creating policies and conditions that enable Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to thrive.

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Four ways Nigerian accounting grads can get their career on the right track

23 January 2019

Completing your accounting degree or diploma means your skills will be in high demand in Nigeria. But as important as this milestone is, it is only the first step in a lifelong journey of learning and self-development.

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Tax Year-End 2018: Is your company compliant?

13 December 2018

As the end of the tax year looms in Nigeria and Ghana, companies should ensure they comply fully with the laws and regulations around collection of pay-as-you-earn (PAYE) tax.
That’s according to Abiola Adegbite, Sales Lead: Midmarket and Enterprise West Africa at Sage, who says the tax landscape in Nigeria and Ghana is evolving at a rapid pace. The respective tax authorities are seeking to plug revenue leakages and to expand their tax base by taking a firm line on non-compliance.

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Small and medium businesses in Nigeria can make the most of Black Friday

21 November 2018

Black Friday (23 November) has become a big deal in Nigeria, with shoppers heading for retail stores and e-commerce websites in their droves in search of great deals on clothes, electronics, appliances and more. According to a Picodi.com survey, 23% of Nigerians will participate in Black Friday this year, an increase of almost 18% compared to 2017.

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West African businesses: Innovating for the future

30 August 2018

The rise of digital technology, globalisation and inequality all pose challenges for West African companies trying to keep pace with a rapidly evolving environment. Companies in the region need to think about ways they can future-proof their businesses so that they can be ready for a wave of social, economic and technological change – especially as competition heats up.

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4 Technologies that change the game for accounting practices

24 July 2018

A new wave of technologies is automating many of the mundane processes that once took up so much of your time. Cloud computing, artificial intelligence and big data are reinventing accounting in sub-Saharan Africa, from South Africa to Nigeria, and beyond.

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Celebrating Africa’s innovative spirit, growth & resilience on #AfricaDay

24 May 2018

As gatekeepers and processors of personal data, HR and People teams have a crucial role to play. So, as time is ticking before the new regulation is law, here’s a check list of things you need to have actioned in preparation.

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