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Ensuring resilience in the face of rising unemployment
One in three South Africans are currently without a job, as the country battles its highest unemployment rate since 2008. Things could get worse, with new data from Stats SA suggesting that, by the third quarter, the number of jobless people could reach eight million. These figures follow the July civil unrest in the country, […]
“We have more time for our clients”: Accountant on Sage’s new VAT 201 feature
VAT submissions take up a lot of time. Human error, manual entries, and cross-checking in between makes this task one of the most dreaded in accounting. Now, thanks to VAT eFiling for Sage Business Cloud Accountants Edition, accountants can automate the VAT 201 submission process. From preparation to submission, and tracking VAT 201 declarations directly […]
SMEs rate these 3 technologies as crucial to business resilience
There are upsides to having your business enter survival mode. Necessity strips away cost and drives innovation. On the softer side, it rejuvenates an appreciation for your people and customers. All-in, those that do manage to skirt insolvency tend to come out the other side more resilient, albeit with a few bruises. This is where […]
As we concluded Women’s Month in August, we were served a bitter and cold dish in the form of Stats SA’s Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for Q2 2021, with South Africa recording the highest unemployment rate since 2008. Around 34% of the population is unemployed. That’s 7.8 million jobless people, the majority of which are women. The rate of unemployment among women is 36.8%, compared to 32.4% among men. What’s more, men are more likely to be in paid employment than women, […]