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7 principles for quality control in your food manufacturing business
A simple truth lies at the heart of any food business: the final product will enter other people’s bodies. It’s mind-blowing to think about that. It’s an immense responsibility, but a special kind of honour, too. So, whether you’re new to food safety or need a procedural revamp, these quality control principles for food manufacturers […]
Selling doesn’t always come easily to accounting professionals, who may be more comfortable with the technical aspects of their work. But selling is a fact of life for any business, so it pays to explore techniques to make the process easier. If you have an effective sales strategy in place, but your sales aren’t picking […]
Accountants and mentors: Find the right people to help you start and grow your small business
It’s no secret that running a small business is challenging. And last year, the COVID-19 pandemic made things tougher than usual for SMEs. To help these businesses, Standard Bank launched a mentorship programme for 20 of its small business clients in August 2020. Run in partnership with the National Mentorship Movement (NMM); the intensive 12-month […]
South Africa is holding its collective breath as it emerges from the third COVID-19 wave, hoping for a relaxation of lockdown restrictions to level 1. With a semblance of stability returning to markets, small and medium-sized business owners are optimistic about the future. This is according to research conducted by Sage, which interviewed 1,947 South […]