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The evolution of accounting software: putting more power in entrepreneurs’ hands

10 November 2016

When Sage, (or Softline as it was known back then) opened its doors in 1988, the few small businesses that actually had PCs were the early adopters of a new wave of technology. The company’s founders needed to drag a hefty desktop computer around to show prospective clients how they could benefit from automating their accounting and payroll practices with its new software.

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BBBEE screws tighten on South African businesses

07 July 2016

Many South African businesses will face a stiff challenge in meeting their accreditation targets as they prepare for their first audits under the stricter Revised Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Codes that came into effect on 1 May 2015.

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Your comprehensive financial stability check list

31 March 2016

A financial director is responsible for keeping the company financially afloat while helping to plan for the future. He or she takes on a vast responsibility, as poor cash flow or debt management can ruin a company’s chance of survival.

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Making a fresh start for your small business in 2016

11 January 2016

By Daryl Blundell, Managing Director for Sage SSB (Start-up and small businesses) Accounting South & Southern Africa, consisting of Sage One and Sage Pastel Accounting

The start of a New Year is always a great time to re-evaluate your business plans and operations, and ask yourself if there’s anything you could do better.

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