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#SONA2017: Here is why small businesses should care about the SONA

06 February 2017

President Jacob Zuma will set the political and economic pace for 2017 when he presents his annual State of the Nation Address (SONA) this week. He and his cabinet have their work cut out this year as they focus on reigniting growth and on socio-economic transformation. As always, we at Sage hope that he’ll have a few words for the country’s Small & Medium Businesses.

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3 Signs that your business needs formal processes

03 February 2017

You conduct your performance reviews over a casual lunch or coffee meeting with employees, get expense reports and payroll done on Saturday mornings and record customer information on spreadsheets. You have survived your first few years as a start-up, and business is on the up and up.

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Locked out and left behind: Boosting small business confidence – a necessity

01 February 2017

54% of South African business owners feel confident about their business prospects, Sage research reveals

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WEF: Sage CEO laments absence of small business issues at Davos

16 January 2017

Sage launches Forum for Business Builders to give entrepreneurs a voice.

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Six technology trends that SMEs should watch out for in 2017

11 January 2017

Sage, the market leader in Cloud accounting software, has predicted that chatbots, collective intelligence and blockchain are some of the big technology trends that will change the way entrepreneurs run their businesses in 2017.

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Financial Resolutions for a New Year

06 January 2017

The New Year is here, bringing with it fresh opportunities and challenges. Here are some financial resolutions to kick-start your small business in 2017.

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Safeguarding your business from cybercrime

19 December 2016

From malware to phishing and from hacking to theft of data storage devices, the risks of falling victim to a security gap are continually growing.

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Legwear Safari reduces abandoned online shopping carts by choosing Sage

14 December 2016

Legwear Safari – an award-winning online retailer that specialises in women’s legwear – has noted an immediate decrease in abandoned shopping carts on its site following its decision to use Sage Pay as its payment solution.

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More than one business? Here’s how to manage them at the same time, effectively

12 December 2016

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s a question that most of us heard by the time we were four years-old, with the expectation that the answer would be a single profession or career. But times are changing fast and many people are now rejecting the idea that they should choose to define themselves by only one job for life.

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