Budget Speech June 2020 – The Hippo’s mouth is open.

Budget Speech June 2020 – The Hippo’s mouth is open.

Mr Mboweni likened our growing debt to a Hippo, with an open mouth, asking for more! For every R1 tax collected, 21 cents pay interest. Only if debt is reduced will the government be able to invest in growth. Hippos can’t swim or float so reducing debt must be...
How will my business survive the current economic turmoil?

How will my business survive the current economic turmoil?

In addition to all the challenges life had already thrown at you in 2020, Covid-19 happened, and, suddenly, a rapid gear shift was required. Among other things, this came with the added responsibility to ensure that our businesses develop immunity against Covid-19....
Write an effective Business Plan to apply for funding.

Write an effective Business Plan to apply for funding.

Many businesses’ cashflows are severely impacted by the current lockdown and many may have to apply for funding to enable business continuity. We have put some thoughts together to help you ensure your business plan reflects the current state of your business, but...
Why it is important to plan for your death while you are alive.

Why it is important to plan for your death while you are alive.

Contrary to common belief, planning for your own death is not the forte of the rich or the morbid. Given that death has a 100% certainty, is it not worthwhile to spend a bit of time planning what we want to happen when we die? 1. Have your say. In South Africa the...