In a previous article we discussed the details of Standard Bank’s new UCount programme – a credit card rewards system that pays up to 10% cash back on grocery purchases, among other benefits. Continue reading “Standard Bank’s UCount Programme – Will It Benefit You?”
Many small businesses are left with major headaches when a computer virus or hardware failure wipes out important business documentation like invoices and bookkeeping records. The consequences can be severe and can cost hours of productivity as you and you staff try to piece together the paperwork that has accumulated in your business over the years.
Computer failure can also create havoc for your payroll system which is computerised in most businesses today. To avoid these hassles and many others, it’s essential that you back up your documents and records on a regular basis. Continue reading “Avoiding Disaster With Back-Ups”
One of the worst feelings any of us can experience is going through each day with the stress and worry of bad debts on our shoulders. Whether you’ve skipped a car payment, or can’t see yourself clear to paying off your credit card anytime soon, your level of debt may be causing you serious anxiety.
If you find yourself in this situation, or are close to someone who is struggling with a debt problem, don’t despair – there is always a way to beat the cycle of debt. Continue reading “Debt – Helping the Demotivated to Overcome”
Finding yourself retrenched is never a pleasant experience, and the frustration involved will only be heightened should you find yourself on the wrong side of SARS during the process. As an illustration of just how difficult this situation could become, let’s take the example of Wendy, a recently retrenched office manager who approached us recently for assistance: Continue reading “The Tax Implications of Retrenchment”