Category Archives: Financial Management

SARS and Your Small Business

Darlene Menzies and Kantha Naicker address the elephant in the room and give some tips on dealing with SARS Perhaps one of the biggest challenges faced by South African small businesses is understanding and dealing with SARS. The key, regardless of what type of business you are running, is knowledge. Knowledge of SARS’ practices and… Read More »

Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining

You’ve heard the term ‘cloud-based’ many times and have also heard people talk about ‘cloud-based’ products but you’re not really sure what this means and if these products are better than traditional software products. Let’s explore these terms a little. A trip down memory lane Do you remember setting off to the local IT retail… Read More »

SMEasy Accounting: A Cut Above The Rest

When searching for accounting software for small businesses, we look for a solution that is affordable and easy to use, encompassing time-saving features that take the headache out of small business accounting – such as easy quoting, invoicing, reporting, contact management and customer communication. A few years ago SMEasy, the easy-to-use business management and accounting… Read More »

How online accounting has revolutionised bookkeeping

For ages accountants have been bogged down with manually sorting their clients’ historical slips and paperwork to help them manage their bookkeeping and produce their management accounts. This time consuming and tedious task leaves little room for what accountants really want focus on – financial analysis and giving expert advice. Accounting software has helped to… Read More »

Five benefits of using payroll software in your small business

Managing employee administration, no matter the size your staff contingent, can be quite a time consuming task but it has to be done. As a small business owner, you owe it to your team to ensure that they receive the necessary documentation to pursue their personal financial goals. Ensuring that you manage payroll accurately and… Read More »

What to look for when choosing accounting software

There’s no reason why any business, big or small, should have an outdated manual recordkeeping system. Technology can eliminate a lot of the tediousness, time and human error that goes along with financial administration. Accounting software companies are increasingly targeting the small business owner with solutions specifically catered to help simplify and speed up the… Read More »