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How ERPs Help Business Owners with 2022 Tax and Financial Year End

By Admin | March 22, 2022

When it comes to financial year end and 2022 tax deadlines, business owners turn to accountants. And for good reason. The tax deadline is looming, and the time, effort, and expertise it takes to consolidate an entire financial year’s worth of expenses, income, VAT, and more, is no job for the faint-hearted.  But where do…


Business Operating System (BOS)

By Admin | January 9, 2022

BOS is ERP for medium-sized businesses.  Business Operating System (BOS) is the best way to integrate all the cycles within a business.  What are business cycles? Every business – no matter what product or service they are in – goes through these business cycles: Sales Operations Accounts Reporting These four cycles define the processes that…

Comparison of Native or Virtual Applications Vs Browser Applications, for Fast, High-Performance ERP

By Admin | January 9, 2022

We are often asked why our BOS products are not a browser ERP application, with concerns that this might place a burden on IT departments when it comes to upgrades. Our preferred deployment is a cloud server combined with virtualisation software which serves a ‘native’ client application to Windows, Linux or MacOS. This allows you…

Business Owner: No time to Go Away this Holiday?

By Admin | January 9, 2022

Tired business owners can use these five tips to break away from their offices and desks, and enjoy some R&R. By Heinrich Van Der Vyver With These 5 Tips, This Could Be Your Best Christmas Ever! When you started your own business I’m sure it was for a few good reasons – challenges in the economy,…

Manufacturers: 4 Ways to Survive the Pre-Christmas Chaos

By Admin | January 9, 2022

South African manufacturers and suppliers are full-swing into the pre-Christmas production madness, and there is probably only one thought that scares business owners more than no Christmas at all – and that is the thought of empty shelves ahead of Christmas. Manufacturers across all industries are beefing up production in order to get stock onto…

How Your Manufacturing Business can Survive the Pre-Christmas Chaos

By Admin | January 9, 2022

Are manufacturing businesses preparing for the pre-Christmas order rush with a sense of trepidation? Anton Oosthuizen from QuickEasy Software, answers manufacturers’ questions around how to survive the silly season without dropping any balls along the way. Q: During the build-up to Christmas my business struggles to keep track of costs and orders. How can I…

3 Ways to Ensure You Work on Your Business, Not in Your Business

By Admin | January 9, 2022

As a business owner myself, I know the struggle is real. There’s a real temptation to be involved in every granular detail of your business, from production to petty cash, from staff interviews to stationery purchases. To work in, rather than work on my business. More than that, while we’re being honest here, you’ll agree…

Optimise Staff to Save Your Business

By Admin | January 9, 2022

Are your staff members costing your business? By Candace de Villiers “Productivity and growth of productivity must be the first economic consideration at all times, not the last. That is the source of technological innovation, jobs and wealth.” – William E. Simon The longer I’ve operated my own business, the more I see that business…

How to Grow Your Business in our Economic Climate

By Admin | January 9, 2022

If you’re one to keep track of the current financial landscape, South Africa’s economic projections for 2016 are looking pretty bleak. Read these insights on how to grow your business into the future. As a nation, we are facing slower economic growth than ever before and political instability has resulted in the worsening of the Rand. A…

Local is Lekker: The Advantages of Buying Local vs. International

By Admin | January 9, 2022

By Candace de Villiers “Think globally, act locally.” At least, that’s how the saying goes. Long have governments implored their people to favour all things local over the international, and not much has changed. The idea of a “homegrown” product where local is lekker continues to drive local political and economic arenas, and, with the current…

Three Absolute Musts for Signage Companies in RSA to Succeed

By Admin | January 9, 2022

The state of South Africa’s economy is a favourite topic of discussion around household dinner tables and parliament boardroom tables alike. This is even more so for signage companies and business owners who are trying to create wealth and employment opportunities on their own steam. Optimistically, marginal growth is expected in the near future, with…

Printing Companies: 4 Innovative Ways to Not Become Extinct

By Admin | January 9, 2022

The traditional printing industry in South Africa is under strain. Digital is taking more and more market share of what was traditionally print media, and South Africa is seeing one printing company close after another in the printing industry, as well as leading newspapers and magazines closing over the past decade. People are turning to…

Three Ways for the Packaging Industry to Be Ready for the Boom

By Admin | January 9, 2022

The packaging industry in South Africa has a long-standing reputation for excellence and innovation, both locally and beyond our shores. With South Africa once again being crowned Africa’s largest economy in dollar terms, and financial forecasters predicting an economic boost once the new electricity capacity comes into play, South African businesses will need to ensure policies and systems are…

Resources: Real, Virtual or Software Subscription

By Admin | January 9, 2022

3 Surefire Ways to Know if Your Business Should Pay a Salary or if a Software Subscription is Enough Entrepreneurs start out by being ‘all things to all men’ – wearing almost every hat in the business and often feeling stretched beyond capacity. Understanding that you could be putting a ceiling on your business’s growth…

SA’s Desperate Need for Skilled Estimators

By Admin | January 9, 2022

There’s an urgent need for the dying breed of skilled estimators in today’s work-force. Government agencies are trying desperately to train people fast enough to fill the employment gap, but the fact of the matter is that the need is growing faster than the demand can be met. The continued growth in the construction industry…

Compelling Reasons Why Cloud Computing is Your Next Move

By Admin | January 9, 2022

Whether you know it, or not, chances are you are probably already using cloud computing for your everyday transactions: Checking email on your phone, updating your Facebook status, doing internet banking while out and about; all of these are based on the internet – and that is, quite simply, cloud computing. Cloud hosting is fast…

Confessions of an Ex-Entrepreneur

By Admin | January 9, 2022

As an entrepreneur, I started a manufacturing business a few years ago. I worked hard, hired staff and invested in equipment. So what on earth do I have to confess? The business did well. I enjoyed a great lifestyle for many years, thanks to my company. I was a successful entrepreneur. So why did I…

Top tips on how to efficiently manage your remote team

By Admin | January 9, 2022

As a business owner in South Africa for over 18 years, I know what it’s like to manage a remote team in different locations around the world. I am often out of the country on business, and my team is spread across South Africa and is steadily growing. I’ve advocated remote working for years, with…

5 Trusted Ways to Keep Small Business Accounting Simple

By Admin | January 9, 2022

As a business owner for the last 18 years, I know how challenging it can be to manage your own accounting if you’re not an actual accountant yourself. For most small business owners the thought of business accounting is both intimidating and depressing. How are you supposed to find the time and resources to grow…

How to Determine Your Hourly Rate

By Admin | January 9, 2022

We’ve all been there. Maybe you’re there right now. You charge out your work at a certain hourly rate, but you’re suspicious that you’re either a) being ripped off or b) hitting above your weight. It’s more than likely that the only way you judge if your pricing model is accurate is against what you…

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