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Equity Incentives - A game changer for SMEs

Equity Incentives - A game changer for SMEs

by Kate Bohm January 28, 2019

The incentive industry, like the entrepreneurial industry around it, is constantly evolving. In addition to the traditional employee share incentive schemes which remain popular, we have seen the evolution of more robust models. Learn more about the various types of models, their whys and hows and gain insight into which model could work for your business.

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Create a cash flow friendly business

Create a cash flow friendly business

by Liesl Roos January 17, 2019

The term "Cash is King" rings true and is crucial for the survival of any business. Statistics have shown that 80% of businesses fail in their first three years due to a lack of support. Poor cash flow management is at the top of the list of issues that require support. Find out why businesses struggle with cash flow and learn practical solutions in overcoming cash flow problems in your business.
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How to Fund your Business and Unlock Growth

How to Fund your Business and Unlock Growth

by Devlin Tyack December 24, 2018

One of the main challenges for early-stage businesses in South Africa is access to funding. This is not a result of a lack of available finance but rather due to a range of issues. An important component to successfully financing your business’s growth is identifying what strategy is the most suitable for both you as the owner and for your business. In this blog post, we explore the various types of funding available including their advantages and disadvantages.

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Financial Systems Case Study : The Tile House

Financial Systems Case Study : The Tile House

by Louise de Nysschen November 05, 2018

Find out how the Creative CFO Systems Team successfully executed a systems implementation for The Tile House, and how they helped them move from a centralised and bureaucratic ERP to  an integrated cloud-based inventory management and accounting system.
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Manufacturing in Xero Part 3

Manufacturing in Xero Part 3

by Ian Meaker October 02, 2018

The 3rd Method - Manual Manufacture at the time of Assembly (finished goods represented in inventory)
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Manufacturing in Xero Part 2

Manufacturing in Xero Part 2

by Ian Meaker October 02, 2018

The 2nd Method -  The Monthly Manufacturing Process (no  finished goods are represented in inventory)
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Manufacturing in Xero Part 1

Manufacturing in Xero Part 1

by Ian Meaker September 25, 2018

There are 3 main options to do manufacturing in Xero. In this post, we will be discussing the 1st Method - The Monthly Stocktake Adjustment.
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Systems Newsletter - Fixed Assets In Xero, DEAR Features And New Systems

Systems Newsletter - Fixed Assets In Xero, DEAR Features And New Systems

by Jason Proctor June 27, 2018

This has been a month of new learnings and research for the Creative CFO systems team as we continue to explore various pieces of software to meet the needs of clients as well as our own.  Follow us as we take you on a fixed asset walkthrough, harnessing all that DEAR has to offer and some scheduling software used by the likes of  Amazon and MacDonald's - home to the famous Big Mac.
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Systems Newsletter -  Systems VAT Update

Systems Newsletter - Systems VAT Update

by Jason Proctor April 30, 2018

April has been a busy month so far, with the new South African VAT rate now in full swing. Here is a summary of  what we expectedwhat actually happened and any  systems changes that may still be required.

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South African Taxation Considerations of Virtual Currencies for Individuals

South African Taxation Considerations of Virtual Currencies for Individuals

by Kate Bohm March 21, 2018

What is of importance in determining whether it is capital or revenue in nature is the intention of the taxpayer when obtaining, keeping and at the time of disposing or exchanging the virtual currency.
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Systems Newsletter - Xero Projects, Xero Expenses and Xero's Integration with Shopify

Systems Newsletter - Xero Projects, Xero Expenses and Xero's Integration with Shopify

by Jason Proctor February 05, 2018

January has been Xero's month, with a lot of new features becoming available in 2018. Given that the  South African Roadshow  was a couple of weeks ago, I also thought a focus on Xero, for this month's newsletter, would be appropriate.
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Systems Newsletter - VEND/YOCO Integration

Systems Newsletter - VEND/YOCO Integration

by Jason Proctor January 26, 2018

December was an exciting month in the space of integrations, and the new  VEND-YOCO  integration is making waves. There is now a high-level integration between VEND POS and the YOCO payment service.

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