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Introducing Creative Growth Systems

Introducing Creative Growth Systems

by Naomi Uys September 20, 2019

Creative CFO is excited to introduce Creative Growth Systems (CGS), our new systems-orientated business. Find out more about what CGS specialises in, why the change, and who will be affected.
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Tax and Debt Management

Tax and Debt Management

by Kate Bohm June 03, 2019

Drowning in tax debt? Don’t owe the South African Revenue Service (SARS) the tax liability they say you do? Perhaps you don't even know whether or not you have a tax liability due. Deciphering tax assessments and managing tax debt can be overwhelming. SARS does, however, provide resources and channels through which you can gain a better understanding of your tax compliance status and tax liability. In addition, you can make certain applications or requests to SARS to manage your tax liability. We break these all down for you here.

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Financial Systems Case Study - Musgrave Spirits

Financial Systems Case Study - Musgrave Spirits

by Louise de Nysschen May 22, 2019

Learn how Creative CFO's systems experts helped Musgrave, an African luxury brand specialising in artisan gin and spirits, implement a scalable system that creates control and sophistication around stock, manages multiple locations, supports a large inventory list and provides real-time reports that can be accessed from anywhere in the world.

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Are you Investment Ready?

Are you Investment Ready?

by Devlin Tyack April 29, 2019

Given the sacrifices made in building a business, it's no surprise that deciding to expose your business to potential investors, is an emotional rollercoaster. Seeking funding for your business is more than just a financial transaction. Find out more about the various channels for investment, how best to prepare for the process, and how to identify the ‘right’ partner who is prepared to make the ‘right’ offer.
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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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