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7 Traits Of The World’s Best Finance Teams

Building the world’s best finance team for high-growth SMEs means bringing together a group of professionals who are more than...
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COIDA: What It Is and Why You Need to Register

COIDA stands for Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act. It is essentially an act that ensures no-fault compensation for...
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Business Intelligence: A South African SME’s Guide To Understanding Your Data

Traditionally, business intelligence tools were reserved for well-established businesses capable of affording such solutions. But Creative CFO believes that SMEs...
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Do you have a will?

Death is one of those inevitable life occurrences that affect everyone yet still catches one off guard. In the event...
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Creative CFO Launches New Investment Vehicle to Back High-Growth Small and Medium-Sized Business in South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa Business advisory firm Creative CFO has recently launched Creative Growth Capital, its very own investment vehicle...
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European vs South African Valuations – A Triple Edged Sword

For South African business owners, the economic stability of Europe coupled with business-friendly legislation makes the continent a desirable place...
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Financial Modelling for Business Lift Off

When the ground starts to shake around Cape Canaveral, it is a matter of seconds before a rocket is launched...
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Financial Due Diligence in a post-Covid world

In the world today, a cautious sense of relief is beginning to take hold as vaccines are increasingly being rolled...
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Birkenstock’s Billions: Getting Comfortable with Business Valuations

In an office-based work environment, smart shoes are essential. However, as the recent pandemic has shifted meetings from board rooms...
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Understanding Key Performance Indicators

Key Performance Indicators do just what they say on the box; they indicate how well your business is performing in...
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An explanation of the balance sheet for business owners [Part 3/4]

A balance sheet is a document that outlines the business’s value. It does this by listing three main things: the...
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A business owner’s guide to understanding and working with the profit and loss statement [Part 2/4]

The profit and loss statement (or P&L in accounting jargon)  is arguably the central management statement for most SMEs, recording the...
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An introduction and high-level overview of the value of management reports [Part 1/4]

The purpose of a management report is typically to gather data from the various parts of a business in order...
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How cloud accounting made me enjoy the finance industry again

This is a topic that is very close to my heart and I am sharing this everywhere I go. A...
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COVID 19: Working from home tax deduction

While the pandemic has forced many employees to work from home, you may be wondering if you now qualify for...
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Unlocking the secrets of becoming investment ready

Let’s say your business finds itself in a position where an investor has shown an interest in injecting cash into...
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NEW DESIGN – 2020 Tax Filing Season for Individuals

In response to COVID-19, SARS has re-designed the 2020 tax filing requirements for individuals.  Some material changes have been made...
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Financing your Company’s Growth – Ask us how to take your business to the next level

So you’ve been thinking about growing your business and you’re full of ideas. But then you start to think about...
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Tax and Debt Management

Drowning in tax debt? Don’t owe the South African Revenue Service (SARS) the tax liability they say you do? Perhaps...
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Are you Investment Ready?

Introduction For many business owners, their business is an accumulation of enormous efforts over a lengthy period of time: a...
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Equity Incentives – A game changer for SMEs

Whether you are a new startup trying to raise seed capital, determining how to allocate the company shareholding or looking...
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Create a cash flow friendly business

The term “Cash is King” rings true and is crucial for the survival of any business.  Statistics have shown that 80%...
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How to Fund your Business and Unlock Growth

One of the main challenges for early-stage businesses in South Africa is access to funding. This is not as a...
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South African Taxation Considerations of Virtual Currencies for Individuals

Background Cryptocurrency is a virtual or digital currency that can be digitally traded as a medium of exchange. Virtual currencies...
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