Before You Start a New Small Business in 2020…

Article courtesy of Law Dot News Business Law - Before You Start a New Small Business in 2020… “Just do it!” (Nike) You and your fantastic business idea can’t wait to chuck up the 9 to 5 job and launch your own new venture. 2020 here we come! But is this the right time to do it? Of course no
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Your Website of the Month: Video Guides to Starting Your Own Business

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” (Laozi) Many of us dream of starting up our own thriving businesses. But it’s an ambition that few actually attempt, let alone achieve, and no wonder – it’s scary going out on your own, and there are many challenges awaiting you on the long road ahead. And we all

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Your Website of the Month: Business Email Dos and Don’ts

“The email of the species is deadlier than the mail” (Stephen Fry) Do your business emails enhance your brand or tarnish it? It’s a critical question, particularly for businesses with high email volumes (that’s most of us these days) and it’s entirely up to you what the answer is.   On the one hand it’s all too easy to jeopardise an

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Expats and Employers: Plan Now For the New Expat Tax Changes

“An income tax form is like a laundry list – either way you lose your shirt” (Comedian Fred Allen) This article is important to you if you are either a South African working abroad or an employer of one. If you don’t fall into either of those categories, but know someone who does, please think of passing this on. As an

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Your Website of the Month: Music for Productive Work

“If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.” (Albert Einstein) Music, science tells us, really can help us work, and learn, and be creative.  Earphones mean you can listen to your favourite tunes all day with zero

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Paternity Leave & Minimum Wages – How Will The New Laws Affect You?

Article courtesy of Law Dot News Employers and employees need to know about four new Acts which will usher in  important changes to our labour laws. The summary below is a short one of only those changes likely to affect a significant number of people and businesses, so take advice on your specific circumstances. In a nutshell – Parental leave
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