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Employers, do you have your ducks in a row for 1 March 2020?

Employers, do you have your ducks in a row for 1 March 2020?

If you’re employing people outside of South Africa, you may be in for extra costs.…

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How to achieve customer and economic value in the financial services industry

How to achieve customer and economic value in the financial services industry

What’s keeping banking and financial services executives up at night in 2019? …

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An introduction to retirement benefit counselling and what it means for your pension

An introduction to retirement benefit counselling and what it means for your pension

Statistics indicate that only about 6% of South Africans are able to meet their retirement income objectives and retire comfortably. …

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More than 50% of members retire on 20% or less of their final salary before retirement

More than 50% of members retire on 20% or less of their final salary before retirement

This is one of the findings from the latest Member WatchTM analysis, commissioned by Alexander Forbes.The 2018 Member WatchTM has the biggest membership and employer groupings data sample of all retirement fund surveys available in…

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How to be prepared for retirement tax

How to be prepared for retirement tax

As contentious as the issue may be, the reality of life for those retiring or approaching retirement in South Africa is that savings in whatever form, including a retirement fund lump sum and tax-free investments…

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How are tax revenues performing for 2018/19?

How are tax revenues performing for 2018/19?

A major concern on the minds of business and the public in general is how tax revenue collections are performing and whether we can expect further tax increases in the 2019 Budget. This is particularly…

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How to get your taxes back if you have been overtaxed on retrenchment

How to get your taxes back if you have been overtaxed on retrenchment

Recently retrenched? You might have been overtaxed. Retrenchments over the past 12 to 18 months are specifically at risk of having been incorrectly treated for tax purposes, particularly so-called “voluntary retrenchments”. Given the financial hardship…

What is the challenge of setting a new national minimum wage?

Recent strikes and protests regarding South Africa’s new national minimum wage have brought to the fore the challenge faced by those who were tasked with setting it. If it was too low, to avoid job…

6 hacks for your small business’s finances

Finances are, without a doubt, the most important thing when it comes to any business. It’s rather simple; no business can be sustained without a good finance managing technique. More often than not, this is…

6 visual merchandising tricks to increase your sales

When urging your audience to buy something, they might feel a bit skeptical about what you show them or send them (in textual form). What they see, however, is a different story altogether. Visual merchandising…