Enhancing Strategic Risk-based Decision Making

FORWARD-LOOKING organisations that seek to thrive in an increasingly complex operating environment continually undertake to make well-informed decisions using a variety of established techniques and disciplines. These activities include, but …

Coca-Cola on Track to Deliver Merger Conditions

Coca Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) recently held its inaugural Supplier Development Conference at Gallagher Estate. The conference was a key milestone event which forms part of CCBSA’s commitment to …

How to overcome foreign exchange risks in energy funding

The local financing ecosystem in underdeveloped African countries has traditionally been unable to cater sufficiently for those seeking energy funding. Poorly developed capital markets, illiquid markets, and relatively high-interest rates …

General Finance Solutions

The core of the company’s focus is on providing finance for formal small and medium enterprises. Business Partners Limited structures unique, individualised financing solutions. Deals are structured using equity, shareholders’ …

Is Your Business Geared for Growth?

Working Capital can be funded by the business itself or by external funders. You have often heard the terminology working capital, but what is it exactly? Simply defined, it is …

Writing a Business Plan

A “Business Plan” is not solely used for the purposes of obtaining finance from a Financial Institution. The Business Plan is also referred to as your “Business Bible” which will …

Tax tips for small businesses

It sometimes feels as though SARS lurks around every corner of your business, demanding its pound of flesh. It is, therefore, good to know that there ways to alleviate your …

Marketing Plans

In order to start and grow your business you need to have a clear action plan. Your business plan might contain certain strategies in order to achieve the end result. …

Starting a business without money

Starting a business will always cost you money, but there are ways of doing it that could prevent you from having to come up with a lump sum. Here’s how. …

Simple Business Plan Layout

Any business worth its salt, big or small, needs a business plan. For assistance in writing your business plan feel free to contact us. Below is a very simple layout …

Solar Heating and Cooling – a New Reality

OptimumPM Energy’s solar energy harnessing technology enters the market at an opportune time, where the decision by the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) to set a lower electricity …

Insourcing is the New Outsourcing

Take control by embracing your logistics service providers and using insourcing in three easy step. Few organisations today will contest the results that outsourcing can achieve – both from a …

Financial Projections & Documentation

If you need a business plan to acquire financing, we can develop a plan to accomplish this goal. We will also help you put together other documentation that a bank …

Tender Administration

Do you have Tenders that you want to apply for but you have no prior experience in drafting the documents in the correct format? Governments use many products and services …

SMME HR Consulting

We partner with your business and Human Resources Team to gain an intimate understanding of your business. This will allow us to strategise and implement cost-effective solutions in your own …

Small Business Mentoring | Coaching

Our Small Business Mentorship Programme (SBMP) is designed by Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs. If you are a business owner seeking to improve your business income drastically over the next 6 – …

Marketing Plans

In order to start and grow your business you need to have a clear action plan. Your business plan might contain certain strategies in order to achieve the end result. …

Good news for small business owners – SAPA

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan had tax-relieving good news for small business owners in his 2012/13 Budget, tabled in the National Assembly on Wednesday. Gordhan said the tax-free threshold for small …

Business Plans

A “Business Plan” is not solely used for the purposes of obtaining finance from a Financial Institution. The Business Plan is also referred to as your “Business Bible” which will …

SMME Consulting

With a database of carefully selected outsourced business consultants with the following qualifications; BCom, MCom and MBA amongst others do we offer services such as: Raising Operating Capital for your …

Zuma concerned over skills shortage

While government faces the ambitious and all-embracing task of getting SA’s ICT infrastructure up to scratch, scarce skills in the country could impact the state’s programme. This was one of …

January Truck Sales Point to Some Market Growth

The continued withholding of fully detailed truck sales information by a substantial European-based participant in the South African market for commercial vehicles with Gross Vehicle Mass ratings of more than …

South Africa Wants to Be 5th

South Africa is the world’s 31st-largest economy, according to World Bank data for 2009 and is less than a quarter the size of the smallest “BRIC” economy, Russia, in the …

Top Ten Business Priorities for 2012

AdAge and AdWeek, renowned for their insightful surveys in the marketing and communications industry, conducted their 2011 study based on 5000 marketers; 40% of which are ranked in the top …