Section 12J Venture Capital

Section 12J Venture Capital Companies incentive now more attractive than ever

Over the last years, a lot of attention has been focused on the support for SME-sized companies. Most believe, government included, that the key to unlocking economic growth is within small business. But how can government incentivise the wealthy to assist in providing the funding needed to grow these […]

Tripling the Bottom Line

5 Keys to Unlocking Massive Jumps in Profit
In today’s economy, making a profit is tough and maintaining profit is even harder, but doubling and tripling it is a whole other ball game.

We know it’s not all about the money, but without money you cannot realise any of the dreams that you have for your business. We have managed to […]

Four Reasons Why Being B-BBEE Compliant is Important:

The rollout of the updated Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) codes that will come into effect from the 1st of May 2015, is evidently much stricter in its scoring and implications for business owners than the older codes.


In order for a business to thrive in this day and age, adhering to the B-BBEE Act and codes is vital.
Here’s […]

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    Why South Africa’s Financial Workforce is so Attractive to the World

Why South Africa’s Financial Workforce is so Attractive to the World

Over the last few months several internationally-based companies have reached out to us, all in need of our CFO services.

Now, traditionally South Africans consider themselves more humbly than we possibly ought to – usually looking to the outside world for leadership and skills.

But it’s time to start climbing up the ladder and recognise how in-demand our skills really are.

Outsourcing […]

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Stop Kicking Up Dust and Start Turning a Profit

Project Net Present Value.
Kicking up Dust

That’s what happens when you are terribly busy throwing time and resources at a project, but profits are only moving sideways or downwards; dust is flying like mad, but you’re going nowhere.

We often take on new projects with great gusto, firmly confident that, because we are massively busy and allocating funds and energy, it […]

Outsourced CFO Financial Statement Analysis Workshop

Last week Outsourced CFO hosted a Financial Statement Analysis Workshop for entrepreneurs at the Bandwidth Barn offices.

Funding Your Business

BMT (Big Match Temperament) is a pre-requisite for entrepreneurship, but when it comes to Financial Decision-Making, insight and research go a long way.
Many entrepreneurs are in need of capital funding to get their business off the ground. Here are things you need to consider in order to make the best choice for your business.
Funding Your Company:
Every business needs funds […]

Dividends or Salaries?

How to fund your business and how to take money out of your business are decisions you will be faced with as an entrepreneur.

Taking financial leadership around these two issues will set you apart from the entrepreneurial rat race. Here are some key insights that might help you make the right financial decisions for your business.

See my blog with […]

Outsourced CFO Hits the Press

I recently wrote an article called “Cash Flow is Sanity” which emphasises the importance of start-up businesses and SME’s doing their cash flow forecasting and analysis in order to stay afloat.

I wrote this in response to the rising number of small business and entrepreneurs that I’ve encountered who neglect their cash flow forecasts as they feel it’s only applicable […]

7 Pitfalls to Avoid When Setting Up A Cash Flow Forecast

Sometimes small businesses think proper financial management is better left for the Fat Cats and industry giants.
No matter the size or age of your business, cash flow forecasting and budgeting is key to its success.

Here Are Seven Don’ts For Setting Up Your Business Cash Flow Forecast:

1.      Don’t bank on cash inflow too early. It can put you at risk

For […]