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Olivine Industries Adopts Softline VIP’s Premier HR

October 2011

Employees are the heart and soul of any organisation. In search of a system that could offer a comprehensive HR solution, Olivine Industries, operational in Zimbabwe, recently made the decision to adopt Softline VIP’s Premier HR software solution.. ... | more

Trends in Africa

October 2011

“African countries want to deal with a local partner that can support them locally. They also enjoy the stature of an established international company that is offering world-class products and functionality, locally,” says Gerhard Hartman, the Head of Department in Softline VIP’s Africa Division, part of the Sage Group plc. ... | more

Businesses can prosper from high Internet usage in Kenya - By Steven Cohen

July 2011

Internet usage in Kenya has risen 11,4% to 8.69 million people over the past four months according to the 2010/2011 Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) report which now places Kenya second to Nigeria on the continent. This staggering increase signals... | more

Satisfy domestic market before moving

April 2011

Sage Pastel received editorial coverage on 5 April 2011 in the Business Power section of the Daily Monitor in Uganda. This article speaks about Steven Cohen’s message to Uganda’s Top 100 SMEs on how they need to make the most of their financial information when running a business, as well as his thoughts on doing business in Africa. ... | more

SMEs: monthly management makes for an easy Year End

February 2011

As we approach the end of the financial year, the calls to our support centre are starting to increase and the atmosphere of mass-panic in trying to close this year’s books can be clearly felt. It’s at this time every year that I wonder why business owners and managers often overlook the day-to-day administrative requirements that result in this major managerial load at the end of February... | more

It may be small but SME owners must keep their house in order - by Steven Cohen

January 2011

Without fail, SMEs around the globe have one common plea to their respective governments; they want real resolutions to ease the administrative and financial burden they face... | more

SA small business faced mixed fortunes in 2010 – Pastel SME Survey

January 2011

Almost half (49%) of small business owners in South Africa reported an increase in turnover in 2010 while the remaining businesses reported stagnated or decreased revenue. But, despite the seemingly good news, profit margins were squeezed with just more than a third of SMEs (32%) reporting an increase and an almost equal amount (29%) facing a decrease in profitability – the real indicator of a business’s ability to make money... | more

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