WIN: FIVE GPS LOGBOOKS

The cost-effective, simple and efficient solution to drive your way to a full and hassle-free travel allowance tax claim is to invest in an electronic GPS logbook The first of March signifies the start of the new tax year and is is an important date for those who receive a travel allowance as part of…

VIEWPOINT: LEADERSHIP AND SOFTWARE

Being a leader in software development, being cutting edge when things change so fast, is what you want need to stay ahead of the pack. Being a leader in business often means the opposite. ‘Leadership’ seems to imply leading on all fronts, stepping into the unknown, going first. But realistically, business leaders have wide-ranging responsibilities,…

VIEWPOINT: THINK BEFORE YOU SELL

Last month we spoke about avoiding regret and how that influences our decisions. I introduced the irrational behaviour apparent when people sell shares: that of selling shares that have made a profit (winners), rather than those that have made a loss (losers). It’s known as the ‘disposition effect’, where we sell shares that performed well…

VIEWPOINT: IS YOUR INSURANCE COVER SUFFICIENT?

This article is the third in a series of six that explores six common mistakes that can negatively impact one’s personal financial situation. MISTAKE NUMBER THREE: NOT HAVING ENOUGH INSURANCE COVER The main purpose of insurance cover is to place the insured (or their beneficiaries) in the same financial position as before an unforeseen event.…

WIN: THE BRANDY VALUE CHAIN

Having a drink is as simple as deciding what to pour, but did you know that South Africa’s economy is affected by your choice of tipple? The South African brandy industry has long played a role in the economy. Until the mid-1800s, it was one of the Cape Colony’s main exports. Today, around 90% of…

WIN: THE A, B, AND C OF VITAMINS

We all know the benefits of including the right vitamins in our diets, but sometimes we don’t know what the best sources of vitamins are … In the next few months we will be giving a breakdown of the key sources of various vitamins. This month we look at Vitamins A, B, and C. VITAMIN…

WIN: STAYING HEALTHY THE SMOOTH WAY

As a business professional with tight schedules, you probably don’t have a lot of time to spend on ensuring you have a balanced and healthy diet. That is why juicing is such a popular way to stay healthy. Now there is even a better option … NutriBullet is the new must-have gadget to have for…