Business Implications

This page includes both local and international information related to the implications of COVID-19 on businesses.

In this section the article and resources are categorised in the following areas:

  • Cash flow
  • Business Continuity
  • Employees / Staff
  • General
  • Government interventions and other initiatives
  • Leadership (CFO and directors)
  • Mental wellness
  • Government interventions and other initiatives
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Technology
  • Tools

Cash flow

Organisation Nature of organisation Document Date
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Professional Accountancy Organisation (PAO) Cash is king and credit is crucial: Operating in a crisis March 2020
Peter Lam Coach Business The 9 Strategies for Protecting Cash flow Guidebook

Cyber Security

Organisation Nature of organisation Document Date
RSM South Africa Firm Cybersecurity and Privacy Considerations for your Remote Work Environment April 2020

Employees / Staff

Organisation Nature of organisation Document Date
South African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) Association Workplace / Employees Resources

Government interventions and Other initiatives

Small Business relief

For Small Businesses in need of financial support during this difficult time, refer to the Debt Relief Finance Scheme offered by the Department of Small Business Development, click here.

SAICA Summary of assistance by Government 20 April 2020

South African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association SMME Funding Resources

Mental Wellness

Organisation Nature of organisation Document Date
Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (ICAEW) Professional Accountancy Organisation (PAO) Coping with coronavirus March 2020

Technology

Organisation Nature of organisation Document Date
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Professional Accountancy Organisation (PAO) Coronavirus: 4 Tips to work remotely March 2020