Accuracy.  Accountability.  Transparency. These three terms tend to define the financial requirements of any enterprise-level organisation. Often, it separates small mom and pop operations from more established, large corporations. Even startups can overlook these core business requirements. Established businesses on the other hand are subject to high levels of regulation and scrutiny and must pay particular attention…

People are the lifeblood of a company. Even celebrated billionaire Richard Branson has said, “Clients do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients.” That said, while many inroads have been made to recognise and cater for the majority of employees and customers, there…

Tax rules regarding pensions were changed in April 2015. This has allowed people easier and wider access to their pensions, and allowed greater choice on how to withdraw retirement income. You no longer have to purchase an annuity if you do not wish, and you can still benefit from your pension from age 55 (at…

Are you interested in investing? These days, investors new and old are awash with options. You can trade in stock markets. Not your thing? Head over to the Forex (foreign exchange) markets. Doesn’t tickle your fancy? Try your hand at trading commodities derivatives such as gold or copper. With that choice, there comes the potential for indecision.…

These days, it’s vital for businesses to ensure their delivery service meets the high demand of its customers. A poor delivery service can result in a loss of customers, a bad business reputation and a potential loss of profits. Therefore, if your business is looking to improve its delivery service, it may be worthwhile looking…

Remember the good ol’ days when you could work one job your entire life, stuff money under your pillow, and that would have been enough to set you up for retirement? Try doing that these days (good luck!) With increasing technological sophistication, many once stable jobs can now be automated and replaced. Heck, even lawyers…