Financial Inclusion: What does that mean?

The conversation around  diversity and inclusion is growing in importance across the globe, affecting many different sectors. With organisations looking to become more inclusive, and more stakeholders asking about inclusion practices, one of the most critical factors for them to consider is ensuring financial inclusion. Kofi Oppong, the founder of Urban MBA — a founding […]

Startups at Risk: How to Lower Burn Rate

Burn rates: what are they? The burn rate is a measuring tool new companies use to track their negative cash flow. Simply put, it’s the rate at which the startup is spending its venture capital to cover running costs before generating positive income.  To calculate your burn rate, subtract your ending balance from your starting […]

6 Ways A Great Client Relationship Can Increase Sales

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One of the best ways to ensure your business’ success is by focusing on your existing client base. Contrary to popular belief, aiming for new business, clients, and products is not going to lead to overnight success. Keeping your current clients happy is even more important for your business. Increasing sales from your existing clients […]

How to Create a Blog Plan with a Purpose

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Running a blog page comes with many pleasures and the opportunity to express yourself. But it is important to ensure that your blogs are posted on time, have interesting topics, are engaging, and have a good SEO ranking.  To ensure that these elements are all met, there is just one thing you can do: create […]

Preparing Gen Z for the Future of Your Business

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Generation Z: the buying force and drivers for diversity, inclusion, equality and accessibility. They are not just your customer base but maybe your entry-level employees as well.  Research done by Marketo saw that 60% of Generation Z want to make a positive impact in the world, with 76% of them being concerned about the impact […]

Importance of a Core Team

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In order for a business to be run successfully it is important to bring together a group of individuals from different areas of the business to enhance the innovative process and drive creative solutions.  A business will need a core team.   The core team of a business can help the business grow, scale and thrive […]

Expert Financial Tips for all Startups

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Written by Adan Ashkir, Financial Advisor for startups and Senior Tax Manager at Ten Raede Groep Being financially savvy is one of the most important aspects of running a startup. And usually, this seems to be far down the priority list.  There are usually two routes that startups take. They either onboard someone within the […]

10 Ways to Optimise Your Google Business Profile Listing

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Google Business Profile is a free tool that every business owner should make use of. When you optimise your My Business profile, it makes you more discoverable in Google search results. Also, an optimised profile ensures that your  business comes across as trustworthy and reliable.  There are many benefits of Google Business Profile  for startups. […]

The Importance of Internal Communication in Small Businesses

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Internal communication conveys information about the business internally so that workers may understand and carry out their tasks properly. It also keeps team members up to date. The goal of internal communication is to provide an efficient flow of information between departments and colleagues inside a company. This is true throughout the organisation from the […]

How Customer Reviews Can Help Your SEO

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In today’s virtual landscape, customers rely on reviews more than ever before. Not only that, but they can help improve your Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) score.  Understanding Google’s algorithm can help improve your bottom line and increase your rankings. Reviews, whether they are positive or negative, can be a real asset for your SEO strategy […]