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Payroll compliance high on the agenda for East African tax authorities

Without improving tax collection, East African countries will not be able to effectively finance the building of infrastructure and the provision of public services

The Pay As You Earn (PAYE) tax year-end is looming in most East African territories, and governments are clamping down on non-compliance among businesses and individual taxpayers as they strive to raise more funding for public spending. That means businesses must ensure that their payrolls are fully compliant with the…

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Sage Foundation, The Bricon Foundation partner to raise ₦3.6m to support cancer patients

Every year, more than 80,000 Nigerians lose their battle with cancer, and more than 100,000 new cases are recorded

The Sage Foundation (http://APO.af/1NHGpu) has partnered with The Bricon Foundation (http://APO.af/2e6ri4), a Nigeria-based non-profit organisation that helps to raise awareness about cancer and assists cancer patients and their families, in the ‘Keeping Hope Alive Challenge’. The challenge aims to raise $10,000 (about N3.6 million) to support cancer patients who cannot…

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Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Fund offers new funding for bright ideas from African non-profits

Funds to help small, entrepreneurial organisations to deliver change to the communities who need it most

Sage (http://APO.af/1NHGpu), the market and technology leader for cloud accounting, people & payroll, and payment systems, has today launched the second round of funding from Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Fund (http://apo.af/fdVrNs). The fund supports the creation of either new or piloted entrepreneurial programmes to help improve the lives of military veterans,…

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Driving automation among small businesses can help meet Nigeria’s tax goals

The IMF has warned that Nigerian governments’ ability to effectively finance infrastructure and services is constrained by low tax collection

Comments from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) (http://APO.af/e3xusi) around Nigeria’s low tax-to-GDP ratio highlight the importance of driving higher levels of payroll and accounting automation among the country’s businesses, especially small, micro and medium-sized enterprises, says Magnus Nmonwu (http://APO.af/j24b88), Regional Director for Sage West Africa. The IMF has warned that…

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Sage and ACCA Nigeria partner to develop finance professionals’ skills and expertise

Leading global provider of accounting solutions partners with global accounting professional body to develop accounting skills in Nigeria

Sage (www.Sage.com/Africa), the market and technology leader for cloud accounting, people & payroll, and payment systems, today announced that they have signed a partnership agreement with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) (www.AccaGlobal.com) in Nigeria. This partnership will see the organisations work together to provide training and skills development…

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Pieter Bensch takes the helm at Sage Africa & Middle East

Bensch will lead the growth of Sage’s business across the region and focus on expanding its leadership in the market for cloud-based accounting, people & payroll, and payments software

Sage (www.Sage.com/za), the market and technology leader for cloud accounting, people & payroll, and payment systems, today announced that ICT industry veteran, Pieter Bensch (http://APO.af/6BJ8CY), has assumed his new role as the company’s executive vice-president for Africa and Middle East. In this position, Bensch will lead the growth of Sage’s…

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The CIO’s new job: no glitch business. CIOs should embrace the role of championing innovation and agility in the business

By Keith Fenner (http://APO.af/OyBiub), Vice President: Sage Enterprise Africa & Middle East (www.Sage.com)

The previous wave of digital disruption, triggered by mobile technology, caught most CIOs and organisations off guard. 10 years ago, hardly anyone owned a smartphone. Today, there are around 2 billion in circulation. What’s more, we use them every day to access Uber, WhatsApp, Instagram and many other services that…

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Vote for small business!

The party that emerges as the winner of Kenya’s general election, to be held on 8 August, has an opportunity to supercharge job creation and economic growth by adopting policies that help Small & Medium Businesses to thrive

The party that emerges as the winner of Kenya’s general election, to be held on 8 August, has an opportunity to supercharge job creation and economic growth by adopting policies that help Small & Medium Businesses to thrive. That’s according to Nikki Summers (https://goo.gl/y3egeS), Regional Director for Sage in East…

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Sage announces the launch of Sage One Payroll in Kenya

Businesses can pay employees anywhere, anytime with a simple and secure online payroll solution for start-up and small businesses

Sage (www.Sage.com/Africa), the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR and payment systems, today announced that Sage One Payroll (www.SageOne.co.ke) will be available in Kenya from 3 April. The cloud solution integrates with Sage One Accounting, offering a complete business solution for start-up and small businesses. This…

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Sage transforms how customers use business solutions with cloud and AI innovations

Sage Summit Tour in Africa and Middle East highlighted how business builders are moving closer to a future where accounting and admin is invisible

Sage (www.Sage.com/za), the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR, and payment systems, underlined its strong commitment to future technologies this week, with a focus on solutions that move business builders closer to a future of invisible admin at Sage Summit Tour (www.Sage.com/sage-summit/en-za) in Africa and Middle…