Running a business is really very easy – if you have the right tools – The Ultimate South African Business Companion
and its accompanying CD provide all the tools business owners need to run and grow their businesses efficiently.
The CD has all the business forms and templates a business needs (in MS Word, Excel or PDF format) and the book provides the contextual information and explains why and how each section should be completed, and guides business owners and managers in the most effective way to use the documents in their own business. The forms cover a whole range of topics including business plans, shareholder agreements, statutory registrations, trademark and patent protection, site leases, market research, corporate identity, advertising, public relations, financial accounting, management tools, business operations, human resources (employment, management, administration and termination), corporate governance and tender processes. They are easy to download and implement: just download them onto your computer, insert your logo and company details, and customise the content for use in your own business.
The author, Lesley-Caren Johnson, helps companies streamline their management procedures and business administration by compiling guidelines and simplifying systems. She also trains business owners in management and finance. Her experience spans a wide variety of industries, including eh hospitality, retail, beauty, signage, motor, farming, educational, consulting and food industries. She has worked for, and with, some of South Africa’s best-known companies including MTN (South Africa, Uganda and Rwanda), Woolworths, Hyperama, TOTAL South Africa, GSM Direct/ Vodacom, City Lodge Group of Hotels, Holiday Inn Hotel Corporation, Deloitte & Touche Franchise Consulting, Pleasure Good, and Speedy Exhausts.
“The Ultimate South African Business Companion injects intellectual capital into a small business, enabling it to leapfrog certain growth stages in business”
Christine van der Wath, Deputy Director, Local Economic Development, City of Tshwane
“I cannot overstate the value I derived from this book and its accompanying CD. I have used this practical business tool effectively in a number of business ventures and have saved myself vast amounts of time and frustration by doing so. Above all, I enjoy the practical advice and tips often overlooked by even the most seasoned business veterans.”
Shaun Boulle, Director Inland Operations, Floors Direct
The Ultimate South African Business Companion is available from Red Pepper Books for only R256.50 (Recommended Retail Price: R285). Click here to place your order today!