2017 SMME challenges unpacked - Event
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Who Should Attend
All business owners of SMMEs and practitioners who have SMME clients.
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Overview

The SAICA 2016 SMME Insight Report identified various issues that affect SMMEs current business environment, sustainability and future prospects, including challenges and opportunities.

Given that the National Development Plan (NDP) forecasts that 90% of new jobs will come from the SMME sector by 2030, this event is aimed at SMMEs by providing a practical approach for some of the key findings highlighted in the report.

The results of the SMMEs report shows that SMMEs could flourish:

  • If the tender process was simplified and made more transparent
  • If government and big business paid their accounts to SMMEs on time
  • If SMMEs access to finance could be facilitated and improved
  • If we incentivised SMMEs through tax breaks to grow and to employ

This event will focus on some of these challenges by providing a practical approach and suggestions.

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Programme
07:30 Registration and refreshments
08:00 Welcome and introduction
08:05 Session 1
08:50 Armchair discussion
09:30 Session 2
10:30 Tea break and networking
11:00 Session 3
12:00 Session 4
13:00 Closing
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Topics
Session 1 Effecting Cash Flow Efficiency for SMME's through alternate funding, accounting services and credit risk management and armchair discussion on funding
Session 2 Doing business with government: procurement and tendering
Session 3 Grants and other government incentives
Session 4 SMMEs and tax
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Speaker

Richard Mackenzie, from Transaction Capital Business Solutions, has built up extensive experience over the last 15 years in the SME space specific to:

  • an intimate understanding of the SME Market and the challenges they face on a daily basis;
  • the benefits of alternate funding instruments for the SME business in term of invoice discounting and trade finance; and
  • the challenges SME's face in the application of good accounting and credit risk practice in their business.

Julius Mojapelo CA(SA), M.Inst.D is the Senior Executive: Public Sector at SAICA responsible for leading and managing the SAICA Public Sector division to enhance SAICA's value propositions to members and stakeholders in public sector and the implementation of SAICA's capacity building projects in public sector to improve financial management in departments, municipalities and other public institutions such as schools and tertiary institutions.


Madelein Grobler joined SAICA in August 2016 as a Project Manager in the Taxation division. She is involved in technical submissions to various stakeholders including National Treasury, the Tax Ombud and the South African Revenue Service. Prior to joining SAICA, she was a senior tax consultant at KPMG in the corporate tax division. She has experience in inter alia, corporate tax, employees' tax, corporate rules, dispute resolution and estates. Her qualifications include a B.Com Law Degree, LLB and Masters in Taxation.

Representative from the department of Small Business Development (to be confirmed).

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Dates And Venues
DateRegionVenueBooking
Thu, 8 JunJohannesburgThe Hyatt RosebankReserve a place
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CPD
This half-day seminar qualifies for 4.5 verifiable hours. Please record your CPD hours on the CPD system accessible via the SAICA website.
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How To Enrol
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Investment / Fee
TypeAmount
MemberR 495,00
Non-memberR 595,00
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Paulette Wekeyo
Email: seminarsandevents@saica.co.za
Tel: 0114790669
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