Client Spotlight: University of Stellenbosch Enterprises – Incubating innovation

University of Stellenbosch Enterprises (Pty) Ltd (USE) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stellenbosch University. It is the platform for industry interaction through equity holding in the institution’s start-up group of companies and the place where innovation and commercialisation, technology transformation, entrepreneurial support, and development takes place. Since establishing Stellenbosch University’s group of companies in […]

Simplify your business with Xero so that you can get back to working on your business

As a Xero Gold Partner, Finleys is Xero Advisor Certified and offers collaborative online accounting solutions that will help your business to reach new heights. Why should you implement Xero in your business? EVERYTHING IN ONE PLACE Xero is a centralised SaaS platform where all your financial data lives and breathes. Rest assured that all […]

How to have a work/life balance

Written by Daniel de Villiers I believe in that old, slightly overused term: Work/Life Balance. Maybe it’s overused because it is so effective; short, concise, but also complete. Not working all day, every day is important at all ages and stages of life. Not just for parents with young children, or people who deserve some […]

Client Spotlight: Hlayisani Capital has won Venture Capital of the Year award

A valued client, Hlayisani Capital, was recently crowned as VC of the Year in the Southern African Startup Awards of the 2021 Season. Finleys would like to congratulate them on this incredible achievement and trust that it will propel them even further as they seek to prosper in their business of empowering other businesses. Hlayisani […]

Client Spotlight: PayJustNow – A leader in buy now, pay later

At Finleys, we love seeing innovation applied in business. That is why we like to celebrate our clients who impress us with novel solutions to common problems. This month’s client spotlight falls on PAYJUSTNOW, who have introduced South Africa to a new way of paying for goods online and in-store over the past three years. […]

How Finleys puts an end to financial frustrations

Being a business owner is not often considered a walk in the park. In fact, frustrations seem to lie around every corner. As a team of business solution specialists, we know the difficulties that individuals face in running a successful, prosperous company. Luckily, we have the solutions too. Here are just a few of the […]

Tax incentive for solar power

In terms of section 12B(h) of the Income Tax Act, No. 58 of 1962, as amended, taxpayers may deduct costs related to their solar installation from their taxable income. Of course, not everything counts as a deductible expense. The costs that may be deducted are as follows: installation planning costs; panel delivery costs; installation costs; […]

Isn’t it time you revised your financial strategy?

So much has happened over the past few months that wrapping your head around it all can get difficult, especially if you are running a business. If you’re in a bit of a bother because of the current state of the world and the economy that doesn’t quite make sense right now, don’t feel alone: […]

Mintor: Client spotlight

What would happen if the world ran out of good people who did good things for the good of society? We would rather not try to envision such a world. There are thousands of people who work for non-profit organisations and social enterprises in South Africa, but who rely on external funding, networks and empowerment […]

More about our partnership with Anchor Capital

There are many moments in life when we might look back and wonder about what could have been if we had done things differently. That is the burden of the present: that we only really have the past to measure and compare it to. But for the discerning among us, we realise the impact that […]