Consulting insights

National Industrial Training Levy FAQs

20 February 2021
What is NITA? The National Industrial Training Authority (NITA), formerly known as Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT) is a state owned corporation established under the Industrial Training (Amendment) Act of 2011.

Is outsourcing beneficial to businesses?

9 February 2021
Outsourcing is a strategic decision by a company to reduce costs and increase efficiency by hiring another individual or company to perform tasks, provide services, or handle operations that were previously done by employees within the company. In other words, outsourcing is the practice of getting certain job functions done outside a company.

Register of beneficial ownership interview

27 January 2021
This week we sit down with Josphat Ochoi. Josphat is the Company Secretarial Manager, at RSM, based in Nairobi.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Nairobi. He is a Certified Secretary and a member of the Institute of Certified Secretaries (ICS).  He has over 8 years’ experience in Company Secretarial Practice.

Business Process Outsourcing: More than a back office

24 January 2021
In these uncertain times, many companies are rethinking their business strategies and looking at solutions through a completely different lens.

Register of beneficial ownership - FAQ

23 December 2020
Who is a beneficial owner?                                           The beneficial owner is a natural person who meets any of the following conditions in relation to the company:

Business Acquisitions – A Brief Guide

30 July 2019
Business Acquisitions – A Brief Guide One of the most efficient paths of growth is through business acquisitions. If executed correctly, acquisitions which are often cheaper and faster than organic growth, allow companies to grow and diversify their business models.  

The importance of outsourcing the grant management function

27 June 2019
Properly managing awarded funding is as important as winning a grant. It is therefore imperative to have the necessary financial controls in place to adhere to the terms of the grant.

Frequently asked questions on company secretarial online registration system

28 May 2019
When was the online registration system introduced? Kenya

The pros and cons of outsourcing business functions and processes

22 May 2019
Outsourcing is a common practice of contracting out business functions and processes to third-party providers. There is an increased trend globally to outsource the back office services and the key one a number of companies look into are the accounting and payroll services.

Personal Yearly Reflection and Annual Planner

23 April 2019
Personal Yearly Reflection and Annual Planner developed by Ashif Kassam Download here

Which growth strategy to adopt?

3 April 2019
Ansoff Growth Matrix is a strategic tool that forms a basis for many companies when considering growth strategies. BY PALAK TEWARY The model is based on two axes: products and markets and suggests four growth strategies, namely:

Demystifying ratios: 6 key ratios to include as your KPI

6 March 2019
“Oh no maths! “~ you might think… but ratios are a big help in making sense of the financial numbers that you have and show a comparable indicator to enable you to make key decisions. The below are six key ratios you should include as your key performance indicator (KPI).

Phishing awareness: recognizing, addressing and avoiding threats

29 January 2019
Phishing is one of the most common and most successful forms of cyberattack: emails designed to trick users into providing valuable information (such as login credentials) or running malicious code that compromises their workstation. Unlike other attacks, phishing does not rely on technical vulnerabilities or security misconfigurations to be effective.

Bringing risk-conscious tidings

23 January 2019
Bringing risk-conscious tidings – Creating an enterprise-wide awareness of risk  By Dr. Oliver Bungartz 

Getting ahead in the new world of work

15 January 2019
Keeping up with the fast pace of change: six tips to stay ahead of the game. By Ian Sanders 

The Companies Act, 2015

21 June 2017
The Companies Act, 2015