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A new way forward

How private wealth can be the key to unlocking the lockdown

13 August 2020
In the strange new reality of the COVID-19 world, one person’s challenge could become someone else’s opportunity. While the crisis has left many businesses facing business continuity issues, wealth managers have found themselves in high demand, fielding calls from private investors who are in a rush to recalibrate their portfolios.

Embracing the world of virtual conferences

27 July 2020
As a professional services organisation, the lifeblood of our business is building strong relationships, collaborating, and sharing of ideas and insight – both within RSM and ultimately with the middle market businesses we support.

Saving time and money through managed IT services

25 June 2020
As businesses move from reacting to the pandemic to focusing on building operational resilience, having a proactive and consistent technology strategy in place is an important component. Smart choices in how your organisation delivers technology services can have a dramatic impact in improving the reliability and efficiency of business processes, as John Harder explains.

When it comes to IT, upgrading your security doesn’t have to break the bank.

17 June 2020
The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the cracks in business systems in dire need of updates and upgrades. And while these updates require some investment of money and management time, the truth is that they could actually protect your business from even further catastrophe.

The intricacies of restructuring: An example from the field

9 June 2020
We were approached by an Italian multinational company specialising in high pressure hoses and fittings. They needed us to assist them with the restructure of their two South African entities. Whilst the South African entities were ultimately owned by the same Italian shareholder, each company in South Africa was owned by a different intermediary Italian company.

A corporate lifeline: For businesses in distress, there are still options

9 June 2020
In the world of modern business, it is natural that some organisations reach a point where they are forced to make hard decisions in order to keep the lights on. Whether it is due to debt, mismanagement, fraud, malpractice, or simply a failure to adapt to changing market trends, sometimes a business faces a crisis from which it cannot come back – at least, not without a little help.

For businesses adjusting to a new normal, digital transformation is the way forward

4 June 2020
When the quarantine first began, most companies were caught off guard. The immediate need was to set up a remote workforce, with some organisations handling this transition better than others. This was quickly followed by the need to stabilise cash flow to make sure more money was coming in, than going out - no small task during a global economic downturn.

Fighting cybercrime during mass remote working

21 May 2020
It is not hyperbole to say that the Covid-19 quarantine era is one of the most stressful and uncertain times in recent history.

Managing communications on the virtual front line

11 May 2020
In many countries, few people would argue that due to the coronavirus quarantine, working conditions are very unusual now.

Leading virtual teams with empathy

6 May 2020
It’s easy to say, ‘We are all in this together’, but the truth is that some members of your team are facing much bigger challenges than the rest. Many are facing total isolation, or having to home school children, living with partners who’ve been furloughed or made redundant, or caring for a sick family member. These challenges can add pressure to an already stressful situation, and that is why it’s important for managers to get a sense of which colleagues may require a bit more flexibility.