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Top Earning Careers in South Africa


A list of South Africas top earning careers. From business management, financial services, lawyers and Doctors.

1. Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
R 111 264 per month

2. Management Consultant
R 108 979 per month

3. Managing Director
R 106 608 per month

4. Legal Services Director
R 100 000 per month

5. Development Management
R 96 667 per month

6. Executive Director
R 91 3702 per month

7. Financial Advisor
R 90 000 per month

8. Physician- Anesthesiologist
R 88 528 per month

9. Enterprise Architecture Manager
R 87 500 per month

10. Dentist
R 85 000 per month

How to register a company


Phase One Business Regiatration specialises in private company registrations, CC conversions as well as changes to current compamies.

Private company registrations can be done within 1 day if correct documents and information are supplied to Phase One.

Things to consider when registering a company.

1. Have you decided on a company name?
You can choose your company name and if the name is not yet taken and obides by the laws around company names CIPC will reserve the company name for you.

Tip: It is advised to supply atleast 4 company name alternatives in order for an avalible name to be selected. CIPC has full right to accept or reject a requested name for a company.

2. Have the correct documents avalible.
You will nees to provide Phase One with 3 original certified Identity document copies for each director.

3. Sign the Power of attorney.
Phase One will email you the Power of attorney that will need to be printed out and signed 3 times by each director.

The ID copies and power of attorney must be posted to Phase One in order for the company registration process to be completed.

4. Send Phase One information via email.
Personal details of the business as well as directors will be required this can be sent via email.

Visit Phase One to register a company today.

5 Reasons why starting a business is so easy


Here are 5 reasons why you should start a business today.

1. Online tools
In the business world today you do not need to know how to do everything, study a degree in everything or even pay someone the internet is your best friend. Many industry specific experts have made their knowledge available enabling you to utilise these resources. Resources range from starting a business right through to management of your business.
Here are some free online resources you could utilise in starting a business.

2. Government initiative programmes
Government in South Africa is focusing and driving entrepreneurship in the country by making various funding available for people who want to start a business or simply require capital to improve and maintain their business.
View our 2 part series on public sector funding in South Africa.

3. Funding available
The funding by private institutes is available however the only trick comes in when knowing where to go and how to apply for funding. The availability of funding is South Africa is ranked as one of the easiest in the world to aquire, but then why do entrepreneurs name it as the biggest factor holding them back? Its simple be prepared when approaching finance institutes.

Read our posts on how to prepare and business plan that will get you funding.

4. Easy to register
The CIPC (Companies and intellectual properties commission) has simplified processes allowing you to register a company in a matter of hours. Yes it can be a handful if you do not know what is required of you but it is possible. You should not be hesitant to register a company as it is easy and convenient as well as affordable.

How to register a Private company, simply visit Phase One and all the information, costs, the process involved, what is needed to register a company and additional information will be available to you.

5. Discussion forums
Lastly once your business is up and running if ever you need advice or unsure of what’s required of you visit a forum. Discussion forums enable you to get peoples opinions and learn from people who may have similar problems or know a solution.

Visit The Forum SA for stimulating and informative discussions around all aspects of business.

Women entrepreneurs, example not exception

“The women in this room and all around the world are not exceptions. We are not a special interest group. We are the majority.”


Gayle Tzemach Lemmon never set out to write about women entrepreneurs.Gayle  is a Fellow and Deputy Director of the Women and Foreign Policy Program with the Council on Foreign Relations


85% of women surveyed don’t believe being a woman is detrimental to their business success, while 32% believe it’s beneficial.
–Center for Women’s Business Research, December 2005

The 7 best of Sir Branson


Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is a British business icon, best known as the founder and chairman of Virgin Group of more than 400 companies.

Net Worth $4.6 Billion, as of March 2013


7 Quotes of inspiration from one of the most well known self made billionaires of the century

1. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.”

2. “You can create a business, choose a name, but unless people know about it you’re not going to sell any products.”

3. “I am prepared to try anything once.”

4. “As much as you need a strong personality to build a business from scratch, you also must understand the art of delegation. I have to be good at helping people run the individual businesses, and I have to be willing to step back. The company must be set up so it can continue without me.”

5. “Above all, you want to create something you are proud of. ”

6. “Every risk is worth taking as long as it’s for a good cause, and contributes to a good life.”

7. “Entrepreneurial business favors an open mind. It favors people whose optimism drives them to prepare for many possible futures.”

Forbes Lists #272 Billionaires, #6 in United Kingdom.