Colin Timmis

Colin Timmis

General Country Manager at Xero SA
Location:South Africa

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General Country Manager at Xero SA
Factors that will aid small business recovery over the next year
Factors that will aid small business recovery over the next year

Small and medium enterprises tend to take the hardest knocks in an economic downturn. Nothing illustrates this better than the unravelling impact of Covid-19, which left many SMEs teetering on the edge of collapse...

Colin TimmisBy Colin Timmis 7 Dec 2020

Colin Timmis, general country manager, Xero
Exploring the evolution of the accountant

For a long time, accountants were considered bean-counters, which is essential, but they've become much more than just number-crunchers...

Colin TimmisBy Colin Timmis 13 Nov 2020

Technology is key to rebuilding small businesses and restarting the economy
Technology is key to rebuilding small businesses and restarting the economy

As the initial shock of the coronavirus pandemic subsides, South Africa's small business leaders must now pick themselves up and begin to rebuild...

Colin TimmisBy Colin Timmis 25 Sep 2020

Training the accountants of tomorrow, today
Training the accountants of tomorrow, today

South Africa's small businesses face an unprecedented range of challenges, and unfortunately due to the Covid-19 crisis, three out of four SMMEs are not expected to survive, according to new Heavy Chef research...

Colin TimmisBy Colin Timmis 24 Jul 2020

Cash flow management advice for SMEs
Cash flow management advice for SMEs

There's no doubt that this is a challenging and uncertain time for South Africa and the rest of the world...

Colin TimmisBy Colin Timmis 21 May 2020

What the #SONA2020 means for SA's SMEs
What the #SONA2020 means for SA's SMEs

President Cyril Ramaphosa gave a sober assessment of the challenges that South Africa faces in his State of the Nation Address (SONA) recently...

Colin TimmisBy Colin Timmis 21 Feb 2020

What does the future of technology look like for South Africa's SMEs?
What does the future of technology look like for South Africa's SMEs?

Over the past decade, technology has radically changed the way businesses operate...

Colin TimmisBy Colin Timmis 17 Jan 2020

Working your business' core
Working your business' core

Think of your business like a human body, because in many respects it is: there are systems that need to work together for it to accomplish what it needs to on a daily basis...

Colin TimmisBy Colin Timmis 29 Aug 2019

World Entrepreneurs' Day: Tackling late payments together
World Entrepreneurs' Day: Tackling late payments together

21 August is World Entrepreneurs' Day (WED). Designed to celebrate entrepreneurs, innovators and leaders around the world...

Colin TimmisBy Colin Timmis 21 Aug 2019

Tech trends and predictions your small business needs to know in 2019
Tech trends and predictions your small business needs to know in 2019

Digital transformation is well and truly underway, both in business and across our daily lives...

Colin TimmisBy Colin Timmis 16 Jan 2019

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