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FMCG

Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) also referred to as consumer packaged goods can be defined as products that sell quickly          in large quantities at a relatively low price because of their high demand or perishability and are consumed on a regular basis.  They are categorized into processed foods, prepared meals, beverages, baked goods, fresh foods, frozen...

tax

Taxation plays a critical role in modern states by enabling provision of public services (roads, justice system, defense, healthcare and education among others), spur economic growth, harmonizing unfavorable competitive environments and protection of the population’s well-being. Kenya thrives as an economic powerhouse in East Africa and the home of innovations popularly referred to as the...

Budget

In today’s world, most businesses focus on the day-to-day activities of their operations and lose sight of the internal progress tracking and performance review. Without a well-thought-out budget, a company risks being lost in a dark alley of utter chaos with no clear action plan to guide it. The budget tool links strategies to objectives,...

Trade

World Trade Organization (WTO) estimates that about 80% of the trade conducted globally relies heavily on trade finance. The annual global trade finance market is valued at about USD 5.2 trillion; and it  forms the backbone upon which international business transactions are carried out. Trade finance can  simply be described as financing of international and...

Hacker

The world of cyber security is changing rapidly with new threats and remedies coming up every day. Employees are not able to keep up with these technological advancements every day; especially those without a technology background and not working within the information technology (IT) departments in their organizations. It is therefore paramount for organizations to...