Starting Up: The Difference Between Business Success and Disaster

Starting Up: The Difference Between Business Success and Disaster

If you're being pulled in a hundred different directions daily to make sure your business is running smoothly, this year

The Big Bracket Outcome: Widening The Tax Bracket and Why It’s Important

The Big Bracket Outcome: Widening The Tax Bracket and Why It’s Important

Just like the salary you earn at the end of the month is spent on your necessities, taxes are a

Top 6 Business Podcasts for the Growth-minded Entrepreneur

Top 6 Business Podcasts for the Growth-minded Entrepreneur

In the business of Business, there's always something to be learnt. The world of Entrepreneurship and Business is always pulling

The Café Kwae Story

The Café Kwae Story

In this first episode of the African Business Rockstars podcast, we chat with Yvette Ansah, owner and manager of Cafe

Winning Investors: A Financial Planning Guide for Start-ups

Winning Investors: A Financial Planning Guide for Start-ups

Knowing what investors are looking for could make preparations for meeting and presenting to potential venture much less nerve-wracking, and

The Entrepreneur’s Guide to: Taking a Break From Your Business

The Entrepreneur’s Guide to: Taking a Break From Your Business

As business-owners, it always feels like a race against the clock; like nothing can wait. But more often than not,

The SHE By Bena Story (Part 1)

The SHE By Bena Story (Part 1)

The name behind the Ghanaian luxury fashion brand SHE By Bena speaks about how she's navigated her life, directing her

A Complete Guide to Filing Your Income Tax Returns

A Complete Guide to Filing Your Income Tax Returns

The process of filing taxes may be tedious, but it’s necessary. Download our free guide explaining points and guides to

The SHE By Bena Story (Part 2)

The SHE By Bena Story (Part 2)

Our conversation with Sheila shifts one gear deeper. She drives us toward some rather pivotal moments in her career. She

How to set Financial Goals for your Small Business

How to set Financial Goals for your Small Business

As with every important undertaking, setting goals (and reaching them) is a good way of measuring if you're making any

Job Vacancy: Junior Accountant

Job Vacancy: Junior Accountant

A progressive Small Business Accounting and Advisory practice is looking for an Accountant to join their Accra based office. The

The Villa Grace Story

The Villa Grace Story

In our latest podcast, we dine with the hand and the heart behind Villa Grace. Food service presented in the

Overcoming the Fear Factor in Business

Overcoming the Fear Factor in Business

Fear, by its nature, will always try to make room for itself in your mind. It is only cautionary, however,

Breaking Down Business with Ivy: Understanding Payslips

Breaking Down Business with Ivy: Understanding Payslips

On this podcast, IDS Consulting's Ivy Ansah helps us to unriddle and demystify the seemingly complex systems and concepts surrounding

Wake Up, Show Up: Navigating Entrepreneurship’s Tough Days

Wake Up, Show Up: Navigating Entrepreneurship’s Tough Days

In this business where your “we”s are most often just you and maybe your laptop, you have to be your

The Sangu Delle Story (Part 1)

The Sangu Delle Story (Part 1)

This week, our guest on the podcast is Sangu Delle. The story of his rather remarkable life begins from his

Balancing Accounts for the New Year

Balancing Accounts for the New Year

Here are some tips to ensure that life after the Christmas holidays is stress-free and the tax man and your

Alternate Sources of Funding for Startups

Alternate Sources of Funding for Startups

There are a lot of investors out there who have no idea where to put their money. Many of them

The Sangu Delle Story (Part 2)

The Sangu Delle Story (Part 2)

In the second part of the Sangu Delle Story, he delves a bit more into the various factors that enabled

Tax Return & Compliance Download

Tax Return & Compliance Download

Your commitment to adhering to your tax related responsibilities will make or break your business. It is for that very

Breaking Down Business with Ivy: My Business and VAT

Breaking Down Business with Ivy: My Business and VAT

Explore the risks and benefits involved when it comes to VAT, get to know if your establishment is clear to

The Formula for a Successful Outsourced Partnership

The Formula for a Successful Outsourced Partnership

Before you fire up the steam engine that is this partnership, your goals obviously have to be aligned. Set the

The Appolonia City Story

The Appolonia City Story

This is an inspiring journey that teaches us that no matter where you are, you can work hard and make

Figuring It Out Together

Figuring It Out Together

Even though it would be ideal for every person to be a lone, self-sufficient island with no need for assistance,

Setting Up Foreign Companies in Ghana

Setting Up Foreign Companies in Ghana

You'll want to take notes with this one. We spoke with Nana Akua Pokua Asafu-Adjei, a lawyer who navigates business

COVID-19 & Business Live Chats

COVID-19 & Business Live Chats

A playlist of our Instagram Live chat's we had during the month of April, discussing Business and COVID19

Are You Tired?

Are You Tired?

Hustle, grind, #TeamNoSleep. We’ve created a culture of overworking and underperforming, for what? If you want your business to succeed,

The expressPay Story

The expressPay Story

This week’s rockstar is none other than co-founder and CEO of expressPay Ghana, Curtis Vanderpuije who, along with the other

Where is My Money Going?

Where is My Money Going?

It's been documented that almost 85% of businesses fail due to not paying attention to cash flow. Unfortunately, many starting

Your Prices Might Be Wrong

Your Prices Might Be Wrong

There are so many different ways to decide how to price your product. Cost-Plus Pricing, Market Oriented Pricing, Dynamic Pricing,

The Spelling Bee Ghana Story

The Spelling Bee Ghana Story

This week we got to sit down with Eugenia Tachie-Menson, the founder and CEO of Young Educators Foundation, a charity

Your Assumptions May Be Costing You

Your Assumptions May Be Costing You

While it’s natural to think your decisions will have the outcome you are assuming they will have, it’s important that

Annual Plans, the Bad, and the Prepared

Annual Plans, the Bad, and the Prepared

View this post on Instagram A post shared by IDS Consulting (@africasbusiness.rockstars) Do you want your business to be prepared

The Stories of African Businesses: Our 2020 Podcast Roundup

The Stories of African Businesses: Our 2020 Podcast Roundup

This month, we’re looking back on this year on #AfricasBusinessRockstars. We are humbled to share the stories of African businesses

Mixing Your Business and Personal Finances Robs You

Mixing Your Business and Personal Finances Robs You

New and experienced business alike can assume their business account is synonymous to their own personal accounts. They spend income

Cash Flow Can Depend On This One Thing

Cash Flow Can Depend On This One Thing

Cash is the lifeblood of any business. If a business owner fails at properly managing their cash flows, they may

Consistency is Key: Water Your Business and Watch It Grow

Consistency is Key: Water Your Business and Watch It Grow

Growth and consistency are two of the most important factors in determining the success of any business.

How to Budget: A Snapshot Of Your Future

How to Budget: A Snapshot Of Your Future

Operating without a budget is like stepping onto a battlefield, void of all your senses. You may walk through unscathed,

5 Lessons COVID-19 Taught Our Clients

5 Lessons COVID-19 Taught Our Clients

No one has control over the main problem, but the smaller problems its causing for your business are in your

Running a Business: Expectations vs Reality

Running a Business: Expectations vs Reality

From the moment you strike out on your own, you have a duty to your employees and your customers, they

A Simpler Business Plan

A Simpler Business Plan

Businesses without passion behind them don’t make it. It takes a lot of work and difficulty, so if you don’t

The Eric Adjepong Story

The Eric Adjepong Story

Tune in with us as Eric takes us on his journey of how a Ghanaian from the Bronx, with a

How to Set Prices when Inflation is High

How to Set Prices when Inflation is High

Because of various economic pressures, including the price of oil impacting the cost of transportation, companies of all sizes have

Women Entrepreneurs Funded Ghana’s Independence

Women Entrepreneurs Funded Ghana’s Independence

The struggle for Ghanaian independence, like many political issues, was necessarily also an issue of economic power. Independence campaigners needed

Personal Finance for Entrepreneurs

Personal Finance for Entrepreneurs

Remember: you have 7 weeks to the deadline for filing your 2022 tax report – April 30th! Find our helpful