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The Sage Small Business Awards with CapeTalk, is celebrating SA’s entrepreneurial spirit. If you’re proud of what your small business has achieved, or you know of a small business contributing to the growth of SA, nominate them now and they could win the 2017 Sage Small Business Awards with CapeTalk.

We could reward them for being more than just a business.

More about Sage

For more than 30 years, Sage has been providing accessible, intelligent accounting, payroll and payment systems, powered by the cloud, to business just like yours - the business builders and entrepreneurs.

Wherever you are on your journey, we’ve been there. And we’re here now, ready to support you with the software that’s right for your business needs. We know you measure success in building strong relationships, partnerships, and communities. It‘s why Sage helps drive today’s business builders with the most intelligent and flexible cloud-enabled software, support, and advice to help you manage everything from money to people.

Because when business builders do well, we all do.

Be Sage. Build On.

For more information, go to www.sage.com/za

Prizes

1st place: Sage will award the winner with a laptop as as well as Sage Accounting and Sage Payroll software, giving them the freedom they need to run their business anywhere, anytime. They’ll also receive an airtime package to the value of R250 000 on CapeTalk, to promote their business.

Runners up: Two runners up will receive Sage Accounting and Sage Payroll software. They’ll also receive an airtime package to the value of R125 000 each on CapeTalk to promote their business.

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