Musings

  • Payroll and the Love of Money
    “Money”, the root of all evil, we all love so dearly. A new study claims that “Money can’t buy happiness”. Scientists didn’t even need to jump on this track; deep down we have always known that money is the path to our happiness. But first, let me tell you about a giant company in Chile…
  • Bento: A Pan-African Mission
    Queen Elizabeth II believed in things staying the same – Bento believes in progress and innovation 🙂 While the world mourns the loss of one of the most iconic figures of the 20th and 21st century, it’s also a time to embrace new beginnings, progress, and new ways of doing things. At Bento, innovation is…
  • Let’s Talk About **x
    No, we aren’t really here to talk about that other three-letter word that ends with x, and had an infamous song (a lot of older folks will understand 😉)… Instead, we are going to talk about…  TAX! As unpleasant as the subject of taxation is to all of us, we can’t avoid it… Well, at…
  • Powered by Bento & Stanbic IBTC: A World-Class Payroll Experience
    In a first-of-its-kind partnership in Africa, Bento has partnered with Stanbic IBTC bank to introduce a new world-class payroll experience to their 100,000+ corporate clients. Both players recognize that it is time for salaries to move outside of the payment upload portal and assume a dedicated role that adds value to businesses and to banks…
  • Voila! It’s Payday!
    Payday should be the rewarding period, the celebration, the climax, and not the headache.  There’s just something about payday. It’s like the weekend; you feel it in your bones. And for employers and employees alike, it’s impossible to forget. “I don’t care when I get paid”, said no employee ever!  For employers, however, payday signifies…