PICS: Lockdown squeezes Soweto ‘snake home’ tourist attraction
Lindiwe Mngomezulu, popularly known as ‘Mamfiso’ in Soweto, owns Noah’s Ark, home to eight snakes, which has been operating for 11 years.
Sonia Anywu, the owner of Precious hair salon in Randburg, said the first day of business was a nightmare because when she arrived at the premises, the electricity was switched off.
Tucker says it is a relief that real estate agents are able to make an income again.
Selling cigarettes helps buy food for their families, says one 12-year-old.
Tough road ahead for taxpayers and the taxman
Ahead of Sars boss Edward Kieswetter briefing the country on the virus’s impact, experts say it will take massive efforts from both businesses and the taxman to help the country recover.
Covid-19’s impact and subsequent aftermath will require a shift from an economic standpoint.

My Small Business Small businesses will have to adapt or die

This is an opportunity to think about how you do business differently, not just for now, but for the longer term, an expert says.

Covid-19 Local inventor hopes his ‘plastic cigarette’ will help smokers to quit

The Curban Urge device helps to deliver a shot of air into a smoker’s lungs in a way that mimics accelerated air travelling into the body when smoking.

Business News #ImStaying launches online platform to reduce unemployment and boost small businesses

The #ImStaying Entrepreneur Movement has been set up to activate and empower entrepreneurs to build sustainable and profitable businesses.

My Small Business SMEs call for urgent financial assistance

Small businesses need urgent help at various levels, as they are experiencing cash flow constraints, due to payments delays.

My Small Business Covid-19: New UIF provisions may help workers

Labour lawyer has his doubts and the Fund is ‘inundated with enquiries from businesses.’

Entrepreneur’s app helps students, landlords find each other

Business Entrepreneur’s app helps students, landlords find each other

Former UCT SRC member Alexandria Procter saw students’ accommodation issues and did something about it, and now is a leading app.

Business Flea market traders ‘need upskilling and access to funding’

The Rosebank Sunday Market’s Dana Drulon says they aren’t holding on to the majority of traders due to their lack of business skills.

Small business compliance checklist a ‘burden’, ‘overregulation’

Business Small business compliance checklist a ‘burden’, ‘overregulation’

‘This list does damage to an industry that already struggles to keep its head above water,’ Osidon’s Hennie Ferreira said.

My Small Business Small business in South Africa secures cracker supply deal with Walmart

Glenart was one of the manufacturers from the 18 that received a second visit from the Walmart sourcing team this week.

Tips for your business to stay fighting fit with 2020 vision

My Small Business Tips for your business to stay fighting fit with 2020 vision

If you want to succeed in 2020 it is imperative that you develop a well-thought-out plan that is based on this year’s review.

SA has too few entrepreneurs, report states

Business SA has too few entrepreneurs, report states

The report said micro, small and medium enterprises face serious challenges to access finance, skills and access to markets.

My Small Business Small businesses a gateway to bigger companies for hackers

Their relationship with larger companies means their more vulnerable IT systems can provide a gateway for cybercriminals.

My Small Business Five smart ways to keep your business travel budget down

Last-minute business trips not only put the business traveller under stress, but they can also really drive up costs.

My Small Business SMEs must beware of defaulting customers – financier

Recent figures released by Statistics South Africa recorded 183 liquidations in July, representing a 24.5% rise from a year ago.

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