Small businesses need urgent help at various levels, as they are experiencing cash flow constraints, due to payments delays.
Labour lawyer has his doubts and the Fund is ‘inundated with enquiries from businesses.’
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.
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’
‘This list does damage to an industry that already struggles to keep its head above water,’ Osidon’s Hennie Ferreira said.
Glenart was one of the manufacturers from the 18 that received a second visit from the Walmart sourcing team this week.
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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.

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

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

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

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

My Small Business ScholarX positions Nigeria’s graduates for better employment opportunities

ScholarX says the world is moving towards a skills-based education, but there is no funding to open such opportunities for graduates.

My Small Business connects patients to dietitians in a fight against obesity

The app has so far helped at least 400 users – mostly females. 

My Small Business Zomila: An app for pupils looking to further their studies

As of June 2019, the Zomila team had helped 2,000 users, with most coming from Giyani and Makhado in Limpopo. 

My Small Business Everything you need to know about Google Launchpad Accelerator for entrepreneurs

Google says it believes in the idea that African problems will be solved by Africans.

My Small Business How Google can help entrepreneurs kickstart their tech start-ups

Applications are now open for the fourth group of entrepreneurs.

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Twelve start-ups that graduated from the Launchpad Accelerator Africa Class 3 were provided with some nuggets of wisdom.

My Small Business Barloworld Mbewu to bridge the gap with R30m fund for social entrepreneurs

Selected social entrepreneurs will provide financial and non-financial support to promising social enterprises in a three-year initiative.

My Small Business How Joburg’s Urban Ethnic Market brings all the tastes of Africa to Mzansi

Starting a business is not easy, explains its owner, but she is tasting success while her customers savour the flavours of the continent.

My Small Business Alternative funding still supports most SMEs 

Around 80% of the funding needs of SMEs are not met by banks, mainly because they do not have the structural capacity, says the CEO of Spartan.



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