Fiddling with tax won't boost small business - Davis committee

2016-11-29 18:26

Entrepreneurship cannot be driven by the tax system and the current tax regime is adequate for small business growth, says Judge Dennis Davis, head of the Davis Tax Committee.

Yoco: market makers, not mere market participants

2016-11-28 13:42

Katlego Maphai, CEO of Yoco, founded the technology-driven company aimed at helping small businesses with four friends a few years ago.

Western Cape's top entrepreneurs honoured

2016-11-24 18:37

Auto Magneto the overall winner of the Western Cape Premier’s Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards after also winning the Established Business category.

Important to understand entire customer journey

2016-11-23 17:12

Most organisations need to get a better understanding of their customers' profiles, their preferences, needs and demands, says a software specialist.

Thriving car wash started with one man in a wheelchair

2016-11-18 08:27

Business is booming five years after two unemployed friends, down on their luck, started a car wash in Langa.

Green entrepreneur refused to give up on her dream

2016-11-15 18:08

Robyn Smith is a "green entrepreneur and the founder of Faithful to Nature, a niche e-commerce site, stocking over 11 000 organic and natural products.

Free career guidance app aims to close the gap

2016-11-15 06:00

An entrepreneur who believes in the power of education to uplift individuals and communities, has develops a local solution to guide learners on their career path.

Lindiwe Zulu: Not everything that is black is corrupt

2016-11-09 18:34

The structure of SA's economy is still 'an apartheid one', which makes it near impossible for SMMEs to participate in its value chain, says Lindiwe Zulu, Minister of Small Business Development.

Water restrictions: Small businesses can save

2016-11-03 16:10

Business owners can play an important part in conserving water resources and reducing their utility bills by embracing water efficiency as a way of life.

Another step in Gauteng township economy revitalisation

2016-10-27 09:27

Earlier this year Pick n Pay set out on a partnership with the Gauteng Department of Economic Development to help a small independent grocery shop regenerate itself.


Bursaries for Master Builders

2016-11-28 19:23

The Master Builders Association of the Western Cape is awaiting applicants for bursaries it has been providing for tertiary education for the past 11 years.

Spinach King's determination pays off

2016-11-27 17:36

Lufefe Nomjana has celebrated with Virgin Active SA when the Spinach King Health Foods Café and Bakery opened at the Khayelitsha Community Trust Mall.

These are the pros and cons of Black Friday

2016-11-24 12:00

If you’re a business builder with a small retail operation, you may wonder whether it’s a good idea to take part in the mayhem of Black Friday.

Unearthing good business prospects

2016-11-20 06:01

The Industrial Development Corporation’s David McGluwa unpacks the best opportunities for intrepid entrepreneurs in North West.

Cap40 fills network gap with French business in Cape Town

2016-11-17 18:57

Cap40 is a social network and resources platform that helps people to do business in the Western Cape and also help South Africans who want to work in France.

Cap40 hosts annual awards

2016-11-15 14:20

The Cap40 gala aims at promoting businesses or individuals for their contribution to the French-South African business community in the Western Cape.

French collaboration making a difference in Mitchells Plain

2016-11-11 17:48

Youth and women entrepreneurs now have access to much needed skills and business development support on their doorstep in Mitchells Plain, Cape Town.

Tech start-up space not for the faint hearted

2016-11-07 11:15

Tech-entrepreneur Sheraan Amod shares some lessons learned in getting technology-driven business concepts off the ground.

Impact of liquor proposals on business

2016-10-28 16:06

Government has proposed tough new legislation in an effort to tackle the problem of alcohol abuse, but is it using a sledgehammer to crack a nut?

'Mumpreneur' expands her kids' hair salon concept

2016-10-20 17:00

Children’s hair salon, Maddy Magoo is specifically designed for children from all ethnic backgrounds.

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