Entrepreneurs could plug commodity gap in Africa

2015-03-06 06:00

Entrepreneurship could be part of the answer to deal with the waning of the commodity boom in Africa, according to Ken Olisa of Restoration Partners.

Budget brings relief for certain small businesses

2015-02-26 05:33

The budget announcement about tax relief for certain small businesses will provide relief to start-ups and encourage entrepreneurs, say experts.

Fin24 Business Books Breakfast: Learn how to lead and attract talent

2015-02-20 11:18

Join Fin24 and ace book reviewer Ian Mann for our second Best Business Books Breakfast of the year where Ian will show you how.

Accounting blind spot could keep business back

2015-02-16 11:21

Entrepreneurs who don’t understand basic accounting concepts are setting themselves up for unnecessary stress and failure, warns an expert.

New approach needed for SME development

2015-02-12 16:15

South Africa needs to use multiple approaches in order to create jobs as it is already behind the target of the National Development Plan, warns an expert.

Think differently about business resolutions

2015-02-06 17:34

Entrepreneurs should think differently about "business new year resolutions" and strive to remain steadfast in attaining in achieving these, says an expert.

Taking pricing seriously in your business

2015-02-03 13:17

Times are hard enough, so why add bottom line pressure to your business by charging too little for your goods or services, asks business consultant David Hendrie.

Turning love for travel into a business

2015-01-29 19:08

From as early as 2001 images of the traditional bricks and mortar travel agency have been replaced with online stores that quickly put the customer in the driving seat.

Alliances that work

2015-01-27 07:41

Mutually adding value secures the employer-employee relationship, says Ian Mann.

Corporate creativity

2015-01-21 07:23

Creativity is not limited to the arts and it can inform all we do, says Ian Mann.


Business model as medicine

2015-03-03 07:33

Revisiting your business model is a useful way to revive your business, says Ian Mann.

Generational rethink

2015-02-24 07:36

Technology is blurring age-related generational divides in business, says Ian Mann.

Why SMEs should make time for National Budget

2015-02-16 12:37

The upcoming National Budget provides a good indication of what big and small business can expect from an economic and regulatory point of view, says an expert.

US eases on imports from private Cubans

2015-02-15 16:30

The United States has dramatically eased restrictions on imports of goods and services from private Cuban entrepreneurs.

Towards rational behaviour

2015-02-10 07:33

We cannot do enough to protect ourselves from our thinking errors, says Ian Mann.

In-house vs outsourced debt collection

2015-02-06 14:17

Every business must determine whether it should perform a function such as debt collection in-house or outsource the task to a specialist agency.

Corporate culture boost

2015-02-03 07:31

Successful companies do not leave their culture to chance, says Ian Mann.

Wannabe farmers battle for funds

2015-01-27 13:42

While the farming sector has a lot of appeal for entrepreneurs, getting off the ground is daunting, but with collaboration and government funding, there is a glimmer of hope.

Top social entrepreneurs one step closer to $1m

2015-01-23 15:21

Five South African finalists have been announced in the Win The Right Way competition, which provides aspiring social entrepreneurs with a share of $1m in funding.

Little cultural intelligence can damage business

2015-01-20 18:31

Leaders with a higher Cultural Intelligence Quotient are deemed more approachable and experience more cooperation from colleagues, says an expert.

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