Thanks for quitting, here's R150 000, come back soon

2015-12-29 10:38

Online company Adore Me offers a highly unusual benefit to departing employees: a fat $10 000 (R152 000) cheque.

The reason for 'kids these days'

2015-11-20 09:13

Why are kids today so different?

Entrepreneurs can apply for property programme

2015-10-05 19:57

A Growthpoint Properties initiative has opened its next application window for entrepreneurs working in the property industry to join its business incubation programme.

Most new businesses fail: Annie McWalter – avoiding the pitfalls

2015-09-18 10:17

Some entrepreneurs fail not because their business case is poor or they lack ability, but because they lack support, says Annie McWalter, CEO of the Hope Factory,

Three steps to customer retention that lasts

2015-07-27 13:19

The cost of gaining a new customer is up to six times more than the cost of retaining an existing customer, says a business coach.

On the JSE, founding CEOs outlive professional managers – by a mile

2015-06-30 16:27

Alec Hogg shares more of his research into the JSE’s Top 100 Company CEOs and presents some more interesting facts.

Youth empowerment initiative launched at WEF

2015-06-04 19:20

The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation has pledged $4.5m towards a new youth empowerment initiative that will provide business skills for 25 000 young Africans.

Small business funding programmes need to improve - survey

2015-05-13 09:33

The main problems entrepreneurs face are finding customers, raising funds, a lack of guidance and entrepreneurs’ tendency to wear too many hats, an SA survey shows.

Funding fair for growing businesses

2015-03-10 16:36

A wide range of options available to entrepreneurs from public and private funding institutions will feature at the Western Cape Funding Fair.

SME expo to visit major SA cities

2015-03-06 12:23

The My Business Expo, geared towards startups and small business owners, will take place in Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town.


How SMEs can make the most of a difficult season

2015-12-17 08:30

December and January are challenging months for small businesses. Gerrie van Biljon executive director of BUSINESS/PARTNERS shares how SMEs can use this time for improvement.

Alec Hogg: Why SA is one of the best places right now to be an entrepreneur

2015-11-19 15:34

Alec Hogg shares some of his entrepreneurial experiences, and builds the case for why he believes SA is one of the very best places to be an entrepreneur.

SA entrepreneurship has lost one of its greatest champions

2015-09-29 15:40

Co-founder of the Arcay Group, Kevin de Villiers, has died after losing his battle against cancer.

5 ways co-creation ensures long-term success

2015-08-05 09:00

Eugene Jansen gives five reasons why co-creation provides the best blueprint for long-term venture success.

The 1% difference

2015-07-17 12:27

The gap between current reality and the dream can sometimes seem insurmountable, says Harry Welby-Cooke.

Customer satisfaction in the world of social media

2015-06-30 15:33

The adage that there is no second chance to make a good first impression is quite true in business, says Pieter Scholtz.

Help! I’m married to a workaholic

2015-05-25 11:46

Workaholics think that business is all about busyness and that there isn’t anything they can do to reduce their working hours, says business mentor Harry Welby-Cooke.

Small business minister markets SA to the world

2015-03-22 17:00

The South Africa government was committed to help small enterprises grow into thriving businesses, Lindiwe Zulu told international business leaders in Italy.

Loving to create something from nothing

2015-03-10 15:43

Ruark Ferreira and his partners create a place where both property owners and tenants can come together in a trusted environment for a better rental experience.

Make your business an online success

2015-02-25 10:07

If you are an entrepreneur or thinking about going on a new business venture, Google wants to help you rock the online platforms.

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