Erosion of business foundations

2015-01-28 17:33

For many organisations, even when best business practices are employed, one cannot be comfortable in the front seat, according to an expert.

Spot the trend to boost your business’ future

2014-12-01 13:12

Taking cues from events around you can provide the basis for small businesses, but making sure that the trend is sustainable and offers growth are just as important.

Entrepreneurship masterclass from Dragon’s Den’s James Caan

2014-11-12 09:56

James Caan gives a masterclass in entrepreneurship as the man whose innovative joint venture with the UK Government has led to the creation of 19 300 new businesses.

You too can be a business dynamo

2014-08-13 09:41

If you don’t believe in yourself, you will never know if you can succeed in business, says Kalyani Pillay, CEO of the South African Bank Risk Association.

Business planning will save you

2014-08-11 05:00

Developing a business plan is a strategic investment in the future and sustainability of your business, says Standard Bank.

SMEs: Be prepared for change to thrive

2014-07-07 05:00

Business today is a rapidly changing, competitive place where the only constant is change, says Standard Bank. How will you change to succeed?

Opportunity lies on the other side of risk

2014-03-21 18:21

Challenges such as strikes, load shedding and e-tolls reinforce the statement that starting and running a business in South Africa is not for the faint-hearted.

Govt policy implementation vital for SMEs

2014-03-14 15:32

Government has outlined plans to stimulate the development of small and medium enterprises and entrepreneurs, but significant challenges remain, says an expert.

New partnership set to help entrepreneurs

2014-03-10 16:51

A new partnership between Nedbank and the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship will enable budding entrepreneurs to participate in entrepreneurial development.

Positive impact of winning a competition

2014-03-04 13:36

William Duk of Plantation Shutters shares how being the winner of the 2012 Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year competition, has helped him.


Visiting Indian minister focuses on SA businesses

2015-01-19 17:27

India's Union Minister for micro, small and medium enterprises is visiting SA, leading a delegation representing the micro, small and medium industries.

Funding opportunities for W Cape entrepreneurs

2014-11-28 17:42

The Western Cape Funding Fair 2015 will hopefully go a long way in assisting budding entrepreneurs, according to the organisers.

State bank aims to bolster township economy

2014-10-08 05:00

The Gauteng government will push ahead with plans to launch a state bank to assist township entrepreneurs get access to funding, says premier David Makhura.

Creating a 30-hour work week

2014-08-12 16:08

Knowing how to use your time effectively is a more valuable skill than knowing how to make, manage, invest and spend money, says Pieter Scholtz.

Time to honour women

2014-08-05 15:28

Strong women role models inspired me, says entrepreneur Shauwn Mpisane.

SA needs more young entrepreneurs - minister

2014-06-22 15:29

Minister of Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu says the participation of young people in the country's economy is inadequate.

Zuma: Don't favour youth over older workers

2014-03-20 10:39

Youth employment must be encouraged, but this does not mean older workers must be neglected, says President Jacob Zuma.

Change in delivery patterns

2014-03-13 17:20

More retailers are beginning to realise that the cost of logistics could be reduced if they establish their own distribution centres, says an expert.

Celebrating youth entrepreneurship

2014-03-04 16:55

Youth entrepreneurial excellence will be celebrated at the inaugural Maverick Awards in June 2014.

Eskom outages to take higher toll on business

2014-03-04 10:23

Power outages are a leading cause of business interruption in SA and the economic impact is likely to increase even more, warns an expert.

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